2000 Toledo Rockets football team

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2000 Toledo Rockets football
MAC West Division Co-Champions
Conference Mid-American Conference
West Division
2000 record 10–1 (6–1 MAC)
Head coach Gary Pinkel
Home stadium Glass Bowl
(Capacity: 26,248)
Seasons
« 1999 2001 »
2000 Mid-American Conference football standings
Div     Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L         W   L  
East
Marshall xy   5 1         5 3         8 5  
Akron x   5 1         5 3         6 5  
Ohio   4 2         5 3         7 4  
Miami   4 2         5 3         6 5  
Bowling Green   1 5         2 6         2 9  
Buffalo   2 4         2 6         2 9  
Kent State   0 6         1 7         1 10  
West
Western Michigan xy   4 1         7 1         9 3  
Toledo x   4 1         6 1         10 1  
Northern Illinois   2 3         4 3         6 5  
Ball State   2 3         4 3         5 6  
Eastern Michigan   2 3         2 5         3 8  
Central Michigan   1 4         2 6         2 9  
Championship: Marshall 19, Western Michigan 14
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
  • Due to an unbalanced conference schedule, the team with best division record within each division was awarded that division's championship game berth.
    Rankings from AP Poll

The 2000 Toledo Rockets football team represented the University of Toledo during the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. They competed as a member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) in the West Division. The Rockets were led by head coach Gary Pinkel, who left the school after the end of the season to coach at Missouri.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 12:00 PM at Penn State* Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA ESPN2 W 24–6   94,296
September 9 7:00 PM Weber State* Glass BowlToledo, OH W 51–0   32,726
September 16 7:00 PM Eastern Illinois* Glass Bowl • Toledo, OH W 31–26   27,318
September 23 6:00 PM at Western Michigan Waldo StadiumKalamazoo, MI L 14–21   24,816
September 30 7:00 PM Central Michigan Glass Bowl • Toledo, OH W 41–0   20,913
October 7 4:00 PM at Eastern Michigan Rynearson StadiumYpsilanti, MI W 42–14   14,139
October 14 7:00 PM Marshalldagger Glass Bowl • Toledo, OH ESPN+ W 42–0   34,900
October 28 12:00 PM at Navy* Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, MD W 35–14   27,355
November 4 2:00 PM at Northern Illinois Huskie StadiumDeKalb, IL W 38–24   13,354
November 11 1:00 PM at Ball State Glass Bowl • Toledo, OH W 31–3   18,916
November 22 6:30 PM Bowling Green Glass Bowl • Toledo, OH (Battle of I-75) ESPN2 W 51–17   26,531
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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