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2000 LSU Tigers football
Peach Bowl champion
Peach Bowl, W 28–14 vs. Georgia Tech
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionWestern Division
Ranking
APNo. 22
2000 record8–4 (5–3 SEC)
Head coachNick Saban (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorJimbo Fisher (1st season)
Offensive schemePro-style
Defensive coordinatorPhil Elmassian (1st season)
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumTiger Stadium
(Capacity: 91,600)
Seasons
← 1999
2001 →
2000 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#10 Florida x   7 1         10 3  
#20 Georgia   5 3         8 4  
#19 South Carolina   5 3         8 4  
Tennessee   5 3         8 4  
Vanderbilt   1 7         3 8  
Kentucky   0 8         2 9  
Western Division
#18 Auburn x   6 2         9 4  
#22 LSU   5 3         8 4  
#24 Mississippi State   4 4         8 4  
Ole Miss   4 4         7 5  
Arkansas   3 5         6 6  
Alabama   3 5         3 8  
Championship: Florida 28, Auburn 6
† – BCS representative as champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2000 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. Coached by Nick Saban in his first year at LSU, the Tigers played their home games at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Saban led the team to a turnaround from a 3–8 record in 1999 to an 8–4 record and a victory in the Peach Bowl.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 27:00 p.m.Western Carolina*W 58–087,188
September 97:00 p.m.Houston*
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 28–1382,469
September 166:30 p.m.at No. 24 AuburnESPNL 17–3485,612
September 237:00 p.m.UAB*dagger
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
ESPNGPL 10–1385,339
September 306:00 p.m.No. 11 Tennessee
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
ESPNW 38–31 OT91,682
October 711:30 a.m.at No. 12 FloridaJPSL 9–4185,365
October 147:00 p.m.Kentucky
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
PPVW 34–085,664
October 218:00 p.m.No. 13 Mississippi State
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
ESPN2W 45–38 OT90,584
November 42:30 p.m.Alabama
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
CBSW 30–2891,778
November 118:00 p.m.at Ole MissESPN2W 20–952,476
November 241:30 p.m.at ArkansasNo. 24CBSL 3–1443,982
January 1, 20014:00 p.m.vs. No. 15 Georgia Tech*ESPNW 28–1473,614
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

2000 LSU Tigers Football Schedule

Season summaryEdit

Western CarolinaEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Western Carolina 0 0 0 0 0
• LSU 20 17 14 7 58
  • Date: September 2
  • Location: Tiger Stadium
  • Game start: 7:00 p.m.
  • Elapsed time: 2:48
  • Game attendance: 87,188
  • Game weather: Clear; 97°F; wind 2 ENE
  • Referee: Jackson

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RosterEdit

2000 LSU Tigers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 14 Booty, JoshJosh Booty Jr
QB 6 Davey, RohanRohan Davey Jr
RB 31 Davis, DomanickDomanick Davis So
WR 25 Reed, JoshJosh Reed Jr
TE 86 Royal, RobertRobert Royal Jr
RB 22 Toefield, LaBrandonLaBrandon Toefield So
T 70 Williams, LouisLouis Williams Sr
T 68 Winey, BrandonBrandon Winey Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 2 Clark, RyanRyan Clark Jr
LB 7 Faulk, TrevTrev Faulk Jr
DT 95 Green, HowardHoward Green Jr
DE 59 Green, JarvisJarvis Green Jr
LB 11 James, BradieBradie James So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster

LSU Tigers in the 2001 National Football League DraftEdit

Player Position Round Pick Overall NFL team
Brandon Winey Defensive tackle6 1 164 Miami Dolphins
Josh Booty Quarterback 6 9 172 Seattle Seahawks
Louis Williams Center 7 11 211 Carolina Panthers

https://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/2001.htm

ReferencesEdit

  1. LSUSports.net. Retrieved 2015-Sep-13.


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