2000 LSU Tigers football team

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2000 LSU Tigers football
Peach Bowl, W 28–14 vs. Georgia Tech
Conference Southeastern Conference
Division Western Division
Ranking
AP No. 22
2000 record 8–4 (5–3 SEC)
Head coach Nick Saban (1st year)
Offensive coordinator Jimbo Fisher (1st year)
Offensive scheme Pro-style
Defensive coordinator Phil Elamissian (1st year)
Base defense 4–3
Home stadium Tiger Stadium
(Capacity: 91,600)
Seasons
← 1999
2001 →
2000 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#10 Florida x$   7 1         10 3  
#20 Georgia   5 3         8 4  
#19 South Carolina   5 3         8 4  
Tennessee   5 3         8 4  
Vanderbilt   1 7         3 8  
Kentucky   0 8         2 9  
Western Division
#18 Auburn x   6 2         9 4  
#22 LSU   5 3         8 4  
Ole Miss   4 4         7 5  
#24 Mississippi State   4 4         8 4  
Arkansas   3 5         6 6  
Alabama   3 5         3 8  
Championship: Florida 28, Auburn 6
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2000 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. Coached by Nick Saban in his first year at LSU, the Tigers played their home games at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Saban led the team to a turnaround from a 3–8 record in 1999 to an 8–4 record and a victory in the Peach Bowl.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 7:00 PM Western Carolina* Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA W 58–0   87,188
September 9 7:00 PM Houston* Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA W 28–13   82,469
September 16 6:30 PM at No. 24 Auburn Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL (Tiger Bowl) ESPN L 17–34   85,612
September 23 7:00 PM UAB*dagger Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA ESPNGP L 10–13   85,339
September 30 6:00 PM No. 11 Tennessee Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA ESPN W 38–31 OT  91,682
October 7 11:30 AM at No. 12 Florida Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL (Rivalry) JPS L 9–41   85,365
October 14 7:00 PM Kentucky Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA PPV W 34–0   85,664
October 21 8:00 PM No. 13 Mississippi State Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA (Rivalry) ESPN2 W 45–38 OT  90,584
November 4 2:30 PM Alabama Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA (Rivalry) CBS W 30–28   91,778
November 11 8:00 PM at Ole Miss Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS (Magnolia Bowl) ESPN2 W 20–9   52,476
November 24 1:30 PM at Arkansas No. 24 War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR (Battle for the Golden Boot) CBS L 3–14   43,982
January 1 4:00 PM vs. No. 15 Georgia Tech* Georgia DomeAtlanta, GA (Peach Bowl) ESPN W 28–14   73,614
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

2000 LSU Tigers Football Schedule

Season summary[edit]

Western Carolina[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Western Carolina 0 0 0 0 0
• LSU 20 17 14 7 58
  • Date: September 2
  • Location: Tiger Stadium
  • Game start: 7:00 p.m.
  • Elapsed time: 2:48
  • Game attendance: 87,188
  • Game weather: Clear; 97°F; wind 2 ENE
  • Referee: Jackson

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LSU Tigers in the 2001 National Football League Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Pick Overall NFL team
Brandon Winey Defensive Tackle 6 1 164 Miami Dolphins
Josh Booty Quarterback 6 9 172 Seattle Seahawks
Louis Williams Center 7 11 211 Carolina Panthers

http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/2001.htm

References[edit]

  1. ^ LSUSports.net. Retrieved 2015-Sep-13.