2000 TCU Horned Frogs football team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
2000 TCU Horned Frogs football
TCU Athletics logo.svg
WAC co-champion
Conference Western Athletic Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 18
AP No. 21
2000 record 10–2 (7–1 WAC)
Head coach Dennis Franchione (3rd year)
Gary Patterson (interim)
Home stadium Amon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 44,008)
Seasons
← 1999
2001 →
2000 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#21 TCU +   7 1         10 2  
UTEP +   7 1         8 4  
Fresno State   6 2         7 5  
San Jose State   5 3         7 5  
Tulsa   4 4         5 7  
Rice   2 6         3 8  
Hawaii   2 6         3 9  
SMU   2 6         3 9  
Nevada   1 7         2 10  
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2000 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was led by head coach Dennis Franchione throughout the regular seasons. Gary Patterson took over as interim head coach in December. TCU played their home games in Amon G. Carter Stadium, which is located on campus in Fort Worth, Texas. The Horned Frogs finished the 10–2 and 7–1 in conference play to share the Western Athletic Conference championship with UTEP.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 9 3:05 PM at Nevada No. 22 Mackay StadiumReno, NV ESPN+ W 41–10   19,797
September 16 11:00 AM Northwestern* No. 21 Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX FSN W 41–14   30,976
September 23 6:00 PM Arkansas State* No. 19 Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX W 52–3   32,167
September 30 11:00 AM at Navy* No. 18 Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, MD FSN W 21–0   28,477
October 7 11:00 AM Hawaii No. 14 Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX FSNSW W 41–21   31,896
October 21 6:00 PM at Tulsa No. 10 Skelly StadiumTulsa, OK ESPN+ W 17–3   20,034
October 28 2:00 PM Ricedagger No. 11 Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX ESPN+ W 27–24   30,762
November 4 9:05 PM at San Jose State No. 9 Spartan StadiumSan Jose, CA ESPN2 L 24–27   15,681
November 11 2:30 PM Fresno State No. 17 Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX FSN W 24–7   29,116
November 18 2:00 PM UTEP No. 16 Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX FSNSW W 47–14   41,068
November 24 7:30 PM at SMU* No. 13 Gerald Ford StadiumUniversity Park, TX (Battle for the Iron Skillet) FSN W 62–7   26,551
December 20 7:00 PM Southern Miss* No. 16 Ladd Peebles StadiumMobile, AL (Mobile Alabama Bowl) ESPN2 L 21–28   40,300
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
LaDanian Tomlinson Running Back 1 5 San Diego Chargers
Aaron Schobel Defensive End 2 46 Buffalo Bills
George Layne Running Back 4 108 Kansas City Chiefs
Curtis Fuller Defensive Back 4 127 Seattle Seahawks
Shawn Worthen Defensive Tackle 4 130 Minnesota Vikings
Cedric James Wide Receiver 4 131 Minnesota Vikings

[1]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]