2000 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team

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2000 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
Georgia Tech Outline Interlocking logo.svg
Peach Bowl, L, 14–28 vs. LSU
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches #19
AP #17
2000 record 9–3 (6–2 ACC)
Head coach George O'Leary
Home stadium Bobby Dodd Stadium
(Capacity: 46,000)
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 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's coach was George O'Leary. It played its home games at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta.

Virginia Tech[edit]

The Yellow Jackets were scheduled to play Virginia Tech at Lane Stadium in Blacksburg, Virginia in the BCA Classic, but lightning struck around the stadium as the teams were lining up for kickoff. The game eventually was cancelled after a lengthy delay.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 7:00 PM UCF* Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA W 21–17   40,993
September 9 8:00 PM #2 Florida State Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta, GA ABC L 21–26   46,381
September 16 3:30 PM Navy* Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta, GA HTS W 40–13   46,032
September 21 8:00 PM at NC State Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC ESPN L 23–30 OT  49,857
September 30 3:30 PM at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC ABC W 42–28   52,000
October 14 12:00 PM Wake Forestdagger Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta, GA JPS W 52–20   43,829
October 21 12:00 PM Duke Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta, GA JPS W 45–10   36,908
October 28 3:30 PM at #5 Clemson Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Rivalry) ABC W 31–28   81,734
November 9 8:00 PM Virginia #24 Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta, GA ESPN W 35–0   41,885
November 18 12:00 PM at Maryland #20 Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD JPS W 35–22   24,701
November 25 12:00 PM at #19 Georgia* #18 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) CBS W 27–15   85,912
December 31 5:00 PM vs. LSU* #15 Georgia DomeAtlanta, GA (Peach Bowl) ESPN L 14–28   73,614
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "ACC Coach of the Year George O'Leary Steers Rambling Wreck to Fourth Straight Bowl". Georgia Tech Athletic Association. December 7, 2000. Retrieved September 18, 2012. 
  2. ^ "2000-01 Archive". Georgia Tech Athletic Association. Retrieved September 18, 2012.