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2000 Auburn Tigers football
Auburn Tigers logo.svg
SEC Western Division champion
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionWestern Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 20
APNo. 18
Record9–4 (6–2 SEC)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorNoel Mazzone (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorJohn Lovett (2nd season)
Home stadiumJordan–Hare Stadium
(Capacity: 85,612)
Seasons
← 1999
2001 →
2000 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Eastern Division
No. 10 Florida x$   7 1     10 3  
No. 19 South Carolina   5 3     8 4  
No. 20 Georgia   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 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. They finished the season with a 9–4 record and won the Southeastern Conference West Division championship.[1] Second-year head coach Tommy Tuberville led the Tigers to their first winning season since 1997, their second SEC Championship Game appearance, and a New Year's Day appearance in the Florida Citrus Bowl against Michigan, which marked the Tigers return to post-season play for the first time in three years. The Tigers shut out arch rival Alabama, 9–0, on November 18 in the first Iron Bowl game played in Tuscaloosa since 1901. The Tigers finished the season ranked #18 in the AP Poll and #20 in the Coaches Poll.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendanceSource
August 317:00 pmWyoming*ESPNW 35–2176,128
September 96:00 pmat No. 19 Ole MissESPN2W 35–2752,368
September 166:30 pmLSUNo. 24
ESPNW 34–1785,612
September 234:00 pmNorthern Illinois*No. 20
  • Jordan–Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, AL
PPVW 31-1479,635
September 301:00 pmVanderbiltNo. 19
  • Jordan–Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, AL
PPVW 33–084,276
October 72:30 pmat No. 20 Mississippi StateNo. 15CBSL 10–1743,917
October 142:30 pmat No. 10 FloridaNo. 19CBSL 7–3885,710
October 211:00 pmLouisiana Tech*dagger
  • Jordan–Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, AL
PPVW 38–2882,140[2]
October 281:00 pmArkansasNo. 25
  • Jordan–Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, AL
PPVW 21–1983,642
November 116:30 pmNo. 14 GeorgiaNo. 22
ESPNW 29–26 OT85,612
November 182:30 pmat AlabamaNo. 17CBSW 9–085,986
December 23:30 pmvs. No. 7 FloridaNo. 18ABCL 6–2873,427
January 112:00 pmvs. No. 17 Michigan*No. 20ABCL 28-3166,928
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

Game summaries

Alabama

1 234Total
Auburn 3 303 9
Alabama 0 000 0

[3]

Roster

2000 Auburn Tigers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 2 Tim Carter So
QB 17 Jason Campbell RFr
RB 23 Ronnie Brown Fr
WR 25 Ronney Daniels RSo
RB 32 Rudi Johnson Jr
FB 44 Heath Evans Jr
TE 49 Lorenzo Diamond So
C 55 Ben Nowland So
C 61 Cole Cubelic Sr
T 73 Kendall Simmons Jr
WR 81 Jeris McIntyre Fr
TE 87 Robert Johnson Jr
WR Silas Daniels RFr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 5 Travaris Robinson So
DB 36 Roderick Hood So
LB 38 Reggie Torbor Fr
LB 52 Mark Brown So
LB 54 Dontarrious Thomas Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 20 Damon Duval So
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster

Rankings

See also: 2000 NCAA Division I-A football rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
— = Not ranked.
Week
PollPre123456789101112131415Final
AP24201915192523221817182018
Coaches Poll24222013192522231917172020
BCSNot releasedNot released

References

  1. ^ "2000 Auburn Tigers Stats | College Football at Sports-Reference.com".
  2. ^ "Johnson, Tigers grind out win". The Montgomery Advertiser. October 22, 2000. Retrieved July 15, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Auburn vs. Alabama". USA Today. November 18, 2000. Retrieved November 30, 2013.