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2000 UTEP Miners football team

2000 UTEP Miners football
Co-WAC Champions
Conference Western Athletic Conference
2000 record 8–4 (7–1 WAC)
Head coach Gary Nord
Offensive coordinator Patrick Higgins
Defensive coordinator Larry Hoefer
Home stadium Sun Bowl Stadium
(Capacity: 51,500)
2000 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#21 TCU §   7 1         10 2  
UTEP §   7 1         8 4  
Fresno State   6 2         7 5  
San Jose State   5 3         7 5  
Tulsa   4 4         5 7  
Rice   2 6         3 8  
Hawaii   2 6         3 9  
SMU   2 6         3 9  
Nevada   1 7         2 10  
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2000 UTEP Miners football team represented the University of Texas at El Paso in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Gary Nord. The Miners played their home games at the Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso, Texas.

During the 2000 season Brian Natkin became the first, and so far only, unanimous All-American in UTEP football history.[1]


Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 6:30 PM at Oklahoma* Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK FSN L 14–55   74,761
September 9 7:05 PM SMU Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX W 37–20   31,483
September 16 7:00 PM at Texas A&M* Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX L 17–45   69,184
September 23 7:05 PM Hawaii Sun Bowl Stadium • El Paso, TX W 39–7   36,637
September 30 7:05 PM New Mexico State* Sun Bowl Stadium • El Paso, TX (The Battle of I-10) W 41–31   50,068
October 7 5:00 PM at Tulsa Skelly StadiumTulsa, OK KKWB W 40–7   18,689
October 14 7:00 PM at San Jose State Spartan StadiumSan Jose, CA KKWB W 47–30   13,274
October 21 7:05 PM Fresno Statedagger Sun Bowl Stadium • El Paso, TX W 23–13   50,085
November 4 1:00 PM at Nevada Mackay StadiumReno, NV W 45–22   15,249
November 11 7:05 PM Rice Sun Bowl Stadium • El Paso, TX W 38–21   53,304
November 18 1:00 PM at #15 TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX FSN L 14–47   41,068
December 23 11:30 AM vs. Boise State* Bronco StadiumBoise, ID (Humanitarian Bowl) ESPN2 L 23–38   26,203
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Mountain Time.


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  2. ^ "Football: 2000 Results". UTEP Athletics. Archived from the original on June 16, 2002. Retrieved October 18, 2012. 
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