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2002 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
Tangerine Bowl champion
Tangerine Bowl, W 55–15 vs. Clemson
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
DivisionSouth
2002 record9–5 (5–3 Big 12)
Head coachMike Leach (3rd season)
Offensive schemeSpread
Defensive coordinatorGreg McMackin (3rd season)
Home stadiumJones SBC Stadium
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 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Big 12 Conference (Big 12) during the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their third season under head coach Mike Leach, the Red Raiders compiled a 9–5 record (5–3 against Big 12 opponents), finished in a tie for third place in Southern Division of the Big 12, defeated Clemson in the 2002 Tangerine Bowl, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 537 to 439.[1] The team played its home games at Jones SBC Stadium in Lubbock, Texas.

Quarterback Kliff Kingsbury totaled 5,017 passing yards and received the Sammy Baugh Trophy.[1][2] Lawrence Flugence set the NCAA single-season record for most tackles.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 241:30 PMat No. 13 Ohio State*ABCL 21–45100,037
September 77:00 PMat SMU*W 24–1432,000
September 142:30 PMOle Miss*ABCW 42–2840,228
September 2111:30 AMNo. 17 NC State*
  • Jones SBC Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
FSNL 48–51 OT35,864
September 276:00 PMat New Mexico*ESPN2W 49–035,111
October 51:00 PMat No. 23 Texas A&MW 48–47 OT86,478
October 126:00 PMat No. 11 Iowa StateTBSL 17–3151,842
October 196:00 PMMissouridagger
  • Jones SBC Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 52–3842,781
October 2612:30 PMat No. 21 ColoradoFSNL 13–3750,478
November 21:00 PMBaylor
  • Jones SBC Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX (rivalry)
W 62–1143,243
November 91:00 PMOklahoma State
  • Jones SBC Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX (rivalry)
W 49–2444,595
November 162:30 PMNo. 4 Texas
  • Jones SBC Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX (rivalry)
ABCW 42–3852,047
November 236:00 PMat No. 4 OklahomaNo. 24TBSL 15–6075,553
December 235:30 PMvs. Clemson*ESPNW 55–1521,689
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

Source:[3]

RosterEdit

2002 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 1 Paige, AntonAnton Paige Sr
QB 2 Symons, B.J.B.J. Symons Jr
WR 6 Glover, NehemiahNehemiah Glover So
QB 16 Kingsbury, KliffKliff Kingsbury Sr
OL 64 Campbell, CodyCody Campbell So
OL 65 Keck, CaseyCasey Keck Jr
C 66 Cecil, TobyToby Cecil Jr
OL 67 Kegans, BryanBryan Kegans 10px Fr
OL 75 Whitley, E.J.E.J. Whitley 10px Fr
OL 77 Gandy, DylanDylan Gandy So
OL 78 Ramirez, ManuelManuel Ramirez Fr
WR 82 Francis, CarlosCarlos Francis Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DE 9 Hunt, AaronAaron Hunt Sr
CB 20 Johnson, ByronByron Johnson Jr
DB 21 Sailor, RickyRicky Sailor Sr
DB 22 Davis, CodyCody Davis Sr
DL 91 Duckett, AdellAdell Duckett So
DL 93 Hudler, ChrisChris Hudler Fr
LB 94 Christensen, LennardLennard Christensen Sr
DL 95 McKinney, RodneyRodney McKinney Sr
DE 96 Falls, NenoNeno Falls Jr
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

Roster
Last update: 2002-10-16

Game summariesEdit

at Ohio StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Raiders 7 0 0 14 21
No. 13 Buckeyes 14 7 17 7 45



Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 1990 L 10–17


at SMUEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Raiders 3 7 0 14 24
Mustangs 6 0 0 8 14



Overall record Last meeting Result
27–16 1995 W 45–14


Ole MissEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Rebels 0 7 7 14 28
Red Raiders 10 18 7 7 42



Overall record Last meeting Result
0–2 1998 L 18–35


NC StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 17 Wolfpack 10 7 21 7 51
Red Raiders 7 3 7 28 48



Overall record Last meeting Result
1–2 1993 L 34–36


at New MexicoEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Raiders 7 21 7 14 49
Lobos 0 0 0 0 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
31–5–2 2001 W 42–30


at Texas A&MEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Raiders 7 10 0 24 48
No. 23 Aggies 14 14 7 6 47



Overall record Last meeting Result
26–33–1 2001 W 12–0


at Iowa StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Raiders 3 0 7 7 17
No. 11 Cyclones 3 0 21 7 31



Overall record Last meeting Result
3–0 1999 28–16


MissouriEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 10 7 7 14 38
Red Raiders 14 17 13 8 52



Overall record Last meeting Result
1–2 1999 L 7–34


at ColoradoEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Raiders 10 3 0 0 13
No. 21 Buffaloes 10 6 14 7 37



Overall record Last meeting Result
3–2 1999 W 31–10


BaylorEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 0 3 0 8 11
Red Raiders 7 21 21 13 62



Overall record Last meeting Result
27–32–1 2001 W 63–19


Oklahoma StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 0 14 7 3 24
Red Raiders 14 14 14 7 49



Overall record Last meeting Result
17–9–3 2001 W 49–30


TexasEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 4 Longhorns 14 7 7 10 38
Red Raiders 0 21 7 14 42



Overall record Last meeting Result
13–38 2001 L 7–42


at OklahomaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 24 Red Raiders 0 0 7 8 15
No. 4 Sooners 16 9 21 14 60



Overall record Last meeting Result
2–7 2001 L 13–30


vs. Clemson (Tangerine Bowl)Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Raiders 17 17 7 14 55
Clemson 0 2 7 6 15



Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting


Team players in the NFLEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Aaron Hunt Defensive tackle 6 194 Denver Broncos
Kliff Kingsbury Quarterback 6 201 New England Patriots

ReferencesEdit

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