2000 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team

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2000 Nebraska Cornhuskers football
Nebraska Cornhuskers logo, 1992-2003.svg
Big 12 North co-champion
Alamo Bowl champion
Alamo Bowl, W 66–17 vs. Northwestern
Conference Big 12 Conference
DivisionNorth Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 7
APNo. 8
2000 record10–2 (6–2 Big 12)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorFrank Solich (3rd season)
Offensive scheme I formation
Defensive coordinator Craig Bohl (1st season)
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 73,918)
Seasons
  1999
2001  
2000 Big 12 Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Northern Division
No. 9 Kansas State xy 62    113 
No. 8 Nebraska x 62    102 
No. 25 Iowa State  53    93 
Colorado  35    38 
Kansas  26    47 
Missouri  26    38 
Southern Division
No. 1 Oklahoma x$# 80    130 
No. 12 Texas  71    93 
Texas A&M  53    75 
Texas Tech  35    76 
Oklahoma State  17    38 
Baylor  08    29 
Championship: Oklahoma 27, Kansas State 24
  • # BCS National Champion
  • $ BCS representative as conference champion
  • x Division champion/co-champions
  • y Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2000 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team represented the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Frank Solich and played their home games in Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Contents

The Cornhusker's 2000 Red-White spring game featured Nebraska's first (and currently only) female player: KaLena "Beanie" Barnes, a senior sprinter for Nebraska's women's track-and-field teams, played in spring practice as a punter and recorded one 35-yard punt. [1] [2] [3] She would not stay with the team for the regular season.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 211:30 am San José State *No. 1 PPV W 49–1377,728
September 91:30 pmat No. 23 Notre Dame *No. 1 NBC W 27–24 OT80,232
September 232:30 pm Iowa *No. 1
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lincoln, Nebraska (rivalry)
ABC W 42–1378,070
September 306:00 pm Missouri No. 1
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lincoln, Nebraska (rivalry)
FSN W 42–2477,744
October 72:30 pmat Iowa State No. 2ABCW 49–2750,074
October 146:00 pmat Texas Tech No. 1FSNW 56–348,961
October 211:00 pm Baylor No. 1
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lincoln, Nebraska
W 59–077,959
October 2811:00 amat No. 3 Oklahoma No. 1ABCL 14–3175,989
November 42:30 pm Kansas Dagger-14-plain.pngNo. 5
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lincoln, Nebraska
ABCW 56–1778,096
November 116:00 pmat No. 16 Kansas State No. 4FSNL 28–2953,811
November 2411:00 am Colorado No. 10
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lincoln, Nebraska (rivalry)
ABCW 34–3277,672
December 307:00 pmvs. No. 18 Northwestern *No. 9 ESPN W 66–1760,028
  • *Non-conference game
  • Dagger-14-plain.pngHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

[4]

Roster and coaching staff

2000 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team roster
PlayersCoaches
Offense
Pos.#NameClass
IB 32Matt AlbertsonSo
IB 38 Dan Alexander Sr
OG 64Steve AltstadtJr
OG Jake AndersenFr
SE 20Tom BeveridgeSr
TE 84Jon BowlingSo
IB 36 Correll Buckhalter Sr
QB 11Joe ChrismanSo
OG 59Wes CodySo
IB 1Thunder CollinsJr
SE 32Kelly CookFr
WB 86Ben CornelsenSo
QB 7 Eric Crouch Jr
TE 91Will DabbertSo
FB 4Judd DaviesFr
IB 2Josh DavisFr
SE 3Matt DavisonSr
OG 57Jon DawsonFr
IB 30Dahrran DiedrickSo
OG Mike EricksonFr
OT M.J. FlaumFr
OG 77 Toniu Fonoti So
C 52John GarrisonSo
WB 8John GibsonSr
TE 99Aaron GollidaySo
FB 49Nick GragertJr
OT 72Tim GreenFr
IB 6DeAntae GrixbySo
SE 83Seth GutzSr
OG 62Andy GwennapSo
OG 69Brian HaleFr
WB 89Troy HassebroekSo
OG 55 Russ Hochstein Sr
SE Jason JisaFr
TE 82 Trevor Johnson Fr
FB 44Paul KastlSo
TE Dusty KeiserFr
WB 19John KlemSo
OT 73Scott KoetheSo
OT 75Kyle KollmorgenJr
C 74David KolowskiSo
OT 67Nate KoltermanSo
FB Steve KriewaldFr
SE 28Tim LileyFr
OG 70Jack LimbaughFr
QB 14Brett LindstromFr
WB DeWayne LongFr
OG 71Chris LoosFr
QB 10 Jammal Lord Fr
WB Alvin MarshallFr
WB 33Luke McGowanFr
TE 90Jake McKeeSr
SE Ryan MikluscakFr
IB 21Robin MillerRFr
FB 15Willie MillerSr
TE 43John MurphySr
OT 63Brian NelsonFr
WB 12 Bobby Newcombe Sr
WB Jack O'HolleranFr
SE 23Ryan OmmertFr
WB 81Matt PloosterRFr
OT Nick PovendoFr
C 54 Dominic Raiola Jr
IB 46Tim ReeseRFr
OG 66Jon RutherfordJr
OG 79Chris SaalfeldSr
OT 65Jason SchwabSr
TE Chris SeptakFr
C 53Matt ShookSo
OG 76Dan SwantekFr
SE 9Wilson ThomasSo
SE 47Fred ThorneRFr
FB 35 Curtis Tomasevicz Fr
OT 68Dan Vili WaldropRFr
OT 56Cody VolkRFr
OT 58Dave VolkJr
FB 27Andy WingenderFr
TE 87Tracey WistromJr
WB Ben ZajicekFr
Defense
Pos.#NameClass
RE 98 Demoine Adams So
ROV 27Willie AmosFr
RCB 28Josh AndersonSr
SLB 41Rod BakerSr
NT 59 Ryon Bingham Fr
ROV 12Rob BlomeierFr
ROV 4Mic BoettnerJr
FS 14Dion BookerJr
RE Manaia BrownFr
SLB 49Brad BryanFr
WLB 36Chad BullerFr
FS Dan BurrowFr
MLB 48Jamie BurrowJr
LCB Terrell ButlerFr
NT 55Jon ClantonSo
MLB Shaun ColemanFr
SLB Ira CooperFr
MLB 52Jon CoyneJr
LCB 3 Keyuo Craver Jr
ROV 37Tim DemerathJr
ROV 2Mike DempsSo
RE 46Ty DiltsSo
FS 19Clint FinleySr
FS 38Eric FischerSr
SLB 53Gabe FriesSo
ROV 1Taylor GehmanSo
RCB 5 DeJuan Groce So
RE 97Matt GrummertSr
LCB 26Kevin GuseFr
LCB 18Jeff HemjeJr
SLB 51Anthony HokeFr
SLB T.J. Hollowell Fr
WLB Lannie HopkinsFr
RCB 24Matt IckesJr
LCB Joel JacksonFr
WLB 23Blanchard JohnsonFr
DT 94 Patrick Kabongo Fr
DT 91Loran KaiserSr
RE 57 Chris Kelsay So
NT 70Jason LohrJr
MLB 44Jason LongFr
MLB 54Mike MakrisRFr
DT 79Stephen ManningSo
RE Jeff McBrideFr
LCB 33Dwayne McClarySr
DT 71Matt McGinnJr
RCB 6Lornell McPhersonFr
WLB 58Tim MillerRFr
RE 93Brandon MooberrySr
RCB 22Don NealFr
NT 87Casey NelsonJr
CB Jamie OttoFr
RE 78Phil PeetzRFr
SLB 44Jon PennyJr
FS 21Jerrell PippensRFr
MLB 13 Carlos Polk Sr
WLB Jason RichenbergerFr
RCB 13Pat RickettsRFr
RE 85Kyle RingenbergSo
MLB 50Steve SafranekRFr
FS 11Carl ScholtingRFr
SLB 43 Scott Shanle So
DT 56Jeremy SlechtaJr
WLB 15Jemond SmithSo
RE 92Justin SmithSo
MLB 40Luke SmithSo
WLB 34Randy StellaSo
RCB 16 Erwin Swiney Sr
NT 96Junior Tagoa'iRFr
MLB 90Tony TataSo
ROV 8Aaron TerpeningSo
RE Benard ThomasFr
RE 83 Kyle Vanden Bosch Sr
WLB 9Mark VedralJr
ROV 25Joe WalkerSr
NT Brian WanishSr
RE 99Adrian WarriorSo
FS 42Troy WatchornSr
LCB 29Jay WhiteSo
RE 95J.P. (John Paul) WichmannJr
ROV 20Wes WoodwardJr
Special teams
Pos.#NameClass
PK 26 Josh Brown So
PK 22 Sandro DeAngelis Fr
P 17Dan HadenfeldtSr
P 18 Kyle Larson Fr
PK 10Chace LongSr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Craig Bohl
       1st season as DC/LB coach
       9th year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Nebraska
  • Turner Gill
       9th season as QB coach
       9th year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Nebraska
  • Ron Brown
       14th season as WR/TE coach
       14th year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Brown
  • Jeff Jamrog
       1st season as DL coach
       3rd year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Nebraska
  • Dan Young
       18th season as OL/K coach
       18th year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Reed
  • Milt Tenopir
       27th season as OL coach
       27th year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Sterling
  • Nelson Barnes
       4th season as RE coach
       4th year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: North Texas
  • George Darlington
       DB coach
       28th year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Rutgers
  • Dave Gillespie
       3rd season as RB coach
       12th year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Nebraska-Omaha
  • Boyd Epley
       32nd season as S&C coach
       32nd year at Nebraska
       Alma mater: Nebraska

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

Roster
Last update: January 16, 2011

Depth chart

Game summaries

San José State

San José State at Nebraska [box score]
1234Total
San José State 607013
Nebraska141414749

Notre Dame

Nebraska at Notre Dame [box score]
1234OTTotal
Nebraska7770627
Notre Dame 0777324

Iowa

Iowa at Nebraska [box score]
1234Total
Iowa 760013
Nebraska71471442

Missouri

Missouri at Nebraska [box score]
1234Total
Missouri 7710024
Nebraska7217742

Iowa State

Nebraska at Iowa State [box score]
1234Total
Nebraska01382849
Iowa State 776727

Texas Tech

Nebraska at Texas Tech [box score]
1234Total
Nebraska141472156
Texas Tech 00303

Baylor

Baylor at Nebraska [box score]
1234Total
Baylor 00000
Nebraska38147059

Oklahoma

Nebraska at Oklahoma [box score]
1234Total
Nebraska1400014
Oklahoma 0247031

Kansas

Kansas at Nebraska [box score]
1234Total
Kansas 0301417
Nebraska211414756

Kansas State

Nebraska at Kansas State [box score]
1234Total
Nebraska14001428
Kansas State 7106629

Colorado

Colorado at Nebraska [box score]
1234Total
Colorado 01071532
Nebraska14071334

Northwestern

Nebraska vs Northwestern [box score]
1234Total
Nebraska73121766
Northwestern 3140017

Rankings

Ranking movements
Legend:██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. т = Tied with team above or below. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
PollPre123456789101112131415Final 
AP 1111111111541091098 
Coaches Poll 111111111165108987 
BCS Not released1448888Not released

After the season

Nebraska finished in a tie for 1st place in the Big 12 North Division, and tied for 3rd conference-wide, with a final record of 10–2 (6–2).

The season was concluded by #9 Nebraska blowing out #18 Northwestern by 66–17, the largest margin of victory in Alamo Bowl history.

Head Coach Frank Solich's career record improved to 31–7 (18–6).

Awards

[5]

AwardName(s)
Rimington Trophy Dominic Raiola
Draddy Trophy Kyle Vanden Bosch
Sports Illustrated All-Bowl Team Russ Hochstein
All-American 1st TeamDominic Raiola, Carlos Polk, Russ Hochstein
All-American 2nd Team Eric Crouch, Tracey Wistrom
All-Big 12 1st team Dan Alexander, Keyuo Craver, Toniu Fonoti, Dan Hadenfeldt, Russ Hochstein, Carlos Polk, Dominic Raiola, Kyle Vanden Bosch, Tracey Wistrom
All-Big 12 2nd teamEric Crouch
All-Big 12 3rd teamTroy Watchorn
All-Big 12 Honorable Mention Correll Buckhalter, Matt Davison, Bobby Newcombe, Dave Volk

NFL and pro players

The following Nebraska players who participated in the 2000 season later moved on to the next level and joined a professional or semi-pro team as draftees or free agents. [6]

NameTeam
Demoine Adams Edmonton Eskimos
Dan Alexander Tennessee Titans
Ryon Bingham San Diego Chargers
Josh Brown Seattle Seahawks
Correll Buckhalter Philadelphia Eagles
Eric Crouch St. Louis Rams
Keyuo Craver New Orleans Saints
Josh Davis New York Jets
Clint Finley Kansas City Chiefs
Toniu Fonoti San Diego Chargers
Aaron Golliday Scottish Claymores
DeJuan Groce St. Louis Rams
Russ Hochstein Tampa Bay Buccaneers
T. J. Hollowell New York Giants
Trevor Johnson New York Jets
Patrick Kabongo Detroit Lions
Chris Kelsay Buffalo Bills
Kyle Larson Cincinnati Bengals
Jammal Lord Houston Texans
Bobby Newcombe Montreal Alouettes
Jerrell Pippens Chicago Bears
Carlos Polk San Diego Chargers
Dominic Raiola Detroit Lions
Scott Shanle St. Louis Rams
Jeremy Slechta Philadelphia Eagles
Erwin Swiney Green Bay Packers
Kyle Vanden Bosch Arizona Cardinals
Joe Walker Tennessee Titans

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