2000 Eastern Michigan Eagles football team

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2000 Eastern Michigan Eagles football
Eastern Michigan Eagles logo.svg
Conference Mid-American Conference
Division West
2000 record 3–8 (2–5 MAC)
Head coach Jeff Woodruff (1st season)
MVP Walter Church
Captain Walter Church, Craig Cipa, Jason Short, Jeremaine Kyles, Clifton Robinson
Home stadium Rynearson Stadium
Seasons
← 1999
2001 →
2000 Mid-American Conference football standings
Div     Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L         W   L  
East Division
Marshall xy$   5 1         5 3         8 5  
Akron x   5 1         5 3         6 5  
Ohio   4 2         5 3         7 4  
Miami   4 2         5 3         6 5  
Bowling Green   1 5         2 6         2 9  
Buffalo   2 4         2 6         2 9  
Kent State   0 6         1 7         1 10  
West Division
Western Michigan xy   4 1         7 1         9 3  
Toledo x   4 1         6 1         10 1  
Northern Illinois   2 3         4 3         6 5  
Ball State   2 3         4 3         5 6  
Eastern Michigan   2 3         2 5         3 8  
Central Michigan   1 4         2 6         2 9  
Championship: Marshall 19, Western Michigan 14
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
  • Due to an unbalanced conference schedule, the team with best division record within each division was awarded that division's championship game berth.
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2000 Eastern Michigan Eagles football team represented Eastern Michigan University in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their first season under head coach Jeff Woodruff, the Eagles compiled a 3–8 record (2–5 against conference opponents), finished in fifth place in the West Division of the Mid-American Conference, and were outscored by their opponents, 350 to 209.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Walter Church with 2,326 passing yards, John White with 561 rushing yards, and Kenny Christian with 808 receiving yards.[3] Walter Church received the team's most valuable player award.[4]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 2UConn*W 32–25
September 9Miami
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 17–34
September 16at South Carolina*L 6–41
September 23at Temple*L 40–49
September 30UCF*
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 10–31
October 7Toledodagger
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 14–42
October 14at Ball StateL 14–33
October 21at Bowling GreenL 6–20
November 4Central Michigan (rivalry)
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 31–15
November 11Northern Illinois
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 39–32
November 18at Western MichiganL 0–28
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2000 Eastern Michigan Eagles Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 28, 2016. 
  2. ^ "2015 Eastern Michigan Football Digital Media Guide" (PDF). Eastern Michigan University Football. pp. 167, 170. Retrieved June 30, 2016. 
  3. ^ "2000 Eastern Michigan Eagles Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 28, 2016. 
  4. ^ 2015 Media Guide, p. 146.