2002 Missouri Tigers football team

The 2002 Missouri Tigers football team represented the University of Missouri during the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. They played their home games at Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri. They were members of the Big 12 Conference in the North Division. The team was coached by head coach Gary Pinkel.

2002 Missouri Tigers football
Missouri Tigers old logo.svg
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
DivisionNorth Division
2002 record5–7 (2–6 Big 12)
Head coachGary Pinkel (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorDave Christensen (2nd season)
Offensive schemeSpread
Defensive coordinatorMatt Eberflus (2nd season)
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumFaurot Field
(Capacity: 68,174)
Seasons
← 2001
2003 →
2002 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Northern Division
No. 20 Colorado xy   7 1         9 5  
No. 7 Kansas State   6 2         11 2  
Iowa State   4 4         7 7  
Nebraska   3 5         7 7  
Missouri   2 6         5 7  
Kansas   0 8         2 10  
Southern Division
No. 5 Oklahoma xy$   6 2         12 2  
No. 6 Texas x   6 2         11 2  
Texas Tech   5 3         9 5  
Oklahoma State   5 3         8 5  
Texas A&M   3 5         6 6  
Baylor   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Oklahoma 29, Colorado 7
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 312:30 PMvs. Illinois*ABCW 33–2061,876[1]
September 76:00 PMBall State*W 41–649,282[1]
September 145:00 PMat Bowling Green*L 28–5121,969[1]
September 281:00 PMTroy State*
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, Missouri
W 44–750,220[1]
October 56:00 PMNo. 2 Oklahoma
FSNL 24–3160,578[1]
October 1211:30 AMat NebraskaFSN PPVL 13–2478,014[1]
October 196:00 PMat Texas TechL 38–5242,781[1]
October 261:00 PMKansas
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, Missouri
W 36–1260,287[1]
November 21:00 PMat No. 22 Iowa StateL 35–4244,339[1]
November 911:30 AMNo. 18 Colorado
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, Missouri
FSNL 35–42 OT48,465[1]
November 161:00 PMat Texas A&MW 33–27 2OT78,186[1]
November 232:30 PMNo. 10 Kansas State
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, Missouri
ABCL 0–3847,507[1]

RosterEdit

2002 Missouri Tigers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
OL 75 Howard Brown So
QB 14 Kirk Farmer Sr
WR 12 Justin Gage Sr
G 52 Tony Palmer Fr
QB 16 Brad Smith Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 21 Brandon Barnes Jr
LB 32 Sean Doyle Sr
CB 26 Michael Harden Jr
CB 45 Shirdonya Mitchell So
DT 99 C. J. Mosley So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Cumulative Season Statistics". University of Missouri, Columbia Department of Athletics. Retrieved September 29, 2011.