2002 Buffalo Bulls football team

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2002 Buffalo Bulls football
Conference Mid-American Conference East
2002 record 1-11 (0-8 MAC)
Head coach Jim Hofher
Home stadium University at Buffalo Stadium
(Capacity: 31,000)
Seasons
« 2001 2003 »
2002 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
#24 Marshall x   7 1         11 2  
UCF   6 2         7 5  
Miami   5 3         7 5  
Ohio   4 4         4 8  
Akron   3 5         4 8  
Kent State   1 7         3 9  
Buffalo   0 8         1 11  
West
Toledo xy   7 1         9 5  
Northern Illinois x   7 1         8 4  
Bowling Green   6 2         9 3  
Ball State   4 4         6 6  
Western Michigan   3 5         4 8  
Central Michigan   2 6         4 8  
Eastern Michigan   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Marshall 49, Toledo 45
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2002 Buffalo Bulls football team represented the University at Buffalo in the 2002 NCAA Division I-A college football season. The Bulls offense scored 214 points while the defense allowed 416 points.[1] Though the Bulls went 1-11 on the season, they did make team history by recording their first victory over a team from a Bowl Championship Series conference, a 34-11 road victory over Big East member Rutgers on September 7, 2002.

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 29 7:30 PM Lehigh* UB StadiumAmherst, NY L 26-37   21,103
September 7 7:00 PM at Rutgers* Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, NJ W 34-11   19,101
September 14 7:30 PM Connecticut* UB Stadium • Amherst, NY L 3-24   17,012
September 21 2:30 PM at Minnesota* Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN L 17-41   34,294
September 28 7:00 PM at Ohio Peden StadiumAthens, OH L 32-34   12,512
October 4 1:00 PM Western Michigan UB Stadium • Amherst, NY L 17-31   8,112
October 12 4:30 PM at Marshall Marshall University StadiumHuntington, WV L 21-66   28,200
October 19 1:00 PM Miami (OH) UB Stadium • Amherst, NY L 0-49   9,213
October 26 1:00 PM Kent State UB Stadium • Amherst, NY L 12-16   5,102
November 9 1:00 PM Central Florida UB Stadium • Amherst, NY L 21-45   6,923
November 16 1:00 PM at Akron Rubber BowlAkron, OH L 10-21   4,178
November 23 1:00 PM at Ball State Ball State StadiumMuncie, IN L 21-41   7,957
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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