2002 Bowling Green Falcons football team

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2002 Bowling Green Falcons football
Bowling Green Falcons wordmark.svg
Conference Mid-American Conference
Division West
2002 record 9–3 (6–2 MAC)
Head coach Urban Meyer
Home stadium Doyt Perry Stadium
(Capacity: 30,599)
Seasons
← 2001
2003 →
2002 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
No. 24 Marshall x$   7 1         11 2  
UCF   6 2         7 5  
Miami   5 3         7 5  
Ohio   4 4         4 8  
Akron   3 5         4 8  
Kent State   1 7         3 9  
Buffalo   0 8         1 11  
West Division
Toledo xy   7 1         9 5  
Northern Illinois x   7 1         8 4  
Bowling Green   6 2         9 3  
Ball State   4 4         6 6  
Western Michigan   3 5         4 8  
Central Michigan   2 6         4 8  
Eastern Michigan   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Marshall 49, Toledo 45
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2002 Bowling Green Falcons football team represented Bowling Green State University in the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Urban Meyer and played their home games in Doyt Perry Stadium in Bowling Green, Ohio. It was the 84th season of play for the Falcons.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 29 7:00 PM Tennessee Tech* Doyt Perry StadiumBowling Green, OH W 41–7   15,696
September 14 6:00 PM Missouri* Doyt Perry Stadium • Bowling Green, OH W 51–28   21,969
September 21 7:00 PM at Kansas* Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS W 39–16   37,000
October 5 4:00 PM Ohiodagger Doyt Perry Stadium • Bowling Green, OH ONN W 72–21   20,069
October 12 1:00 PM at Central Michigan Kelly/Shorts StadiumMount Pleasant, MI W 45–35   24,127
October 19 6:00 PM Western Michigan No. 25 Doyt Perry Stadium • Bowling Green, OH W 48–45 OT  15,169
October 26 4:00 PM Ball State No. 24 Doyt Perry Stadium • Bowling Green, OH W 38–20   21,039
November 2 2:00 PM at Kent State No. 21 Dix StadiumKent, OH (Battle for the Anniversary Award) W 45–14   7,165
November 9 2:30 PM at Northern Illinois No. 20 Huskie StadiumDeKalb, IL FSN L 17–26   25,822
November 16 7:00 PM at South Florida* Raymond James StadiumTampa, FL L 7–29   28,098
November 23 6:00 PM Eastern Michigan Doyt Perry Stadium • Bowling Green, OH W 63–21   12,974
November 30 7:00 PM at Toledo Glass BowlToledo, OH (Battle of I-75) L 24–42   25,331
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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