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2002 Washington State Cougars football team

The 2002 Washington State Cougars football team represented Washington State University in the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was led by 14th-year head coach Mike Price, and played its home games at Martin Stadium in Pullman, Washington.

2002 Washington State Cougars football
Washington State COUGARS logo.gif
Pac-10 co-champion
Rose Bowl, L 14–34 vs. Oklahoma
ConferencePacific-10 Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 10
APNo. 10
2002 record10–3 (7–1 Pac-10)
Head coachMike Price (14th season)
Offensive coordinatorMike Levenseller (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorBill Doba (9th season)
CaptainJason Gesser
CaptainCurtis Nettles
CaptainMarcus Trufant
Home stadiumMartin Stadium
(Capacity: 37,600)
Seasons
← 2001
2003 →
2002 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 10 Washington State $+   7 1         10 3  
No. 4 USC %+   7 1         11 2  
Arizona State   5 3         8 6  
UCLA   4 4         8 5  
Oregon State   4 4         8 5  
California   4 4         7 5  
Washington   4 4         7 6  
Oregon   3 5         7 6  
Arizona   1 7         4 8  
Stanford   1 7         2 9  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 3112:00 PMvs. Nevada*No. 12
W 31–763,588
September 73:00 PMIdaho*No. 11W 49–1430,110
September 1412:30 PMat No. 6 Ohio State*No. 10ABCL 7–25104,553
September 212:00 PMMontana State*No. 16
  • Martin Stadium
  • Pullman, WA
W 45–2823,713
September 282:00 PMat CaliforniaNo. 16W 48–3829,297
October 54:00 PMNo. 18 USC No. 17
  • Martin Stadium
  • Pullman, WA
TBSW 30–27 OT36,861
October 122:00 PMat StanfordNo. 12W 36–1130,750
October 267:00 PMat ArizonaNo. 9FSNW 21–1346,462
November 212:30 PMNo. 16 Arizona StateNo. 8
  • Martin Stadium
  • Pullman, WA
ABCW 44–2237,444
November 912:30 PMNo. 15 OregonNo. 5
  • Martin Stadium
  • Pullman, WA
ABCW 32–2137,600
November 233:30 PMWashingtonNo. 3
FSNL 26–29 3OT37,600
December 71:30 PMat UCLANo. 7ABCW 48–2756,335
January 12:00 PMvs. No. 8 OklahomaNo. 7
ABCL 14–3486,848
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Pacific time

PersonnelEdit

RosterEdit

2002 Washington State Cougars football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
OL 67 Calvin Armstrong So
WR 1 Devard Darling Jr
QB 17 Jason Gesser Sr
QB 9 Josh Swogger Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 28 Hamza Abdullah So
DB 27 Erik Coleman Jr
DB 29 Jason David Jr
DL 88 Rien Long Sr
DB 15 Karl Paymah So
CB 45 Marcus Trufant Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster

Coaching staffEdit

[1]

Game summariesEdit

USCEdit

#20 USC at #17 Washington State
1 234OTTotal
USC 7 07130 27
Washington St 10 07103 30
  • Date: October 5
  • Location: Martin Stadium • Pullman, Washington
  • Television network: TBS

Washington State's first win versus USC at home since 1986.[2]

2002 Cougars in professional footballEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2012 Washington State Cougars football information guide.
  2. ^ USA Today. Retrieved April 24, 2013.

External linksEdit