2000 Wisconsin Badgers football team

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2000 Wisconsin Badgers football
Sun Bowl champion
Sun Bowl, W 21–20 vs. UCLA
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 24
AP No. 23
2000 record 9–4 (4–4 Big Ten)
Head coach Barry Alvarez (11th season)
Home stadium Camp Randall Stadium
(Capacity: 76,129, Astroturf)
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 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 7:00 PM Western Michigan* No. 4 Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI ESPN+ W 19–7   77,843[1]
September 9 2:30 PM Oregon* No. 5 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI ABC W 27–23   78,521[2]
September 16 1:00 PM Cincinnati* No. 4 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 28–25 OT  78,749[3]
September 23 11:00 AM Northwestern No. 7 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI ESPN+ L 44–47 2OT  78,597[4]
September 30 11:00 AM at No. 9 Michigan No. 14 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI ABC L 10–13   111,341[5]
October 7 2:30 PM No. 8 Ohio State No. 24 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI ABC L 7–23   79,045[6]
October 14 11:00 AM at Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI ESPN+ W 17–10   74,863[7]
October 21 11:00 AM No. 17 Purduedagger Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI ESPN L 24–30 OT  79,048[8]
October 28 11:00 AM at Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA (Rivalry) ESPN+ W 13–7   62,560[9]
November 4 11:00 AM Minnesota Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI (Paul Bunyan's Axe) ESPN2 W 41–20   79,171[10]
November 11 11:00 AM at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN ESPN+ W 43–22   30,469[11]
November 25 10:00 PM at Hawaii* Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI ESPN+ W 34–18   41,313[12]
December 29 1:00 PM vs. UCLA* Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX (Sun Bowl) CBS W 21–20   49,093[13]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

Roster[edit]

2000 Wisconsin Badgers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TE 81 Anelli, MarkMark Anelli Jr
RB 29 Bennett, MichaelMichael Bennett Jr
QB 5 Bollinger, BrooksBrooks Bollinger So
WR 88 Chambers, ChrisChris Chambers Sr
T 54 Costa, DaveDave Costa Sr
WR 22 Davis, NickNick Davis Jr
G 60 Ferrario, BillBill Ferrario Sr
C 72 Johnson, AlAl Johnson So
T 64 Johnson, BenBen Johnson So
C 70 Rabach, CaseyCasey Rabach Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 77 Bryant, WendellWendell Bryant Jr
FS 8 Doering, JasonJason Doering Sr
CB 36 Echols, MikeMike Echols Jr
CB 2 Fletcher, JamarJamar Fletcher Sr
LB 49 Greisen, NickNick Greisen Jr
LB 19 Knight, RogerRoger Knight Sr
DT 78 Kolodziej, RossRoss Kolodziej Sr
LB 46 Mack, JeffJeff Mack So
DE 99 Sprague, JakeJake Sprague So
CB 23 Tucker, B. J.B. J. Tucker So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Regular starters[edit]

2001 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Jamar Fletcher Cornerback 1 26 Miami Dolphins
Michael Bennett Running Back 1 27 Minnesota Vikings
Chris Chambers Wide Receiver 2 52 Miami Dolphins
Casey Rabach Center 3 92 Baltimore Ravens
Bill Ferrerio Guard 4 105 Green Bay Packers
Roger Knight Linebacker 6 182 Pittsburgh Steelers
Jason Doering Defensive Back 6 193 Indianapolis Colts
Ross Kolodziej Defensive End 7 230 New York Giants

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Awards and records[edit]

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