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The 2000 Oregon Ducks football team represented the University of Oregon during the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Ducks were led by sixth year head coach Mike Bellotti and participated as members of the Pacific-10 Conference. They played their home games at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon. Their roster on offense included quarterbacks Joey Harrington and A. J. Feeley, runningbacks Maurice Morris, Allan Amundson, Ryan Shaw, and Josh Line, receivers Marshaun Tucker, Sonny Cook, Cy Aleman, and tight ends Justin Peelle and Lacorey Collins.

2000 Oregon Ducks football
Oregon Ducks logo.svg
Pac-10 co-champion
Holiday Bowl champion
Holiday Bowl vs Texas, W 35–30
ConferencePacific-10 Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 9
APNo. 7
2000 record10–2 (7–1 Pac-10)
Head coachMike Bellotti (6th season)
Offensive coordinatorJeff Tedford (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorNick Aliotti (4th season)
CaptainGame captains
Home stadiumAutzen Stadium
(Capacity: 41,698)
Seasons
← 1999
2001 →
2000 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 3 Washington $+   7 1         11 1  
No. 4 Oregon State %+   7 1         11 1  
No. 7 Oregon +   7 1         10 2  
Stanford   4 4         5 6  
UCLA   3 5         6 6  
Arizona State   3 5         6 6  
Arizona   3 5         5 6  
USC   2 6         5 7  
Washington State   2 6         4 7  
California   2 6         3 8  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 212:30 PMNevada*W 36–743,371
September 912:30 PMat No. 5 Wisconsin*ABCL 23–2778,521
September 163:30 PMIdaho*
  • Autzen Stadium
  • Eugene, OR
OSNW 42–1343,770
September 2312:30 PMNo. 6 UCLA
FSNW 29–1045,470
September 3012:30 PMNo. 6 WashingtonNo. 20
  • Autzen Stadium
  • Eugene, OR
FSNW 23–1646,153
October 1412:30 PMat USCNo. 9ABCW 28–1754,031
October 217:15 PMNo. 21 ArizonaNo. 9
  • Autzen Stadium
  • Eugene, OR
FSNW 14–1045,950
October 2812:30 PMat Arizona StateNo. 7ABCW 56–55 2OT53,085
November 42:00 PMat Washington StateNo. 7W 27–24 OT23,314
November 1112:30 PMCaliforniaNo. 6
  • Autzen Stadium
  • Eugene, OR
FSNW 25–1745,845
November 1812:30 PMat No. 5 Oregon StateNo. 6ABCL 13–2336,044
December 295:30 PMvs. No. 12 Texas*No. 8ESPNW 35–3063,278
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Pacific time

RosterEdit

2000 Oregon Ducks football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 3 Joey Harrington Jr
WR 4 Samie Parker   Fr
QB 7 A. J. Feeley Sr
TE 84 Justin Peelle Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 13 Brian Johnson Sr
CB 17 Rashad Bauman Jr
LB 18 Wesly Mallard Jr
LB 18 Patrick Beallrosoux Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster
Last update: 2000-12-02

Game summariesEdit

Arizona StateEdit

Oregon played at Arizona State in the 2000 college football season. Oregon trailed 49-35 in the final four minutes. The Ducks scored a touchdown to make it a one possession game, but then were unable to score after getting the ball back late in the game. With possession and time on its side, Arizona State needed just a single first down to run out the clock and win the game. But as Arizona State freshman running back Mike Williams was crossing the first down marker, he fumbled the ball and Oregon was able to recover it at the 17-yard line, giving the Ducks one last chance. Joey Harrington then hit Justin Peelle with a touchdown pass to tie the game with 27 seconds left. After neither team was able to score in the first overtime period, Oregon scored on a one-yard run by Allan Amundson and the extra point by Josh Frankel put them up by seven points in the second overtime. Freshman Jeff Krohn then threw his fifth touchdown pass on Arizona State's next possession, finding Richard Williams from 21 yards out and bringing the Sun Devils within a PAT of forcing a 3rd overtime. After an Oregon touchdown, and instead of kicking the extra point after scoring, Arizona State faked the kick and had quarterback Jeff Krohn roll out to his right, throwing a pass toward tight end Todd Heap in the back of the end zone. The pass tipped off Heap's extended hand and fell incomplete, giving Oregon a 56-55 double overtime victory.[1]

Washington StateEdit

Oregon at Washington State
1 234OTTotal
Oregon 13 3083 27
Washington State 10 7070 24

Defensive tackle Jed Boice blocked Anousith Wilaikul's 39-yard field goal attempt in overtime to win the game.

Holiday BowlEdit

1 234Total
Texas 0 2109 30
Oregon 14 0714 35

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Oregon vs. Arizona State, October 28, 2000". USA Today. Retrieved October 29, 2007.