† – 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.