2002 Eastern Michigan Eagles football team

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2002 Eastern Michigan Eagles football
Eastern Michigan Eagles logo.svg
Conference Mid-American Conference
Division West
2002 record 3–9 (1–7 MAC)
Head coach Jeff Woodruff (3rd season)
MVP Troy Edwards (offense), David Lusky (defense)
Captain Jari Brown, David Lusky, Kevin Walter, Kevin Zureki
Home stadium Rynearson Stadium
Seasons
← 2001
2003 →
2002 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
No. 24 Marshall x$   7 1         11 2  
UCF   6 2         7 5  
Miami   5 3         7 5  
Ohio   4 4         4 8  
Akron   3 5         4 8  
Kent State   1 7         3 9  
Buffalo   0 8         1 11  
West Division
Toledo xy   7 1         9 5  
Northern Illinois x   7 1         8 4  
Bowling Green   6 2         9 3  
Ball State   4 4         6 6  
Western Michigan   3 5         4 8  
Central Michigan   2 6         4 8  
Eastern Michigan   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Marshall 49, Toledo 45
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2002 Eastern Michigan Eagles football team represented Eastern Michigan University in the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their third season under head coach Jeff Woodruff, the Eagles compiled a 3–9 record (1–7 against conference opponents), finished in last place in the West Division of the Mid-American Conference, and were outscored by their opponents 566 to 286,[1][2] the team's statistical leaders included Troy Edwards with 2,762 passing yards, Ime Akpan with 1,221 rushing yards, and Kevin Walter with 1,368 receiving yards.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
August 31 at Michigan State* L 7–56
September 7 Toledo L 13–65
September 14 Southeast Missouri State*
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 35–32
September 21 at Maryland* L 3–45
September 28 Southern Illinoisdagger
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 48–45(2OT)
October 5 Akron
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 42–34
October 12 at Ohio L 27–55
October 19 at Ball State L 17–42
November 2 Central Michigan (rivalry)
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 21–47
November 9 at Western Michigan L 31–33
November 16 Northern Illinois
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 21–49
November 23 at Bowling Green L 21–63
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2002 Eastern Michigan Eagles Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 28, 2016. 
  2. ^ "2015 Eastern Michigan Football Digital Media Guide" (PDF). Eastern Michigan University Football. pp. 165, 170. Retrieved July 4, 2016. 
  3. ^ "2002 Eastern Michigan Eagles Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 28, 2016.