2002 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team

The 2002 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Big 12 Conference (Big 12) during the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their third season under head coach Mike Leach, the Red Raiders compiled a 9–5 record (5–3 against Big 12 opponents), finished in a tie for third place in Southern Division of the Big 12, defeated Clemson in the 2002 Tangerine Bowl, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 537 to 439.[1] The team played its home games at Jones SBC Stadium in Lubbock, Texas.

2002 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
Texas Tech Athletics logo.svg
Tangerine Bowl champion
Tangerine Bowl, W 55–15 vs. Clemson
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
DivisionSouth
2002 record9–5 (5–3 Big 12)
Head coachMike Leach (3rd season)
Offensive schemeSpread
Defensive coordinatorGreg McMackin (3rd season)
Home stadiumJones SBC Stadium
Seasons
← 2001
2003 →
2002 Big 12 Conference 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

Quarterback Kliff Kingsbury totaled 5,017 passing yards and received the Sammy Baugh Trophy.[1][2] Lawrence Flugence set the NCAA single-season record for most tackles.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 241:30 PMat No. 13 Ohio State*ABCL 21–45100,037
September 77:00 PMat SMU*W 24–1432,000
September 142:30 PMOle Miss*ABCW 42–2840,228
September 2111:30 AMNo. 17 NC State*
  • Jones SBC Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
FSNL 48–51 OT35,864
September 276:00 PMat New Mexico*ESPN2W 49–035,111
October 51:00 PMat No. 23 Texas A&MW 48–47 OT86,478
October 126:00 PMat No. 11 Iowa StateTBSL 17–3151,842
October 196:00 PMMissouri 
  • Jones SBC Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 52–3842,781
October 2612:30 PMat No. 21 ColoradoFSNL 13–3750,478
November 21:00 PMBaylor
  • Jones SBC Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX (rivalry)
W 62–1143,243
November 91:00 PMOklahoma State
  • Jones SBC Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX (rivalry)
W 49–2444,595
November 162:30 PMNo. 4 Texas
  • Jones SBC Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX (rivalry)
ABCW 42–3852,047
November 236:00 PMat No. 4 OklahomaNo. 24TBSL 15–6075,553
December 235:30 PMvs. Clemson*ESPNW 55–1521,689
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

Source:[3]

RosterEdit

2002 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 1 Anton Paige Sr
QB 2 B.J. Symons Jr
WR 6 Nehemiah Glover So
QB 16 Kliff Kingsbury Sr
OL 64 Cody Campbell So
OL 65 Casey Keck Jr
C 66 Toby Cecil Jr
OL 67 Bryan Kegans   Fr
OL 75 E.J. Whitley   Fr
OL 77 Dylan Gandy So
OL 78 Manuel Ramirez Fr
WR 82 Carlos Francis Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DE 9 Aaron Hunt Sr
CB 20 Byron Johnson Jr
DB 21 Ricky Sailor Sr
DB 22 Cody Davis Sr
DL 91 Adell Duckett So
DL 93 Chris Hudler Fr
LB 94 Lennard Christensen Sr
DL 95 Rodney McKinney Sr
DE 96 Neno Falls Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster
Last update: 2002-10-16

Game summariesEdit

at Ohio StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Raiders 7 0 0 14 21
No. 13 Buckeyes 14 7 17 7 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 1990 L 10–17

at SMUEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Raiders 3 7 0 14 24
Mustangs 6 0 0 8 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
27–16 1995 W 45–14

Ole MissEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Rebels 0 7 7 14 28
Red Raiders 10 18 7 7 42
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–2 1998 L 18–35

NC StateEdit

1 2 3 4OT Total
No. 17 Wolfpack 10 7 21 76 51
Red Raiders 7 3 7 283 48
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–2 1993 L 34–36

at New MexicoEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Raiders 7 21 7 14 49
Lobos 0 0 0 0 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
31–5–2 2001 W 42–30

at Texas A&MEdit

1 2 3 4OT Total
Red Raiders 7 10 0 247 48
No. 23 Aggies 14 14 7 66 47
Overall record Last meeting Result
26–33–1 2001 W 12–0

at Iowa StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Raiders 3 0 7 7 17
No. 11 Cyclones 3 0 21 7 31
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–0 1999 28–16

MissouriEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 10 7 7 14 38
Red Raiders 14 17 13 8 52
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–2 1999 L 7–34

at ColoradoEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Raiders 10 3 0 0 13
No. 21 Buffaloes 10 6 14 7 37
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–2 1999 W 31–10

BaylorEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 0 3 0 8 11
Red Raiders 7 21 21 13 62
Overall record Last meeting Result
27–32–1 2001 W 63–19

Oklahoma StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 0 14 7 3 24
Red Raiders 14 14 14 7 49
Overall record Last meeting Result
17–9–3 2001 W 49–30

TexasEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 4 Longhorns 14 7 7 10 38
Red Raiders 0 21 7 14 42
Overall record Last meeting Result
13–38 2001 L 7–42

at OklahomaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 24 Red Raiders 0 0 7 8 15
No. 4 Sooners 16 9 21 14 60
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–7 2001 L 13–30

vs. Clemson (Tangerine Bowl)Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Raiders 17 17 7 14 55
Clemson 0 2 7 6 15
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Team players in the NFLEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Aaron Hunt Defensive tackle 6 194 Denver Broncos
Kliff Kingsbury Quarterback 6 201 New England Patriots

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2002 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 22, 2016.
  2. ^ "Kingsbury wins Sammy Baugh Trophy". Amarillo Globe-News. January 7, 2003.
  3. ^ "2002 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 22, 2016.