2000 Southern Miss Golden Eagles football team

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2000 Southern Miss Golden Eagles football
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Mobile Alabama Bowl Champions
Mobile Alabama Bowl, W 28–21 vs. TCU
Conference Conference USA
2000 record 8–4 (4–3 C-USA)
Head coach Jeff Bower
Home stadium M. M. Roberts Stadium
(Capacity: 33,000)
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 Southern Miss Golden Eagles football team represented the University of Southern Mississippi in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Golden Eagles were led by head coach Jeff Bower and played their home games at M. M. Roberts Stadium. They were a member of Conference USA.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 6:45 PM at #13 Tennessee* #22 Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN ESPN L 16–19   108,064
September 16 8:00 PM at #15 Alabama* #25 Legion FieldBirmingham, AL ESPN2 W 21–0   83,091
September 23 7:00 PM at Oklahoma State* #22 Lewis FieldStillwater, OK W 28–6   41,205
September 30 2:30 PM Memphis #21 M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, MS (Black and Blue Bowl) FSN W 24–3   30,658
October 7 6:00 PM South Florida* #17 M. M. Roberts Stadium • Hattiesburg, MS W 41–7   26,559
October 14 11:00 AM at Tulane #16 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA (Battle for the Bell) FSN W 56–24   27,645
October 28 2:30 PM at Houston #14 Robertson StadiumHouston, TX W 6–3   17,565
November 4 2:30 PM Louisvilledagger #13 M. M. Roberts Stadium • Hattiesburg, MS FSN L 28–49   31,667
November 11 2:30 PM at UAB #25 Legion FieldBirmingham, AL W 33–30 2OT  25,000
November 18 12:00 PM at Cincinnati #24 Nippert StadiumCincinnati, OH L 24–27   21,958
November 24 12:30 PM East Carolina M. M. Roberts Stadium • Hattiesburg, MS FSN L 9–14   25,152
December 20 7:00 PM vs. #16 TCU* Ladd Peebles StadiumMobile, AL (Mobile Alabama Bowl) ESPN2 W 28–21   40,300
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2000 Archives". University of Southern Mississippi Department of Athletics. Retrieved December 12, 2014.