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The 2002 Jacksonville Jaguars season was the team's eighth year in the National Football League. The team finished with a record of 6–10 and finished 3rd place in the AFC South, missing the playoffs. The team's head coach was Tom Coughlin. This was Mark Brunell's final full season as the Jaguars' starting quarterback, and it was also Coughlin's final year coaching the team.

2002 Jacksonville Jaguars season
Head coachTom Coughlin
Home fieldALLTEL Stadium
Results
Record6–10
Division place3rd AFC South
Playoff finishDid not qualify
Pro BowlersP Chris Hanson
Uniform
AFCS-2002-Uniform-JAX.PNG

OffseasonEdit

Additions Subtractions
DE Marco Coleman (Redskins) T Tony Boselli (Texans)
G Chris Naeole (Saints) CB Aaron Beasley (Jets)
TE Pete Mitchell (Lions) K Mike Hollis (Bills)
DE Stalin Colinet (Vikings) WR Keenan McCardell (Buccaneers)
WR Bobby Shaw (Steelers) LB Hardy Nickerson (Packers)
T Daryl Terrell (Saints) LB Kevin Hardy (Cowboys)
DT Seth Payne (Texans)
QB Jonathan Quinn (Chiefs)
DE Renaldo Wynn (Redskins)
DT Gary Walker (Texans)

2002 Expansion DraftEdit

Jacksonville Jaguars selected during the Expansion Draft
Round Overall Name Position Expansion Team
—— 1 Tony Boselli Tackle Houston Texans
—— 4 Gary Walker Defensive tackle Houston Texans
—— 8 Seth Payne Defensive tackle Houston Texans

DraftEdit

2002 Jacksonville Jaguars draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 9 John Henderson *  Defensive tackle Tennessee
2 40 Mike Pearson  Offensive tackle Florida
3 89 Akin Ayodele  Linebacker Purdue
4 108 David Garrard *  Quarterback East Carolina
4 118 Chris Luzar  Tight end Virginia
6 180 Clenton Ballard  Defensive tackle Southwest Texas State
7 222 Kendall Newson  Wide receiver Middle Tenn. State
7 246 Steve Smith  Cornerback Oregon
7 235 Hayden Epstein  Kicker Michigan
      Made roster    †   Pro Football Hall of Fame    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

2002 Jacksonville Jaguars staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams Coordinator – John Bonamego
  • Assistant Special Teams – Mike Priefer

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Jerry Palmieri
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Greg Finnegan

RosterEdit

2002 Jacksonville Jaguars final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists


Practice squad


Rookies in italics
Active, Inactive, Practice squad

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Results Kickoff Attendance
Final score Team record
1 September 8 Indianapolis Colts L 28–25 0–1 Alltel Stadium 56,595
2 September 15 at Kansas City Chiefs W 23–16 1–1 Arrowhead Stadium 77,934
3 Bye
4 September 29 New York Jets W 28–3 2–1 Alltel Stadium 55,670
5 October 6 Philadelphia Eagles W 28–25 3–1 Alltel Stadium 65,005
6 October 13 at Tennessee Titans L 23–14 3–2 The Coliseum 68,804
7 October 20 at Baltimore Ravens L 17–10 3–3 Ravens Stadium 69,173
8 October 27 Houston Texans L 21–19 3–4 Alltel Stadium 53,721
9 November 3 at New York Giants L 24–17 3–5 Giants Stadium 78,337
10 November 10 Washington Redskins W 26–7 4–5 Alltel Stadium 66,665
11 November 17 at Houston Texans W 24–21 5–5 Reliant Stadium 69,711
12 November 24 at Dallas Cowboys L 21–19 5–6 Texas Stadium 62,204
13 December 1 Pittsburgh Steelers L 25–23 5–7 Alltel Stadium 55,260
14 December 8 Cleveland Browns L 21–20 5–8 Alltel Stadium 46,267
15 December 15 at Cincinnati Bengals W 29–15 6–8 Paul Brown Stadium 42,092
16 December 22 Tennessee Titans L 28–10 6–9 Alltel Stadium 51,033
17 December 29 at Indianapolis Colts L 20–13 6–10 RCA Dome 56,755

StandingsEdit

AFC South
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
(2) Tennessee Titans 11 5 0 .688 6–0 9–3 367 324 W5
(5) Indianapolis Colts 10 6 0 .625 4–2 8–4 349 313 W1
Jacksonville Jaguars 6 10 0 .375 1–5 4–8 328 315 L2
Houston Texans 4 12 0 .250 1–5 2–10 213 356 L3

ReferencesEdit