2000 Louisville Cardinals football team

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2000 Louisville Cardinals football
Louisville Cardinals text logo.svg
Conference USA Champions
Conference Conference USA
2000 record 9–3 (6–1 C-USA)
Head coach John L. Smith
Home stadium Papa John's Cardinal Stadium
(Capacity: 42,000)
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 Louisville Cardinals football team represented the University of Louisville in the 2000 college football season. The team, led by John L. Smith and played their home games in Papa John's Cardinal Stadium, they ended with a 9-3 record.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 7:00 PM Kentucky* Papa John's Cardinal StadiumLouisville, KY (Governor's Cup) WDRB W 40–34 OT  42,510
September 9 7:00 PM Grambling State* Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, KY ESPN+ W 52–0   41,227
September 23 6:00 PM at #2 Florida State* Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL ESPN2 L 0–31   80,741
September 30 7:00 PM Connecticut Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, KY W 41–22   38,121
October 7 3:30 PM at UAB Legion FieldBirmingham, AL W 38–17   18,000
October 14 3:30 PM Cincinnati Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, KY (The Keg of Nails) FSN W 38–24   39,233
October 19 7:00 PM East Carolina Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, KY FSN L 25–28   38,024
October 28 2:00 PM Tulane Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, KY W 35–32   30,387
November 4 3:30 PM at #13 Southern Miss M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, MS FSN W 49–28   31,667
November 11 2:00 PM Army Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, KY W 38–17   40,328
November 18 3:30 PM at Houston Robertson StadiumHouston, TX W 32–13   3,006
December 29 1:30 PM vs. #23 Colorado State* #22 Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN (Liberty Bowl) ESPN L 17–22   58,302
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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