2000 Memphis Tigers football team

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2000 Memphis Tigers football
Memphis Tigers Wordmark.jpg
Conference Conference USA
2000 record 4–7 (2–5 C-USA)
Head coach Rip Scherer
Home stadium Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 62,921)
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 Memphis Tigers football team represented the University of Memphis in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. Memphis competed as a member of the Conference USA. The team was led by head coach Rip Scherer, who was fired at the conclusion of the season. The Tigers played their home games at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 2:30 PM Mississippi State* Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN FSN L 3–17   34,113
September 9 7:00 PM Louisiana–Monroe* Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Memphis, TN W 28–0   20,801
September 16 6:00 PM at Arkansas State* Indian StadiumJonesboro, AR (Paint Bucket Bowl) W 19–17   19,022
September 23 12:00 PM at Army Michie StadiumWest Point, NY W 26–16   38,375
September 30 2:30 PM at #21 Southern Miss M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, MS (Black and Blue Bowl) FSN L 3–24   30,658
October 7 2:00 PM East Carolina Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Memphis, TN FSN W 17–10   23,496
October 14 2:30 PM at UAB Legion FieldBirmingham, AL (Battle for the Bones) L 9–13   15,000
October 21 7:00 PM Houston Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Memphis, TN L 30–33   26,662
November 4 11:00 AM Tennessee* Libety Bowl Memorial Stadium • Memphis, TN FSN L 17–19   63,121
November 11 1:00 PM Cincinnatidagger Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Memphis, TN L 10–13   21,862
November 18 5:00 PM at Tulane Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA L 14–37   17,269
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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