2000 Houston Cougars football team

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2000 Houston Cougars football
Houston Cougars Logo (1999-2012).svg
Conference Conference USA
2000 record 3–8 (2–5 C-USA)
Head coach Dana Dimel
Home stadium Robertson Stadium
(Capacity: 32,000)
Seasons
« 1999 2001 »
2000 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Louisville   6 1         9 3  
East Carolina   5 2         8 4  
Cincinnati   5 2         7 5  
Southern Miss   4 3         8 4  
UAB   3 3         7 4  
Tulane   3 4         6 5  
Memphis   2 5         4 7  
Houston   2 5         3 8  
Army   1 6         1 10  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2000 Houston Cougars football team, also known as the Houston Cougars, Houston, or UH represented the University of Houston in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was the 55th year of season play for Houston. The team was coached by Dana Dimel, who was fired after the season. The team played its home games at Robertson Stadium, a 32,000-person capacity stadium on-campus in Houston.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 7:00 PM at Rice* Rice StadiumHouston, TX (Bayou Bucket Classic) L 27–30 OT  40,714
September 9 7:00 PM at LSU* Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA L 13–28   82,469
September 16 7:00 PM Army Robertson StadiumHouston, TX W 31–30   25,112
September 23 6:00 PM at #15 Texas* Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX FSN L 0–48   81,592
September 30 7:00 PM SMU* Robertson Stadium • Houston, TX W 17–15   17,496
October 7 11:00 AM at Cincinnati Nippert StadiumCincinnati, OH ESPN+ L 31–48   17,647
October 21 7:00 PM at Memphis Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN W 33–30 OT  26,662
October 28 2:30 PM #14 Southern Missdagger Robertson Stadium • Houston, TX L 3–6   17,565
November 4 5:00 PM at Tulane Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA L 23–41   16,785
November 11 11:00 AM at East Carolina Dowdy–Ficklen StadiumGreenville, NC FSN L 20–62   33,339
November 18 2:30 PM Louisville Robertson Stadium • Houston, TX L 13–32   3,006
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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