2000 Clemson Tigers football team

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2000 Clemson Tigers football
Gator Bowl, L 20–41 vs. Virginia Tech
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 14
AP No. 16
2000 record 9–3 (6–2 ACC)
Head coach Tommy Bowden (2nd year)
Captain Chad Carson
Captain Rod Gardner
Captain Chad Speck
Home stadium Memorial Stadium (c. 81,473, grass)
Seasons
← 1999
2001 →
2000 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#5 Florida State $   8 0         11 2  
#17 Georgia Tech   6 2         9 3  
#16 Clemson   6 2         9 3  
Virginia   5 3         6 6  
NC State   4 4         8 4  
North Carolina   3 5         6 5  
Maryland   3 5         5 6  
Wake Forest   1 7         2 9  
Duke   0 8         0 11  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2000 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson University during the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 6:00 p.m. The Citadel* No. 17 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 38–0   75,086
September 9 3:30 p.m. Missouri* No. 17 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC ABC W 62–9   70,382
September 16 1:00 p.m. Wake Forest No. 16 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 55–7   72,940
September 23 3:30 p.m. at Virginia No. 11 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA ABC W 31–10   60,695
September 30 12:00 p.m. at Duke No. 7 Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC JPS W 52–22   16,872
October 7 3:30 p.m. NC State No. 5 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Textile Bowl) ABC W 34–27   79,566
October 14 6:00 p.m. Maryland No. 5 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC ESPN2 W 35–14   83,752
October 21 5:30 p.m. at North Carolina No. 5 Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC ESPN2 W 38–24   55,000
October 28 3:30 p.m. Georgia Tech No. 5 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Rivalry) ABC L 28–31   81,734
November 4 7:30 p.m. at No. 4 Florida State No. 10 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL (Bowden Bowl) ESPN L 7–54   82,514
November 18 3:30 p.m. No. 25 South Carolina* No. 16 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) ABC W 16–14   85,187
January 1, 2001 12:30 p.m. vs. No. 6 Virginia Tech* No. 16 Alltel StadiumJacksonville, FL (Gator Bowl) NBC L 20–41   68,741
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.