2000 Cincinnati Bearcats football team

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2000 Cincinnati Bearcats football
Cincinnati University Bearcats textlogo.svg
Motor City Bowl, L 14–25 vs. Marshall
ConferenceConference USA
2000 record7–5 (5–2 C-USA)
Head coachRick Minter (7th season)
Home stadiumNippert Stadium
(Capacity: 35,097)
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 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented the University of Cincinnati in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team, coached by Rick Minter, played its home games in Nippert Stadium, as it has since 1924.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 44:30 PMArmyFSNW 23–1723,311
September 93:30 PMSyracuse*
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
FSNW 12–1017,717
September 162:00 PMat No. 4 Wisconsin*L 25–28 OT78,749
September 232:00 PMat Indiana*L 6–4230,075
September 306:00 PMat TulaneL 19–2422,446
October 712:00 PMHouston
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
ESPN+W 48–3117,647
October 143:30 PMat LouisvilleFSNL 24–3839,233
October 282:00 PMMiami (OH)*
ESPN+W 45–1532,924
November 41:00 PMUAB
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 33–2119,851
November 112:00 PMat MemphisW 13–1021,862
November 181:00 PMSouthern Miss
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 27–2421,958
December 274:00 PMvs. Marshall*ESPNL 19–2452,911
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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Awards and milestones[edit]

All-Americans[edit]

Jonathan Ruffin, K

Players in the 2001 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Mario Monds DT 6 186 Washington Redskins

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2000 University of Cincinnati Football". University of Cincinnati Department of Athletics. Archived from the original on March 24, 2010. Retrieved October 7, 2012.