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2000 Mississippi State Bulldogs football team

The 2000 Mississippi State Bulldogs football team represented Mississippi State University during the 2000 college football season. The team's head coach was Jackie Sherrill. The Bulldogs played their home games in 2000 at Scott Field in Starkville, Mississippi.

2000 Mississippi State Bulldogs football
Mississippi State Bulldogs logo.svg
Independence Bowl champion
Independence Bowl, W 43–41 OT vs. Texas A&M
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionWestern Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 22
APNo. 24
2000 record8–4 (4–4 SEC)
Head coachJackie Sherrill (10th season)
Offensive coordinatorSparky Woods (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorJoe Lee Dunn (5th season)
Home stadiumScott Field (40,656)
Seasons
← 1999
2001 →
2000 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
No. 10 Florida x$   7 1         10 3  
No. 20 Georgia   5 3         8 4  
No. 19 South Carolina   5 3         8 4  
Tennessee   5 3         8 4  
Vanderbilt   1 7         3 8  
Kentucky   0 8         2 9  
Western Division
No. 18 Auburn x   6 2         9 4  
No. 22 LSU   5 3         8 4  
Ole Miss   4 4         7 5  
No. 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

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 22:30 PMat Memphis*FSNW 17–334,113
September 147:00 PMat BYU*ESPNW 44–2860,278
September 2311:30 AMat South CarolinaJPSL 19–2379,949
September 302:30 PMNo. 3 FloridaCBSW 47–3543,816
October 72:30 PMNo. 15 AuburnNo. 20
  • Scott Field
  • Starkville, Mississippi
CBSW 17–1043,917
October 218:00 PMat LSUNo. 13ESPN2L 38–45 OT90,584
October 281:30 PMMiddle Tennessee* No. 20
  • Scott Field
  • Starkville, Mississippi
W 61–3542,933
November 412:30 PMat KentuckyNo. 18PPVW 35–1762,159
November 1111:30 AMAlabamaNo. 15
  • Scott Field
  • Starkville, Mississippi (Rivalry)
JPSW 29–744,114
November 181:00 PMArkansasNo. 13
  • Scott Field
  • Starkville, Mississippi
L 10–17 OT40,010
November 237:00 PMat Ole MissNo. 23ESPNL 30–4548,811
December 317:00 PMvs. Texas A&M*ESPNW 43–41 OT36,974
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released week prior to game
  • All times are in Central time

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-11-07. Retrieved 2012-12-06.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)