2002 Mississippi State Bulldogs football team

The 2002 Mississippi State Bulldogs football team represented Mississippi State University during the 2002 college football season. The team's head coach was Jackie Sherrill. The Bulldogs played their home games in 2002 at Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field in Starkville, Mississippi.

2002 Mississippi State Bulldogs football
Mississippi State Bulldogs logo.svg
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionWestern Division
2002 record3–9 (0–8 SEC)
Head coachJackie Sherrill (12th season)
Offensive coordinatorSparky Woods (4th season)
Defensive coordinatorJoe Lee Dunn (7th season)
Home stadiumDavis Wade Stadium (52,884)
Seasons
← 2001
2003 →
2002 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
No. 3 Georgia x$   7 1         13 1  
Florida   6 2         8 5  
Tennessee   5 3         8 5  
Kentucky   3 5         7 5  
South Carolina   3 5         5 7  
Vanderbilt   0 8         2 10  
Western Division
No. 11 Alabama   6 2         10 3  
Arkansas xy   5 3         9 5  
No. 14 Auburn x   5 3         9 4  
LSU x   5 3         8 5  
Ole Miss   3 5         7 6  
Mississippi State   0 8         3 9  
Championship: Georgia 30, Arkansas 3
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
  • Alabama had the best division record, but did not participate in postseason play due to NCAA probation.
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 315:00 PMat No. 15 Oregon*FSNL 13–3656,386
September 146:00 PMJacksonville State*W 51–1347,456
September 196:45 PMAuburn
  • Davis Wade Stadium
  • Starkville, Mississippi
ESPNL 14–4252,583
September 2811:30 AMat No. 22 LSUJPSL 13–3190,793
October 512:00 PMat South CarolinaL 10–3480,250
October 121:30 PMTroy State* 
  • Davis Wade Stadium
  • Starkville, Mississippi
W 11–849,546
October 197:00 PMat Memphis*W 29–1728,209
November 21:30 PMKentucky
  • Davis Wade Stadium
  • Starkville, Mississippi (rivalry)
PPVL 24–4545,248
November 91:00 PMat No. 11 AlabamaPPVL 14–2883,818
November 1611:30 AMTennessee
  • Davis Wade Stadium
  • Starkville, Mississippi
JPSL 17–3554,807
November 231:30 PMArkansas
  • Davis Wade Stadium
  • Starkville, Mississippi
L 19–2640,108
November 286:45 PMat Ole MissESPNL 12–2460,245
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released week prior to game
  • All times are in Central time

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-11-07. Retrieved 2012-12-06.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)