2000 NC State Wolfpack football
MicronPC.com Bowl champion
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
2000 record8–4 (4–4 ACC)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorNorm Chow (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorBuddy Green (5th season)
Home stadiumCarter–Finley Stadium
(Capacity: 51,500)
Seasons
← 1999
2001 →
2000 Atlantic Coast Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 5 Florida State $   8 0         11 2  
No. 17 Georgia Tech   6 2         9 3  
No. 16 Clemson   6 2         9 3  
Virginia   5 3         6 6  
NC State   4 4         8 4  
North Carolina   3 5         6 5  
Maryland   3 5         5 6  
Wake Forest   1 7         2 9  
Duke   0 8         0 11  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2000 NC State Wolfpack football team represented North Carolina State University during the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Chuck Amato. NC State has been a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) since the league's inception in 1953. The Wolfpack played its home games in 2000 at Carter–Finley Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina, which has been NC State football's home stadium since 1966.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 27:00 pmArkansas State*W 38–31 2OT46,973
September 912:00 pmat Indiana*ESPN2W 41–3830,151
September 167:00 pmSMU*
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
W 41–050,034
September 218:00 pmGeorgia Tech
  • Carter-Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
ESPNW 30–23 OT49,857
October 73:30 pmat No. 5 ClemsonABCL 27–3479,566
October 143:30 pmat North CarolinaABCW 38–2059,000
October 287:00 pmNo. 6 Florida StateNo. 21
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
ESPNL 14–5852,384
November 43:30 pmat MarylandABCL 28–35 2OT28,410
November 111:00 pmDukedagger
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
W 35–3151,680
November 182:30 pmat VirginiaL 17–2455,861
November 2512:00 pmWake Forest
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina (rivalry)
ESPNW 32–1429,821
December 287:00 pmvs. Minnesota*TBSW 38–3028,359
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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Roster

2000 NC State Wolfpack football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 3 Koren Robinson So
QB 17 Philip Rivers Fr
G 54 Sean Locklear Fr
WR 82 Jerricho Cotchery Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
SS 9 Terrence Holt So
SS   Adrian Wilson Jr
LB 44 Levar Fisher Jr
LB   Clayton White Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Game summaries

Maryland

See also: 2000 Maryland Terrapins football team


Duke

See also: 2000 Duke Blue Devils football team


Virginia

See also: 2000 Virginia Cavaliers football team


Wake Forest

See also: 2000 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team and NC State–Wake Forest rivalry


MicronPC.com Bowl

Main article: 2000 MicronPC.com Bowl

See also: 2000 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team

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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 24 21 NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 
Coaches Poll NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 25 22 NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 
BCS Not released NR NR NR NR NR NR NR Not released

Awards and honors

Team players in the 2001 NFL Draft

Main article: 2001 NFL Draft

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Koren Robinson Wide receiver 1 9 Seattle Seahawks
Adrian Wilson Strong safety 3 64 Arizona Cardinals

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References

  1. ^ "2000 Schedule". North Carolina State University Department of Athletics. December 28, 2000. Archived from the original on March 2, 2001. Retrieved November 27, 2012.
  2. ^ "Another Wolfpack Comeback Beats Minnesota, 38-30". North Carolina State University Athletic Department. December 28, 2000. Retrieved August 4, 2019.
  3. ^ "2001 NFL Draft". National Football League. Retrieved August 4, 2019.