2002 Boise State Broncos football team

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2002 Boise State Broncos football
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WAC Champions
Humanitarian Bowl Champions
Conference Western Athletic Conference
Ranking
Coaches #12
AP #15
2002 record 12–1 (8–0 WAC)
Head coach Dan Hawkins
Offensive coordinator Chris Petersen
Home stadium Bronco Stadium
(Capacity: 30,000)
Seasons
« 2001 2003 »
2002 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#15 Boise State   8 0         12 1  
Hawaii   7 1         10 4  
Fresno State   6 2         9 5  
San Jose State   4 4         6 7  
Nevada   4 4         5 7  
Rice   3 5         4 7  
Louisiana Tech   3 5         4 8  
SMU   3 5         3 9  
UTEP   1 7         2 10  
Tulsa   1 7         1 11  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2002 Boise State Broncos football team represented Boise State University in the 2002 college football season. Boise State competed as a member of the Western Athletic Conference (WAC), and played their home games at Bronco Stadium in Boise, Idaho. The Broncos were led by second year head coach Dan Hawkins.

The Broncos finished the season 12–1 and 8–0 in conference to win their first WAC title and played in the Humanitarian Bowl where they defeated Iowa State 34–16.

The 2002 marked the first season that Boise State was ever ranked in the top 25 since moving to Division 1A (FBS) in 1996.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 6:05 PM Idaho* Bronco StadiumBoise, ID (Governor's Trophy) W 38–21   30,878
September 7 5:00 PM at Arkansas* Donald W. Reynolds Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR KBCI L 14–41   70,142
September 14 2:00 PM at Wyoming* War Memorial StadiumLaramie, WY KBCI W 35–13   16,256
September 28 6:05 PM Utah State* Bronco Stadium • Boise, ID W 63–38   25,161
October 5 6:05 PM Hawai'idagger Bronco Stadium • Boise, ID W 58–31   25,857
October 12 5:00 PM at Tulsa Skelly StadiumTulsa, OK SPW W 52–24   15,079
October 18 6:05 PM Fresno State Bronco Stadium • Boise, ID ESPN W 67–21   30,924
October 26 3:00 PM at San Jose State Spartan StatdiumSan Jose, CA KBCI W 45–8   10,497
November 2 7:05 PM at UTEP Sun BowlEl Paso, TX KBCI W 58–3   21,689
November 9 1:05 PM Rice Bronco Stadium • Boise, ID W 49–7   23,962
November 16 1:05 PM Louisiana Tech #23 Bronco Stadium • Boise, ID W 36–10   28,413
November 23 1:05 PM at Nevada #21 Mackay StadiumReno, NV KBCI W 44–7   20,247
December 31 11:00 AM Iowa State #15 Bronco Stadium • Boise, ID (Humanitarian Bowl) ESPN W 34–16   30,446
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Mountain Time.

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