2002 Boston College Eagles football team

The 2002 Boston College Eagles football team represented Boston College during the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. Boston College was a member of the Big East Conference. The Eagles played their home games at Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, which has been their home stadium since 1957.

2002 Boston College Eagles football
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Motor City Bowl champion
Motor City Bowl, W 51–25 vs. Toledo
ConferenceBig East Conference
2002 record9–4 (3–4 Big East)
Head coachTom O'Brien (6th season)
Captains
Home stadiumAlumni Stadium
(Capacity: 44,500)
Seasons
← 2001
2003 →
2002 Big East Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 2 Miami (FL) $   7 0         12 1  
No. 25 West Virginia   6 1         9 4  
No. 19 Pittsburgh   5 2         9 4  
No. 18 Virginia Tech   3 4         10 4  
Boston College   3 4         9 4  
Syracuse   2 5         4 8  
Temple   2 5         4 8  
Rutgers   0 7         1 11  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 3112:00 p.m.Connecticut*ESPN+W 24–1640,066
September 73:30 p.m.Stanford*
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Chestnut Hill, MA
ESPN2W 34–2741,065
September 217:45 p.m.at No. 1 MiamiESPNL 6–3873,622
September 2812:00 p.m.Central Michigan*
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Chestnut Hill, MA
W 43–041,826
October 107:45 p.m.No. 4 Virginia Tech
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Chestnut Hill, MA (rivalry)
ESPNL 23–2842,826
October 1912:00 p.m.Navy*
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Chestnut Hill, MA
W 46-2141,322
October 2612:00 p.m.at PittsburghL 16–19 OT45,060
November 22:30 p.m.at No. 4 Notre Dame*NBCW 14–780,795
November 912:00 p.m.at West VirginiaESPNL 14–2448,474
November 1612:00 p.m.Syracuse
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Chestnut Hill, MA (rivalry)
ESPN+W 41–2036,221
November 2312:00 p.m.at TempleW 36–1414,278
November 3012:00 p.m.Rutgers
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Chestnut Hill, MA
ESPN+W 44–1433,786
December 265:00 p.m.vs. Toledo*ESPNW 51–2551,872
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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RosterEdit

2002 Boston College Eagles football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 2 Brian St. Pierre Sr
WR 5 Grant Adams So
QB 15 Quinton Porter Fr
G 76 Chris Snee Jr
C 77 Dan Koppen Sr
TE 89 Sean Ryan Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 1 Will Blackmon Fr
S 24 Ralph Parent Sr
LB 40 Vinny Ciurciu Sr
LB 44 J. D. Schmidt Jr
LB 45 Josh Ott Jr
DE 85 Antonio Garay Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

Roster
Last update: 2002-10-01

Team players in the NFLEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Brian St. Pierre Quarterback 5 163 Pittsburgh Steelers
Dan Koppen Center 5 164 New England Patriots
Antonio Garay Nose tackle 6 195 Cleveland Browns

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2009-10 Boston College Record Book pg. 114
  2. ^ "2002 Archive". Boston College Athletics. Archived from the original on 2012-11-19. Retrieved September 18, 2012.