vs. Troy State
Sept. 1, 2001, Lincoln, 6 pm CDT
This is the first game between the schools, and it's Troy State's inaugural outing as a Division I-A team. Troy State was champion of the Division I-AA Southland Conference in 1996, 1999 and 2000. It won two Division II national titles in the 1980s.
2000 results (9-3)         
Alabama A&M        W, 28-13 
Appalachian St.    W, 34-28
Alabama St.        W, 62-19
South Florida      L, 10-20
Northwestern St.   L, 17-24
Southwest Texas    W, 31-7
Sam Houston St.    W, 23-21
Nicholls St.       W, 41-9
Stephen F. Austin  W, 6-0
McNeese St.        W, 20-16
Jacksonville St.   W, 28-0
Appalachian St.    L, 30-33*
  *Div. I-AA playoffs

Troy info
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