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2000 West Virginia Mountaineers football
ConferenceBig East Conference (1979–2013)
2000 record7–5 (3–4 Big East)
Head coachDon Nehlen
Defensive coordinatorSteve Dunlap
Home stadiumMountaineer Field
(Capacity: 63,500)
Seasons
← 1999
2001 →
2000 Big East football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#2 Miami   7 0         11 1  
#6 Virginia Tech   6 1         11 1  
Pittsburgh   4 3         7 5  
Syracuse   4 3         6 5  
Boston College   3 4         7 5  
West Virginia   3 4         7 5  
Temple   1 6         4 7  
Rutgers   0 7         3 8  
† – BCS representative as champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2000 West Virginia Mountaineers football team represented West Virginia University in the 2000 college football season. The 2000 season was also Don Nehlen's final one in his coaching career. The Mountaineers finished the season 7–5, capped by a victory over Ole Miss in the Music City Bowl. The victory snapped the program's eight-game losing streak in bowl games.

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 12:00 PM Boston College Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV ESPN W 34–14   49,786
September 16* 12:00 PM Maryland Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV ESPN2 W 30–17   53,007
September 23 3:30 PM #12 Miami Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV CBS L 10–47   63,735
September 28 7:30 PM at Temple Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA W 29–24   25,263
October 7* 1:00 PM Idaho Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 28–16   56,272
October 12 8:00 PM at #3 Virginia Tech Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA ESPN L 20–48   41,185
October 21* 12:00 PM #20 Notre Dame Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV CBS L 28–42   64,424
November 4 12:00 PM Syracuse Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV L 27–31   51,422
November 11 12:00 PM at Rutgers Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, NJ ESPN+ W 31–24 2OT  16,791
November 18* 12:00 PM East Carolina Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 42–24   40,389
November 24 2:30 PM at Pitt Three Rivers StadiumPittsburgh, PA (Backyard Brawl) CBS L 28–38   46,569
December 28* 4:00 PM vs. Mississippi Adelphia ColiseumNashville, TN (Music City Bowl) ESPN W 49–38   47,119
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. All times are in Eastern Time.

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