2002 Oklahoma Sooners football team

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2002 Oklahoma Sooners football
Oklahoma Sooners logo.svg
Rose Bowl Champions
Big 12 Champions
Big 12 South Division Champions
Conference Big 12 Conference South
Ranking
Coaches #5
AP #5
2002 record 12–2 (7–2 Big 12)
Head coach Bob Stoops (4th year)
Co-offensive coordinator Chuck Long (1st year)
Co-offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson (1st year)
Defensive coordinator Mike Stoops (4th year)
Co-defensive coordinator Brent Venables (4th year)
Home stadium Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 72,765)
Seasons
« 2001 2003 »
2002 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Northern Division
#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  
Southern Division
#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 conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2002 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma during the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season, the 108th season of Sooner football. The team was led by Bob Stoops in his fourth season as head coach. They played their games at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. They were a charter of the Big 12 Conference.

Conference play began with a win over the Missouri Tigers in Columbia, Missouri on October 5, and ended with their second win over the Colorado Buffaloes that season in the 2002 Big 12 Championship Game on December 7. The Sooners finished the regular season 11–2 (7–2 in Big 12), winning their second Big 12 title and their 38th conference title overall. They received an automatic berth to play in their first Rose Bowl in school history, where they beat the Washington State Cougars, 34–14.

Following the season, Andre Woolfolk was selected 28th overall in the 2003 NFL Draft, along with Quentin Griffin in the 4th round, Jimmy Wilkerson in the 6th, and Trent Smith in the 7th.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 7:00 PM at Tulsa* #1 Skelly StadiumTulsa, OK ESPN W 37–0   40,385[1]
September 7 2:30 PM Alabama* #2 Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK ABC W 37–27   75,564[1]
September 14 6:00 PM UTEP* #2 Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK PPV W 68–0   74,468[1]
September 28 6:00 PM South Florida* #2 Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK TBS W 31–14   74,432[1]
October 5 6:00 PM at Missouri #2 Faurot FieldColumbia, MO FSN W 31–24   60,578[1]
October 12 2:30 PM vs. #3 Texas #2 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) ABC W 35–24   75,587[1]
October 19 2:30 PM #9 Iowa Statedagger #2 Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK ABC W 49–3   75,201[1]
November 2 2:30 PM #13 Colorado #2 Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK ABC W 27–11   75,403[1]
November 9 2:30 PM at Texas A&M #1 Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX ABC L 26–30   84,036[1]
November 16 1:00 PM at Baylor #4 Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX W 49–9   28,375[1]
November 23 6:00 PM #24 Texas Tech #4 Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK TBS W 60–15   75,553[1]
November 30 1:30 PM at Oklahoma State #3 Lewis FieldStillwater, OK (Bedlam Series) FSN L 28–38   48,500[1]
December 7 7:00 PM vs. #12 Colorado #8 Reliant StadiumHouston, TX (Big 12 Championship Game) ABC W 29–7   63,332[1]
January 1 3:30 PM vs. #7 Washington State* #8 Rose BowlPasadena, CA (Rose Bowl) ABC W 34–14   86,848[1]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

Game notes[edit]

Tulsa[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
12–7–1 2001 OU, 58–0
#1 Oklahoma Sooners at Tulsa Golden Hurricane
1 2 3 4 Total
#1 Oklahoma 3 0 14 20 37
Tulsa 0 0 0 0 0

Alabama[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1–1 1970 24–24
Alabama Crimson Tide at #2 Oklahoma Sooners
1 2 3 4 Total
Alabama 3 0 14 10 27
#2 Oklahoma 9 14 0 14 37

UTEP[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2000 OU, 55–14
UTEP Miners at #2 Oklahoma Sooners
1 2 3 4 Total
UTEP 0 0 0 0 0
#2 Oklahoma 14 24 17 13 68

South Florida[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
First Meeting
South Florida Bulls at #2 Oklahoma Sooners
1 2 3 4 Total
South Florida 0 0 0 14 14
#2 Oklahoma 0 21 7 3 31

Missouri[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
60–23–5 1999 OU, 37–0
#2 Oklahoma Sooners at Missouri Tigers
1 2 3 4 Total
#2 Oklahoma 7 3 13 8 31
Missouri 0 7 10 7 24

Texas (Red River Shootout)[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
36–55–5 2001 OU, 14–3
#3 Texas Longhorns vs. #2 Oklahoma Sooners
1 2 3 4 Total
#3 Texas 7 7 3 7 24
#2 Oklahoma 3 8 3 21 35

Iowa State[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
63–5–2 1999 OU, 31–10
#9 Iowa State Cyclones at #2 Oklahoma Sooners
1 2 3 4 Total
#9 Iowa State 0 0 3 0 3
#2 Oklahoma 14 21 7 7 49

Colorado[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
34–16–2 1999 CU, 38–24
#13 Colorado Buffaloes at #2 Oklahoma Sooners
1 2 3 4 Total
#13 Colorado 3 0 8 0 11
#2 Oklahoma 10 10 7 0 27

Texas A&M[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
11–9 2001 OU, 31–10
#1 Oklahoma Sooners at Texas A&M Aggies
1 2 3 4 Total
#1 Oklahoma 7 6 10 3 26
Texas A&M 0 13 14 3 30

Baylor[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
11–0 2001 OU, 33–17
#4 Oklahoma Sooners at Baylor Bears
1 2 3 4 Total
#4 Oklahoma 7 14 21 7 49
Baylor 3 0 0 6 9
  • Date: November 16
  • Location: Floyd Casey Stadium, Waco, TX
  • Game start: 1:00 p.m. CST
  • Elapsed time: 3:05
  • Game attendance: 28,375
  • Referee: Randy Christal

Texas Tech[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
7–2 2001 OU, 30–13
#24 Texas Tech Red Raiders at #4 Oklahoma Sooners
1 2 3 4 Total
#24 Texas Tech 0 0 7 8 15
#4 Oklahoma 16 9 21 14 60

Oklahoma State (Bedlam Series)[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
74–15–7 2001 OSU, 16–13
#3 Oklahoma Sooners at Oklahoma State Cowboys
1 2 3 4 Total
#3 Oklahoma 0 6 8 14 28
Oklahoma State 14 14 7 3 38

Colorado (Big 12 Championship Game)[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
35–16–2 2002 OU, 27–11
#8 Oklahoma Sooners vs. #12 Colorado Buffaloes
1 2 3 4 Total
#8 Oklahoma 7 6 6 10 29
#12 Colorado 0 0 7 0 7

Washington State (Rose Bowl)[edit]

Main article: 2003 Rose Bowl
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–0 1967 OU, 21–0
#8 Oklahoma Sooners vs. #7 Washington State Cougars
1 2 3 4 Total
#8 Oklahoma 3 14 3 14 34
#7 Washington State 0 0 0 14 14

2003 NFL Draft[edit]

The 2003 NFL Draft was held on April 26–27, 2003 at the Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The following Oklahoma players were either selected or signed as undrafted free agents following the draft.

Player Position Round Pick NFL Team
Andre Woolfolk CB 1st 28 Tennessee Titans
Quentin Griffin RB 4th 108 Denver Broncos
Jimmy Wilkerson DE 6th 189 Kansas City Chiefs
Trent Smith TE 7th 223 Baltimore Ravens
Nate Hybl QB Undrafted Cleveland Browns

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "2002 OU Football Season". Sooner Stats. Retrieved November 24, 2014. 
  2. ^ "2003 NFL Draft". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved January 13, 2014.