2002 NC State Wolfpack Football Team
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2002 NC State Wolfpack Football Team
2002 NC State Wolfpack football
North Carolina State University Athletic logo.svg
Gator Bowl champion
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 11
APNo. 12
2002 record11-3 (5-3 ACC)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorMarty Galbraith
Home stadiumCarter-Finley Stadium
(Capacity: 51,500)
Seasons
← 2001
2003 →
2002 Atlantic Coast Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 21 Florida State $   7 1         9 5  
No. 22 Virginia   6 2         9 5  
No. 13 Maryland   6 2         11 3  
No. 12 NC State   5 3         11 3  
Clemson   4 4         7 6  
Georgia Tech   4 4         7 6  
Wake Forest   3 5         7 6  
North Carolina   1 7         3 9  
Duke   0 8         2 10  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2002 NC State Wolfpack football team represented North Carolina State University during the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Chuck Amato. NC State has been a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) since the league's inception in 1953. The Wolfpack played its home games in 2002 at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina, which has been NC State football's home stadium since 1966.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 244:30 pmNew Mexico*FSNW 34-1447,018
August 317:00 pmEast Tennessee State*No. 25
  • Carter-Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
W 34-042,507
September 712:00 pmat Navy*No. 21W 65-1929,613
September 147:00 pmWake ForestNo. 19
  • Carter-Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina (rivalry)
W 32-1351,094
September 2112:30 pmat Texas Tech*No. 17FSNW 51-48 OT35,864
September 281:00 pmMassachusetts*No. 17
  • Carter-Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
W 56-2451,221
October 1212:00 pmat North CarolinaNo. 14JPSW 34-1760,250
October 1912:00 pmDukeNo. 13
  • Carter-Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
W 24-2251,500
October 247:45 pmat ClemsonNo. 12ESPNW 38-678,904
November 23:30 pmGeorgia TechNo. 10
  • Carter-Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
ABCL 17-2451,500
November 912:00 pmat MarylandNo. 14ABCL 21-2452,915
November 1612:00 pmat VirginiaNo. 22JPSL 9-1453,371
November 233:30 pmNo. 14 Florida State
  • Carter-Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
ABCW 17-751,500
January 112:30 pmvs. No. 11 Notre Dame*No. 17NBCW 28-673,491
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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Roster

Rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: Increase in ranking. Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ? = Tied with team above or below. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Final
AP RV 25 21 19 17 17 16 14 13 12 10 14 22 NR 21 17 17 12
Coaches 25 24 22 20 16 15 14 11 10 9 8 13 20 NR 20 17 17 11
BCS Not released 11 9 12 NR NR NR NR NR Not released

Game summaries

at Texas Tech

1 2 3 4OT Total
No. 17 Wolfpack 10 7 21 76 51
Red Raiders 7 3 7 283 48

[2]

Florida State


[3]

vs. Notre Dame (Gator Bowl)

Gator Bowl
1 234Total
Wolfpack 0 2107 28
Fighting Irish 3 030 6
  • Source:


[4]

2003 NFL Draft

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Terrence Holt Safety 5 137 Detroit Lions
Scott Kooistra Offensive tackle 7 215 Cincinnati Bengals

[5]

References

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-11-19. Retrieved .CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Freshman scores record-tying fifth TD in overtime". ESPN. September 21, 2002. Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ "Defense secures Wolfpacks' first-ever 10-win season". ESPN. November 23, 2002. Retrieved 2019.
  4. ^ "Wolfpack cap best season in school history". ESPN. January 1, 2003. Retrieved 2019.
  5. ^ "2003 NFL Draft". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2019.

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