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2000 Big East Conference Year Summary

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Record: 56-37, .602 W-L% (1st of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 7.01 (2nd of 12) ▪ SOS: 3.13 (4th of 12)

Conference Champion: Miami (FL)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Miami (FL) and Virginia Tech)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Miami (FL) and Virginia Tech)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Miami (FL) 11 1 .917 7 0 1.000 42.2 15.8 23.22 5.22
Virginia Tech 11 1 .917 6 1 .857 40.3 22.4 19.42 4.00
Pittsburgh 7 5 .583 4 3 .571 24.7 20.6 5.68 1.93
Syracuse 6 5 .545 4 3 .571 26.7 19.3 6.94 3.12
Boston College 7 5 .583 3 4 .429 31.5 23.1 6.30 1.72
West Virginia 7 5 .583 3 4 .429 29.7 30.3 6.29 5.54
Temple 4 7 .364 1 6 .143 20.4 24.5 -3.09 1.36
Rutgers 3 8 .273 0 7 .000 21.2 36.3 -8.67 2.15

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 8/27 9/3 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 12/3 Final
Miami (FL) 5 5 4 12 12 10 7 4 4 4 3 2 2 2 2 2 2
Virginia Tech 11 11 10 8 5 4 3 3 2 2 2 8 7 6 6 6 6

5 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2001-01-02 Sugar Bowl Miami (FL) 37 Florida 20 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
2001-01-01 Gator Bowl Virginia Tech 41 Clemson 20 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
2000-12-28 Insight Bowl Iowa State 37 Pittsburgh 29 Insight Bowl (Phoenix, AZ)
2000-12-28 Music City Bowl West Virginia 49 Mississippi 38 Music City Bowl (Nashville, TN)
2000-12-25 Aloha Classic Boston College 31 Arizona State 17 Aloha Classic (Honolulu, HI)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Ken Dorsey (MIAFL) 188
2. Mike McMahon (RUT) 169
3. Devin Scott (TEMP) 136
4. John Turman (PITT) 128
5. Tim Hasselbeck (BC) 124
6. Brad Lewis (WV) 108
7. Troy Nunes (SYR) 94
8. Michael Vick (VATECH) 87
9. David Priestley (PITT) 57
10. Brian St. Pierre (BC) 47

Pass Attempts

1. Mike McMahon (RUT) 340
2. Ken Dorsey (MIAFL) 322
3. John Turman (PITT) 233
4. Tim Hasselbeck (BC) 229
5. Brad Lewis (WV) 223
6. Devin Scott (TEMP) 216
7. Michael Vick (VATECH) 161
8. Troy Nunes (SYR) 154
9. David Priestley (PITT) 103
10. Mike Frost (TEMP) 101

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Devin Scott (TEMP) 63.0
2. Troy Nunes (SYR) 61.0
3. Ken Dorsey (MIAFL) 58.4
4. John Turman (PITT) 54.9
5. Tim Hasselbeck (BC) 54.1
6. Mike McMahon (RUT) 49.7
7. Brad Lewis (WV) 48.4

Passing Yards

1. Ken Dorsey (MIAFL) 2737
2. Mike McMahon (RUT) 2157
3. John Turman (PITT) 2135
4. Tim Hasselbeck (BC) 1810
5. Brad Lewis (WV) 1501
6. Devin Scott (TEMP) 1456
7. Troy Nunes (SYR) 1366
8. Michael Vick (VATECH) 1234
9. David Priestley (PITT) 829
10. Scott McBrien (WV) 755

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. John Turman (PITT) 9.2
2. Troy Nunes (SYR) 8.9
3. Ken Dorsey (MIAFL) 8.5
4. Tim Hasselbeck (BC) 7.9
5. Devin Scott (TEMP) 6.7
6. Brad Lewis (WV) 6.7
7. Mike McMahon (RUT) 6.3

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. John Turman (PITT) 9.4
2. Ken Dorsey (MIAFL) 9.4
3. Tim Hasselbeck (BC) 7.5
4. Brad Lewis (WV) 6.0
5. Troy Nunes (SYR) 5.8
6. Devin Scott (TEMP) 5.7
7. Mike McMahon (RUT) 5.2

Passing Touchdowns

1. Ken Dorsey (MIAFL) 25
2. Mike McMahon (RUT) 18
  John Turman (PITT) 18
4. Tim Hasselbeck (BC) 16
5. Troy Nunes (SYR) 8
  Michael Vick (VATECH) 8
  Brad Lewis (WV) 8
8. David Priestley (PITT) 5
  Devin Scott (TEMP) 5
10. Brian St. Pierre (BC) 4

Passing Interceptions

1. Mike McMahon (RUT) 17
2. Troy Nunes (SYR) 14
3. Tim Hasselbeck (BC) 9
  Mike Frost (TEMP) 9
5. Devin Scott (TEMP) 7
  Brad Lewis (WV) 7
  John Turman (PITT) 7
8. Michael Vick (VATECH) 6
9. Ken Dorsey (MIAFL) 5
  R.J. Anderson (SYR) 5

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Ken Dorsey (MIAFL) 152.3
2. John Turman (PITT) 151.4
3. Tim Hasselbeck (BC) 135.7
4. Troy Nunes (SYR) 134.5
5. Devin Scott (TEMP) 120.7
6. Brad Lewis (WV) 110.5
7. Mike McMahon (RUT) 110.5

Rush Attempts

1. Lee Suggs (VATECH) 222
2. Tanardo Sharps (TEMP) 201
  James Jackson (MIAFL) 201
4. Kevan Barlow (PITT) 197
  Avon Cobourne (WV) 197
6. William Green (BC) 187
7. Dee Brown (SYR) 172
8. Cedric Washington (BC) 152
9. Dennis Thomas (RUT) 137
10. Cooper Rego (WV) 132

Rushing Yards

1. Lee Suggs (VATECH) 1207
2. William Green (BC) 1164
3. Kevan Barlow (PITT) 1053
4. Tanardo Sharps (TEMP) 1038
5. Dee Brown (SYR) 1031
6. James Jackson (MIAFL) 1006
7. Avon Cobourne (WV) 893
8. James Mungro (SYR) 797
9. Cedric Washington (BC) 676
10. Michael Vick (VATECH) 617

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. James Mungro (SYR) 6.9
2. Clinton Portis (MIAFL) 6.3
3. William Green (BC) 6.2
4. Dee Brown (SYR) 6.0
5. Michael Vick (VATECH) 5.9
6. Lee Suggs (VATECH) 5.4
7. Kevan Barlow (PITT) 5.3
8. Tanardo Sharps (TEMP) 5.2
9. Andre Kendrick (VATECH) 5.1
10. James Jackson (MIAFL) 5.0

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Lee Suggs (VATECH) 27
2. William Green (BC) 14
3. James Jackson (MIAFL) 11
4. Tanardo Sharps (TEMP) 10
5. Cooper Rego (WV) 9
  Dee Brown (SYR) 9
7. Michael Vick (VATECH) 8
  Kevan Barlow (PITT) 8
9. James Mungro (SYR) 7
  Avon Cobourne (WV) 7

Receptions

1. Antonio Bryant (PITT) 68
2. Errol Johnson (RUT) 46
3. Antonio Brown (WV) 45
  Santana Moss (MIAFL) 45
5. Reggie Wayne (MIAFL) 43
6. Khori Ivy (WV) 41
  Greg Muckerson (TEMP) 41
8. Latef Grim (PITT) 39
9. Dedrick Dewalt (BC) 38
10. L.J. Smith (RUT) 34
  Emmett Johnson (VATECH) 34

Receiving Yards

1. Antonio Bryant (PITT) 1302
2. Reggie Wayne (MIAFL) 755
3. Santana Moss (MIAFL) 748
4. Antonio Brown (WV) 721
5. Khori Ivy (WV) 707
6. Dedrick Dewalt (BC) 676
7. Latef Grim (PITT) 595
8. Emmett Johnson (VATECH) 574
9. Errol Johnson (RUT) 555
10. Greg Muckerson (TEMP) 487

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Antonio Bryant (PITT) 19.1
2. Dedrick Dewalt (BC) 17.8
3. Reggie Wayne (MIAFL) 17.6
4. Khori Ivy (WV) 17.2
5. Emmett Johnson (VATECH) 16.9
6. Santana Moss (MIAFL) 16.6
7. Antonio Brown (WV) 16.0
8. Pat Woodcock (SYR) 15.6
9. Walter King (RUT) 15.3
10. Latef Grim (PITT) 15.3

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Lee Suggs (VATECH) 225
2. Tanardo Sharps (TEMP) 217
3. Kevan Barlow (PITT) 210
  James Jackson (MIAFL) 210
5. Avon Cobourne (WV) 202
6. William Green (BC) 193
7. Dee Brown (SYR) 186
8. Cedric Washington (BC) 168
9. Dennis Thomas (RUT) 158
10. Cooper Rego (WV) 135

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Antonio Bryant (PITT) 1302
2. Lee Suggs (VATECH) 1251
3. William Green (BC) 1242
4. Kevan Barlow (PITT) 1187
5. Tanardo Sharps (TEMP) 1145
6. Dee Brown (SYR) 1121
7. James Jackson (MIAFL) 1062
8. Avon Cobourne (WV) 956
9. James Mungro (SYR) 954
10. Santana Moss (MIAFL) 949

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Lee Suggs (VATECH) 28
2. William Green (BC) 15
3. James Jackson (MIAFL) 13
4. Antonio Bryant (PITT) 11
  Dee Brown (SYR) 11
6. Tanardo Sharps (TEMP) 10
  Reggie Wayne (MIAFL) 10
8. Kevan Barlow (PITT) 9
  Cooper Rego (WV) 9
10. Dedrick Dewalt (BC) 8
  Michael Vick (VATECH) 8
  Cedric Washington (BC) 8

Total Plays

1. Mike McMahon (RUT) 408
2. Ken Dorsey (MIAFL) 338
3. John Turman (PITT) 298
4. Devin Scott (TEMP) 285
5. Tim Hasselbeck (BC) 268
6. Michael Vick (VATECH) 265
7. Brad Lewis (WV) 258
8. Troy Nunes (SYR) 232
9. Lee Suggs (VATECH) 222
10. Tanardo Sharps (TEMP) 201
  James Jackson (MIAFL) 201

Total Yards

1. Ken Dorsey (MIAFL) 2714
2. Mike McMahon (RUT) 2400
3. John Turman (PITT) 2117
4. Tim Hasselbeck (BC) 1951
5. Michael Vick (VATECH) 1851
6. Brad Lewis (WV) 1475
7. Troy Nunes (SYR) 1472
8. Devin Scott (TEMP) 1450
9. Lee Suggs (VATECH) 1207
10. William Green (BC) 1164

Total Touchdowns

1. Lee Suggs (VATECH) 27
2. Ken Dorsey (MIAFL) 26
3. Mike McMahon (RUT) 21
4. John Turman (PITT) 19
5. Tim Hasselbeck (BC) 17
6. Michael Vick (VATECH) 16
7. William Green (BC) 14
8. James Jackson (MIAFL) 11
9. Troy Nunes (SYR) 10
  Tanardo Sharps (TEMP) 10

Touchdowns

1. Lee Suggs (VATECH) 28
2. William Green (BC) 15
3. James Jackson (MIAFL) 13
4. Santana Moss (MIAFL) 11
  Antonio Bryant (PITT) 11
  Dee Brown (SYR) 11
7. Tanardo Sharps (TEMP) 10
  Reggie Wayne (MIAFL) 10
9. Kevan Barlow (PITT) 9
  Dedrick Dewalt (BC) 9
  Cooper Rego (WV) 9

Extra Point Attempts

1. Todd Sievers (MIAFL) 58
2. Carter Warley (VATECH) 57
3. Mike Sutphin (BC) 40
4. Mike Shafer (SYR) 37
5. Steven Barone (RUT) 31
  Steve Barone (RUT) 31
  Jon Ohliger (WV) 31
  Nick Lotz (PITT) 31
9. Cap Poklemba (TEMP) 27
10. Brenden Rauh (WV) 7

Extra Points Made

1. Carter Warley (VATECH) 56
2. Todd Sievers (MIAFL) 52
3. Mike Sutphin (BC) 38
4. Mike Shafer (SYR) 35
5. Steven Barone (RUT) 29
  Steve Barone (RUT) 29
  Nick Lotz (PITT) 29
8. Jon Ohliger (WV) 27
9. Cap Poklemba (TEMP) 26
10. Brenden Rauh (WV) 5

Field Goal Attempts

1. Mike Shafer (SYR) 20
2. Todd Sievers (MIAFL) 17
3. Nick Lotz (PITT) 15
4. Jon Ohliger (WV) 14
  Mike Sutphin (BC) 14
6. Cap Poklemba (TEMP) 13
  Steve Barone (RUT) 13
  Steven Barone (RUT) 13
9. Carter Warley (VATECH) 9
10. Brenden Rauh (WV) 3

Field Goals Made

1. Mike Sutphin (BC) 12
2. Todd Sievers (MIAFL) 11
3. Nick Lotz (PITT) 10
4. Cap Poklemba (TEMP) 9
5. Jon Ohliger (WV) 8
6. Carter Warley (VATECH) 7
  Mike Shafer (SYR) 7
8. Steven Barone (RUT) 6
  Steve Barone (RUT) 6
10. Brenden Rauh (WV) 3

Field Goal Percentage

1. Mike Sutphin (BC) 85.7
2. Cap Poklemba (TEMP) 69.2
3. Nick Lotz (PITT) 66.7
4. Todd Sievers (MIAFL) 64.7
5. Jon Ohliger (WV) 57.1
6. Steven Barone (RUT) 46.2
  Steve Barone (RUT) 46.2
8. Mike Shafer (SYR) 35.0

Punts

1. Kevin McMyler (BC) 63
2. Mark Fazzolari (WV) 60
3. Mike Barr (RUT) 58
4. Garvin Ringwelski (TEMP) 55
5. Mike Shafer (SYR) 51
6. Freddie Capshaw (MIAFL) 49
7. Robert Peaslee (VATECH) 43
8. Andy Lee (PITT) 30
9. Jay Junko (PITT) 21
10. George Radu (TEMP) 17

Punting Yards

1. Kevin McMyler (BC) 2503
2. Mark Fazzolari (WV) 2479
3. Mike Barr (RUT) 2192
4. Freddie Capshaw (MIAFL) 2119
5. Mike Shafer (SYR) 2086
6. Garvin Ringwelski (TEMP) 2053
7. Robert Peaslee (VATECH) 1518
8. Andy Lee (PITT) 1177
9. Jay Junko (PITT) 717
10. George Radu (TEMP) 620

Punting Yards Per Punt

1. Freddie Capshaw (MIAFL) 43.2
2. Mark Fazzolari (WV) 41.3
3. Mike Shafer (SYR) 40.9
4. Kevin McMyler (BC) 39.7
5. Andy Lee (PITT) 39.2
6. Mike Barr (RUT) 37.8
7. Garvin Ringwelski (TEMP) 37.3
8. Robert Peaslee (VATECH) 35.3

Punt Returns

1. Santana Moss (MIAFL) 36
2. Malik Campbell (SYR) 32
3. Antonio Brown (WV) 27
4. Dedrick Dewalt (BC) 23
5. Andre Davis (VATECH) 18
6. Ronyell Whitaker (VATECH) 17
7. Antonio Bryant (PITT) 16
8. Tim Stein (PITT) 14
  Sean Carty (RUT) 14
10. Mac Devito (TEMP) 12

Punt Return Yards

1. Santana Moss (MIAFL) 655
2. Andre Davis (VATECH) 396
3. Malik Campbell (SYR) 338
4. Ronyell Whitaker (VATECH) 245
5. Antonio Brown (WV) 207
6. Dedrick Dewalt (BC) 206
7. Antonio Bryant (PITT) 181
8. Daryl Jones (MIAFL) 169
9. Sean Carty (RUT) 141
10. Mac Devito (TEMP) 88

Punt Return Yards Per Return

1. Andre Davis (VATECH) 22.0
2. Santana Moss (MIAFL) 18.2
3. Ronyell Whitaker (VATECH) 14.4
4. Antonio Bryant (PITT) 11.3
5. Malik Campbell (SYR) 10.6
6. Sean Carty (RUT) 10.1
7. Dedrick Dewalt (BC) 9.0
8. Antonio Brown (WV) 7.7
9. Mac Devito (TEMP) 7.3
10. Tim Stein (PITT) 5.2

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Santana Moss (MIAFL) 4
2. Andre Davis (VATECH) 3

Kickoff Returns

1. Shawn Terry (WV) 27
2. Andre Kendrick (VATECH) 22
3. Tanardo Sharps (TEMP) 20
  Dennis Thomas (RUT) 20
5. Will Allen (SYR) 19
6. Daryl Jones (MIAFL) 13
  Dujuan Daniels (BC) 13
8. Rod Rutherford (PITT) 12
  Andre Johnson (MIAFL) 12
10. Pat Woodcock (SYR) 11

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Shawn Terry (WV) 720
2. Will Allen (SYR) 458
3. Dennis Thomas (RUT) 447
  Andre Kendrick (VATECH) 447
5. Tanardo Sharps (TEMP) 397
6. Daryl Jones (MIAFL) 351
7. Dujuan Daniels (BC) 260
8. Rod Rutherford (PITT) 258
9. Andre Johnson (MIAFL) 249
10. Pat Woodcock (SYR) 217

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Daryl Jones (MIAFL) 27.0
2. Shawn Terry (WV) 26.7
3. Will Allen (SYR) 24.1
4. Dennis Thomas (RUT) 22.4
5. Rod Rutherford (PITT) 21.5
6. Andre Johnson (MIAFL) 20.8
7. Andre Kendrick (VATECH) 20.3
8. Dujuan Daniels (BC) 20.0
9. Tanardo Sharps (TEMP) 19.9
10. Pat Woodcock (SYR) 19.7

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Shawn Terry (WV) 2

Interception Return Yards

1. Richard Bryant (WV) 145
2. Howard Clark (MIAFL) 93
3. Ed Reed (MIAFL) 92
4. Shahib White (RUT) 80
5. Phillip Buchanon (MIAFL) 78
6. Ronyell Whitaker (VATECH) 76
7. Chonn Lacey (TEMP) 70
8. Shawn Hackett (WV) 55
9. D.J. Sutton (BC) 52
10. Eric Green (VATECH) 51

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Ed Reed (MIAFL) 2
  Grant Wiley (WV) 2