2000 Kansas State Wildcats football team

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2000 Kansas State Wildcats football
Kstate text logo.svg
Cotton Bowl Classic Champions
Big 12 North Co-Champions
Conference Big 12 Conference
North Division
Ranking
BCS #9
Coaches #8
AP #9
2000 record 11–3 (6–2 Big 12)
Head coach Bill Snyder
Offensive coordinator Ron Hudson
Defensive coordinator Phil Bennett
Home stadium KSU Stadium
(Capacity: 50,300)
Seasons
« 1999 2001 »
2000 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North
#9 Kansas State xy   6 2         11 3  
#8 Nebraska x   6 2         10 2  
#25 Iowa State   5 3         9 3  
Colorado   3 5         3 8  
Kansas   2 6         4 7  
Missouri   2 6         3 8  
South
#1 Oklahoma x   8 0         13 0  
#12 Texas   7 1         9 3  
Texas A&M   5 3         7 5  
Texas Tech   3 5         7 6  
Oklahoma State   1 7         3 8  
Baylor   0 8         2 9  
Championship: Oklahoma 27, Kansas State 24
† – BCS representative as champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2000 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Bill Snyder. The Wildcats played their home games in KSU Stadium. 2000 saw the wildcats finish with a record of 11–3, and a 6–2 record in Big 12 Conference play. The season culminated with a win over Tennessee in the Cotton Bowl Classic.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 26 1:00 PM vs. Iowa* #8 Arrowhead StadiumKansas City, MO (Eddie Robinson Classic) FSN W 27–7   77,148[1]
September 2 6:00 PM Louisiana Tech* #8 KSU StadiumManhattan, KS FSN W 54–10   48,902[2]
September 16 6:00 PM Ball State* #7 KSU Stadium • Manhattan, KS W 76–0   46,916[3]
September 23 1:00 PM North Texas* #4 KSU Stadium • Manhattan, KS W 55–10   47,926[4]
September 30 2:30 PM at Colorado #5 Folsom FieldBoulder, CO ABC W 44–21   51,896[5]
October 7 1:00 PM at Kansas #4 Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS (Sunflower Showdown) W 52–13   48,500[6]
October 14 2:30 PM #8 Oklahoma #2 KSU Stadium • Manhattan, KS ABC L 31–41   53,011[7]
October 21 6:00 PM Texas Techdagger #10 KSU Stadium • Manhattan, KS FSN W 28–23   51,140[8]
October 28 2:30 PM at Texas A&M #10 Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX ABC L 10–26   80,659[9]
November 4 11:30 AM Iowa State #19 KSU Stadium • Manhattan, KS FSN W 56–10   50,114[10]
November 11 6:00 PM #4 Nebraska #16 KSU Stadium • Manhattan, KS FSN W 29–28   53,811[11]
November 18 11:30 AM at Missouri #9 Faurot FieldColumbia, MO FSN W 28–24   49,277[12]
December 2 7:00 PM vs. #1 Oklahoma #8 Arrowhead Stadium • Kansas City, MO (Big 12 Championship Game) ABC L 24–27   79,655[13]
January 1 10:00 AM vs. #21 Tennessee* #11 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) FOX W 35–21   63,465[14]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

Table references[15]

Statistics[edit]

Score by quarter[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Kansas State 133 188 106 87 514
Opponents 72 61 37 70 240

Team[edit]

KSU Opp
Scoring 433 144
  Points per Game 39.5 18.5
First Downs 276 197
  Rushing 146 78
  Passing 106 95
  Penalty 24 24
Total Offense 5,330 3,517
  Avg per Play 5.7 4.0
  Avg per Game 410.0 270.5
Fumbles-Lost 26-10 16-9
Penalties-Yards 108-931 99-720
  Avg per Game 71.6 55.4
KSU Opp
Punts-Yards 61-2,202 94-3,402
  Avg per Punt 36.1 36.2
Time of Possession/Game 30:18 29:42
3rd Down Conversions 62/175 59/201
4th Down Conversions 11/21 11/23
Touchdowns Scored 66 29
Field Goals-Attempts 17-20 12-13
PAT-Attempts 59-62 26-27
Attendance 351,820 230,332
  Games/Avg per Game 7/50,260 4/57,583

Offense[edit]

Rushing[edit]

Name GP Att Gain Loss Net Avg TD Long Avg/G
Josh Scobey 13 169 775 57 718 4.2 16 34 55.2
Rock Cartwright 12 46 279 1 278 6.0 5 24 23.2
David Allen 9 62 259 29 230 3.7 1 28 25.6
Total 13 595 2,872 297 2,575 4.3 42 55 198.1
Opponents 13 473 1,768 492 1,276 2.7 20 66 98.2

Passing[edit]

Name GP-GS Effic Att-Cmp-Int Yds TD Lng Avg/G Pct.
Jonathan Beasley 13 132.12 313-156-10 2,636 17 74 202.8 49.8
Ell Roberson 6 98.24 23-10-2 119 2 23 19.8 43.5
Total 13 128.44 338-166-13 2,755 19 74 211.9 49.1
Opponents 13 94.90 399-204-20 2,241 8 74 172.4 51.1

Receiving[edit]

Name GP No. Yds Avg TD Long Avg/G
Quincy Morgan 13 64 1,166 18.2 14 69 89.7
Aaron Lockett 13 36 584 16.2 2 50 44.9
Total 13 166 2,755 16.6 19 74 211.9
Opponents 13 204 2,241 11. 8 74 172.4

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