2002 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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2002 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Seattle Bowl champion
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
2002 record 7–6 (3–5 ACC)
Head coach Jim Grobe (2nd year)
Home stadium Groves Stadium
(Capacity: 31,500)
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 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their second season under head coach Jim Grobe, the Demon Deacons compiled a 7–6 record and finished in a tie for seventh place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 29 7:30 PM at Northern Illinois* Huskie StadiumDeKalb, Illinois FSN L 41–42   19,653
September 7 6:30 PM East Carolina* Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, North Carolina W 27–22   28,486
September 14 7:00 PM at No. 19 NC State Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, North Carolina L 13–32   51,094
September 21 2:00 PM at Purdue Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, Indiana W 24–21   48,550
September 28 6:30 PM Virginia Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, North Carolina L 34–38   25,883
October 5 3:30 PM at Georgia Tech Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta ABC W 24–21   43,719
October 12 3:30 PM Dukedagger Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, North Carolina W 36–10   25,856
October 19 3:30 PM at Clemson Memorial StadiumClemson, South Carolina ABC L 23–31   81,008
October 26 12:00 PM North Carolina Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, North Carolina JPS W 31–0   31,476
November 2 4:00 PM No. 18 Florida State Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, North Carolina ESPN2 L 21–34   24,710
November 23 3:30 PM Navy* Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, North Carolina W 30–27   22,811
November 30 3:30 PM at No. 25 Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, Maryland ESPN L 14–32   39,006
December 30 5:00 PM vs. Oregon* Seahawks StadiumSeattle (Seattle Bowl) ESPN W 38–17   38,241
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing James MacPherson 123/223 1,837
Rushing Tarence Williams 186 852
Receiving Jax Landfried 38 533

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2002 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015.