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2002 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football
ConferenceBig East Conference
2002 record1–11 (0–7 Big East)
Head coachGreg Schiano (2nd season)
Home stadiumRutgers Stadium
(Capacity: 41,500)
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 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team represented Rutgers University in the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Scarlet Knights were led by second-year head coach Greg Schiano and played their home games at Rutgers Stadium. They are a member of the Big East Conference. They finished the season 1–11, 0–7 in Big East play to finish in last place.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 317:00 PMVillanova*L 19–3720,911
September 77:00 PMBuffalo*
  • Rutgers Stadium
  • Piscataway, New Jersey
L 11–3419,101
September 147:00 PMArmy*dagger
  • Rutgers Stadium
  • Piscataway, New Jersey
ESPN+W 44–028,514
September 2112:00 PMat PittsburghESPN+L 3–2332,519
September 287:00 PMat No. 11 Tennessee*PPVL 14–35103,925
October 123:30 PMWest Virginia
  • Rutgers Stadium
  • Piscataway, New Jersey
ESPN+L 0–4012,937
October 191:00 PMat No. 3 Virginia TechPPVL 14–3564,907
October 261:30 PMat SyracuseL 14–4537,158
November 212:00 PMNo. 1 Miami
  • Rutgers Stadium
  • Piscataway, New Jersey
ESPN+L 17–4227,222
November 163:30 PM[[{{{school}}}|Temple]]
  • Rutgers Stadium
  • Piscataway, New Jersey
ESPN+L 17–2010,225
November 231:00 PMat No. 8 Notre Dame*NBCL 0–4280,795
November 3012:00 PMat Boston CollegeESPN+L 14–4433,786

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RosterEdit

2002 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
OL 71 Biernacki, DanDan Biernacki So
OL 69 Blackwood, HowardHoward Blackwood Sr
TE 86 Boehrer, BryanBryan Boehrer Sr
QB 17 Boland, BrianBrian Boland Fr
OL 74 Boxill, RandyRandy Boxill Fr
TE 88 Landi, KeithKeith Landi Jr
FB 15 Leonard, BrianBrian Leonard Fr
TE 87 Loomis, ChrisChris Loomis So
OL 75 Segaloff, MarkMark Segaloff So
TE 85 Smith, L. J.L. J. Smith Sr
FB 36 Stellke, JoeJoe Stellke Jr
WR 84 Ternyila, JeffJeff Ternyila So
FB 47 Pilch, RayRay Pilch Jr
RB 2 Pittman, ClarenceClarence Pittman So
QB 16 Trump, TedTed Trump Sr
WR 89 Tucker, ShawnShawn Tucker Fr
WR 46 Valverde, AntonioAntonio Valverde Fr
FB 48 Williams, NafiNafi Williams Fr
OL 62 Williamson, MikeMike Williamson Jr
WR 10 Wilson, BryanBryan Wilson So
RB 37 Wood, BrandonBrandon Wood Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 42 Bender, BrianBrian Bender Sr
LB 57 Berson, SteveSteve Berson Sr
LB 41 Brackett, GaryGary Brackett Sr
DE 1 Orr, RaheemRaheem Orr Sr
DL 99 Parker, J'VonneJ'Vonne Parker Jr
DE 92 Peterson, AlfredAlfred Peterson So
DL 60 Peyton, JustinJustin Peyton Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 13 Barr, MikeMike Barr Sr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster
Last update: 2002-12-01

Team players in the NFLEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
L. J. Smith Tight end 2 61 Philadelphia Eagles

ReferencesEdit


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