2002 Boston College Eagles football
Motor City Bowl Champions
Motor City Bowl, W 51–25 vs. Toledo
ConferenceBig East
2002 record9–4 (3–4 Big East)
Head coachTom O'Brien
Home stadiumAlumni Stadium
(Capacity: 44,500)
Seasons
← 2001
2003 →
2002 Big East football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#2 Miami   7 0         12 1  
#25 West Virginia   6 1         9 4  
#19 Pittsburgh   5 2         9 4  
#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 champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2002 Boston College Eagles football team represented Boston College during the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Division I-A college football season. Boston College was a member of the Big East Conference during the 2002 season. The Eagles played their home games in 2002 at Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, which has been their "home" stadium since 1957.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 31* 12:00 PM Connecticut Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA ESPN+ W 24–16   40,066
September 7* 3:30 PM Stanford Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA ESPN2 W 34–27   41,065
September 21 7:45 PM at #1 Miami Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL ESPN L 6–38   73,622
September 28* 12:00 PM Central Michigan Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA W 43–0   41,826
October 10 7:45 PM #4 Virginia Tech Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA (Rivalry) ESPN L 23–28   42,826
October 19* 12:00 PM Navy Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA W 46-21   41,322
October 26 12:00 PM at Pittsburgh Heinz FieldPittsburgh, PA L 16–19 OT  45,060
November 2* 2:30 PM at #4 Notre Dame Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN (Holy War) NBC W 14–7   80,795
November 9 12:00 PM at West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV ESPN L 14–24   48,474
October 16 12:00 PM Syracuse Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA ESPN+ W 41–20   36,221
November 23 12:00 PM at [[{{{school}}}|Temple]] Veterans StadiumPhiladelphia, PA W 36–14   14,278
November 30 12:00 PM Rutgers Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA ESPN+ W 44–14   33,786
December 26* 5:00 PM vs. Toledo Ford FieldDetroit, MI (Motor City Bowl) ESPN W 51–25   51,872
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. "2002 Archive". Boston College Athletics. http://www.bceagles.com/sports/m-footbl/archive/bc-m-footbl-2002.html. Retrieved September 18, 2012.
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