2000 Louisville Cardinals football team

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2000 Louisville Cardinals football
Louisville Cardinals text logo.svg
Conference USA champion
Conference Conference USA
2000 record 9–3 (6–1 C-USA)
Head coach John L. Smith
Home stadium Papa John's Cardinal Stadium
(Capacity: 42,000)
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 Louisville Cardinals football team represented the University of Louisville in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team, led by John L. Smith and played their home games in Papa John's Cardinal Stadium, they ended with a 9–3 record.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 7:00 PM Kentucky* Papa John's Cardinal StadiumLouisville, KY (Governor's Cup) WDRB W 40–34 OT  42,510
September 9 7:00 PM Grambling State* Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, KY ESPN+ W 52–0   41,227
September 23 6:00 PM at #2 Florida State* Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL ESPN2 L 0–31   80,741
September 30 7:00 PM Connecticut Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, KY W 41–22   38,121
October 7 3:30 PM at UAB Legion FieldBirmingham, AL W 38–17   18,000
October 14 3:30 PM Cincinnati Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, KY (The Keg of Nails) FSN W 38–24   39,233
October 19 7:00 PM East Carolina Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, KY FSN L 25–28   38,024
October 28 2:00 PM Tulane Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, KY W 35–32   30,387
November 4 3:30 PM at #13 Southern Miss M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, MS FSN W 49–28   31,667
November 11 2:00 PM Army Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, KY W 38–17   40,328
November 18 3:30 PM at Houston Robertson StadiumHouston, TX W 32–13   3,006
December 29 1:30 PM vs. #23 Colorado State* #22 Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN (Liberty Bowl) ESPN L 17–22   58,302
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2000 Football Schedule". University of Louisville Department of Athletics. Retrieved October 7, 2012.