2002 Syracuse Orangemen football team

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2002 Syracuse Orangemen football
Syracuse Orange logo.svg
ConferenceBig East Conference
2002 record4–8 (2–5 Big East)
Head coachPaul Pasqualoni (12th season)
CaptainClifton Smith
Chris Davis
Will Hunter
Troy Nunes
David Tyree[1]
Home stadiumCarrier Dome
(Capacity: 49,550)
Seasons
← 2001
2003 →
2002 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 2 Miami (FL) $   7 0         12 1  
No. 25 West Virginia   6 1         9 4  
No. 19 Pittsburgh   5 2         9 4  
No. 18 Virginia Tech   3 4         10 4  
Boston College   3 4         9 4  
Syracuse   2 5         4 8  
Temple   2 5         4 8  
Rutgers   0 7         1 11  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2002 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University during the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Orange were coached by Paul Pasqualoni and played their home games at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 297:45 PMat BYU*ESPNL 21–4265,612
September 78:00 PMNorth Carolina*ESPN2L 22–3039,444
September 143:30 PMRhode Island*
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, NY
W 63–1743,089
September 289:00 PMat No. 25 Auburn*ESPN2L 34–3783,667
October 512:00 PMPittsburgh
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, NY
ESPN+L 24–4839,947
October 1212:00 PMat TempleTWCSNL 16–1717,220
October 1812:00 PMat West VirginiaESPN+L 7–3445,088
October 251:30 PMRutgers
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, NY
W 45–1437,158
November 27:00 PMat UCF*ESPN+W 38–3524,043
November 93:30 PMNo. 8 Virginia Tech
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, NY
ESPNW 50–42 3OT48,239
November 1612:00 PMat Boston CollegeESPN+L 20–4136,221
November 301:00 PMNo. 1 Miami
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, NY
ABCL 7–4945,679
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

[2]

Roster[edit]

2002 Syracuse Orange football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 5 R. J. Anderson Jr
C 68 Chris Buda Jr
RB 34 Chris Davis Sr
TE 85 Joe Kowalewski Fr
WR 2 Johnnie Morant Jr
QB 11 Troy Nunes Sr
T 69 Quinn Ojinnaka Fr
T 74 Kevin Sampson Jr
T 78 Adam Terry Sr
WR 81 David Tyree Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 91 Eugene Brown Fr
CB 25 Steve Gregory Fr
CB 30 Will Hunter Sr
DE 94 Ryan LaCasse Fr
LB 57 Rich Scanlon Jr
LB 9 Clifton Smith Sr
DE 97 Josh Thomas Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Roster

Team players in the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Chris Davis Running back 5 165 Seattle Seahawks
David Tyree Wide Receiver 6 211 New York Giants

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