2002 Southern Miss Golden Eagles football team

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2002 Southern Miss Golden Eagles football
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Conference Conference USA
2002 record 7–6 (5–3 C-USA)
Head coach Jeff Bower
Home stadium M. M. Roberts Stadium
(Capacity: 33,000)
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 Southern Miss Golden Eagles football team represented the University of Southern Mississippi in the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Golden Eagles were led by head coach Jeff Bower and played their home games at M. M. Roberts Stadium. They were a member of Conference USA.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 6:00 PM Jackson State* M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, MS W 55–7   35,169
September 7 11:00 AM Illinois* M. M. Roberts Stadium • Hattiesburg, MS ESPN2 W 23–20   22,183
September 14 6:00 PM Memphis M. M. Roberts Stadium • Hattiesburg, MS (Black and Blue Bowl) ESPNGP W 33–14   28,419
September 21 6:00 PM at Alabama* Bryant–Denny StadiumTuscaloosa, AL ESPN2 L 7–20   83,818
September 29 12:00 PM at Army Michie StadiumWest Point, NY W 27–6   31,402
October 12 6:00 PM at South Florida Raymond James StadiumTampa, FL L 13–16   28,181
October 19 1:00 PM Cincinnatidagger M. M. Roberts Stadium • Hattiesburg, MS W 23–14   28,031
October 30 6:30 PM at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX ESPN2 L 7–37   26,612
November 9 2:00 PM at UAB Legion FieldBirmingham, AL W 20–13   19,968
November 14 6:45 PM Louisville M. M. Roberts Stadium • Hattiesburg, MS ESPN L 17–20 2OT  28,076
November 23 2:30 PM at Tulane Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA L 10–31   21,832
November 30 2:00 PM East Carolina M. M. Roberts Stadium • Hattiesburg, MS W 24–7   19,888
December 27 1:30 PM vs. Oklahoma State* Reliant StadiumHouston, TX (Houston Bowl) ESPN L 23–33   44,687
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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