2002 Virginia Cavaliers football team

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2002 Virginia Cavaliers football
Virginia Cavaliers text logo.svg
Continental Tire Bowl champion
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 25
AP No. 22
2002 record 9–5 (6–2 ACC)
Head coach Al Groh (2nd year)
Offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave (2nd year)
Defensive coordinator Al Golden (2nd year)
Home stadium Scott Stadium
(Capacity: 61,500)
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 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia in the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Al Groh. They played their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 22 7:30 PM Colorado State* Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA (Jim Thorpe Classic) FSN L 29–35   57,120
August 31 3:30 PM at No. 5 Florida State Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL (Jefferson-Eppes Trophy) ABC L 19–40   79,406
September 7 7:45 PM No. 22 South Carolina* Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA ESPN W 34–21   60,171
September 21 3:00 PM Akron* Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA W 48–29   56,216
September 28 6:30 PM at Wake Forest Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 38–34   25,883
October 5 12:00 PM at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC JPS W 27–22   17,638
October 12 12:00 PM Clemson Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA ESPN2 W 22–17   54,114
October 19 12:00 PM North Carolina Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA (South's Oldest Rivalry) JPS W 37–27   55,648
October 26 3:30 PM at Georgia Tech Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA ABC L 15–23   42,727
November 9 3:30 PM at No. 19 Penn State* Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA ABC L 14–35   108,698
November 16 12:00 PM No. 22 NC State Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA JPS W 14–9   53,371
November 23 5:30 PM No. 18 Maryland Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA (Rivalry) ESPN2 W 48–13   58,358
November 30 3:30 PM at No. 22 Virginia Tech* Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA (Commonwealth Cup) ESPN L 9–21   65,097
December 28 12:00 PM vs. No. 15 West Virginia* Bank of America StadiumCharlotte, NC (Continental Tire Bowl) ESPN2 W 48–22   73,535
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position
Al Groh Head Coach
Danny Rocco Assistant Head Coach / Linebackers Coach
Al Golden Defensive Coordinator
Bill Musgrave Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks / Tight Ends Coach
Corwin Brown Special Teams Coach
Mike Groh Wide Receivers Coach
Mike London Defensive Line Coach / Recruiting Coordinator
Bob Price Defensive Backs Coach
Ron Prince Offensive Line Coach
Kevin Ross Running Backs Coach
Andy Heck Graduate Assistant Coach – Offense
Reed Case Graduate Assistant Coach – Defense

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