2002 North Carolina Tar Heels football team

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2002 North Carolina Tar Heels football
University of North Carolina Tarheels Interlocking NC logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
2002 record 3–9 (1–7 ACC)
Head coach John Bunting
Offensive coordinator Gary Tranquill
Defensive coordinator Dave Huxtable
Home stadium Kenan Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 60,000)
Seasons
« 2001 2003 »
2002 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#21 Florida State $   7 1         9 5  
#22 Virginia   6 2         9 5  
#13 Maryland   6 2         11 3  
#12 NC State   5 3         11 3  
Clemson   4 4         7 6  
Georgia Tech   4 4         7 6  
Wake Forest   3 5         7 6  
North Carolina   1 7         3 9  
Duke   0 8         2 10  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2002 North Carolina Tar Heels football team represented the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Tar Heels played their home games at Kenan Memorial Stadium in Chapel Hill, North Carolina competed in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and was led by head coach John Bunting.

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position [1] Seasons in Position
John Bunting Head Coach 2nd
Gunter Brewer Wide Receivers 3rd
Rod Broadway Defensive Tackles 2nd
Ken Browning Tight Ends / Recruiting Coordinator 9th
Jeff Connors Strength and Conditioning Coordinator 2nd
Jim Fleming Defensive Backs / Special Teams Coordinator 1st
Hal Hunter Offensive Line 1st
Dave Huxtable Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers 2nd
Andre' Powell Running Backs 2nd
Gary Tranquill Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks 2nd
James Webster, Jr. Defensive Ends 2nd

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 1:30 PM Miami (OH)* Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC L 21–27   38,000
September 7 8:00 PM at Syracuse* Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY ESPN2 W 30–22   39,444
September 14 8:00 PM No. 9 Texas* Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC ABC L 21–52   60,500
September 28 3:30 PM Georgia Tech Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC ABC L 13–21   57,000
October 5 7:00 PM at Arizona State* Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ W 38–35   42,128
October 12 12:00 PM No. 17 NC State Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC (Carolina–State Game) JPS L 17–34   60,250
October 19 12:00 PM at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA (South's Oldest Rivalry) JPS L 27–37   55,648
October 26 12:00 PM at Wake Forest Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC JPS L 0–31   31,476
November 2 1:30 PM No. 18 Marylanddagger Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC L 7–59   44,000
November 9 12:00 PM Clemson Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC JPS L 12–42   42,000
November 16 3:30 PM at No. 16 Florida State Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL ABC L 14–40   81,910
November 23 12:00 PM at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC (Victory Bell Game) JPS W 23–21   30,002
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time[2].

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2002 North Carolina Football Media Guide." tarheelblue.com. Retrieved on February 16, 2008.
  2. ^ "2002-2003 Schedule." tarheelblue.com. Retrieved on February 16, 2008.