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2000 Northwestern Wildcats football
Big Ten co-champion
Alamo Bowl, L 17–66 vs. Nebraska
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
2000 record8–4 (6–2 Big Ten)
Head coachRandy Walker (2nd season)
Offensive schemeSpread
CaptainHarold Blackmon[1]
CaptainConrad Emmerich
Home stadiumRyan Field (Capacity: 47,130)
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 Northwestern Wildcats football team represented Northwestern University during the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. They played their home games at Ryan Field and participated as members of the Big Ten Conference. They were coached by Randy Walker.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 317:00 PMNorthern Illinois*W 35–1723,352
September 912:00 PMDuke*
  • Ryan Field
  • Evanston, IL
W 38–523,209
September 1611:00 AMat No. 20 TCU*FSNL 14–4130,796
September 2311:00 AMat No. 7 WisconsinESPN+W 47–4478,597
September 3011:00 AMat No. 18 Michigan StateESPN+W 37–1773,128
October 711:00 AMIndianaNo. 22
  • Ryan Field
  • Evanston, IL
ESPN+W 52–3330,201
October 1411:00 AMNo. 21 PurduedaggerNo. 17
  • Ryan Field
  • Evanston, IL
ESPNL 28–4141,503
October 2811:00 AMat MinnesotaNo. 23ESPN2W 41–3559,004
November 42:30 PMNo. 12 MichiganNo. 21
  • Ryan Field
  • Evanston, IL
ABCW 54–5147,130
November 1111:00 AMat IowaNo. 12ESPN+L 17–2754,345
November 1811:00 AMIllinoisNo. 23
ESPN2W 61–2340,658
December 307:00 PMvs. No. 9 Nebraska*No. 18ESPNL 17–6660,028
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time
[2]

RosterEdit

2000 Northwestern Wildcats football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 20 Anderson, DamienDamien Anderson Jr
C 62 King, AustinAustin King So
T 73 Roehl, JeffJeff Roehl So
QB 10 Kustok, ZakZak Kustok Jr
WR 32 Simmons, SamSam Simmons Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 2 Bentley, KevinKevin Bentley Jr
CB 6 Blackmon, HaroldHarold Blackmon (C) Sr
DE 7 Bogenrief, RayRay Bogenrief Fr
DT 92 Collins, JaviarJaviar Collins Sr
LB 8 Harris, NapoleonNapoleon Harris Jr
DE 95 Missouri, DwayneDwayne Missouri Sr
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
Last update: 2001-03-05

ReferencesEdit

Template:Big Ten Conference football champions

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