2002 VMI Keydets football team

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2002 VMI Keydets football
Virginia Military Institute logo.png
Conference Southern Conference
2002 record 6–6 (3–5 SoCon)
Head coach Cal McCombs (4th year)
Offensive coordinator Jeff Durden (1st year)
Defensive coordinator Johnny Burnett (1st year)
Home stadium Alumni Memorial Field
(Capacity: 10,000)
Seasons
« 2001 2003 »
2002 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#3 Georgia Southern ^   7 1         11 3  
#14 Wofford   6 2         9 3  
#10 Appalachian State ^   6 2         8 4  
#9 Furman ^   6 2         8 4  
VMI   3 5         6 6  
Western Carolina   3 5         5 6  
East Tennessee State   2 6         4 8  
Chattanooga   2 6         2 10  
The Citadel   1 7         3 9  
† – Conference champion
^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2002 VMI Keydets football team represented the Virginia Military Institute during the 2002 NCAA Division I-AA football season. It was the Keydets' 112th year of football, and their 79th and ultimately final season in the Southern Conference (although the Keydets will return to the Southern Conference beginning in 2014[1]).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
August 31 at Charleston Southern* Buccaneer FieldNorth Charleston, SC W 27–24   2,417
September 7 Davidson* Alumni Memorial FieldLexington, VA W 41–16   5,923
September 14 at William & Mary* Zable StadiumWilliamsburg, VA (Rivalry) L 31–62   9,963
September 21 at East Tennessee State Memorial Center L 21–35   4,770
September 28 #9 Furman Alumni Memorial Field • Lexington, VA L 28–55   6,235
October 5 at #3 Georgia Southern Paulson StadiumStatesboro, GA L 7–52   15,621
October 12 #14 Wofford Alumni Memorial Field • Lexington, VA W 27–16   7,860
October 19 at Chattanooga Finley StadiumChattanooga, TN W 35–31   5,237
October 26 Liberty* Alumni Memorial Field • Lexington, VA W 38–14   6,165
November 2 Western Carolina Alumni Memorial Field • Lexington, VA L 23–35   5,820
November 9 at #10 Appalachian State Kidd Brewer StadiumBoone, NC L 13–54   11,007
November 23 vs. The Citadel American Legion Memorial StadiumCharlotte, NC (Military Classic of the South) W 23–21   6,936
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.

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