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2000 Michigan Wolverines football team

The 2000 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Lloyd Carr. The Wolverines played their home games at Michigan Stadium.

2000 Michigan Wolverines football
Michigan Wolverines Logo.svg
Big Ten co-champion
Florida Citrus Bowl champion
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 10
APNo. 11
2000 record9–3 (6–2 Big Ten)
Head coachLloyd Carr (6th season)
Offensive coordinatorStan Parrish (1st season)
Offensive schemeMultiple
Defensive coordinatorJim Herrmann (4th season)
Base defenseMultiple
MVPAnthony Thomas
CaptainSteve Hutchinson
CaptainAnthony Thomas
CaptainJames Whitley
CaptainEric Wilson
Home stadiumMichigan Stadium
(Capacity: 107,501)
Seasons
← 1999
2001 →
2000 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 13 Purdue $+   6 2         8 4  
Northwestern +   6 2         8 4  
No. 11 Michigan +   6 2         9 3  
Ohio State   5 3         8 4  
No. 23 Wisconsin   4 4         9 4  
Minnesota   4 4         6 6  
Penn State   4 4         5 7  
Iowa   3 5         3 9  
Illinois   2 6         5 6  
Michigan State   2 6         5 6  
Indiana   2 6         3 8  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 212:00 p.m.Bowling Green*No. 6ESPN+W 42–7111,491
September 912:00 p.m.Rice*No. 3
  • Michigan Stadium
  • Ann Arbor, MI
ESPN+W 38–7109,778
September 163:30 p.m.at No. 14 UCLA*No. 3ABCL 20–2388,044
September 237:45 p.m.at No. 19 IllinoisNo. 10ESPNW 35–3172,524
September 3012:00 p.m.No. 17 WisconsinNo. 9
ABCW 13–10111,341
October 73:30 p.m.at PurdueNo. 6ABCL 31–3268,340
October 143:30 p.m.Indiana No. 18
  • Michigan Stadium
  • Ann Arbor, MI
ABCW 58–0110,909
October 213:30 p.m.Michigan StateNo. 16
ABCW 14–0111,514
November 43:30 p.m.at No. 21 NorthwesternNo. 12ABCL 51–5447,130
November 1112:00 p.m.Penn StateNo. 20
  • Michigan Stadium
  • Ann Arbor, MI
ESPNW 33–11110,803
November 1812:00 p.m.at No. 12 Ohio StateNo. 19ABCW 38–2698,568
January 1, 20011:00 p.m.vs. No. 20 Auburn*No. 17ABCW 31–2866,928
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game
  • All times are in Eastern time

Game summariesEdit

Bowling GreenEdit

1 234Total
Bowling Green 0 007 7
• Michigan 7 14021 42

[1]

RiceEdit

1 234Total
Rice 0 007 7
• Michigan 28 730 38

[2]

UCLAEdit

1 234Total
Michigan 6 770 20
• UCLA 0 3146 23

[3]

IllinoisEdit

1 234Total
• Michigan 7 0721 35
Illinois 0 14107 31

[4]

WisconsinEdit

1 234Total
Wisconsin 3 007 10
• Michigan 0 337 13

[5]

PurdueEdit

1 234Total
Michigan 7 2103 31
• Purdue 3 7139 32

[6]

IndianaEdit

1 234Total
Indiana 0 000 0
• Michigan 10 3576 58

[7]

Michigan StateEdit

1 234Total
Michigan State 0 000 0
• Michigan 7 070 14

[8]

NorthwesternEdit

1 234Total
Michigan 14 14176 51
• Northwestern 7 161318 54

[9]

Penn StateEdit

1 234Total
Penn State 3 008 11
• Michigan 0 17313 33

[10]

Ohio StateEdit

1 234Total
• Michigan 14 0177 38
Ohio State 9 3014 26

[11]

Florida Citrus BowlEdit

1 234Total
Auburn 0 1477 28
• Michigan 7 14100 31

[12]

Statistical achievementsEdit

David Terrell was the Big Ten receiving yardage champion for all games with 94.2 yards per game.[13] The team led the Big Ten in passing efficiency for conference games (148.0) and all games (155.3).[14] They led the conference in turnover margin (+1.13, co-leader with Northwestern) in conference games and (+1.08) in all games.[15]

Anthony Thomas set several school records: single-season carries (319), eclipsing the 303 mark by Tim Biakabutuka set five years earlier and broken three years later by Chris Perry; career carries (924), breaking Jamie Morris' thirteen-year-old record of 809 and broken seven years later by Mike Hart; career yards (4472), also breaking Jamie Morris' thirteen-year-old record of 4393 and broken seven years later by Hart; career rushing touchdowns (52), breaking Tyrone Wheatley's six-year-old record of 47 and still standing;[16] single season yards per game (144.4), eclipsing Morris' 141.9 from 1987 and still standing; single-season 150-yard games (6), surpassing Morris and Rob Lytle who had 5 in 1987 and 1976, respectively; career 100-yard games (22) eclipsing Wheatley's 20 in 1994 and surpassed by Hart in 2007; career 150-yard games (9), surpassing Morris' 7 set in 1987 and surpassed by Hart in 2007.[17] Drew Henson ended his career with the current school record for lowest interception percentage (1.87), surpassing Michael Taylor's 2.55 set in 1989.[18] Terrell broke Amani Toomer's single season reception yards record of 1096 by posting 1130 yards, but Marquise Walker surpassed this record the following season.[19]

PlayersEdit

RosterEdit

2000 Michigan Wolverines football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
OL 71 Kurt Anderson Sr
T 79 Jeff Backus Sr
WR 19 Ronald Bellamy So
C 65 David Brandt Sr
OL 65 Andy Brown So
WR 9 Tyrece Butler So
QB 18 Jermaine Gonzales Fr
OL 78 Jonathan Goodwin Sr
QB 7 Drew Henson So
G 76 Steve Hutchinson Sr
QB 16 John Navarre Fr
TE 81 Bill Seymour Sr
WR 1 David Terrell Jr
RB 32 Anthony Thomas Sr
WR 4 Marquise Walker Jr
OL 54 Maurice Williams Sr
T 52 Chris Ziemann Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 17 Larry Foote Jr
CB 3 Todd Howard Jr
LB 28 Anthony Jordan Sr
DL 53 Shantee Orr So
FS 15 DeWayne Patmon Sr
LB 50 Joseph Sgroi Jr
DB 22 Jon Shaw So
CB 13 Brian Smalls So
LB 31 John Spytek So
LB 32 Kolby Wells Fr
DB 6 Jonathan West Sr
CB 5 James Whitley Sr
CB 12 Bradon Williams So
FS 14 Dan Williams Sr
LB 49 Michael Williams Fr
DL 94 Eric Wilson Sr
DL 68 John Wood Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 25 Hayden Epstein Jr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

Roster

OffenseEdit

DefenseEdit

KickersEdit

Awards and honorsEdit

The individuals in the sections below earned recognition for meritorious performances at the national, conference and team levels.[21][22]

NationalEdit

ConferenceEdit

TeamEdit

  • Co-captains: Steve Hutchinson, Anthony Thomas, James Whitley, Eric Wilson
  • Most Valuable Player: Anthony Thomas
  • Meyer Morton Award: Jeff Backus
  • John Maulbetsch Award: Ronald Bellamy
  • Frederick Matthei Award: David Terrell
  • Arthur Robinson Scholarship Award: Andy Sechler
  • Dick Katcher Award: Dan Rumishek
  • Hugh Rader Jr. Award: Jeff Backus, Maurice Williams, Steve Hutchinson
  • Robert P. Ufer Award: David Brandt, DeWayne Patmon
  • Roger Zatkoff Award: Victor Hobson

Coaching staffEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bowling Green vs. Michigan". USA Today. September 2, 2000. Retrieved September 22, 2014.
  2. ^ "Rice vs. Michigan". USA Today. September 9, 2000. Retrieved September 22, 2014.
  3. ^ "Michigan vs. UCLA". USA Today. September 16, 2000. Retrieved September 24, 2014.
  4. ^ "Michigan vs. Illinois". USA Today. September 23, 2000. Retrieved September 24, 2014.
  5. ^ "Wisconsin vs. Michigan". USA Today. September 30, 2000. Retrieved September 24, 2014.
  6. ^ "Michigan vs. Purdue". USA Today. October 7, 2000. Retrieved September 24, 2014.
  7. ^ "Indiana vs. Michigan". USA Today. October 14, 2000. Retrieved September 24, 2014.
  8. ^ "Michigan State vs. Michigan". USA Today. October 21, 2000. Retrieved September 22, 2014.
  9. ^ "Michigan vs. Northwestern". USA Today. November 4, 2000. Retrieved September 24, 2014.
  10. ^ "Penn State vs. Michigan". USA Today. November 11, 2000. Retrieved September 22, 2014.
  11. ^ "Michigan vs. Ohio State". USA Today. November 18, 2000. Retrieved September 22, 2014.
  12. ^ "Auburn vs. Michigan". USA Today. January 1, 2001. Retrieved September 22, 2014.
  13. ^ "Big Ten Conference Football Full Media Guide". CBS Interactive/Big Ten Conference. January 5, 2010. p. 53. Retrieved July 8, 2010.
  14. ^ "Big Ten Conference Football Full Media Guide". CBS Interactive/Big Ten Conference. January 5, 2010. p. 55. Retrieved July 8, 2010.
  15. ^ "Big Ten Conference Football Full Media Guide". CBS Interactive/Big Ten Conference. 2010-01-05. p. 58. Retrieved 2010-07-08.
  16. ^ "Record Book" (PDF). CBS Interactive. January 5, 2010. p. 114. Retrieved July 8, 2010.
  17. ^ "Record Book" (PDF). CBS Interactive. January 5, 2010. p. 115. Retrieved July 8, 2010.
  18. ^ "Record Book" (PDF). CBS Interactive. January 5, 2010. pp. 120–123. Retrieved July 8, 2010.
  19. ^ "Record Book" (PDF). CBS Interactive. January 5, 2010. pp. 124–125. Retrieved July 8, 2010.
  20. ^ Dubuc played for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League as a fullback from 2005 to 2006.
  21. ^ "2000 Football Team". The Regents of the University of Michigan. April 9, 2007. Retrieved July 8, 2010.
  22. ^ "Big Ten Conference Football Full Media Guide". CBS Interactive/Big Ten Conference. January 5, 2010. pp. 70–82. Retrieved July 8, 2010.
  23. ^ a b "U-M's Hutchinson named All-Big Ten a fourth time". Detroit Free Press. Detroit, Michigan. November 29, 2000. p. 4 – via Newspapers.com.

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