2000 Colorado Buffaloes football
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
DivisionNorth Division
2000 record3–8 (3–5 Big 12)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorShawn Watson
Offensive schemeMultiple
Co-defensive coordinatorTom McMahon
Co-defensive coordinatorVince Okruch
Base defense4–3 multiple
Home stadiumFolsom Field
(Capacity: 51,655)
Seasons
← 1999
2001 →
2000 Big 12 Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Northern Division
No. 9 Kansas State xy   6 2     11 3  
No. 8 Nebraska x   6 2     10 2  
No. 25 Iowa State   5 3     9 3  
Colorado   3 5     3 8  
Kansas   2 6     4 7  
Missouri   2 6     3 8  
Southern Division
No. 1 Oklahoma x$#   8 0     13 0  
No. 12 Texas   7 1     9 3  
Texas A&M   5 3     7 5  
Texas Tech   3 5     7 6  
Oklahoma State   1 7     3 8  
Baylor   0 8     2 9  
Championship: Oklahoma 27, Kansas State 24
  • # – BCS National Champion
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2000 Colorado Buffaloes football team represented the University of Colorado at Boulder during the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team played their home games at Folsom Field in Boulder, Colorado. They participated in the Big 12 Conference in the North Division. They were coached by head coach Gary Barnett.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 25:00 pmvs. Colorado State*No. 23ESPN2L 24–2867,567
September 96:07 pmat No. 11 USC*ABCL 14–1765,153
September 161:30 pmNo. 9 Washington*ABCL 14–1750,454
September 301:30 pmNo. 5 Kansas State
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
ABCL 21–4451,896
October 712:00 pmat Texas A&MW 26–1975,523
October 141:30 pmNo. 25 Texas
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
L 14–2852,030
October 2110:30 amat KansasFSNL 15–2332,600
October 281:30 pmOklahoma State
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
W 37–2149,148
November 412:00 pmat MissouriW 28–1850,567
November 111:30 amIowa State
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
FSNL 27–3546,430
November 2410:00 amat No. 9 NebraskaABCL 32–3477,672

Roster

2000 Colorado Buffaloes football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TE 89 Daniel Graham Jr
G 65 Andre Gurode Jr
QB 4 Bobby Pesavento Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 97 Justin Bannan Jr
SS 31 Michael Lewis Jr
DE 83 Brady McDonnell Sr
CB 4 Donald Strickland So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster

Rankings

See also: 2000 NCAA Division I-A football rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. т = Tied with team above or below. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Final 
AP 24 23 NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 
Coaches Poll NR 25 NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 
BCS Not released NR NR NR NR NR NR NR Not released

References