2002 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team

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2002 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
Texas Tech Red Raiders Logo.svg
Tangerine Bowl champion
Tangerine Bowl, W 55–15 vs. Clemson
Conference Big 12 Conference
Division South
2002 record 9–5 (5–3 Big 12)
Head coach Mike Leach (3rd year)
Offensive scheme Spread
Defensive coordinator Greg McMackin (3rd year)
Home stadium Jones SBC Stadium
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 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Big 12 Conference (Big 12) during the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their third season under head coach Mike Leach, the Red Raiders compiled a 9–5 record (5–3 against Big 12 opponents), finished in a tie for third place in Southern Division of the Big 12, defeated Clemson in the 2002 Tangerine Bowl, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 537 to 439.[1] The team played its home games at Jones SBC Stadium in Lubbock, Texas.

Quarterback Kliff Kingsbury totaled 5,017 passing yards and received the Sammy Baugh Trophy.[1][2] Lawrence Flugence set the NCAA single-season record for most tackles.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 24 1:30 PM at No. 12 Ohio State* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH (Pigskin Classic) ABC L 21–45   100,037
September 7 7:00 PM at SMU* Gerald J. Ford StadiumUniversity Park, TX W 24–14   32,000
September 14 2:30 PM Ole Miss* Jones SBC StadiumLubbock, TX ABC W 42–28   40,228
September 21 11:30 AM No. 16 NC State* Jones SBC Stadium • Lubbock, TX FSN L 48–51 OT  35,864
September 27 6:00 PM at New Mexico* University StadiumAlbuquerque, NM ESPN2 W 49–0   35,111
October 5 1:00 PM at No. 23 Texas A&M Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX (A&M–Tech rivalry) W 48–47 OT  86,478
October 12 6:00 PM at No. 11 Iowa State Jack Trice StadiumAmes, IA TBS L 17–31   51,842
October 19 6:00 PM Missouridagger Jones SBC Stadium • Lubbock, TX W 52–38   42,781
October 26 12:30 PM at No. 21 Colorado Folsom FieldBoulder, CO FSN L 13–37   50,478
November 2 1:00 PM Baylor Jones SBC Stadium • Lubbock, TX W 62–11   43,243
November 9 1:00 PM Oklahoma State Jones SBC Stadium • Lubbock, TX W 49–24   44,595
November 16 2:30 PM No. 4 Texas Jones SBC Stadium • Lubbock, TX (Battle for the Chancellor's Spurs) ABC W 42–38   52,047
November 23 6:00 PM at No. 3 Oklahoma No. 24 Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK TBS L 15–60   75,553
December 23 5:30 PM vs. Clemson* Citrus BowlOrlando, FL (Tangerine Bowl) ESPN W 55–15   21,689
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

Source:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2002 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 22, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Kingsbury wins Sammy Baugh Trophy". Amarillo Globe-News. January 7, 2003. 
  3. ^ "2002 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 22, 2016.