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2002 Oklahoma State Cowboys football
Houston Bowl champion
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
DivisionSouth Division
2002 record8–5 (5–3 Big 12)
Head coachLes Miles (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorMike Gundy (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorBill Clay (2nd season)
Home stadiumLewis Field
(Capacity: 48,500)
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 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team represented the Oklahoma State University in the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Cowboys' Houston Bowl appearance in 2002 was only the second time in 14 years that OSU made it to a bowl game.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 317:00 PMat Louisiana Tech*L 36–3931,391
September 76:00 PMNorthern Iowa*W 45–1040,085
September 146:00 PMUCLA*
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, Oklahoma
FSNL 24–3843,020
September 216:00 PMSMU*
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, Oklahoma
W 52–1641,190
October 511:30 AMat No. 2 TexasFSNL 15–1783,116
October 121:10 PMat No. 19 Kansas StateL 9–4448,404
October 1911:30 AMNebraskadagger
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, Oklahoma
FSNW 24–2145,017
November 211:30 AMTexas A&M
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, Oklahoma
FSNW 28–2347,607
November 91:00 PMat Texas TechL 24–4944,595
November 161:00 PMat KansasW 55–2027,500
November 231:00 PMBaylor
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, Oklahoma
W 63–2837,250
November 301:30 PMNo. 3 Oklahoma
FSNW 38–2848,500
December 271:30 PMvs. Southern Miss*ESPNW 33–2344,687
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

[1]

Game summariesEdit

NebraskaEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Nebraska 0 7 0 14 21
Oklahoma State 0 3 7 14 24

Oklahoma State's first win versus Nebraska since 1961.

RosterEdit

2002 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 58 Williams, KevinKevin Williams Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Team players in the NFLEdit

The following players were drafted into professional football following the season.

Player Position Round Pick Franchise
Kevin Williams Defensive tackle 1 9 Minnesota Vikings
[2]

Cowboys Rashaun Woods (31st overall), Tatum Bell (41st overall), and Antonio Smith (135th overall) would be selected in the 2004 NFL Draft.[3]

Awards and honorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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