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2000 Football Results

Gopher Football 2000 Season

  • Head Coach:  Glen Mason (4th season)
  • Overall Record: 6 - 6
  • Conference Record: 4 - 4
  • MicronPC.com Bowl:  vs. North Carolina State (L 30-38)

2000 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
09/02/2000 Louisiana-Monroe (1-10) W 47-10
09/09/2000 Ohio (7-4) L 17-23
09/16/2000 @ Baylor (2-9) W 34-9
09/23/2000 @ Purdue (8-4) L 24-38
09/30/2000 Illinois (5-6) W 44-10
10/07/2000 Penn State (5-7) W 25-16
10/14/2000 @ Ohio State (8-4) W 29-17
10/21/2000 @ Indiana (3-8) L 43-51
10/28/2000 Homecoming
Northwestern (8-4)
L 35-41
11/04/2000 @ Wisconsin (9-4) L 20-41
11/18/2000 Iowa (3-9) W 27-24
12/28/2000 MicronPC.com Bowl
vs. North Carolina State (8-4)
L 30-38

2000 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Purdue 6-2 8-4
Michigan 6-2 9-3
Northwestern 6-2 8-4
Ohio State 5-3 8-4
Minnesota 4-4 6-6
Wisconsin 4-4 9-4
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

2000 Gopher Football Roster

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Elg. Letters Hometown (Previous School)
8 Abdul-Khaliq, Asad QB 6-0 200 Fr* 0 Elizabeth, NJ (Fork Union Military Acad./Elizabeth HS)
51 Akinwale, Akeem C 6-3 271 Jr* 1 Coon Rapids, MN (Coon Rapids HS)
29 Albert, Mike PK 5-10 172 Jr* 0 Buseck, Germany (Sibley East HS)
99 Anderle, Matt DT 6-6 271 Jr* 2 Roseville, MN (Mounds View HS)
31 Archer, Phil LB 6-2 240 Fr* 0 St. Paul, MN (Cretin-Derham Hall HS)
88 Baugus, Scooter TE 6-6 238 So* 1 Fort Worth, TX (Eastern Hills HS)
53 Bell, DaVonta LB 6-1 243 Fr* 0 McDonough, GA (Henry County HS)
55 Belock, Dave LB 6-2 212 Jr* 0 Hinckley, OH (Highland HS)
2 Brewer, Jack WR/FS 6-1 189 Jr* 1 Grapevine, TX (Southern Methodist/Grapevine HS)
24 Brown, Andre CB 5-9 180 Jr* 0 Dallas, TX (Fort Scott CC)
18 Burns, Antoine WR 6-1 189 Jr 0 Milwaukee, WI (Rochester CC/North Division HS)
68 Burns, Derek OG 6-5 271 Jr* 1 Eden Prairie, MN (Eden Prairie HS)
20 Cannaday, Damian WR 5-11 189 Jr 0 Eldridge, IA (Hawaii/North Scott HS)
86 Carter, Grant WR 6-0 175 Jr* 0 Solon, OH
69 Carter, Jeremiah OT 6-7 294 So* 0 St. Paul, MN (Central HS)
98 Cernoch, Mike DE 6-6 268 Sr* 2 Burnsville, MN
7 Cole, Travis QB 6-3 204 Jr 0 Lake Oswego, OR (Foothill JC/Lakeridge HS)
35 Cooper, Jason WR 5-8 189 So* 0 Detroit, MI (University Liggett)
90 Dehnicke, Drew DE 6-3 261 Jr* 0 Coon Rapids, MN
64 Domin, Ryan DE 6-5 270 So* 0 Mahtomedi, MN (Mahtomedi HS)
25 Dozier, Ukee CB 6-1 170 Fr 0 Bradenton, FL (Southeast HS)
46 Dupree, Tony LB 6-2 246 Fr* 0 Jersey City, NJ (Ferris HS)
33 Fitzpatrick, Renato RB 6-0 206 So* 1 St. Louis, MO (University HS)
12 Fraley, Justin SS 6-1 198 Fr 0 Cleveland, OH (Benedictine HS)
34 Galloway, Mike FS 6-0 199 Fr* 0 Columbus, OH (Whetstone HS)
59 Gitlewski, Dan OG 6-6 273 Fr* 0 Oak Creek, WI (Oak Creek HS)
13 Graham, Trevis CB 5-10 185 Sr 3 Fort Lauderdale, FL (Piper HS)
58 Green, Jason DE 6-4 260 Fr 0 Orange, NJ (Orange HS)
26 Griffin, Clorenzo SS 5-10 185 Sr* 2 Fort Lauderdale, FL (Hutchinson CC)
14 Gruening, Preston P/K 5-10 198 So* 1 Schofield, WI (DC Everest HS)
74 Haayer, Adam OT 6-6 297 Sr* 3 Wyoming, MN (Forest Lake HS)
38 Hall, Justin LB 6-3 232 Sr 3 Bloomington, MN (Jefferson HS)
55 Hamilton, Ben C 6-5 283 Sr* 3 Plymouth, MN (Wayzata HS)
95 Harston, Brandon DT 6-3 290 Fr 0 Fort Worth, TX (Crowley HS)
4 Henderson, Antoine WR 5-8 161 Sr 3 Fort Lauderdale (Stranahan HS)
6 Henry, Jimmy LB 6-0 201 Jr* 2 Detroit, MI (Pershing HS)
45 Hoffman, Sean LB 6-3 241 Sr* 3 Fargo, ND (North HS)
63 Ivers, Kevin DE 6-5 234 Fr* 0 Woodstock, IL (Marian Central Catholic HS)
23 Jackson, Terry II RB 5-10 193 Fr 0 Saginaw, MI (Saginaw HS)
36 Johnson, Demetrus RB 5-10 173 Fr 0 Milwaukee, WI (Homestead HS)
3 Johnson, Ron WR 6-3 216 Jr 2 Detroit, MI (Martin Luther King HS)
87 Johnson, Tyler WR 6-2 192 Fr* 0 Delano, MN
21 Jones, Delvin FS 6-0 196 Jr* 2 Miami, FL (Northwestern HS)
80 Jones, Elvin WR 6-3 212 Jr* 2 Southfield, MI (Ferndale HS)
19 Kamrath, Benji QB 6-3 198 Fr* 0 Mayville, WI (Mayville HS)
33 Kartak, Zack CB 5-9 182 Fr* 0 North Branch, MN (North Branch HS)
1 Keller, Ryan WR 6-3 202 Sr* 2 Chicago, IL (U of Kentucky)
62 Kirkland, Morgan OG 6-2 275 Fr* 0 North Branch, MN (North Branch HS)
75 Kuppe, Jake OT 6-7 330 So* 1 Minnetonka, MN (Minnetonka HS)
87 Kwapinski, Dan DE 6-5 269 Fr* 0 Fort Ransom, ND (Lisbon HS)
70 Larson, Erik TE 6-6 300 Sr* 2 Cambridge, MN
40 Lee, Eric FS 5-11 183 So* 0 Menomonie, WI
39 Lehan, Michael CB 6-0 191 So* 1 Hopkins, MN (Hopkins HS)
49 Macken, Jerry FB 6-0 238 So* 0 Rochester, MN (Lourdes HS)
83 Matthews, Keith WR 6-3 188 Fr 0 Akron, OH (Archbishop Hoban HS)
15 Mays, Jermaine WR 6-0 188 Jr 1 Miami, FL (Jackson HS)
67 McElroy, Mark OG 6-4 300 Fr 0 Roseville, MN (Cretin-Derham Hall HS)
76 McIntosh, Matt OT 6-8 290 Fr* 0 Hartland, WI (Arrowhead HS)
67 McLaughlin, Matt C 6-5 271 Fr* 0 Excelsior, MN (Minnetonka HS)
84 Melander, Rian TE 6-6 238 Fr 0 Shoreview, MN (Cretin-Derham Hall HS)
97 Mezera, Ben LB 6-4 236 Sr 3 Waupaca, WI
42 Middlebrooks, Willie CB 6-2 195 Jr* 2 Florida City, FL (Homestead HS)
34 Murray, Steve SS 5-8 198 So* 0 LaCrosse, WI (Aquinas HS)
47 Nixon, Paul CB 6-1 213 Fr* 0 Columbus, OH (Mifflin HS)
52 Norton, Jeff OG 6-5 277 So* 0 Plymouth, MN (Wayzata HS)
28 Nystrom, Dan PK 5-11 194 So 1 New Hope, MN (Cooper HS)
43 Olson, Jeff FB 6-1 224 Jr* 0 Brooklyn Park, MN (South Dakota State)
48 Osei, Astein DE 6-2 236 Jr 2 Bolingbrook, IL (Romeoville HS)
17 Patterson, Tony WR 6-3 195 Fr* 0 Belleville, IL (East HS)
11 Persby, Andy QB 6-3 230 Sr* 2 North St. Paul, MN (Hill-Murray HS)
30 Pinson, Larry FB 6-2 225 Fr 0 Eagan, MN
77 Plisch, Josh OG 6-3 290 Fr 0 Rothschild, WI (DC Everest HS)
9 Poole, Curtese LB 6-3 237 Sr* 2 Columbus, OH (U of Kansas)
64 Prudden, Peter C 6-5 270 Fr 0 Wayzata, MN (Breck HS)
79 Quinn, Joseph OG 6-4 288 Fr* 0 Downing, WI (Glenwood City HS)
85 Redmann, Chad TE 6-3 230 Fr 0 Burnsville, MN (Apple Valley HS)
32 Redmon, Tellis RB 6-0 197 So* 1 Grapevine, TX (Colleyville Heritage HS)
43 Reid, Darrell LB 6-3 245 Fr 0 Farmingdale, NJ (Freehold Boro HS)
37 Richmond, Johnathan DB 5-11 190 Fr 0 Greensboro, NC (Mount Zion Academy/Page HS)
91 Riley, Karon DE 6-4 248 Sr* 1 Detroit, MI (Southern Methodist U)
66 Roth, Ryan OG 6-3 308 Jr* 2 Kansas City, MO (Park Hill HS)
20 Sanders, Marcus RB 6-0 186 Fr 0 Ravenna, OH
93 Schlecht, John DT 6-1 279 Sr* 2 White Bear Lake, MN (St. Cloud State U)
5 Sims, Dominique FS 6-2 195 Fr 0 Minneapolis, MN (DeLaSalle HS)
73 Smith, Arthur OT 6-9 323 Fr 0 Columbus, OH (Brookhaven HS)
94 Smith, Chris DT 6-3 301 Fr* 0 Bronx, NY (Milford Academy)
52 Stenzel, Eric LB 6-3 230 Fr 0 Mankato, MN (West HS)
96 Sykora, Dave DT 6-6 283 So* 1 Bloomington, MN (Jefferson HS)
44 Tapeh, Thomas RB 6-1 228 Fr* 0 St. Paul, MN (Johnson HS)
71 Thorman, Ryan OG 6-5 287 Jr* 0 Eagan, MN
35 Toussaint, Mackenzy CB 6-0 177 Fr 0 Miami, FL (North Miami HS)
82 Utecht, Ben WR 6-6 224 Fr* 0 Hastings, MN (Hastings HS)
81 Vevea, Zach TE 6-5 263 Jr* 2 Elk River, MN (Elk River HS)
65 Walters, Mike DT 6-3 264 So* 0 Eden Prairie, MN
30 Wangsness, Matt FB 6-1 228 Sr* 0 Woodbury, MN (U of South Dakota)
27 Ward, Eli SS 6-0 196 Fr* 0 Akron, OH (Garfield HS)
61 Ward, Timothy DT 6-3 255 Fr 0 Milwaukee, WI (Bay View HS)
56 Watson, Steven LB 6-3 215 Fr 0 Defiance, MO (Francis Howell HS)
5 Weber, Joe P 6-0 187 Fr* 0 LaVista, NE (Papillion-LaVista HS)
59 West, Ben LB 6-2 247 Fr* 0 Appleton, WI (Appleton North HS)
50 White, Greg DE 6-2 265 So* 1 Newark, NJ (Malcolm X Shabazz HS)
92 White, Maurice DT 6-5 267 Fr* 0 Detroit, MI (Pershing HS)
41 Williams, Robert TE 6-3 268 So* 0 Brooklyn Park, MN (Cooper HS)
16 Woods, Clarence WR 5-11 177 Jr* 0 St. Paul, MN (Rochester CC/Highland Park HS)
78 Wymer, Ricky OT 6-9 325 Fr 0 Westerville, OH (North HS)
58 Zemke, Val LS 5-11 220 Sr* 0 Oshkosh, WI (Lourdes HS)
26 Zochert, Blake LB 6-3 257 Sr* 0 Green Bay, WI (East HS)

2000 Final AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Oklahoma (71) 13-0 1,775
2 Miami (FL) 11-1 1,690
3 Washington 11-1 1,634
4 Oregon State 11-1 1,539
5 Florida State 11-2 1,488
6 Virginia Tech 11-1 1,432
7 Oregon 10-2 1,299
8 Nebraska 10-2 1,282
9 Kansas State 11-3 1,258
10 Florida 10-3 1,128
11 Michigan 9-3 1,061
12 Texas 9-3 894
13 Purdue 8-4 765
14 Colorado State 10-2 640
15 Notre Dame 9-3 611
16 Clemson 9-3 563
17 Georgia Tech 9-3 545
18 Auburn 9-4 498
19 South Carolina 8-4 486
20 Georgia 8-4 430
21 Texas Christian 10-2 406
22 Louisiana State 8-4 340
23 Wisconsin 9-4 208
24 Mississippi State 8-4 197
25 Iowa State 9-3 188

2000 Final ESPN/USA Today Poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Oklahoma (59) 13-0 1,475
2 Miami (FL) 11-1 1,404
3 Washington 11-1 1,336
4 Florida State 11-2 1,253
5 Oregon State 11-1 1,245
6 Virginia Tech 11-1 1,215
7 Nebraska 10-2 1,099
8 Kansas State 11-3 1,077
9 Oregon 10-2 1,009
10 Michigan 9-3 901
11 Florida 10-3 899
12 Texas 9-3 731
13 Purdue 8-4 626
14 Clemson 9-3 590
15 Colorado State 10-2 587
16 Notre Dame 9-3 457
17 Georgia 8-4 357
18 Texas Christian 10-2 341
19 Georgia Tech 9-3 335
20 Auburn 9-4 325
21 South Carolina 8-4 314
22 Mississippi State 8-4 272
23 Iowa State 9-3 225
24 Wisconsin 9-4 220
25 Tennessee 8-4 159

2000 Big Ten Bowl Results

Rose Bowl by AT&T - 01/01/2001
Washington 34, Purdue 24
Capital One Florida Citrus Bowl - 01/01/2001
Michigan 31, Auburn 28
Outback Bowl - 01/01/2001
South Carolina 24, Ohio State 7
Sylvania Alamo Bowl - 12/30/2000
Nebraska 66, Northwestern 17
Wells Fargo Sun Bowl - 12/29/2000
Wisconsin 21, UCLA 20
MicronPC.com Bowl - 12/28/2000
North Carolina State 38, Minnesota 30

2000 Other Bowl Results

FedEx Orange Bowl - 01/03/2001
Oklahoma 13, Florida State 2
Nokia Sugar Bowl - 01/02/2001
Miami (FL) 37, Florida 20
Tostitos Fiesta Bowl - 01/01/2001
Oregon State 41, Notre Dame 9
Toyota Gator Bowl - 01/01/2001
Virginia Tech 41, Clemson 20
SW Bell Cotton Bowl - 01/01/2001
Kansas State 35, Tennessee 21
Sanford Independence Bowl - 12/31/2000
Mississippi State 43, Texas A&M 41
Axa Liberty Bowl - 12/29/2000
Colorado State 22, Louisville 17
Insight.com Bowl - 12/28/2000
Iowa State 37, Pittsburgh 29
Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl - 12/29/2000
Louisiana State 28, Georgia Tech 14
Crucial.com Humanitarian Bowl - 12/28/2000
Boise State 28, Texas-El Paso 23
Culligan Holiday Bowl - 12/29/2000
Oregon 35, Texas 30
Music City Bowl - 12/28/2000
West Virginia 49, Mississippi 38
Motor City Bowl - 12/27/2000
Marshall 25, Cincinnati 14
Jeep Oahu Bowl - 12/24/2000
Georgia 37, Virginia 14
Jeep Aloha Bowl - 12/25/2000
Boston College 31, Arizona State 17
GMAC Mobile Alabama Bowl - 12/20/2000
So. Mississippi 28, Texas Christian 21
Las Vegas Bowl - 12/21/2000
UNLV 31, Arkansas 14
GalleryFurniture.com Bowl - 12/27/2000
East Carolina 40, Texas Tech 27
Silicon Valley Bowl - 12/31/2000
Air Force 37, Fresno State 34