2002 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team

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2002 Oklahoma State Cowboys football
Houston Bowl Champions
Conference Big 12 Conference
South Division
2002 record 8–5 (5–3 Big 12)
Head coach Les Miles (2nd year)
Offensive coordinator Mike Gundy (2nd year)
Defensive coordinator Bill Clay (2nd year)
Home stadium Lewis Field (Capacity: 48,500)
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 State Cowboys football team represented the Oklahoma State University in the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Cowboys' Houston Bowl appearance in 2002 was only the second time in 14 years that OSU made it to a bowl game.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 7:00 PM at Louisiana Tech* Independence StadiumShreveport, LA L 36–39   31,391[1]
September 7 6:00 PM Northern Iowa* Lewis FieldStillwater, OK W 45–10   40,085[2]
September 14 6:00 PM UCLA* Lewis Field • Stillwater, OK FSN L 24–38   43,020[3]
September 21 6:00 PM SMU* Lewis Field • Stillwater, OK W 52–16   41,190[4]
October 5 11:30 AM at #2 Texas Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX FSN L 15–17   83,116[5]
October 12 1:10 PM at #19 Kansas State KSU StadiumManhattan, KS L 9–44   48,404[6]
October 19 11:30 AM Nebraskadagger Lewis Field • Stillwater, OK FSN W 24–21   45,017[7]
November 2 11:30 AM Texas A&M Lewis Field • Stillwater, OK FSN W 28–23   47,607[8]
November 9 1:00 PM at Texas Tech Jones SBC StadiumLubbock, TX L 24–49   44,595[9]
November 16 1:00 PM at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS W 55–20   27,500[10]
November 23 1:00 PM Baylor Lewis Field • Stillwater, OK W 63–28   37,250[11]
November 30 1:30 PM #3 Oklahoma Lewis Field • Stillwater, OK (Bedlam Game) FSN W 38–28   48,500[12]
December 27 1:30 PM vs. Southern Miss* Reliant StadiumHouston, TX (Houston Bowl) ESPN W 33–23   44,687[13]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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Game notes[edit]

Nebraska[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Nebraska 0 7 0 14 21
Oklahoma St 0 3 7 14 24

Oklahoma State's first win versus Nebraska since 1961.


2003 Team Players in the NFL[edit]

The following players were drafted into professional football following the season.

Player Position Round Pick Franchise
Kevin Williams Defensive Tackle 1 9 Minnesota Vikings

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Cowboys Rashaun Woods (31st overall), Tatum Bell (41st overall), and Antonio Smith (135th overall) would be selected in the 2004 NFL Draft.[16]

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