2001 San Jose SaberCats Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 10-4
Finishing 1st in the Arena League's West Division of the American Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Semifinal
Coach: Darren Arbet (10-4)
Location: San Jose, California
Attendance: 99,067, Avg. 14,152 in 7 home dates
2001 San Jose SaberCats Roster
The San Jose SaberCats of the Arena Football League ended the 2001 season with a record of 10 wins and 4 losses, finishing first in the Arena League's West Division of the American Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.
The SaberCats moved the ball well, scoring 831 points, and the defensive squad surrendered 673. Mark Grieb passed for 2,343 yards, and John Dutton spent time under center, too. James Roe paced pass catchers, grabbing 78 passes for 1,232 yards.
Joey Dozier carried the pigskin for a team-best 177 yards for San Jose, and Bob McMillen also aided the ground game.
Omarr Smith picked off 4 opponent throws. Mike Ulufale and Sam Hernandez each topped pass rushers with 3 sacks.
Darren Arbet coached the team. The 2001 San Jose SaberCats lost in the Semifinal.
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Regular Season Points For: 831
Regular Season Points Against: 673
|April 14, 2001||Los Angeles Avengers 30 at San Jose SaberCats 52||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0|
|April 21, 2001||Arizona Rattlers 37 at San Jose SaberCats 48||W||2-0-0||0-0-0||2-0-0|
|April 28, 2001||San Jose SaberCats 62 at Houston ThunderBears 57||W||2-0-0||1-0-0||3-0-0||Charleston, WV|
|May 5, 2001||Oklahoma Wranglers 17 at San Jose SaberCats 73||W||3-0-0||1-0-0||4-0-0|
|May 12, 2001||San Jose SaberCats 58 at New York Dragons 62||L||3-0-0||1-1-0||4-1-0|
|May 18, 2001||San Jose SaberCats 69 at Milwaukee Mustangs 55||W||3-0-0||2-1-0||5-1-0|
|May 26, 2001||Orlando Predators 59 at San Jose SaberCats 35||L||3-1-0||2-1-0||5-2-0|
|June 2, 2001||San Jose SaberCats 44 at Los Angeles Avengers 47||L||3-1-0||2-2-0||5-3-0|
|June 16, 2001||Nashville Kats 57 at San Jose SaberCats 58||W||4-1-0||2-2-0||6-3-0||OT|
|June 24, 2001||San Jose SaberCats 60 at Oklahoma Wranglers 41||W||4-1-0||3-2-0||7-3-0|
|June 30, 2001||Florida Bobcats 55 at San Jose SaberCats 56||W||5-1-0||3-2-0||8-3-0||OT|
|July 6, 2001||San Jose SaberCats 73 at Arizona Rattlers 63||W||5-1-0||4-2-0||9-3-0|
|July 15, 2001||San Jose SaberCats 63 at Indiana Firebirds 66||L||5-1-0||4-3-0||9-4-0|
|July 21, 2001||Houston ThunderBears 27 at San Jose SaberCats 80||W||6-1-0||4-3-0||10-4-0|
|August 4, 2001||Arizona Rattlers 49 at San Jose SaberCats 68||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0||Playoff|
|August 11, 2001||San Jose SaberCats 47 at Nashville Kats 71||L||1-0-0||0-1-0||1-1-0||Playoff|