2002 Clemson Tigers football team

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2002 Clemson Tigers football
Clemson Tigers logo.svg
Tangerine Bowl, L 15–55 vs. Texas Tech
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
2002 record7–6 (4–4 ACC)
Head coachTommy Bowden (4th season)
CaptainNick Eason
CaptainBryant McNeal
CaptainJackie Robinson
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium (c. 81,473, grass)
Seasons
← 2001
2003 →
2002 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 21 Florida State $   7 1         9 5  
No. 22 Virginia   6 2         9 5  
No. 13 Maryland   6 2         11 3  
No. 12 NC State   5 3         11 3  
Clemson   4 4         7 6  
Georgia Tech   4 4         7 6  
Wake Forest   3 5         7 6  
North Carolina   1 7         3 9  
Duke   0 8         2 10  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2002 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson University during the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. 2002 was the 100th game played between Clemson and South Carolina.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 7:45 p.m. at No. 8 Georgia* Sanford StadiumAthens, GA (rivalry) ESPN L 28–31   86,520
September 7 1:00 p.m. Louisiana Tech* Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 33–13   72,616
September 14 12:00 p.m. Georgia Tech Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (rivalry) ESPN W 24–19   77,586
September 21 1:00 p.m. Ball State* Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 30–7   73,945
October 3 7:45 p.m. at No. 11 Florida State Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL (rivalry) ESPN L 31–48   78,841
October 12 12:00 p.m. at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA JPS L 17–22   54,114
October 19 3:30 p.m. Wake Forest Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC ABC W 31–23   81,008
October 24 7:45 p.m. No. 12 NC State Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Textile Bowl) ESPN L 6–38   78,904
November 2 12:00 p.m. at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC JPS W 34–31   16,479
November 9 12:00 p.m. at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC JPS W 42–12   42,000
November 16 7:45 p.m. No. 19 Maryland Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC ESPN L 12–30   74,707
November 23 7:45 p.m. South Carolina* Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) ESPN W 27–20   83,909
December 23 5:30 p.m. vs. Texas Tech* Citrus BowlOrlando, FL (Tangerine Bowl) ESPN L 15–55   21,689
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

Roster[edit]

2002 Clemson Tigers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 6 Charlie Whitehurst Redshirt.svg Fr
WR 17 Kevin Youngblood Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 45 John Leake Jr
DT 98 Nick Eason Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster
Last update: 2002-12-05

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