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2000 Illinois Fighting Illini football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
2000 record5–6 (2–6 Big Ten)
Head coachRon Turner (4th season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 70,904)
Seasons
← 1999
2001 →
2000 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#11/10 Michigan §   6 2         9 3  
#13/13 Purdue §   6 2         8 4  
Northwestern §   6 2         8 4  
Ohio State   5 3         8 4  
#23/24 Wisconsin   4 4         9 4  
Minnesota   4 4         6 6  
Penn State   0 (*4) 4         0 (*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 champion
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 2000 Illinois Fighting Illini football team represented the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. They participated as members of the Big Ten Conference. Their home games were played at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois. The team's head coach was Ron Turner, who was in his fourth season with the Illini. Illinois had a record of 5–6 and failed to make a bowl game.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 22:30 PMMiddle Tennessee*No. 21W 35–635,032
September 99:00 PMat San Diego State*No. 21ESPN2W 49–1326,779
September 1411:00 AMCalifornia*No. 19
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, IL
ESPNW 17–1550,181
September 236:30 PMNo. 10 MichiganNo. 17
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, IL
ESPNL 31–3572,524
September 3011:00 AMat MinnesotaNo. 22ESPNL 10–4444,462
October 141:00 PMIowadagger
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, IL
W 31–062,639
October 2111:00 AMat Penn StateESPN2L 25–3996,475
October 2811:00 AMat Michigan StateESPNL 10–1473,826
November 411:00 AMIndiana
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, IL
ESPN+W 42–3554,283
November 113:00 PMNo. 13 Ohio State
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, IL
ESPNL 21–2461,207
November 1811:00 AMat No. 23 NorthwesternESPN2L 23–6140,658
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time
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RosterEdit

2000 Illinois Fighting Illini football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 34 Cook, JameelJameel Cook Sr
G 64 Diehl, DavidDavid Diehl So
QB 15 Kittner, KurtKurt Kittner Jr
T 59 Sullivan, MarquesMarques Sullivan Sr
TE 87 Whitman, JoshJosh Whitman Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DE 99 Wakefield, FredFred Wakefield Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
LS 51 Hodel, NathanNathan Hodel Sr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Roster

ReferencesEdit


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