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2000 Southeastern Conference Year Summary

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Record: 80-63, .559 W-L% (5th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 5.32 (4th of 12) ▪ SOS: 3.04 (5th of 12)

Division Champions: Florida (East) and Auburn (West)
Conference Champion: Florida (Won Championship Game 28-6)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana State, Mississippi State and South Carolina)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
East W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Florida 10 3 .769 7 1 .875 36.0 21.0 17.61 6.23
Georgia 8 4 .667 5 3 .625 27.6 17.7 9.97 1.80
South Carolina 8 4 .667 5 3 .625 23.6 15.1 9.69 2.86
Tennessee 8 4 .667 5 3 .625 31.7 20.6 7.87 1.95
Vanderbilt 3 8 .273 1 7 .125 17.5 24.8 -5.46 1.72
Kentucky 2 9 .182 0 8 .000 23.1 34.8 -4.97 5.12
West W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Auburn 9 4 .692 6 2 .750 24.3 20.5 7.64 3.56
Louisiana State 8 4 .667 5 3 .625 26.7 19.6 6.34 2.18
Mississippi State 8 4 .667 4 4 .500 32.5 25.5 10.37 3.37
Mississippi 7 5 .583 4 4 .500 29.3 27.4 4.18 1.09
Arkansas 6 6 .500 3 5 .375 23.2 24.1 -0.38 1.79
Alabama 3 8 .273 3 5 .375 20.7 22.4 1.04 4.86

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
Florida 9 9 8 6 3 3 12 10 8 8 6 5 4 7 7 7 10
Auburn       24 20 19 15 19   25 23 22 18 17 18 20 18
South Carolina           23   24 18 17 22 21 25       19
Georgia 10 10 9 23 24 25 19 14 12 13 17 14 22 19 24 24 20
Louisiana State                           24     22
Mississippi State         25   20 15 13 20 18 15 13 23     24
Alabama 3 3 13 15                          
Mississippi 18 18 19                            
Tennessee 12 13 12 11 13 11 21             25 21 21  

9 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 Citrus Bowl Michigan 31 Auburn 28 Citrus Bowl (Orlando, FL)
2001-01-01 Cotton Bowl Kansas State 35 Tennessee 21 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
2001-01-01 Outback Bowl South Carolina 24 Ohio State 7 Outback Bowl (Tampa, FL)
2000-12-31 Independence Bowl Mississippi State 43 Texas A&M 41 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)
2000-12-29 Peach Bowl Louisiana State 28 Georgia Tech 14 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
2000-12-28 Music City Bowl West Virginia 49 Mississippi 38 Music City Bowl (Nashville, TN)
2000-12-24 Oahu Classic Georgia 37 Virginia 14 Oahu Classic (Honolulu, HI)
2000-12-21 Las Vegas Bowl Nevada-Las Vegas 31 Arkansas 14 Las Vegas Bowl (Las Vegas, NV)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Casey Clausen (Tennessee) 62.4
2. Rex Grossman (Florida) 61.8
3. Ben Leard (Auburn) 60.5
4. Jared Lorenzen (Kentucky) 57.4
5. Cory Phillips (Georgia) 56.3
6. Wayne Madkin (Mississippi State) 56.1
7. Robby Hampton (Arkansas) 55.6
8. Romaro Miller (Mississippi) 54.6
9. Phil Petty* (South Carolina) 54.0
10. Greg Zolman (Vanderbilt) 52.8

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Rex Grossman (Florida) 9.3
2. Casey Clausen (Tennessee) 7.7
3. Jesse Palmer (Florida) 7.6
4. Wayne Madkin (Mississippi State) 6.9
5. Phil Petty* (South Carolina) 6.3
6. Cory Phillips (Georgia) 6.2
7. Romaro Miller (Mississippi) 6.2
8. Josh Booty (Louisiana State) 6.2
9. Ben Leard (Auburn) 6.1
10. Greg Zolman (Vanderbilt) 5.9

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Rex Grossman (Florida) 161.8
2. Casey Clausen (Tennessee) 145.5
3. Jesse Palmer (Florida) 127.0
4. Wayne Madkin (Mississippi State) 125.5
5. Romaro Miller (Mississippi) 123.9
6. Cory Phillips (Georgia) 123.6
7. Ben Leard (Auburn) 123.5
8. Josh Booty (Louisiana State) 120.4
9. Phil Petty* (South Carolina) 116.9
10. Jared Lorenzen (Kentucky) 116.5

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Quentin McCord (Kentucky) 17.8
2. Josh Reed (Louisiana State) 17.3
3. Jabar Gaffney (Florida) 16.7
4. Dan Stricker (Vanderbilt) 16.3
5. Brian Scott* (South Carolina) 16.0
6. Reche Caldwell (Florida) 15.5
7. Robert Royal (Louisiana State) 15.5
8. Damien Gary (Georgia) 15.3
9. Jason McAddley (Alabama) 15.3
10. Jermale Kelly* (South Carolina) 15.2

Total Yards Per Play

1. Jared Lorenzen (Kentucky) 6.0

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Lito Sheppard (Florida) 2

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Conner Stephens (Mississippi State) 2
  Tim Wansley (Georgia) 2