2002 Houston Cougars football team

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2002 Houston Cougars football
Houston Cougars Logo (1999-2012).svg
Conference Conference USA
2002 record 5–7 (3–6 C-USA)
Head coach Dana Dimel
Co-offensive coordinator Clancy Barone
Co-offensive coordinator Dave Warner
Co-defensive coordinator Dick Bumpas
Co-defensive coordinator Bradley Dale Peveto
Home stadium Robertson Stadium
(Capacity: 32,000)
Seasons
« 2001 2003 »
2002 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#23 TCU §   6 2         10 2  
Cincinnati §   6 2         7 7  
Louisville   5 3         7 6  
Southern Miss   5 3         7 6  
Tulane   4 4         8 5  
UAB   4 4         5 7  
East Carolina   4 4         4 8  
Houston   3 5         5 7  
Memphis   2 6         3 9  
Army   1 7         1 11  
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2002 Houston Cougars football team, also known as the Houston Cougars, Houston, or UH represented the University of Houston in the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was the 57th year of season play for Houston. The team was coached by Dana Dimel, who was fired after the season. The team played its home games at Robertson Stadium, a 32,000-person capacity stadium on-campus in Houston.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 7:00 PM at Rice* Rice StadiumHouston, TX (Bayou Bucket Classic) W 24–10   30,747
September 7 7:00 PM Tulane Robertson StadiumHouston, TX L 13–34   16,307
September 14 7:00 PM Louisiana–Lafayette* Robertson Stadium • Houston, TX W 36–17   19,569
September 21 7:00 PM at #3 Texas* Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX PPV L 11–41   82,936
October 5 2:00 PM at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX L 17–34   24,088
October 12 2:00 PM at UAB Legion FieldBirmingham, AL L 34–51   13,897
October 19 2:00 PM Army Robertson Stadium • Houston, TX W 56–42   16,469
November 2 1:00 PM at Memphis Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN W 26–21   20,532
November 9 2:00 PM East Carolina Robertson Stadium • Houston, TX L 48–54 3OT  13,669
November 16 12:00 PM at Cincinnati Nippert StadiumCincinnati, OH L 14–47   14,023
November 23 2:00 PM South Florida Robertson Stadium • Houston, TX FSN L 14–32   12,856
November 30 2:00 PM Louisville Robertson Stadium • Houston, TX W 27–10   11,048
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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