2000 Connecticut Huskies football team

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2000 Connecticut Huskies football
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Conference Independent
2000 record 3–8
Head coach Randy Edsall
Home stadium Memorial Stadium (16,200)
Seasons
← 1999
2001 →
2000 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 15 Notre Dame  %           9 3  
UCF           7 4  
Middle Tennessee           6 5  
Connecticut           3 8  
Louisiana Tech           3 9  
Louisiana–Lafayette           1 10  
Louisiana–Monroe           1 10  
Navy           1 10  
  • % – BCS at-large representative
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2000 Connecticut Huskies football team was the school's first as a member of Division I-A. The Huskies competed as a transitional member as they increased the scholarship count to the Division I-A level of 85, the team was not a member of a conference, and competed as an independent. They finished the season with a record of 3–8.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 2, 2000 7:00 PM at Eastern Michigan Rynearson StadiumYpsilanti, Michigan CPTV L 25–32   11,148
September 9, 2000 7:00 PM Colgate Memorial StadiumStorrs, Connecticut W 27–7   16,632
September 16, 2000 7:00 PM at Buffalo UB StadiumAmherst, New York CPTV W 24–21   13,678
September 23, 2000 1:30 PM Northeastern Memorial Stadium • Storrs, Connecticut L 27–35   16,549
September 30, 2000 7:00 PM at Louisville Papa John's Cardinal StadiumLouisville, Kentucky L 22–41   38,121
October 7, 2000 12:00 PM at Boston College Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, Massachusetts NESN L 3–55   35,383
October 21, 2000 7:00 PM at Akron Rubber BowlAkron, Ohio W 38–35   6,467
October 28, 2000 1:30 PM South Floridadagger Memorial Stadium • Storrs, Connecticut ESPN+ L 13–21   16,585
November 4, 2000 12:30 PM Middle Tennessee State Memorial Stadium • Storrs, Connecticut L 10–66   11,115
November 11, 2000 12:30 PM Rhode Island Memorial Stadium • Storrs, Connecticut (Ramnapping Trophy) L 21–26   9,951
November 18, 2000 1:00 PM at Ball State Ball State StadiumMuncie, Indiana L 0–29   10,195
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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