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2002 Iowa State Cyclones football
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
DivisionNorth Division
2002 record7–7 (4–4 Big 12)
Head coachDan McCarney (8th season)
Offensive coordinatorSteve Brickey (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorJohn Skladany (7th season)
Home stadiumJack Trice Stadium
(Capacity: 45,816)
Seasons
← 2001
2003 →
2002 Big 12 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North
#20 Colorado x   7 1         9 5  
#7 Kansas State   6 2         11 2  
Iowa State   4 4         7 7  
Nebraska   3 5         7 7  
Missouri   2 6         5 7  
Kansas   0 8         2 10  
South
#5 Oklahoma xy   6 2         12 2  
#6 Texas x   6 2         11 2  
Texas Tech   5 3         9 5  
Oklahoma State   5 3         8 5  
Texas A&M   3 5         6 6  
Baylor   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Oklahoma 29, Colorado 7
† – BCS representative as champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2002 Iowa State Cyclones football team represented the Iowa State University in the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team captains were Zach Butler, Jordan Carstens, Seneca Wallace, and Chris Whitaker. The Cyclones were quarterbacked by Seneca Wallace. Seneca is among many former Cyclones from the 2002 team to make it to the NFL. Others were Ellis Hobbs, Jordan Carstens, Jeremy Loyd. Iowa State would conclude its season by playing in the 2002 Humanitarian Bowl. It was Iowa State's third consecutive bowl appearance – the two previous bowls were the 2000 Insight.com Bowl and the 2001 Independence Bowl.

PostseasonEdit

On November 30, 2002 eight Iowa State players were named to the all-Big 12 football teams. Second-team players were Offensive lineman Bob Montgomery, quarterback Seneca Wallace, place-kicker Adam Benike and defensive tackle Jordan Carstens. The third-team consisted of offensive lineman Zach Butler and strong safety JaMaine Billups. Wide receiver Lane Danielsen and linebacker Jeremy Loyd were honorable mention choices.[1] On December 2, 2002 defensive tackle Jordan Carstens and wide receiver Jack Whitver were named to the Verizon Academic All-America Football Teams. They earned first and second team honors respectively. Iowa State was also only one of eight teams with more than one player recognized.[2] On December 4, 2002 Iowa State started taking deposits on three bowl games. The three Bowls were the Tangerine, Humanitarian and Motor City bowls.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 247:30 PMNo. 3 Florida State*FSNL 31–3855,132
August 3111:30 AMKansasFSNW 45–340,026
September 76:00 PMTennessee Tech*
  • Jack Trice Stadium
  • Ames, Iowa
W 58–640,155
September 145:00 PMat Iowa*ESPN2W 36–3170,397
September 216:00 PMTroy State*No. 21
  • Jack Trice Stadium
  • Ames, Iowa
W 42–1244,896
September 282:30 PMNo. 20 NebraskaNo. 19
  • Jack Trice Stadium
  • Ames, Iowa
ABCW 36–1451,888
October 126:00 PMTexas TechdaggerNo. 11
  • Jack Trice Stadium
  • Ames, Iowa
TBSW 31–1751,842
October 192:30 PMat No. 2 OklahomaNo. 9ABCL 3–4975,201
October 262:30 PMat No. 7 TexasNo. 17ABCL 10–2183,071
November 21:00 PMMissouriNo. 22
W 42–3544,339
November 96:00 PMat No. 12 Kansas StateNo. 21TBSL 7–5849,504
November 166:00 PMat No. 17 ColoradoFSNL 27–4148,728
November 231:00 PMConnecticut*
  • Jack Trice Stadium
  • Ames, Iowa
L 20–3734,582
December 3111:00 AMat No. 18 Boise State*ESPNL 16–3430,446
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

RosterEdit

2002 Iowa State Cyclones football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 8 Flynn, AustinAustin Flynn Fr
WR 22 Klith, T. J.T. J. Klith 10px Fr
QB 16 Love, ChrisChris Love So
WR 83 Montgomery, JamaulJamaul Montgomery Jr
QB 3 Van Winkle, KyleKyle Van Winkle Fr
QB 15 Wallace, SenecaSeneca Wallace Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DL 92 Carstens, JordanJordan Carstens Jr
DT 93 Calease, JonJon Calease 10px Fr
LB 41 Loyd, JeremyJeremy Loyd Sr
DB 3 Ollie, BryanBryan Ollie Jr
DL 70 Otto, JaredJared Otto Jr
LB 7 Word, MattMatt Word Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 14 Yelk, TonyTony Yelk So
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Roster
Last update: 2018-04-17

RankingsEdit

Ranking Movement
Poll Pre Wk 1 Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Wk 15 Final
AP NR RV RV RV 21 19 15 11 9 17 22 21 RV RV NR NR NR
Coaches RV RV RV RV 24 21 18 14 13 18 23 22 RV RV NR NR NR
BCS Not released NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR

ReferencesEdit

  1. "ISU Eight Cyclones Named To Coaches All-Big 12 Football Teams" (Press release). Iowa State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. November 30, 2002. Archived from the original on February 1, 2003. https://web.archive.org/web/20030201204336/http://cyclones.ocsn.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/113002aaa.html. Retrieved December 2, 2008.
  2. "ISU Iowa State's Carstens And Whitver Earn Verizon Academic All-America Honors" (Press release). Iowa State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. December 2, 2002. Archived from the original on February 2, 2003. https://web.archive.org/web/20030202170731/http://cyclones.ocsn.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/120202aaa.html. Retrieved December 2, 2008.
  3. "ISU Ticket Office Taking Requests For Three Bowls" (Press release). Iowa State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. December 4, 2002. Archived from the original on December 20, 2002. https://web.archive.org/web/20021220031229/http://cyclones.ocsn.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/120402aaa.html. Retrieved December 2, 2008.

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