2002 North Carolina Tar Heels football team

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2002 North Carolina Tar Heels football
North Carolina Tar Heels logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
2002 record 3–9 (1–7 ACC)
Head coach John Bunting (2nd season)
Offensive coordinator Gary Tranquill (2nd season)
Defensive coordinator Dave Huxtable (1st season)
Home stadium Kenan Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 60,000)
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 North Carolina Tar Heels football team represented the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Tar Heels played their home games at Kenan Memorial Stadium in Chapel Hill, North Carolina competed in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and was led by head coach John Bunting.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 1:30 PM Miami (OH)* Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, North Carolina L 21–27   38,000
September 7 8:00 PM at Syracuse* Carrier DomeSyracuse, New York ESPN2 W 30–22   39,444
September 14 8:00 PM No. 9 Texas* Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, North Carolina ABC L 21–52   60,500
September 28 3:30 PM Georgia Tech Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, North Carolina ABC L 13–21   57,000
October 5 7:00 PM at Arizona State* Sun Devil StadiumTempe, Arizona W 38–35   42,128
October 12 12:00 PM No. 17 NC State Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, North Carolina (Carolina–State Game) JPS L 17–34   60,250
October 19 12:00 PM at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, Virginia (South's Oldest Rivalry) JPS L 27–37   55,648
October 26 12:00 PM at Wake Forest Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, North Carolina JPS L 0–31   31,476
November 2 1:30 PM No. 18 Marylanddagger Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, North Carolina L 7–59   44,000
November 9 12:00 PM Clemson Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, North Carolina JPS L 12–42   42,000
November 16 3:30 PM at No. 16 Florida State Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, Florida ABC L 14–40   81,910
November 23 12:00 PM at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, North Carolina (Victory Bell Game) JPS W 23–21   30,002
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time[1].

Roster[edit]

2002 North Carolina Tar Heels football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 88 Sam Aiken Sr
QB 17 Matt Baker Redshirt.svg Fr
C 72 Jason Brown So
QB 4 Darian Durant So
FB 44 Madison Hedgecock So
TE 86 Zach Hilton Sr
RB 15 Willie Parker Jr
T 77 Jeb Terry Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
FS 24 Dexter Reid Jr
CB 18 Michael Waddell Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
LS 56 Greg Warren So
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position [2] Seasons in Position
John Bunting Head Coach 2nd
Gunter Brewer Wide Receivers 3rd
Rod Broadway Defensive tackles 2nd
Ken Browning Tight Ends / Recruiting Coordinator 9th
Jeff Connors Strength and Conditioning Coordinator 2nd
Jim Fleming Defensive Backs / Special Teams Coordinator 1st
Hal Hunter Offensive Line 1st
Dave Huxtable Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers 2nd
Andre' Powell Running Backs 2nd
Gary Tranquill Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks 2nd
James Webster, Jr. Defensive Ends 2nd

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2002-2003 Schedule." tarheelblue.com. Retrieved on February 16, 2008.
  2. ^ "2002 North Carolina Football Media Guide." tarheelblue.com. Retrieved on February 16, 2008.