2000 TCU Horned Frogs football team

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2000 TCU Horned Frogs football
WAC Co-Champions
Conference Western Athletic Conference
Ranking
Coaches #18
AP #21
2000 record 10–2 (7–1 WAC)
Head coach Dennis Franchione and Gary Patterson
Home stadium Amon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 44,008)
Seasons
« 1999 2001 »
2000 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#21 TCU §   7 1         10 2  
UTEP §   7 1         8 4  
Fresno State   6 2         7 5  
San Jose State   5 3         7 5  
Tulsa   4 4         5 7  
Rice   2 6         3 8  
Hawaii   2 6         3 9  
SMU   2 6         3 9  
Nevada   1 7         2 10  
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2000 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Dennis Franchione and Gary Patterson, who took over the program in December 2000. TCU played their home games in Amon G. Carter Stadium, which is located on campus in Fort Worth. The Horned Frogs finished the 10–2 and 7–1 in conference play to share the Western Athletic Conference championship with UTEP.

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 9 3:05 PM at Nevada #22 Mackay StadiumReno, NV ESPN+ W 41–10   19,797
September 16 11:00 AM Northwestern* #21 Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX FSN W 41–14   30,976
September 23 6:00 PM Arkansas State* #19 Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX W 52–3   32,167
September 30 11:00 AM at Navy* #18 Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, MD FSN W 21–0   28,477
October 7 11:00 AM Hawaii #14 Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX FSN W 41–21   31,896
October 21 6:00 PM at Tulsa #10 Skelly StadiumTulsa, OK ESPN+ W 17–3   20,034
October 28 2:00 PM Ricedagger #11 Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX ESPN+ W 27–24   30,762
November 4 9:05 PM at San Jose State #9 Spartan StadiumSan Jose, CA ESPN2 L 24–27   15,681
November 11 2:30 PM Fresno State #17 Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX FSN W 24–7   29,116
November 18 2:00 PM UTEP #16 Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX FSN W 47–14   41,068
November 24 7:30 PM at SMU* #13 Gerald Ford StadiumUniversity Park, TX (Battle for the Iron Skillet) W 62–7   26,551
December 20 7:00 PM Southern Miss* #16 Ladd Peebles StadiumMobile, AL (Mobile Alabama Bowl) ESPN2 L 21–28   40,300
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
LaDanian Tomlinson Running Back 1 5 San Diego Chargers
Aaron Schobel Defensive End 2 46 Buffalo Bills
George Layne Running Back 4 108 Kansas City Chiefs
Curtis Fuller Defensive Back 4 127 Seattle Seahawks
Shawn Worthen Defensive Tackle 4 130 Minnesota Vikings
Cedric James Wide Receiver 4 131 Minnesota Vikings

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Awards and honors[edit]

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