2002 Vanderbilt Commodores football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern Division
2002 record2–10 (0–8 SEC)
Head coachBobby Johnson (1st season)
Home stadiumVanderbilt Stadium
(Capacity: 41,221)[1]
Seasons
← 2001
2003 →
2002 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#3 Georgia x   7 1         13 1  
Florida   6 2         8 5  
Tennessee   5 3         8 5  
Kentucky   3 5         7 5  
South Carolina   3 5         5 7  
Vanderbilt   0 8         2 10  
Western Division
#11 Alabama   6 2         10 3  
Arkansas xy   5 3         9 5  
#14 Auburn x   5 3         9 4  
LSU x   5 3         8 5  
Ole Miss   3 5         7 6  
Mississippi State   0 8         3 9  
Championship: Georgia 30, Arkansas 3
† – BCS representative as champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
  • Alabama had the best division record, but did not participate in postseason play due to NCAA probation.
    Rankings from AP Poll

The 2002 Vanderbilt Commodores football team represented the Vanderbilt University in the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. Led by head coach Bobby Johnson in his first year as the head coach, the Commodores finished with a 2–10 record for the season.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 31* 5:00 PM at Georgia Tech Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA L 3–45   43,719
September 7* 6:00 PM Furman Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN W 49–18   28,568
September 14 11:30 AM at Auburn Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL JPS L 6–31   76,127
September 21 11:30 AM at Ole Miss Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS (Rivalry) JPS L 38–45   50,427
September 28* 6:00 PM South Carolina Vanderbilt Stadium • Nashville, TN L 14–20   34,406
October 12* 6:00 PM Middle Tennessee State Vanderbilt Stadium • Nashville, TN L 20–21   28,660
October 19 11:30 AM at Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, GA JPS L 17–48   86,520
October 26* 11:00 AM Connecticut Vanderbilt Stadium • Nashville, TN W 28–24   21,210
November 2 1:00 PM #12 Alabama Vanderbilt Stadium • Nashville, TN PPV L 8–30   36,407
November 9 1:00 PM #23 Florida Vanderbilt Stadium • Nashville, TN PPV L 17–21   28,881
November 16 12:30 PM at Kentucky Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY L 21–41   51,114
November 23 11:30 AM Tennessee The Coliseum • Nashville, TN JPS L 0–24   47,210
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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Team players drafted into in the NFL[edit | edit source]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Hunter Hillenmeyer LB 5 166 Green Bay Packers

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References[edit | edit source]

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