2002 Auburn Tigers Football Team
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2002 Auburn Tigers Football Team
2002 Auburn Tigers football
Auburn Tigers logo.svg
SEC Western Division co-champion
Capital One Bowl champion
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionWestern Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 16
APNo. 14
2002 record9-4 (5-3 SEC)
Head coachTommy Tuberville (4th season)
Offensive coordinatorBobby Petrino (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorGene Chizik (1st season)
Home stadiumJordan-Hare Stadium
(Capacity: 86,063)
Seasons
← 2001
2003 →
2002 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
No. 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
No. 11 Alabama   6 2         10 3  
Arkansas xy   5 3         9 5  
No. 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 conference 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 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. Auburn, led by head coach Tommy Tuberville, finished with record of 9-4, including a 5-3 record in the Southeastern Conference.[1] Following a disappointing 7-5 finish the previous season, the coaching staff of the 2002 Tigers featured two prominent new members. Bobby Petrino was hired as the new offensive coordinator, and Gene Chizik joined the staff as the Tigers' new defensive coordinator. Petrino left following the season to assume the head coaching job at Louisville, while Chizik remained at Auburn through the 2004 season before leaving for the defensive coordinator position at Texas. The Tigers finished the season ranked #14 in the AP Poll and #16 in the Coaches Poll.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 27:00 PMat No. 20 USC*ABCL 17-2463,269
September 74:00 PMWestern Carolina*PPVW 56-080,067
September 1411:30 AMVanderbilt
  • Jordan-Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, Alabama
JPSW 31-676,127
September 196:45 PMat Mississippi StateESPNW 42-1452,583
September 288:00 PMSyracuse*
  • Jordan-Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, Alabama
ESPN2W 37-34 OT83,667
October 1211:30 AMArkansasNo. 24
  • Jordan-Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, Alabama
JPSL 17-3884,692
October 195:45 PMat FloridaESPNL 23-30 OT85,135
October 2611:30 AMNo. 10 LSU
JPSW 31-785,366
November 211:30 AMat Ole MissJPSW 31-2460,635
November 91:00 PMLouisiana-Monroe*dagger
  • Jordan-Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, Alabama
PPVW 52-1484,618
November 162:30 PMNo. 7 GeorgiaNo. 24
CBSL 21-2486,063
November 232:30 PMat No. 9 AlabamaCBSW 17-783,818
January 112:00 PMvs. No. 10 Penn State*No. 19ABCW 13-966,334
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

Roster

Captains

Position Player
LB Mark Brown
C Ben Nowland
DB Travaris Robinson

References


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