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2002 Virginia Tech Hokies football team

The 2002 Virginia Tech Hokies football team represented the Virginia Tech in the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Frank Beamer.

2002 Virginia Tech Hokies football
Virginia Tech Hokies logo.svg
San Francisco Bowl champion
ConferenceBig East Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 14
APNo. 18
2002 record10–4 (3–4 Big East)
Head coachFrank Beamer (16th season)
Offensive coordinatorBryan Stinespring (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorBud Foster (8th season)
Home stadiumLane Stadium
(c. 65,115, grass)
Seasons
← 2001
2003 →
2002 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 2 Miami (FL) $   7 0         12 1  
No. 25 West Virginia   6 1         9 4  
No. 19 Pittsburgh   5 2         9 4  
No. 18 Virginia Tech   3 4         10 4  
Boston College   3 4         9 4  
Syracuse   2 5         4 8  
Temple   2 5         4 8  
Rutgers   0 7         1 11  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 252:30 PMArkansas State*No. 16ESPN+W 63–754,016
September 12:30 PMNo. 14 LSU*No. 16
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
ABCW 26–865,049
September 127:45 PMNo. 16 Marshall*No. 11
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
ESPNW 47–2165,049
September 213:30 PMat No. 19 Texas A&M*No. 7ABCW 13–383,746
September 2812:00 PMat Western Michigan*No. 5ESPN+W 30–027,218
October 107:45 PMat Boston CollegeNo. 4ESPNW 28–2342,826
October 191:00 PMRutgersNo. 3
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
PPVW 35–1464,907
October 261:00 PMTempleNo. 3
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
PPVW 20–1064,937
November 27:30 PMNo. 25 PittsburghNo. 3
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
ESPN2L 21–2864,971
November 93:30 PMat SyracuseNo. 8ESPNL 42–50 3OT48,239
November 207:00 PMWest VirginiaNo. 13
ESPN2L 18–2162,723
November 303:30 PMVirginia*No. 22
ESPNW 21–965,097
December 71:00 PMat No. 1 Miami (FL)No. 18ABCL 45–5676,108
December 318:30 PMvs. Air Force*No. 18ESPN2W 20–1325,966
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

RosterEdit

2002 Virginia Tech Hokies football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 44 John Candelas Fr
T 57 Anthony Davis Sr
T 79 Jon Dunn So
RB 43 Doug Easlick Jr
C 64 Jake Grove Jr
RB 31/32 Cedric Humes Fr
RB 25/7 Kevin Jones So
TE 90 Jeff King Fr
C 66 Will Montgomery Fr
QB 11 Grant Noel Sr
RB 22 Lee Suggs Sr
G 74 Luke Owens So
QB 5 Marcus Vick Fr
WR 19 Ernest Wilford Jr
WR 12 Richard Johnson So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 42 James Anderson Fr
S 21 Michael Crawford Jr
DE 28 Lamar Cobb Sr
DE 99 Cols Colas Jr
LB 33 Chad Cooper So
DE 95 Jim Davis Jr
S 8 Vincent Fuller So
CB 4 DeAngelo Hall So
DB 27 Justin Hamilton Fr
DT 56 Jonathan Lewis Sr
DB 35 Willie Pile Sr
DE 55 Darryl Tapp Fr
CB 2 Ronyell Whitaker Sr
CB 17 Garnell Wilds Jr
CB 2 Jimmy Willams Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 49 Carter Warley Jr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster

Team players in the NFLEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Lee Suggs Running back 4 115 Cleveland Browns
Willie Pile Safety 7 252 Kansas City Chiefs

ReferencesEdit