2002 Syracuse Orangemen football team

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2002 Syracuse Orangemen football
Syracuse Orange logo.svg
Conference Big East Conference
2002 record 4–8 (2–5 Big East)
Head coach Paul Pasqualoni (12th season)
Captain Clifton Smith
Chris Davis
Will Hunter
Troy Nunes
David Tyree[1]
Home stadium Carrier Dome
(Capacity: 49,550)
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

The 2002 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University during the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Orange were coached by Paul Pasqualoni and played their home games at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 29 7:45 PM at BYU* LaVell Edwards StadiumProvo, UT ESPN L 21–42   65,612
September 7 8:00 PM North Carolina* Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY ESPN2 L 22–30   39,444
September 14 3:30 PM Rhode Island* Carrier Dome • Syracuse, NY W 63–17   43,089
September 28 9:00 PM at No. 25 Auburn* Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL ESPN2 L 34–37   83,667
October 5 12:00 PM Pittsburgh Carrier Dome • Syracuse, NY ESPN+ L 24–48   39,947
October 12 12:00 PM at Temple Veterans StadiumPhiladelphia, PA TWCSN L 16–17   17,220
October 18 12:00 PM at West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV ESPN+ L 7–34   45,088
October 25 1:30 PM Rutgers Carrier Dome • Syracuse, NY W 45–14   37,158
November 2 7:00 PM at UCF* Citrus BowlOrlando, FL ESPN+ W 38–35   24,043
November 9 3:30 PM No. 8 Virginia Tech Carrier Dome • Syracuse, NY ESPN W 50–42 3OT  48,239
November 16 12:00 PM at Boston College Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA ESPN+ L 20–41   36,221
November 30 1:00 PM No. 1 Miami Carrier Dome • Syracuse, NY ABC L 7–49   45,679
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Roster[edit]

2002 Syracuse Orange football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 5 R. J. Anderson Jr
C 68 Chris Buda Jr
RB 34 Chris Davis Sr
TE 85 Joe Kowalewski Fr
WR 2 Johnnie Morant Jr
QB 11 Troy Nunes Sr
T 69 Quinn Ojinnaka Fr
T 74 Kevin Sampson Jr
T 78 Adam Terry Sr
WR 81 David Tyree Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 91 Eugene Brown Fr
CB 25 Steve Gregory Fr
CB 30 Will Hunter Sr
DE 94 Ryan LaCasse Fr
LB 57 Rich Scanlon Jr
LB 9 Clifton Smith Sr
DE 97 Josh Thomas Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster

Team players in the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Chris Davis Running back 5 165 Seattle Seahawks
David Tyree Wide Receiver 6 211 New York Giants

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