2000 Connecticut Huskies football team

American college football team season

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2000 Connecticut Huskies football
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ConferenceIndependent
Record3–8
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorDave Warner (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorMike Toop (2nd season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium (16,200)
Seasons
← 1999
2001 →
2000 NCAA Division I-A independents football records
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 15 Notre Dame  %       9 3  
UCF       7 4  
Middle Tennessee       6 5  
Connecticut       3 8  
Louisiana Tech       3 9  
Louisiana–Lafayette       1 10  
Louisiana–Monroe       1 10  
Navy       1 10  
  • % – BCS at-large representative
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2000 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season as an independent. This was Connecticut's first season competing at the NCAA Division I-A, having transitioned from NCAA Division I-AA, where they were a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference. The Huskies competed as a transitional member as they increased the scholarship count to the Division I-A level of 85. Led by Randy Edsall in his second year as head coach, Connecticut finished the season with a record of 4–8.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendanceSource
September 27:00 pmat Eastern MichiganCPTVL 25–3211,148
September 97:00 pmColgateW 27–716,632[1]
September 167:00 pmat BuffaloCPTVW 24–2113,678
September 231:30 pmNortheastern
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 27–3516,549
September 307:00 pmat LouisvilleL 22–4138,121
October 712:00 pmat Boston CollegeNESNL 3–5535,383
October 217:00 pmat AkronW 38–356,467
October 281:30 pmSouth Floridadagger
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
ESPN+L 13–2116,585
November 412:30 pmMiddle Tennessee
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 10–6611,115
November 1112:30 pmRhode Island
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
L 21–269,951
November 181:00 pmat Ball StateL 0–2910,195

References

  1. ^ Price, Terry (October 10, 2000). "Tracey Airs It Out; UConn Has Colgate on the Run". Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. pp. E1 – via Newspapers.com.
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