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2000 Wisconsin Badgers football team

The 2000 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season.

2000 Wisconsin Badgers football
Sun Bowl champion
Sun Bowl, W 21–20 vs. UCLA
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 24
APNo. 23
2000 record9–4 (4–4 Big Ten)
Head coachBarry Alvarez (11th season)
Home stadiumCamp Randall Stadium
(Capacity: 76,129, Astroturf)
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
August 317:00 p.m.Western Michigan*No. 4ESPN+W 19–777,843[1]
September 92:30 p.m.Oregon*No. 5
  • Camp Randall Stadium
  • Madison, WI
ABCW 27–2378,521[2]
September 161:00 p.m.Cincinnati*No. 4
  • Camp Randall Stadium
  • Madison, WI
W 28–25 OT78,749[3]
September 2311:00 a.m.NorthwesternNo. 7
  • Camp Randall Stadium
  • Madison, WI
ESPN+L 44–47 2OT78,597[4]
September 3011:00 a.m.at No. 9 MichiganNo. 17ABCL 10–13111,341[5]
October 72:30 p.m.No. 8 Ohio StateNo. 24
  • Camp Randall Stadium
  • Madison, WI
ABCL 7–2379,045[6]
October 1411:00 a.m.at Michigan StateESPN+W 17–1074,863[7]
October 2111:00 a.m.No. 17 Purdue 
  • Camp Randall Stadium
  • Madison, WI
ESPNL 24–30 OT79,048[8]
October 2811:00 a.m.at IowaESPN+W 13–762,560[9]
November 411:00 a.m.Minnesota
ESPN2W 41–2079,171[10]
November 1111:00 a.m.at IndianaESPN+W 43–2230,469[11]
November 2510:00 p.m.at Hawaii*ESPN+W 34–1841,313[12]
December 291:00 p.m.vs. UCLA*CBSW 21–2049,093[13]
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

RosterEdit

2000 Wisconsin Badgers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TE 81 Mark Anelli Jr
RB 29 Michael Bennett Jr
QB 5 Brooks Bollinger So
WR 88 Chris Chambers Sr
T 54 Dave Costa Sr
WR 22 Nick Davis Jr
G 60 Bill Ferrario Sr
C 72 Al Johnson So
T 64 Ben Johnson So
C 70 Casey Rabach Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 77 Wendell Bryant Jr
FS 8 Jason Doering Sr
CB 36 Mike Echols Jr
CB 2 Jamar Fletcher Sr
LB 49 Nick Greisen Jr
LB 19 Roger Knight Sr
DT 78 Ross Kolodziej Sr
LB 46 Jeff Mack So
DE 99 Jake Sprague So
CB 23 B. J. Tucker So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Regular startersEdit

2001 NFL DraftEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Jamar Fletcher Cornerback 1 26 Miami Dolphins
Michael Bennett Running Back 1 27 Minnesota Vikings
Chris Chambers Wide Receiver 2 52 Miami Dolphins
Casey Rabach Center 3 92 Baltimore Ravens
Bill Ferrario Guard 4 105 Green Bay Packers
Roger Knight Linebacker 6 182 Pittsburgh Steelers
Jason Doering Defensive Back 6 193 Indianapolis Colts
Ross Kolodziej Defensive End 7 230 New York Giants

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Awards and recordsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100244/100244501.htm
  2. ^ https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100253/100253389.htm
  3. ^ https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100260/100260369.htm
  4. ^ https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100267/100267437.htm
  5. ^ https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100274/100274429.htm
  6. ^ https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100281/100281374.htm
  7. ^ https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100288/100288431.htm
  8. ^ https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100295/100295443.htm
  9. ^ https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100302/100302430.htm
  10. ^ https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100309/100309443.htm
  11. ^ http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_product=MWSB&p_theme=mwsb&p_action=search&p_maxdocs=200&p_topdoc=1&p_text_direct-0=0EB82E24B45633F1&p_field_direct-0=document_id&p_perpage=10&p_sort=YMD_date:D&s_trackval=GooglePM
  12. ^ https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100330/100330468.htm
  13. ^ https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100364/100364380.htm
  14. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/2001.htm
  15. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-12-09. Retrieved 2009-02-12.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  16. ^ http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/wire?section=ncf&id=3763772
  17. ^ "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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