2000 Nashville Kats Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 9-5
Finishing 2nd in the Arena League's South Division of the National Conference
Postseason: 3-1 Lost Championship
Coach: Pat Sperduto (9-5)
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Attendance: 83,271, Avg. 11,896 in 7 home dates
2000 Nashville Kats Roster
The Nashville Kats of the Arena Football League ended the 2000 season with a record of 9 wins and 5 losses, finishing second in the Arena League's South Division of the National Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-1.
Nashville scored 671 points, while the rigid defensive squad surrendered 593. Andy Kelly threw for 3,107 yards. Cory Fleming topped pass catchers, hauling in 73 balls for 938 yards. Darryl Hammond was targeted regularly as well.
Rupert Grant ran for a team-leading 161 yards for the Kats, while Jason Bratton also buoyed the ground attack.
Rob Davis seized 5 opponent throws. Aaron Hamilton dropped opposing passers 6 times, leading the way for a team which created 20 sacks.
Pat Sperduto coached the team. The 2000 Nashville Kats lost in the Championship.
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Regular Season Points For: 671
Regular Season Points Against: 593
|April 13, 2000||Albany Firebirds 76 at Nashville Kats 65||L||0-1-0||0-0-0||0-1-0|
|April 22, 2000||Nashville Kats 50 at Houston ThunderBears 35||W||0-1-0||1-0-0||1-1-0|
|April 28, 2000||Florida Bobcats 27 at Nashville Kats 34||W||1-1-0||1-0-0||2-1-0|
|May 6, 2000||Nashville Kats 66 at Arizona Rattlers 46||W||1-1-0||2-0-0||3-1-0|
|May 12, 2000||Nashville Kats 49 at New Jersey Red Dogs 44||W||1-1-0||3-0-0||4-1-0|
|May 19, 2000||Orlando Predators 71 at Nashville Kats 54||L||1-2-0||3-0-0||4-2-0|
|May 26, 2000||Nashville Kats 60 at Carolina Cobras 28||W||1-2-0||4-0-0||5-2-0|
|June 2, 2000||Buffalo Destroyers 29 at Nashville Kats 42||W||2-2-0||4-0-0||6-2-0|
|June 10, 2000||Nashville Kats 60 at Florida Bobcats 34||W||2-2-0||5-0-0||7-2-0|
|June 17, 2000||Nashville Kats 30 at Tampa Bay Storm 40||L||2-2-0||5-1-0||7-3-0|
|June 23, 2000||Carolina Cobras 31 at Nashville Kats 54||W||3-2-0||5-1-0||8-3-0|
|June 30, 2000||Iowa Barnstormers 56 at Nashville Kats 31||L||3-3-0||5-1-0||8-4-0|
|July 7, 2000||Nashville Kats 45 at Orlando Predators 41||W||3-3-0||6-1-0||9-4-0|
|July 14, 2000||Tampa Bay Storm 35 at Nashville Kats 31||L||3-4-0||6-1-0||9-5-0|
|July 29, 2000||Grand Rapids Rampage 14 at Nashville Kats 57||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0||Playoff|
|August 6, 2000||Nashville Kats 63 at Iowa Barnstormers 56||W||1-0-0||1-0-0||2-0-0||Playoff|
|August 12, 2000||Nashville Kats 51 at San Jose SaberCats 42||W||1-0-0||2-0-0||3-0-0||Playoff|
|August 20, 2000||Nashville Kats 38 at Orlando Predators 41||L||1-0-0||2-1-0||3-1-0||ArenaBowl 14|