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2002 California Golden Bears football team

The 2002 California Golden Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Berkeley in the Pacific-10 Conference (Pac-10) during the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their first year under head coach Jeff Tedford, the Golden Bears compiled a 7–5 record (4–4 against Pac-10 opponents), finished in a tie for fourth place in the Pac-10, and outscored their opponents by a combined score of 427 to 318.[1][2]

2002 California Golden Bears football
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ConferencePacific-10
2002 record7–5 (4–4 Pac-10)
Head coachJeff Tedford (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorGeorge Cortez (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorBob Gregory (1st season)
Home stadiumCalifornia Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 73,347)
Seasons
← 2001
2003 →
2002 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 10 Washington State $+   7 1         10 3  
No. 4 USC %+   7 1         11 2  
Arizona State   5 3         8 6  
UCLA   4 4         8 5  
Oregon State   4 4         8 5  
California   4 4         7 5  
Washington   4 4         7 6  
Oregon   3 5         7 6  
Arizona   1 7         4 8  
Stanford   1 7         2 9  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The team's statistical leaders included Kyle Boller with 2,815 passing yards, Joe Igber with 1,130 rushing yards, and Lashaun Ward with 709 receiving yards.[3]

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 3112:30 p.m.Baylor*KRONW 70–2227,185
September 73:30 p.m.New Mexico State*
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
KRONW 34–1324,692
September 149:00 a.m.at No. 15 Michigan State*ESPN2W 46–2272,634
September 212:00 p.m.Air Force*No. 23
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 21–2331,816
September 282:00 p.m.No. 16 Washington State
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 38–4829,297
October 512:30 p.m.at No. 12 WashingtonW 34–2771,337
October 123:30 p.m.at No. 20 USCFSNL 28–3063,113
October 194:00 p.m.UCLA
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA (rivalry)
TBSW 17–1246,697
October 261:00 p.m.at Oregon StateL 13–2436,603
November 93:30 p.m.at No. 25 Arizona StateFSNW 55–3840,769
November 1612:30 p.m.Arizona
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 41–5228,808
November 2312:30 p.m.Stanford
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA (Big Game)
W 30–771,224
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

[4]

Game summariesEdit

BaylorEdit

1 234Total
Baylor 7 087 22
• California 35 14021 70
  • Date: August 31
  • Location: California Memorial Stadium, Berkeley, CA
  • Game start: 12:30 p.m. PDT
  • Elapsed time: 3:33
  • Game attendance: 27,185
  • Game weather: Sunny; 72°F; wind 3–5 W
  • Referee: Jim Fogltance
  • Television network: KRON

[5]

RosterEdit

2002 California Golden Bears football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 7 Kyle Boller Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2002 California Golden Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  2. ^ "California 2015 Football Information Guide" (PDF). CalBears.com. Cal Golden Bears Athletics. p. 166. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 26, 2016. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  3. ^ "2002 California Golden Bears Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  4. ^ https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/california/2002-schedule.html
  5. ^ "Cal 70, Baylor 22". University of California–Berkeley Department of Athletics. August 31, 2002. Retrieved October 6, 2014.