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2000 Kansas State Wildcats football
Big 12 North co-champion
Cotton Bowl Classic champion
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
DivisionNorth Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 8
APNo. 9
2000 record11–3 (6–2 Big 12)
Head coachBill Snyder (12th season)
Offensive coordinatorRon Hudson (4th season)
Defensive coordinatorPhil Bennett (2nd season)
Home stadiumKSU Stadium
(Capacity: 50,300)
Seasons
← 1999
2001 →
2000 Big 12 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North
#9 Kansas State   6 2         11 3  
#8 Nebraska   6 2         10 2  
#25 Iowa State   5 3         9 3  
Colorado   3 5         3 8  
Kansas   2 6         4 7  
Missouri   2 6         3 8  
South
#1 Oklahoma   8 0         13 0  
#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 representative as champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2000 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Bill Snyder. The Wildcats played their home games in KSU Stadium. 2000 saw the Wildcats finish with a record of 11–3, and a 6–2 record in Big 12 Conference play, including a 29–28 win over the Nebraska Cornhuskers, and winning Big 12 North division. The season culminated with a win over Tennessee in the Cotton Bowl Classic.

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 26* 1:00 PM vs. Iowa #8 Arrowhead StadiumKansas City, Missouri (Eddie Robinson Classic) FSN W 27–7   77,148[1]
September 2* 6:00 PM Louisiana Tech #8 KSU StadiumManhattan, Kansas FSN W 54–10   48,902[2]
September 16* 6:00 PM Ball State #7 KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas W 76–0   46,916[3]
September 23* 1:00 PM North Texas #4 KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas W 55–10   47,926[4]
September 30 2:30 PM at Colorado #5 Folsom FieldBoulder, Colorado ABC W 44–21   51,896[5]
October 7 1:00 PM at Kansas #4 Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas (Sunflower Showdown) W 52–13   48,500[6]
October 14 2:30 PM #8 Oklahoma #2 KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas ABC L 31–41   53,011[7]
October 21† 6:00 PM Texas Tech #10 KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas FSN W 28–23   51,140[8]
October 28 2:30 PM at Texas A&M #10 Kyle FieldCollege Station, Texas ABC L 10–26   80,659[9]
November 4 11:30 AM Iowa State #19 KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas (Rivalry) FSN W 56–10   50,114[10]
November 11 6:00 PM #4 Nebraska #16 KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas FSN W 29–28   53,811[11]
November 18 11:30 AM at Missouri #9 Faurot FieldColumbia, Missouri FSN W 28–24   49,277[12]
December 2 7:00 PM vs. #1 Oklahoma #8 Arrowhead Stadium • Kansas City, Missouri (Big 12 Championship Game) ABC L 24–27   79,655[13]
January 1* 10:00 AM vs. #21 Tennessee #11 Cotton BowlDallas (Cotton Bowl Classic) FOX W 35–21   63,465[14]
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

Table references[15]

Game summariesEdit

NebraskaEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Nebraska 14 0 0 14 28
Kansas State 7 10 6 6 29

[11]

StatisticsEdit

Score by quarterEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Kansas State 133 188 106 87 514
Opponents 72 61 37 70 240



TeamEdit

KSU Opp
Scoring 433 144
  Points per Game 39.5 18.5
First Downs 276 197
  Rushing 146 78
  Passing 106 95
  Penalty 24 24
Total Offense 5,330 3,517
  Avg per Play 5.7 4.0
  Avg per Game 410.0 270.5
Fumbles-Lost 26-10 16-9
Penalties-Yards 108-931 99-720
  Avg per Game 71.6 55.4
KSU Opp
Punts-Yards 61-2,202 94-3,402
  Avg per Punt 36.1 36.2
Time of Possession/Game 30:18 29:42
3rd Down Conversions 62/175 59/201
4th Down Conversions 11/21 11/23
Touchdowns Scored 66 29
Field Goals-Attempts 17-20 12-13
PAT-Attempts 59-62 26-27
Attendance 351,820 230,332
  Games/Avg per Game 7/50,260 4/57,583

OffenseEdit

RushingEdit

Name GP Att Gain Loss Net Avg TD Long Avg/G
Josh Scobey 13 169 775 57 718 4.2 16 34 55.2
Rock Cartwright 12 46 279 1 278 6.0 5 24 23.2
David Allen 9 62 259 29 230 3.7 1 28 25.6
Total 13 595 2,872 297 2,575 4.3 42 55 198.1
Opponents 13 473 1,768 492 1,276 2.7 20 66 98.2

PassingEdit

Name GP-GS Effic Att-Cmp-Int Yds TD Lng Avg/G Pct.
Jonathan Beasley 13 132.12 313-156-10 2,636 17 74 202.8 49.8
Ell Roberson 6 98.24 23-10-2 119 2 23 19.8 43.5
Total 13 128.44 338-166-13 2,755 19 74 211.9 49.1
Opponents 13 94.90 399-204-20 2,241 8 74 172.4 51.1

ReceivingEdit

Name GP No. Yds Avg TD Long Avg/G
Quincy Morgan 13 64 1,166 18.2 14 69 89.7
Aaron Lockett 13 36 584 16.2 2 50 44.9
Total 13 166 2,755 16.6 19 74 211.9
Opponents 13 204 2,241 11. 8 74 172.4

RankingsEdit

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll

 

AP 8 8 7 7 4 5 4 2 10 10 19 16 9 8 8 11 9

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Coaches Poll 9 9 7 7 5 5 4 3 8 8 15 11 9 7 7 9 8

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BCS Not released 10 NR 11 10 9 9 9

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "Kansas St 27 Iowa 7". USA Today. August 26, 2000. https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100239/100239518.htm. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  2. "Kansas St 54 Louisiana Tech 10". USA Today. September 2, 2000. https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100246/100246459.htm. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  3. "Kansas State 76 Ball State 0". USA Today. September 16, 2000. https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100260/100260417.htm. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  4. "Kansas State 55 North Texas 10". USA Today. September 23, 2000. https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100267/100267363.htm. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  5. "Kansas St 44 Colorado 21". USA Today. September 30, 2000. https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100274/100274367.htm. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  6. "Kansas St 52 Kansas 13". USA Today. October 7, 2000. https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100281/100281353.htm. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  7. "Oklahoma 41 Kansas St 31". USA Today. October 14, 2000. https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100288/100288384.htm. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  8. "Kansas St 28 Texas Tech 23". USA Today. October 21, 2000. https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100295/100295413.htm. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  9. "Texas A&M 26 Kansas St 10". USA Today. October 28, 2000. https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100302/100302384.htm. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  10. "Kansas St 56 Iowa St 10". USA Today. November 4, 2000. https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100309/100309445.htm. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  11. 11.0 11.1 "Kansas St 29 Nebraska 28". USA Today. November 11, 2000. https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100316/100316413.htm. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  12. "Kansas St 28 Missouri 24". USA Today. November 18, 2000. https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100323/100323508.htm. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  13. "Oklahoma 27 Kansas St 24". USA Today. December 2, 2000. https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100337/100337478.htm. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  14. "Kansas St 35 Tennessee 21". USA Today. January 1, 2001. https://www.usatoday.com/sports/scores101/101001/101001312.htm. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  15. DeLassus, David. "Kansas State University coaching records by game (2000)". College Football Data Warehouse. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/coaching/alltime_coach_game_by_game.php?coachid=2190&year=2000. Retrieved January 11, 2011.
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