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2002 Virginia Tech Hokies football
San Francisco Bowl champion
ConferenceBig East Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 14
APNo. 18
2002 record10–4 (3–4 Big East)
Head coachFrank Beamer (16th season)
Offensive coordinatorBryan Stinespring (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorBud Foster (8th season)
Home stadiumLane Stadium
(c. 65,115, grass)
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 Virginia Tech Hokies football team represented the Virginia Tech in the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Frank Beamer.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 252:30 p.m.Arkansas State*No. 16ESPN+W 63–754,016
September 12:30 p.m.No. 14 LSU*No. 16
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
ABCW 26–865,049
September 127:45 p.m.No. 16 Marshall*No. 11
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
ESPNW 47–2165,049
September 213:30 p.m.at No. 19 Texas A&M*No. 7ABCW 13–383,746
September 2812:00 p.m.at Western Michigan*No. 5ESPN+W 30–027,218
October 107:45 p.m.at Boston CollegeNo. 4ESPNW 28–2342,826
October 191:00 p.m.RutgersNo. 3
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
PPVW 35–1464,907
October 261:00 p.m.TempleNo. 3
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
PPVW 20–1064,937
November 27:30 p.m.No. 25 PittsburghNo. 3
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
ESPN2L 21–2864,971
November 93:30 p.m.at SyracuseNo. 8ESPNL 42–50 3OT48,239
November 207:00 p.m.West VirginiaNo. 13
ESPN2L 18–2162,723
November 303:30 p.m.Virginia*No. 22
ESPNW 21–965,097
December 71:00 p.m.at No. 1 Miami (FL)No. 18ABCL 45–5676,108
December 318:30 p.m.vs. Air Force*No. 18ESPN2W 20–1325,966
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

RosterEdit

2002 Virginia Tech Hokies football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 44 Candelas, JohnJohn Candelas Fr
T 57 Davis, AnthonyAnthony Davis Sr
T 79 Dunn, JonJon Dunn So
RB 43 Easlick, DougDoug Easlick Jr
C 64 Grove, JakeJake Grove Jr
RB 31/32 Humes, CedricCedric Humes Fr
RB 25/7 Jones, KevinKevin Jones So
TE 90 King, JeffJeff King Fr
C 66 Montgomery, WillWill Montgomery Fr
QB 11 Noel, GrantGrant Noel Sr
RB 22 Suggs, LeeLee Suggs Sr
G 74 Owens, LukeLuke Owens So
QB 5 Vick, MarcusMarcus Vick Fr
WR 19 Wilford, ErnestErnest Wilford Jr
WR 12 Johnson, RichardRichard Johnson So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 42 Anderson, JamesJames Anderson Fr
S 21 Crawford, MichaelMichael Crawford Jr
DE 28 Cobb, LamarLamar Cobb Sr
DE 99 Colas, ColsCols Colas Jr
LB 33 Cooper, ChadChad Cooper So
DE 95 Davis, JimJim Davis Jr
S 8 Fuller, VincentVincent Fuller So
CB 4 Hall, DeAngeloDeAngelo Hall So
DB 27 Hamilton, JustinJustin Hamilton Fr
DT 56 Lewis, JonathanJonathan Lewis Sr
DB 35 Pile, WillieWillie Pile Sr
DE 55 Tapp, DarrylDarryl Tapp Fr
CB 2 Whitaker, RonyellRonyell Whitaker Sr
CB 17 Wilds, GarnellGarnell Wilds Jr
CB 2 Willams, JimmyJimmy Willams Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 49 Warley, CarterCarter Warley Jr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster

Team players in the NFLEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Lee Suggs Running back 4 115 Cleveland Browns
Willie Pile Safety 7 252 Kansas City Chiefs

ReferencesEdit


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