2002 Oklahoma Sooners football team

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2002 Oklahoma Sooners football
Oklahoma Sooners logo.svg
Rose Bowl Champions
Big 12 Champions
Big 12 South Division Champions
Conference Big 12 Conference South
Ranking
Coaches #5
AP #5
2002 record 12-2 (7-2 Big 12)
Head coach Bob Stoops (4th year)
Co-offensive coordinator Chuck Long (1st year)
Co-offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson (1st year)
Defensive coordinator Mike Stoops (4th year)
Co-defensive coordinator Brent Venables (4th year)
Home stadium Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 72,765)
Seasons
« 2001 2003 »
2002 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North
#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  
South
#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 champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2002 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma during the 2004 college football season, the 108th season of Sooner football. The team was led by Bob Stoops in his 4th season as the OU head coach. They played their games at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. They were a charter of the Big 12 Conference.

Conference play began with a win over Missouri in Columbia on October 5th, and ended with their second win over Colorado that season in the 2002 Big 12 Championship Game on December 7th. The Sooners finished the season 12-2 (7-2 in Big 12) with their 2nd Big 12 title and their 38th conference title overall. They received an automatic berth to play in their first Rose Bowl in Oklahoma history, where they upset Washington State, 34-14.

Following the season, Andre Woolfolk was selected 28th overall in the 2003 NFL Draft, along with Quentin Griffin in the 4th round, Jimmy Wilkerson in the 6th, and Trent Smith in the 7th.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 7:00 PM at Tulsa* #1 Skelly StadiumTulsa, OK ESPN W 37–0   40,385[1]
September 7 2:30 PM Alabama* #2 Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK ABC W 37–27   75,564[1]
September 14 6:00 PM UTEP* #2 Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK PPV W 68–0   74,468[1]
September 28 6:00 PM South Florida* #2 Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK TBS W 31–14   74,432[1]
October 5 6:00 PM at Missouri #2 Faurot FieldColumbia, MO (Tiger-Sooner Peace Pipe) FSN W 31–24   60,578[1]
October 12 2:30 PM vs. #3 Texas #2 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Rivalry) ABC W 35–24   75,587[1]
October 19 2:30 PM #9 Iowa Statedagger #2 Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK ABC W 49–3   75,201[1]
November 2 2:30 PM #13 Colorado #2 Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK ABC W 27–11   75,403[1]
November 9 2:30 PM at Texas A&M #1 Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX ABC L 26–30   84,036[1]
November 16 1:00 PM at Baylor #4 Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX W 49–9   28,375[1]
November 23 6:00 PM #24 Texas Tech #4 Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK TBS W 60–15   75,553[1]
November 30 1:30 PM at Oklahoma State #3 Lewis FieldStillwater, OK (Bedlam Series) FSN L 28–38   48,500[1]
December 7 7:00 PM vs. #12 Colorado #8 Reliant StadiumHouston, TX (Big 12 Championship Game) ABC W 29–7   63,332[1]
January 1 3:30 PM vs. #7 Washington State* #8 Rose BowlPasadena, CA (Rose Bowl) ABC W 34–14   86,848[1]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

2003 NFL Draft[edit]

The 2003 NFL Draft was held on April 26–27, 2003 at the Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The following Oklahoma players were either selected or signed as undrafted free agents following the draft.

Player Position Round Pick NFL Team
Andre Woolfolk CB 1st 28 Tennessee Titans
Quentin Griffin RB 4th 108 Denver Broncos
Jimmy Wilkerson DE 6th 189 Kansas City Chiefs
Trent Smith TE 7th 223 Baltimore Ravens
Nate Hybl QB Undrafted Cleveland Browns

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "2002 OU Football Season - SoonerStats.com - Oklahoma Sooners Football, Basketball, and Baseball Scores, Records, and Stats". SoonerStats.com. Retrieved 2012-11-24. 
  2. ^ "2003 NFL Draft". Pro-Football Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 13 January 2014.