2002 Florida State Seminoles football team

The 2002 Florida State Seminoles football team represented Florida State University during the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Bobby Bowden and played their home games at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, Florida. They were members of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). They finished the season 9-5 (7-1 ACC) to finish in 1st place in the ACC. They were invited to the Sugar Bowl, where they lost to Georgia 26-13.

2002 Florida State Seminoles football
Florida State Seminoles old logo.svg
ACC champion
Sugar Bowl, L 13–26 vs. Georgia
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 23
APNo. 21
2002 record9–5 (7–1 ACC)
Head coachBobby Bowden (27th season)
Offensive coordinatorJeff Bowden (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorMickey Andrews (19th season)
Home stadiumDoak Campbell Stadium
(Capacity: 82,000)
Seasons
← 2001
2003 →
2002 Atlantic Coast Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 21 Florida State $   7 1         9 5  
No. 22 Virginia   6 2         9 5  
No. 13 Maryland   6 2         11 3  
No. 12 NC State   5 3         11 3  
Clemson   4 4         7 6  
Georgia Tech   4 4         7 6  
Wake Forest   3 5         7 6  
North Carolina   1 7         3 9  
Duke   0 8         2 10  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

During the season, Bobby Bowden passed Bear Bryant on the all-time coaching wins list.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 248:30 p.m.at Iowa State*No. 3
FSNW 38–3155,132
August 313:30 p.m.VirginiaNo. 5ABCW 40–1979,406
September 147:45 p.m.at MarylandNo. 5ESPNW 37–1051,758
September 217:00 p.m.DukeNo. 5
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, FL
SUNW 48–1782,397
September 267:45 p.m.at Louisville*No. 4ESPNL 20–26 OT38,109
October 37:45 p.m.ClemsonNo. 11
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, FL (rivalry)
ESPNW 48–3178,841
October 1212:00 p.m.at No. 1 Miami (FL)*No. 9ABCL 27-2881,927
October 2612:00 p.m.No. 6 Notre Dame*No. 11
ABCL 24–3484,106
November 24:00 p.m.at Wake ForestNo. 18ESPN2W 34–2124,710
November 93:30 p.m.at Georgia TechNo. 17ABCW 21–1343,719
November 163:30 p.m.North Carolina No. 15
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, FL
ABCW 40–1481,910
November 233:30 p.m.at NC StateNo. 14ABCL 7–1751,500
November 308:00 p.m.No. 15 Florida*No. 23
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, FL (rivalry)
ABCW 31–1483,938
January 18:30 p.m.vs. No. 4 Georgia*No. 16ABCL 13–2674,269
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

RosterEdit

2002 Florida State Seminoles football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
T 70 Alex Barron So
WR 4 Anquan Boldin Sr
OL 54 Milford Brown Sr
TE 38 Paul Irons So
RB 6 Greg Jones Jr
QB 5 Adrian McPherson So
WR 81 P. K. Sam Jr
T 72 Brett Williams Sr
T 79 Todd Williams Sr
T 77 Ray Willis So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 58 Michael Boulware Jr
DE 59 Charles Howard Jr
LB 32 James Lewis Jr
DE 48 Alonzo Jackson Sr
LB 9 Kendyll Pope Jr
FS 22 Pat Watkins Fr
DE 95 Kamerion Wimbley Fr
NG 91 Jeff Womble Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster
Last update: 2002-10-28

Games summariesEdit

vs. Iowa StateEdit

#3 Florida State vs. Iowa State
1 234Total
#3 Seminoles 17 1407 38
Cyclones 0 14314 31
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 1975 L 6–10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ESPN. Retrieved 2015-Apr-19.

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