2002 VMI Keydets football
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Conference Southern Conference
2002 record 6–6 (3–5 SoCon)
Head coach Cal McCombs (4th year)
Offensive coordinator Jeff Durden (1st year)
Defensive coordinator Johnny Burnett (1st year)
Home stadium Alumni Memorial Field
(Capacity: 10,000)
Seasons
« 2001 2003 »
2002 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#3 Georgia Southern ^   7 1         11 3  
#14 Wofford   6 2         9 3  
#10 Appalachian State ^   6 2         8 4  
#9 Furman ^   6 2         8 4  
Elon   2 1         4 7  
Western Carolina   3 5         5 6  
Chattanooga   2 6         2 10  
East Tennessee State   2 6         4 8  
The Citadel   1 7         3 9  
† – Conference champion
^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2002 VMI Keydets football team represented the Virginia Military Institute during the 2002 NCAA Division I-AA football season. It was the Keydets' 112th year of football, and their 79th and final season in the Southern Conference until 2014[1]).

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
August 31at Charleston Southern*W 27–242,417
September 7Davidson*W 41–165,923
September 14at William & Mary*L 31–629,963
September 21at East Tennessee StateL 21–354,770
September 28 No. 9 Furman
  • Alumni Memorial Field
  • Lexington, VA
L 28–556,235
October 5at No. 3 Georgia SouthernL 7–5215,621
October 12 No. 14 Wofford
  • Alumni Memorial Field
  • Lexington, VA
W 27–167,860
October 19at ChattanoogaW 35–315,237
October 26Liberty*
  • Alumni Memorial Field
  • Lexington, VA
W 38–146,165
November 2Western Carolina
  • Alumni Memorial Field
  • Lexington, VA
L 23–355,820
November 9at No. 10 Appalachian StateL 13–5411,007
November 23vs. The CitadelW 23–216,936
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game

References[edit | edit source]

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