2000 Football Team

Overall Record: 9-3 Conference Record: 6-2
Conference Finish: 1st place tie
National Ranking: AP - 11; USA Today/ESPN - 10
Coach: Lloyd Carr
Captain: Steve Hutchinson, Anthony Thomas, James Whitley, Eric Wilson
All-Americans: Steve Hutchinson, David Terrell
All-Conference: Steve Hutchinson, Anthony Thomas, David Terrell, Jeff Backus, Larry Foote
Most Valuable Player: Anthony Thomas
Meyer Morton Award: Jeff Backus
John Maulbetsch Award: Ronald Bellamy
Frederick Matthei Award: David Terrell
Arthur Robinson Scholarship Award: Andy Sechler
Dick Katcher Award: Dan Rumishek
Hugh Rader Jr. Award: Jeff Backus, Maurice Williams, Steve Hutchinson
Robert P. Ufer Award: David Brandt, DeWayne Patmon
Roger Zatkoff Award: Victor Hobson
Trainer: Paul Schmidt
Assistant coaches: Teryl Austin, Erick Campbell, Jim Herrman, Brady Hoke, Fred Jackson, Terry Malone, Andy Moeller, Bobby Morrison, Stan Parrish
Managers: Sean Merrill (senior manager), Craig Hisey, Gregory Deutch, Jason Henderson, Chad Seigle, Lisa Kuzma, Victor H. Soto, Chris Anderson, Brian Resutek, Adam Jahnke, Rick Polanco, Craig Podolski, Taylor Morgan, Chris LeMaster, Joe Harper, Maggie Malone

OpponentRankDateSiteResult Attend.
Bowling Green    6/- 09/02 H W 42-7 110,585
Rice    3/- 09/09 H W 38-7 109,778
UCLA    3/14 09/16 A L 20-23 88,044
Illinois  10/19 09/23 A W 35-31 72,524
Wisconsin    9/17 10/30 H W 13-10 111,341
Purdue    6/- 10/07 A L 31-32 68,340
Indiana  18/- 10/14 H W 58-0 110,909
Michigan State  16/- 10/21 H W 14-0 111,514
Northwestern  12/21 11/04 A L 51-54 47,130
Penn State  20/- 11/11 H W 33-11 110,803
Ohio State  19/12 11/18 A W 38-26 98,568
Auburn  17/20 01/01 1 W 31-28 66,928
Total 404-229 1,106,464

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1 - Capital 1 Florida Citrus Bowl, (Orlando Florida)

Starting Lineups Offense         
PositionPlayer
split end David Terrell (10)
Ronald Bellamy (1)
Bennie Joppru (1)
left tackle Jeff Backus (12)
left guard Steve Hutchinson (12)
center David Brandt (12)
right guard Jonathan Goodwin (9)
Ben Mast (3)
right tackle Maurice Williams (12)
tight end Bill Seymour (8)
Bennie Joppru (3)
Shawn Thompson (1)
flanker Marquise Walker (7)
Ronals Belamy (3)
Bennie Joppru (2-a)
quarterback Drew Henson (8)
John Navarre (4)
tailback Anthony Thomas (12)
fullback B.J. Askew (6)
Bill Seymour (2 - a)
Ronald Bellamy (2 - b)
Bennie Joppru (1 - a)
Eric Rosel (1 - a)
Starting Lineups Defense         
PositionPlayer
defensive end Dan Rumishek (10)
Jake Frysinger (1)
Norman Heuer (1)
defensive tackle Shawn Lazarus (5)
Eric Wilsn (4)
Dave Petruziello (3)
nose tackle Eric Wilson (5)
Grant Bowman (5)
Norman Heuer (1)
Shantee Orr (1 -d)
r linebacker Evan Coleman (4)
Larry Stevens (4)
Shantee Orr (2)
Alain Kashama (2)
outside linebacker Victor Hobson (10)
Brandon Williams (2 - c)
inside linebacker Eric Brackins (8)
Carl Diggs (2)
Anthony Jordan (1)
Charles Drake (1 - c)
inside linebacker Larry Foote (12)
ss cornerback James Whitley (9)
Brandon Williams (2)
Jeremy LeSueur (1)
ws cornerback Todd Howard (11)
Jeremy LeSueur (1)
strong safety Julius Curry (11)
Charles Drake (1)
free safety DeWayne Patmon (10)
Charles Drake (2)
Notes:
a = second tight end
b = third wide receiver
c = fifth defensive back

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Back Row
Chris Ashton, Tim Murphy, Paul Schmidt, Jim Boccher, Mike Elston, Mike Gittleson, Bobby Morrison, Teryl Austin, Brady Hoke, Jim Herrmann, Scott Draper, Fred Jackson, Stan Parrish, Erik Campbell, Terry Malone, Andy Moeller, Mike Bajakian, Phil Bromley, Jon Falk
8th Row
Dr. Edward Wojtys, Dr. C. Daniel Hendrickson, Dr. Gerald O'Connor, Dr. James Carpenter, Todd Mossa, Jason Clyne, Andre Bell-Watkins, Kyle Bierlein, Ryan Parini, Sean Merrill, Rick Brandt, Caene Turner, Luke Perl, Andy Stelskal, Michael Williams, Bob Bland, Mark Ouimet, Kelly Cox, Mark Borgman, Kevin Undeen, Jim Schneider
7th Row
Tim Bracken, Zia Combs, Kevin Dudley, Zack Kaufman, Calvin Bell, Kolby Wells, Roy Manning, Adam Finley, D.J. Belcher, Josh Blackman, Jermaine Gonzales, Sean Cassidy, Andy Christopfel, Mike Kasiborski, Ross Kesler, Ross Mann, Brian Lafer, Charles Young
6th Row
Jon Shaw, Brandon Williams, Carl Diggs, Andy Brown, Dave Pearson, Courtney Morgan, John Spytek, David Baas, Jim Fisher, Tyler Ecker, Jeff Gaston, Alain Kashama, Larry Stevens, Chris Perry, Phil Brabbs, Joe Ghannam, Jeff Rich
5th Row
Ryan Beard, Brent Cummings, Jeremy LeSueur, Grant Bowman, Shantee Orr, Travis DeMeester, Phil Brackins, Tony Pape, John Navarre, Demeterius Solomon, Norman Boebert, Michael Kaselitz, B.J. Askew, Andy Mignery, Tyrece Butler, Brian Smalls
4th Row
Todd Howard, Walter Cross, Joe Sgroi, Evan Coleman, Blake Nasif, Justin Fargas, Larry Foote, John Wood, Kirk Moundros, Dwight Mosley, Stephen Baker, Julius Curry, Scott Panique, Tad Van Pelt, Ronald Bellamy, Cato June, Charles Drake
3rd Row
Aaron Richards, Cyle Young, Victor Hobson, Hayden Epstein, Dan Rumishek, Shawn Lazarus, Deitan Dubuc, Bennie Joppru, Joe Denay, Dave Petruziello, Drew Henson, David Terrell, Marquise Walker, Dave Armstrong, Bob Fraumann, Mike Manning, Jeremy Miller
2nd Row
Tommy Jones, P.J. Cwayna, Anthony Jordan, Bill Seymour, Shawn Thompson, Ben Mast, Jonathan Goodwin, Eric Warner, Kurt Anderson, Eric Brackins, Gary Rose, Eric Rosel, Brodie Killian, Rudy Smith, Dan Williams
Front Row
Jeff Del Verne, DeWayne Patmon, Eric Wilson, Maurice Williams, Jeff Backus Steve Hutchinson, Lloyd Carr, Anthony Thomas, David Brandt, Jake Frysinger, James Whitley, Andy Sechler, Cory Sargent