2002 Colorado Buffaloes football team

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2002 Colorado Buffaloes football
Big 12 North Champions
Alamo Bowl, L 28–31 OT vs. Wisconsin
Conference Big 12 Conference
North Division
Ranking
Coaches #21
AP #20
2002 record 9–5 (7–1 Big 12)
Head coach Gary Barnett
Offensive coordinator Shawn Watson
Offensive scheme Multiple
Co-defensive coordinator Tom McMahon
Co-defensive coordinator Vince Okruch
Base defense 4-3 Multiple
MVP Chris Brown
Captain Justin Bates
Captain Tyler Brayton
Captain Wayne Lucier
Home stadium Folsom Field
(Capacity: 50,942)
Seasons
« 2001 2003 »
2002 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Northern Division
#20 Colorado xy   7 1         9 5  
#7 Kansas State   6 2         11 2  
Iowa State   4 4         7 7  
Nebraska   3 5         7 7  
Missouri   2 6         5 7  
Kansas   0 8         2 10  
Southern Division
#5 Oklahoma xy   6 2         12 2  
#6 Texas x   6 2         11 2  
Texas Tech   5 3         9 5  
Oklahoma State   5 3         8 5  
Texas A&M   3 5         6 6  
Baylor   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Oklahoma 29, Colorado 7
† – BCS representative as conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2002 Colorado Buffaloes football team represented the University of Colorado at Boulder during the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team played their home games at Folsom Field in Boulder, Colorado. They participated in the Big 12 Conference in the North Division. They were coached by head coach Gary Barnett. Colorado played in the Big 12 Championship Game for the second time, but lost to Oklahoma.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 11:00 AM vs. Colorado State* #7 Invesco Field at Mile HighDenver, CO (Rocky Mountain Showdown) ESPN2 L 14–19   75,531
September 7 5:00 PM San Diego State* #17 Folsom FieldBoulder, CO FSN W 34–14   44,126
September 14 1:30 PM #17 USC* #18 Folsom Field • Boulder, CO ABC L 3–40   53,119
September 21 1:30 PM at #20 UCLA* Rose BowlPasadena, CA ABC W 31–17   63,880
October 5 1:30 PM #13 Kansas State Folsom Field • Boulder, CO ABC W 35–31   52,584
October 12 1:00 PM at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS W 53–29   34,500
October 19 1:00 PM Baylor #23 Folsom Field • Boulder, CO W 34–0   46,281
October 26 11:30 AM Texas Tech #21 Folsom Field • Boulder, CO FSN W 37–13   50,478
November 2 1:30 PM at #2 Oklahoma #13 Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK ABC L 11–27   75,403
November 9 10:30 AM at Missouri #18 Faurot FieldColumbia, MO FSN W 42–35 OT  48,465
November 16 5:00 PM Iowa State #17 Folsom Field • Boulder, CO FSN W 41–27   48,728
November 29 1:30 PM at Nebraska #13 Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE (Rivalry) ABC W 28–13   77,804
December 7 6:00 PM vs. #8 Oklahoma #12 Reliant StadiumHouston, TX (Big 12 Championship Game) ABC L 7–29   63,332
December 28 6:00 PM vs. Wisconsin* #14 AlamodomeSan Antonio, TX (Alamo Bowl) ESPN L 28–31 OT  50,690
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Mountain Time.

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Game summaries[edit]

Iowa State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Iowa State 7 7 6 7 27
Colorado 3 14 3 21 41

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Colorado football information guide
  2. ^ "Despite Brown's Sternum Injury, Buffaloes Roll". ESPN. November 16, 2002. Retrieved December 12, 2014.