2000 Iowa Hawkeyes football team

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2000 Iowa Hawkeyes football
Iowa Athletics wordmark.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
2000 record 3–9 (3–5 Big Ten)
Head coach Kirk Ferentz (2nd season)
Offensive coordinator Ken O'Keefe (2nd season)
Defensive coordinator Norm Parker (2nd season)
MVP Kevin Kasper
LeVar Woods
Captain Jason Baker
A. J. Blazek
Anthony Herron
Kevin Kasper
LeVar Woods
Home stadium Kinnick Stadium
(Capacity: 70,397)
Seasons
← 1999
2001 →
2000 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 11 Michigan +   6 2         9 3  
No. 13 Purdue $+   6 2         8 4  
Northwestern +   6 2         8 4  
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

The 2000 Iowa Hawkeyes football team represented the University of Iowa in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was the second season for head coach Kirk Ferentz.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 26 1:00 PM vs. No. 8 Kansas State* Arrowhead StadiumKansas City, MO (Eddie Robinson Classic) FSN L 7–27   77,148
September 9 1:00 PM Western Michigan* Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA L 21–27   55,650
September 16 11:00 AM Iowa State* Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA (Cy-Hawk Trophy) ESPN+ L 14–24   70,397
September 23 2:30 PM at No. 1 Nebraska* Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE ABC L 13–42   78,070
September 30 6:00 PM at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN ESPN+ L 33–45   31,225
October 7 11:00 AM Michigan Statedagger Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA ESPN+ W 21–16   63,920
October 14 1:05 PM at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL L 0–31   62,639
October 21 11:00 AM No. 14 Ohio State Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA ESPN+ L 10–38   60,495
October 28 11:00 AM Wisconsin Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA (Rivalry) ESPN+ L 7–13   62,560
November 4 11:00 AM at Penn State Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA ESPN+ W 26–23 2OT  95,437
November 11 11:00 AM No. 12 Northwestern Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA ESPN+ W 27–17   54,345
November 18 2:30 PM at Minnesota Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN (Floyd of Rosedale) ESPN+ L 24–27   54,387
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

Roster[edit]

2000 Iowa Hawkeyes football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
OL 77 Sam Aiello Fr
RB 45 Jonathan Babineaux Fr
WR 88 Ryan Barton Sr
RB 46 Ladell Betts Jr
QB 16 Jon Beutjer Fr
OL 52 A. J. Blazek
WR 9 Maurice Brown Redshirt.svg Fr
RB 40 Edgar Cervantes Fr
RB 15 Robbie Crockett Jr
OL 74 Alonzo Cunningham Jr
OL 78 Robert Gallery Redshirt.svg Fr
RB 34 Aaron Greving Fr
WR 3 Kahlil Hill Jr
TE 35 Erik Jensen Redshirt.svg Fr
WR 87 Kevin Kasper Sr
RB 29 Jermelle Lewis Redshirt.svg Fr
OL 70 Andy Lightfoot So
RB 32 Siaka Massaquoi Fr
QB 4 Kyle McCann Jr
QB 18 Scott Mullen Sr
OL 72 Bruce Nelson So
WR 13 Ramon Ochoa Fr
WR 6 Chris Oliver Jr
RB 45 Henry Pollio So
OL 73 David Porter So
RB 2 Fred Russell Fr
OL 56 Eric Steinbach So
TE 83 Kyle Trippeer Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 51 Fred Barr So
DB 8 Mikkel Brown Jr
LB 44 Dallas Clark Redshirt.svg Fr
DL 90 Jared Clauss Fr
DL 94 Colin Cole So
LB 37 Derrick Davison So
DB 1 Tim Dodge So
LB 39 Mike Dolezal Jr
DB 10 Shane Hall Jr
DB 14 Ryan Hansen Jr
DL 99 Anthony Herron Sr
DL 48 Howard Hodges Fr
DE 54 Aaron Kampman Jr
LB 50 George Lewis Redshirt.svg Fr
LB 30 Roger Meyer Jr
DL 91 Jerry Montgomery Jr
DB 25 Derek Pagel So
DL 92 Derrick Pickens Fr
DB 27 Robbertto Rickards Jr
DB 33 Bob Sanders Fr
DB 19 Benny Sapp Fr
LB 42 Grant Steen Fr
DB 21 Matt Stockdale Jr
LB 97 LeVar Woods Sr
LB 53 Kevin Worthy Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 7 Jason Baker Sr
K 95 Nate Kaeding Fr
K 24 Greg McLaughlin Sr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster

Game summaries[edit]

Kansas State[edit]

Iowa vs. #8 Kansas State
1 234Total
Hawkeyes 0 070 7
#8 Wildcats 10 7010 27

[1]

Overall record Last meeting Result
5–0 1988 W 45–10

Western Michigan[edit]

[2]

Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Iowa State[edit]

[3]

Overall record Last meeting Result
33–14 1999 L 10–17

Nebraska[edit]

Iowa at #1 Nebraska
1 234Total
Hawkeyes 7 600 13
#1 Cornhuskers 7 14714 42

Despite being 42-point underdogs, Iowa marched for a touchdown on their opening possession to take a 7-0 lead. Later in the first half, the Hawkeyes closed within 14-13 after Nate Kaeding's second field goal. Nebraska stretched the margin with a long touchdown pass on the final play of the first half and two touchdowns in the final 1:27 of the game.[4]

Overall record Last meeting Result
12–25–3 1999 L 7–42

Indiana[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
35–24–4 1999 L 31–38

[5]

Michigan State[edit]

Michigan State at Iowa
1 234Total
Spartans 0 970 16
Hawkeyes 7 077 21

The Hawkeyes snapped a 13-game losing streak in capturing Coach Ferentz's first Big Ten win.[6]

Overall record Last meeting Result
16–15–2 1999 L 3–49

Illinois[edit]

[7]

Overall record Last meeting Result
24–36–2 1999 L 24–40

Ohio State[edit]

[8]

Overall record Last meeting Result
13–40–3 1999 L 11–41

Wisconsin[edit]

Wisconsin at Iowa
1 234Total
Badgers 3 1000 13
Hawkeyes 0 070 7

[9]

Overall record Last meeting Result
36–37–2 1999 L 3–41

Penn State[edit]

Iowa at Penn State
1 234OT2OTTotal
Hawkeyes 7 60373 26
Nittany Lions 0 331070 23

This was the first of five consecutive Hawkeye victories (and 8 of 9) in the series.[10]

Overall record Last meeting Result
4–10 1999 L 7–31

Northwestern[edit]

#12 Northwestern at Iowa
1 234Total
#12 Wildcats 0 377 17
Hawkeyes 3 1077 27

The Hawkeyes never trailed in knocking off the #12/#18 Wildcats. It was the first time in three years that Iowa had won consecutive games.[11]

Overall record Last meeting Result
42–18–3 1999 L 21–23

Minnesota[edit]

[12]

Overall record Last meeting Result
34–57–2 1999 L 21–25

Awards and honors[edit]

Team players in the 2001 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club Ref
Kevin Kasper Wide Receiver 6 190 Denver Broncos [13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Iowa vs. Kansas State". USA Today. August 26, 2000. Retrieved November 25, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Western Michigan vs. Iowa". USA Today. September 9, 2000. Retrieved November 25, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Iowa State vs. Iowa". USA Today. September 16, 2000. Retrieved November 25, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Iowa vs. Nebraska". USA Today. September 23, 2000. Retrieved November 25, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Iowa vs. Indiana". USA Today. September 30, 2000. Retrieved November 25, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Michigan State vs. Iowa". USA Today. October 7, 2000. Retrieved November 25, 2017. 
  7. ^ "Iowa vs. Illinois". USA Today. October 14, 2000. Retrieved November 25, 2017. 
  8. ^ "Ohio State vs. Iowa". USA Today. October 21, 2000. Retrieved November 25, 2017. 
  9. ^ "Wisconsin vs. Iowa". USA Today. October 28, 2000. Retrieved November 25, 2017. 
  10. ^ "Iowa vs. Penn State". USA Today. November 4, 2000. Retrieved November 25, 2017. 
  11. ^ "Northwestern vs. Iowa". USA Today. November 11, 2000. Retrieved November 25, 2017. 
  12. ^ "Iowa vs. Minnesota". USA Today. November 18, 2000. Retrieved November 25, 2017. 
  13. ^ "2001 NFL Draft". pro-football-reference.com.