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2000 Wisconsin Badgers football team

Sun Bowl Champions
Sun Bowl, W 21–20 vs. UCLA
Conference Big Ten Conference
Coaches #24
AP #23
2000 record 9–4 (4–4 Big Ten)
Head coach Barry Alvarez (11th year)
Home stadium Camp Randall Stadium
(Capacity: 76,129, Astroturf)

The 2000 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Regular season


Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 7:00 PM Western Michigan* #4 Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI ESPN+ W 19–7   77,843[1]
September 9 2:30 PM Oregon* #5 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI ABC W 27–23   78,521[2]
September 16 1:00 PM Cincinnati* #4 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 28–25 OT  78,749[3]
September 23 11:00 AM Northwestern #7 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI ESPN+ L 44–47 2OT  78,597[4]
September 30 11:00 AM at #9 Michigan #14 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI ABC L 10–13   111,341[5]
October 7 2:30 PM #8 Ohio State #24 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI ABC L 7–23   79,045[6]
October 14 11:00 AM at Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI ESPN+ W 17–10   74,863[7]
October 21 11:00 AM #17 Purdue Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI ESPN L 24–30 OT  79,048[8]
October 28 11:00 AM at Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA ESPN+ W 13–7   62,560[9]
November 4 11:00 AM Minnesota Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI (Paul Bunyan's Axe) ESPN2 W 41–20   79,171[10]
November 11 11:00 AM at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN ESPN+ W 43–22   30,469[11]
November 25 10:00 PM at Hawaii* Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI ESPN+ W 34–18   41,313[12]
December 29 1:00 PM vs. UCLA* Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX (Sun Bowl) CBS W 21–20   49,093[13]
*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

Regular starters

Team players in the 2001 NFL Draft

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Jamar Fletcher Cornerback 1 26 Miami Dolphins
Michael Bennett Running Back 1 27 Minnesota Vikings
Chris Chambers Wide Receiver 2 52 Miami Dolphins
Casey Rabach Center 3 92 Baltimore Ravens
Bill Ferrerio Guard 4 105 Green Bay Packers
Roger Knight Linebacker 6 182 Pittsburgh Steelers
Jason Doering Defensive Back 6 193 Indianapolis Colts
Ross Kolodziej Defensive End 7 230 New York Giants

Awards and records


External links

  • University of Wisconsin–Madison Athletic Department Collection-2000 Wisconsin Football Guide
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