2000 Cincinnati Bearcats football team

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2000 Cincinnati Bearcats football
Cincinnati University Bearcats textlogo.svg
Motor City Bowl, L 1425 vs. Marshall
Conference Conference USA
2000 record75 (52 C-USA)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorJoe Daniels (1st season)
Defensive coordinator Rick Smith (2nd season)
Home stadium Nippert Stadium
(Capacity: 35,097)
Seasons
  1999
2001  
2000 Conference USA football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Louisville $ 61    93 
East Carolina  52    84 
Cincinnati  52    75 
Southern Miss  43    84 
UAB  33    74 
Tulane  34    65 
Memphis  25    47 
Houston  25    38 
Army  16    110 
  • $ Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2000 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented the University of Cincinnati in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team, coached by Rick Minter, played its home games in Nippert Stadium, as it has since 1924.

Contents

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 44:30 PM Army FSN W 23–1723,311
September 93:30 PM Syracuse *
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
FSNW 12–1017,717
September 162:00 PMat No. 4 Wisconsin *L 25–28 OT78,749
September 232:00 PMat Indiana *L 6–4230,075
September 306:00 PMat Tulane L 19–2422,446
October 712:00 PM Houston
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
ESPN+ W 48–3117,647
October 143:30 PMat Louisville FSNL 24–3839,233
October 282:00 PM Miami (OH) *
ESPN+W 45–1532,924
November 41:00 PM UAB
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 33–2119,851
November 112:00 PMat Memphis W 13–1021,862
November 181:00 PM Southern Miss
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 27–2421,958
December 274:00 PMvs. Marshall * ESPN L 19–2452,911
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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Roster

2000 Cincinnati Bearcats football team roster
PlayersCoaches
Offense
Pos.#NameClass
WR 1 Antonio Chatman Sr
WR 2Jason Collins-BakerSr
WR 3Tye KeithSo
QB 7Deontey KennerSr
RB 33 Ray Jackson Jr
T 77Mike LoveSr
WR 80Reuben DunbarSo
WR 81Tim WalkerJr
TE 82Nate HiceSr
TE 83J. R. DeatherageJr
WR 84Jon OlingerSo
Defense
Pos.#NameClass
CB 4 LaVar Glover Jr
FS 20Aaron ButlerJr
FS 21Frank LangSo
FS 22DeJuan GossettSr
LB 48 Troy Evans Sr
DE 56 Antwan Peek So
DT 90 Mario Monds Sr
DT 94Kirk ThompsonJr
Special teams
Pos.#NameClass
K 16 Jonathan Ruffin So
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Roster

Awards and milestones

All-Americans

Jonathan Ruffin, K

Players in the 2001 NFL Draft

PlayerPositionRoundPickNFL club
Mario Monds DT 6186 Washington Redskins

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References

  1. "2000 University of Cincinnati Football". University of Cincinnati Department of Athletics. Archived from the original on March 24, 2010. Retrieved October 7, 2012.