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Gopher Football 2002 Season

2002 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
08/31/2002 Southwest Texas State W 42-0
09/07/2002 @ Louisiana-Lafayette (3-9) W 35-11
09/14/2002 Toledo (9-5) W 31-21
09/21/2002 Buffalo (1-11) W 41-17
09/28/2002 @ Purdue (7-6) L 15-28
10/03/2002 Illinois (5-7) W 31-10
10/10/2002 Homecoming
Northwestern (3-9)
W 45-42
10/19/2002 @ Michigan State (4-8) W 28-7
11/02/2002 @ Ohio State (14-0) L 3-34
11/09/2002 Michigan (10-3) L 24-41
11/16/2002 Iowa (11-2) L 21-45
11/23/2002 @ Wisconsin (8-6) L 31-49
12/30/2002 Music City Bowl
vs. Arkansas (9-5)
W 29-14

2002 Big Ten Standings

Team Conference Overall
W L PCT W L PCT
Ohio State 8 0 1.000 14 0 1.000
Iowa 8 0 1.000 11 2 .846
Michigan 6 2 .750 10 3 .769
Penn State 5 3 .625 9 4 .692
Purdue 4 4 .500 7 6 .538
Illinois 4 4 .500 5 7 .417
Minnesota 3 5 .375 8 5 .615
Wisconsin 2 6 .250 8 6 .571
Michigan State 2 6 .250 4 8 .333
Northwestern 1 7 .125 3 9 .250
Indiana 1 7 .125 3 9 .250

Season notes:

Coached by Glen Mason (6th season).

Team Roster:

By Name By Number By Position By Eligibility

2002 Poll Results

Associated Press ESPN/USA Today
1. Ohio State (71) 14-0 1,775
2. Miami (FL) 12-1 1,693
3. Georgia 13-1 1,598
4. USC 11-2 1,590
5. Oklahoma 12-2 1,476
6. Texas 11-2 1,363
7. Kansas State 11-2 1,356
8. Iowa 11-2 1,334
9. Michigan 10-3 1,182
10. Washington State 10-3 1,085
11. Alabama 10-3 988
12. North Carolina State 11-3 943
13. Maryland 11-3 844
14. Auburn 9-4 821
15. Boise State 12-1 692
16. Penn State 9-4 675
17. Notre Dame 10-3 657
18. Virginia Tech 10-4 544
19. Pittsburgh 9-4 520
20. Colorado 9-5 307
21. Florida State 9-5 291
22. Virginia 9-5 250
23. TCU 10-2 231
24. Marshall 11-2 201
25. West Virginia 9-4 195
1. Ohio State (61) 14-0 1,525
2. Miami (FL) 12-1 1,451
3. Georgia 13-1 1,378
4. USC 11-2 1,362
5. Oklahoma 12-2 1,244
6. Kansas State 11-2 1,230
7. Texas 11-2 1,140
8. Iowa 11-2 1,105
9. Michigan 10-3 1,011
10. Washington State 10-3 932
11. North Carolina State 11-3 876
12. Boise State 12-1 808
13. Maryland 11-3 803
14. Virginia Tech 10-4 644
15. Penn State 9-4 619
16. Auburn 9-4 579
17. Notre Dame 10-3 525
18. Pittsburgh 9-4 486
19. Marshall 11-2 333
20. West Virginia 9-4 297
21. Colorado 9-5 291
22. TCU 10-2 274
23. Florida State 9-5 219
24. Florida 8-5 145
25. Virginia 9-5 141

2002 Season Big Ten Bowl Results
Tostitos Fiesta Bowl - 01/03/2003
Ohio State 31, Miami 24 (2OT)
FedEx Orange Bowl - 01/02/2003
USC 38, Iowa 17
Capital One Bowl - 01/01/2003
Auburn 13, Penn State 9
Outback Bowl - 01/01/2003
Michigan 38, Florida 30
Alamo Bowl by Mastercard - 12/28/2002
Wisconsin 31, Colorado 28 (OT)
Wells Fargo Sun Bowl - 12/31/2002
Purdue 34, Washington 24
Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl - 12/30/2002
Minnesota 29, Arkansas 14

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2002 Season Bowl Results
Rose Bowl by Playstation 2 - 01/01/2003
Oklahoma 34, Washington State 14
Nokia Sugar Bowl - 01/01/2003
Georgia 26, Florida State 13
Toyota Gator Bowl - 01/01/2003
North Carolina State 28, Notre Dame 6
SBC Cotton Bowl - 01/01/2003
Texas 35, LSU 20
Axa Liberty Bowl - 12/31/2002
TCU 17, Colorado State 3
Insight Bowl - 12/26/2002
Pittsburgh 38, Oregon State 13
Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl - 12/31/2002
Maryland 30, Tennessee 3
Crucial.com Humanitarian Bowl - 12/31/2002
Boise State 34, Iowa State 16
Pacific Life Holiday Bowl - 12/27/2002
Kansas State 34, Arizona State 27
Motor City Bowl - 12/26/2002
Boston College 51, Toledo 25
New Orleans Bowl - 12/17/2002
North Texas 24, Cincinnati 19
Mazda Tangerine Bowl - 12/23/2002
Texas Tech 55, Clemson 15
GMAC Bowl - 12/18/2002
Marshall 38, Louisville 15
Sega Sports Las Vegas Bowl - 12/25/2002
UCLA 27, New Mexico 13
Seattle Bowl - 12/30/2002
Wake Forest 38, Oregon 17
Mainstay Independence Bowl - 12/27/2002
Mississippi 27, Nebraska 23
ConAgra Foods Hawaii Bowl - 12/25/2002
Tulane 36, Hawaii 28
Continental Tire Bowl - 12/28/2002
Virginia 48, West Virginia 22
Houston Bowl - 12/27/2002
Oklahoma State 33, Southern Mississippi 23
Silicon Valley Football Classic - 12/31/2002
Fresno State 30, Georgia Tech 21
Diamond Walnut San Francisco Bowl - 12/31/2002
Virginia Tech 20, Air Force 13