2000 Texas Longhorns football
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Holiday Bowl, L 30–35 vs. Oregon
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
DivisionSouth
Ranking
CoachesNo. 11
APNo. 12
2000 record9–3 (7–1 Big 12)
Head coachMack Brown
Offensive coordinatorGreg Davis
Defensive coordinatorCarl Reese
Home stadiumDarrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 80,092)
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 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin during the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. They were represented in the Big 12 Conference in the South Division. They played their home games at Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas. The team was coached by head coach Mack Brown.


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Texas finished with a 7–1 record in conference play, Mack Brown's best conference record yet. Their only conference loss came to Oklahoma, which was both conference and national champion. The Longhorns finished the regular season with a 9–2 record and were defeated by #8 Oregon in the 2000 Holiday Bowl, 35–30.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 9* 11:30 AM Louisiana–Lafayette #6 Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX FSSW W 52–10   80,017[1]
September 16* 9:15 PM at Stanford #5 Stanford StadiumStanford, CA FSN L 24–27   43,970[1]
September 23* 6:00 PM Houston #15 Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX FSN W 48–0   81,592[1]
September 30 11:00 AM Oklahoma State #13 Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX ABC W 42–7   81,692[1]
October 7 11:00 AM vs. #10 Oklahoma #11 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) ABC L 14–63   75,587[1]
October 14 2:30 PM at Colorado #25 Folsom FieldBoulder, CO ABC W 28–14   52,030[1]
October 21 1:30 PM Missouri Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 46–12   82,892[1]
October 28 11:30 AM Baylor #22 Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX FSN W 48–14   83,092[1]
November 4 6:00 PM at Texas Tech #20 Jones StadiumLubbock, TX (Battle for the Chancellor's Spurs) FSN W 29–17   53,027[1]
November 11 1:00 PM at Kansas #19 Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS W 51–16   27,200[1]
November 24 2:30 PM #22 Texas A&M #12 Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX (Rivalry) ABC W 43–17   84,012[1]
December 29 7:30 PM vs. #8 Oregon #12 Qualcomm StadiumSan Diego, CA (Holiday Bowl) ESPN L 30–35   63,278[1]
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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