2002 Bowling Green Falcons football team

The 2002 Bowling Green Falcons football team represented Bowling Green State University in the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Urban Meyer and played their home games in Doyt Perry Stadium in Bowling Green, Ohio. It was the 84th season of play for the Falcons. Despite finishing 9-3, the Falcons were not invited to a bowl game.

2002 Bowling Green Falcons football
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ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionWest
2002 record9–3 (6–2 MAC)
Head coachUrban Meyer (2nd season)
Home stadiumDoyt Perry Stadium
(Capacity: 30,599)
Seasons
← 2001
2003 →
2002 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
No. 24 Marshall x$   7 1         11 2  
UCF   6 2         7 5  
Miami   5 3         7 5  
Ohio   4 4         4 8  
Akron   3 5         4 8  
Kent State   1 7         3 9  
Buffalo   0 8         1 11  
West Division
Toledo xy   7 1         9 5  
Northern Illinois x   7 1         8 4  
Bowling Green   6 2         9 3  
Ball State   4 4         6 6  
Western Michigan   3 5         4 8  
Central Michigan   2 6         4 8  
Eastern Michigan   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Marshall 49, Toledo 45
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 297:00 PMTennessee Tech*W 41–715,696
September 146:00 PMMissouri*
  • Doyt Perry Stadium
  • Bowling Green, OH
W 51–2821,969
September 217:00 PMat Kansas*W 39–1637,000
October 54:00 PMOhio 
  • Doyt Perry Stadium
  • Bowling Green, OH
ONNW 72–2120,069
October 121:00 PMat Central MichiganW 45–3524,127
October 196:00 PMWestern MichiganNo. 25
  • Doyt Perry Stadium
  • Bowling Green, OH
W 48–45 OT15,169
October 264:00 PMBall StateNo. 24
  • Doyt Perry Stadium
  • Bowling Green, OH
W 38–2021,039
November 22:00 PMat Kent StateNo. 21W 45–147,165
November 92:30 PMat Northern IllinoisNo. 20FSNL 17–2625,822
November 167:00 PMat South Florida*L 7–2928,098
November 236:00 PMEastern Michigan
  • Doyt Perry Stadium
  • Bowling Green, OH
W 63–2112,974
November 307:00 PMat ToledoL 24–4225,331
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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