2000 Kentucky Wildcats football team

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2000 Kentucky Wildcats football
Kentucky Wildcats logo (1984-2005).png
Conference Southeastern Conference
Division Eastern Division
2000 record 2–9 (0–8 SEC)
Head coach Hal Mumme (4th season)
Offensive coordinator Tony Franklin (1st season)
Offensive scheme Air raid
Defensive coordinator John Goodner (1st season)
Base defense 4–2–5/4–4–3
Home stadium Commonwealth Stadium
(Capacity: 67,530)
Seasons
← 1999
2001 →
2000 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
No. 10 Florida x$   7 1         10 3  
No. 20 Georgia   5 3         8 4  
No. 19 South Carolina   5 3         8 4  
Tennessee   5 3         8 4  
Vanderbilt   1 7         3 8  
Kentucky   0 8         2 9  
Western Division
No. 18 Auburn x   6 2         9 4  
No. 22 LSU   5 3         8 4  
Ole Miss   4 4         7 5  
No. 24 Mississippi State   4 4         8 4  
Arkansas   3 5         6 6  
Alabama   3 5         3 8  
Championship: Florida 28, Auburn 6
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2000 Kentucky Wildcats football team represented the University of Kentucky during the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. They participated as members of the Southeastern Conference in the Eastern Division, the team played their home games at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. They were led by head coach Hal Mumme, who was fired after the end of the season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 7:00 PM at Louisville* Papa John's Cardinal StadiumLouisville, Kentucky (Battle for the Governor's Cup) BBSN L 34–40   42,510
September 9 1:30 PM South Florida* Commonwealth StadiumLexington, Kentucky W 27–9   63,821
September 16 6:00 PM Indiana* Commonwealth Stadium • Lexington, Kentucky ESPN2 W 41–34   70,776
September 23 3:30 PM at No. 3 Florida Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, Florida CBS L 31–59   85,319
September 30 7:00 PM at Ole Miss Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, Mississippi L 17–35   51,448
October 7 7:30 PM South Carolina Commonwealth Stadium • Lexington, Kentucky ESPN2 L 17–20   69,334
October 14 8:00 PM at LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, Louisiana PPV L 0–34   85,664
October 21 12:30 PM No. 12 Georgia Commonwealth Stadium • Lexington, Kentucky JPS L 30–34   68,565
November 4 1:30 PM No. 18 Mississippi Statedagger Commonwealth Stadium • Lexington, Kentucky (Rivalry) PPV L 17–35   62,159
November 11 1:30 PM Vanderbilt Commonwealth Stadium • Lexington, Kentucky (Rivalry) L 20–24   58,117
November 18 12:30 PM at Tennessee Neyland StadiumKnoxville, Tennessee (Battle for the Barrel) JPS L 20–59   106,437
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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