2000 Louisville Cardinals football
C-USA champion
ConferenceConference USA
2000 record9–3 (6–1 C-USA)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorScott Linehan (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorChris Smeland (3rd season)
Home stadiumPapa John's Cardinal Stadium
(Capacity: 42,000)
Seasons
← 1999
2001 →
2000 Conference USA football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Louisville $   6 1     9 3  
East Carolina   5 2     8 4  
Cincinnati   5 2     7 5  
Southern Miss   4 3     8 4  
UAB   3 3     7 4  
Tulane   3 4     6 5  
Memphis   2 5     4 7  
Houston   2 5     3 8  
Army   1 6     1 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2000 Louisville Cardinals football team represented the University of Louisville in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team, led by John L. Smith and played their home games in Papa John's Cardinal Stadium, ended with a 9–3 record.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 27:00 pmKentucky*WDRBW 40–34 OT42,510
September 97:00 pmGrambling State*
  • Papa John's Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
ESPN+W 52–041,227
September 236:00 pmat No. 2 Florida State*ESPN2L 0–3180,741
September 307:00 pmConnecticut
  • Papa John's Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
W 41–2238,121
October 73:30 pmat UABW 38–1718,000
October 143:30 pmCincinnati
FSNW 38–2439,233
October 197:00 pmEast Carolina
  • Papa John's Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
FSNL 25–2838,024
October 282:00 pmTulane
  • Papa John's Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
W 35–3230,387
November 43:30 pmat No. 13 Southern MissFSNW 49–2831,667
November 112:00 pmArmy
  • Papa John's Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
W 38–1740,328
November 183:30 pmat HoustonW 32–133,006
December 291:30 pmvs. No. 23 Colorado State*No. 22ESPNL 17–2258,302
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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Roster

2000 Louisville Cardinals football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 9 Deion Branch Jr
WR 10 Arnold Jackson Sr
QB 15 Dave Ragone So
G 61 Aaron Dardzinski Jr
OL 68 Dan Koons
 Fr
OL 69 Jason Hilliard
 Fr
T 72 Ariel Rodriguez So
C 73 Jason Padget Sr
OL 74 Jason Weathers
 Fr
T 75 Scott Graham Sr
T 76 Rob Eble Jr
G 77 Joe O'Shaughnessy Sr
OL 78 Brian Devine Fr
WR 80 Zek Parker Sr
WR 84 Allen Carroll Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 2 Rashad Holman Sr
CB 3 Antonio Roundtree Sr
S 12 Curry Burns So
CB 24 Anthony Floyd So
DT 79 Donovan Arp Sr
DT 90 Scott Lopez
 Fr
DE 92 Michael Josiah So
DT 93 Tyrone Saterfield Fr
DE 95 Devon Thomas So
DT 96 Derrick Kennedy Sr
DE 97 Toby Dawson Sr
DE 98 Chad Lee So
DE 99 Dewayne White So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
PK 13 Frank Zebich Sr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster
Last update: 2000-12-16

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 NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 22 22 NR 
Coaches Poll NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 23 23 NR 
BCS Not released NR NR NR NR NR NR NR Not released

References

  1. ^ "2000 Football Schedule". University of Louisville Department of Athletics. Retrieved October 7, 2012.[permanent dead link]