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2002 Football Results

Gopher Football 2002 Season

  • Head Coach:  Glen Mason (6th season)
  • Overall Record: 8 - 5
  • Conference Record: 3 - 5
  • Music City Bowl: vs. Arkansas (W 29-14)

2002 Schedule

08/31/2002 Southwest Texas State W 42-0
09/07/2002 @ Louisiana-Lafayette (3-9) W 35-11
09/14/2002 Toledo (9-5) W 31-21
09/21/2002 Buffalo (1-11) W 41-17
09/28/2002 @ Purdue (7-6) L 15-28
10/03/2002 Illinois (5-7) W 31-10
10/10/2002 Homecoming
Northwestern (3-9)
W 45-42
10/19/2002 @ Michigan State (4-8) W 28-7
11/02/2002 @ Ohio State (14-0) L 3-34
11/09/2002 Michigan (10-3) L 24-41
11/16/2002 Iowa (11-2) L 21-45
11/23/2002 @ Wisconsin (8-6) L 31-49
12/30/2002 Music City Bowl
vs. Arkansas (9-5)
W 29-14

2002 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Ohio State 8-0 14-0
Iowa 8-0 11-2
Michigan 6-2 10-3
Penn State 5-3 9-4
Purdue 4-4 7-6
Illinois 4-4 5-7
Minnesota 3-5 8-5
Wisconsin 2-6 8-6
Michigan State 2-6 4-8
Northwestern 1-7 3-9
Indiana 1-7 3-9

2002 Gopher Football Roster

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown (Previous School)
8 Abdul-Khaliq, Asad QB 2014-06-01 210 Jr Elizabeth, NJ (Fork Union Military Acad./Elizabeth HS)
78 Ainslie, Joe OL 2014-06-07 310 Fr Minnetonka, MN (Hopkins HS)
96 Allen, Neel DL 2014-06-03 265 Fr Marietta, GA (Lassiter HS)
31 Archer, Phil LB 2014-06-02 236 Jr St. Paul, MN (Cretin-Derham Hall HS)
4 Banks, Trumaine DB 2000-06-01 175 Fr Columbus, OH (Eastmoor Academy)
21 Barber, Marion III RB 2014-05-11 200 So Plymouth, MN (Wayzata HS)
38 Bass, Matthew III FS 2000-06-01 170 Fr Miramar, FL (McArthur HS)
88 Baugus, Scooter TE 2014-06-06 250 Sr Fort Worth, TX (Eastern Hills HS)
94 Buchanan, Maurice DE 2014-06-05 235 Fr Minnetonka, MN (Hopkins HS)
18 Burns, Antoine WR 2014-06-01 198 Sr Milwaukee, WI (Rochester CC/North Division HS)
58 Campbell, Terrance LB 2014-06-02 200 Fr Atlanta, GA (Frederick Douglass HS)
69 Carter, Jeremiah OT 2014-06-07 290 Sr St. Paul, MN (Central HS)
90 Clark, Eric DL 2014-06-02 220 Fr Tampa, FL (Tampa Bay Tech Sr. HS)
16 Cupito, Bryan QB 2014-06-03 186 Fr Cincinnati, OH (McNicholas HS)
37 Davis, Guillermo RB 2000-06-01 190 Fr Belleville, IL (Belleville West HS)
34 Demerritt, Diamos RB 2014-05-11 208 Fr Miami, FL (Norland HS)
92 Domin, Ryan DT 2014-06-05 276 Sr Mahtomedi, MN (Mahtomedi HS)
25 Dozier, Ukee CB 2014-06-01 178 So Bradenton, FL (Southeast HS)
26 Duffy, Ryan PK 2014-06-01 207 So Mequon, WI (Marquette University HS)
46 Dupree, Tony DE 2014-06-02 254 Jr Jersey City, NJ (Ferris HS)
83 Ellerson, Jared WR 2014-06-01 190 Fr Copley, OH (Copley HS)
62 Ellman, Richard OT 2014-06-05 277 Fr Oconto, WI (Oconto HS)
61 Eslinger, Greg C 2014-06-03 250 Fr Bismarck, ND (Bismarck HS)
45 Eugene, Junior LB 2014-06-01 215 Fr Miami, FL (South Miami HS)
33 Fitzpatrick, Renato RB 2000-06-01 215 Sr St. Louis, MO (University HS)
12 Fraley, Justin LB 2000-06-01 205 So Cleveland, OH (Benedictine HS)
63 Goblirsch, Brian OL 2014-06-03 295 Fr Eagan, MN (Eagan HS)
15 Grandas, Bobby QB 2014-06-02 208 So Woodbury, MN (North Dakota St./Woodbury HS)
65 Green, Jason DE 2014-06-02 264 So Orange, NJ (Orange HS)
14 Gruening, Preston P 2014-05-10 206 Sr Schofield, WI (DC Everest HS)
24 Hagen, Brandon RB 2000-06-01 209 Fr Owatonna, MN (Owatonna HS)
71 Hall, Brandon DT 2014-06-05 270 Fr Detroit, MI (Finney HS)
29 Harper, Kenny PK/P 2000-06-01 170 Fr Hamilton, OH (Hamilton HS)
93 Harston, Brandon DT 2014-06-02 309 So Fort Worth, TX (Crowley HS)
99 Haye, Damian DE 2014-06-02 240 Fr Miami, FL (Hialeah-American HS)
49 Hopkins, Stephon LB 2014-06-02 230 Fr Detroit, MI (Renaissance HS)
84 Hosack, Aaron WR 2014-06-06 210 Jr Walnut, CA (Mount San Antonio JC/Chino HS)
20 Isom, Justin SS 2014-05-08 182 Jr Huber Heights, OH (Butler/Wayne HS)
9 Jackson, Pierre WR 2014-05-11 178 Fr Chicago, IL (Harper HS)
23 Jackson, Terry II RB 2014-05-11 196 So Saginaw, MI (Saginaw HS)
36 Johnson, Demetrus WR 2014-05-09 178 So Milwaukee, WI (Homestead HS)
19 Kamrath, Benji QB 2014-06-03 213 Jr Mayville, WI (Mayville HS)
16 Kartak, Zack RB 2014-05-09 179 Jr North Branch, MN (North Branch HS)
43 Keith, Charlton DE 2014-06-04 219 Fr Akron, OH (Buchtel HS)
62 Kirkland, Morgan OG 2014-06-02 281 Jr North Branch, MN (North Branch HS)
64 Kraemer, Rob G/C 2014-06-04 285 Fr White Bear Lake, MN (Forest Lake HS)
75 Kuppe, Jake OT 2014-06-07 350 Sr Minnetonka, MN (Minnetonka HS)
87 Kwapinski, Dan DT 2014-06-05 278 Jr Fort Ransom, ND (Lisbon HS)
39 Lehan, Michael CB 2000-06-01 185 Sr Hopkins, MN (Hopkins HS)
96 Logan, Sam DT 2014-06-02 232 So St. Paul, MN (Central HS)
97 Losli, Mark DE 2014-06-07 264 Fr Spring Lake Park, MN (Spring Lake Park HS)
1 Matthews, Keith WR 2014-06-02 198 So Akron, OH (Archbishop Hoban HS)
15 Mays, Jermaine WR 2000-06-01 202 Sr Miami, FL (Jackson HS)
79 McCulloch, Trevor OG 2014-06-04 318 Fr Brainerd, MN (Brainerd HS)
67 McElroy, Mark G/C 2014-06-05 275 So Roseville, MN (Cretin-Derham Hall HS)
76 McIntosh, Matt OT 2014-06-08 302 Jr Hartland, WI (Arrowhead HS)
52 McKenzie, Kyle LB 2014-06-02 219 Fr Detroit, MI (St. Martin Deporres HS)
74 Melander, Rian OG 2014-06-06 253 So Shoreview, MN (Cretin-Derham Hall HS)
89 Montgomery, Anthony DE/TE 2014-06-06 280 Fr Cleveland, OH (John F. Kennedy HS)
73 Moss, Brian OL 2014-06-07 250 Fr Florissant, MO (Hazelwood Central HS)
60 Nicholson, Mike C 2014-06-05 279 Fr River Falls, WI (River Falls HS)
47 Nixon, Paul DE 2014-06-01 221 Jr Columbus, OH (Mifflin HS)
28 Nystrom, Dan PK 2014-05-11 207 Sr New Hope, MN (Cooper HS)
90 Oyewo, Tony DE 2000-06-01 223 Fr St. Paul, MN (Arlington HS)
4 Parone, Sean P 2014-05-11 186 Fr Gettysburg, PA (Gettysburg HS)
17 Patterson, Tony WR 2014-06-03 201 Jr Belleville, IL (East HS)
11 Posthumus, Jarod QB 2014-06-04 231 Fr St. Cloud, MN (Becker HS)
57 Prudden, Peter LS/C 2014-06-04 220 Jr Wayzata, MN (Breck HS)
2 Pruitt, Greg Jr. RB 2014-05-10 190 Fr Shaker Heights, OH (Shaker Heights HS)
70 Quinn, Joseph OG 2014-06-04 280 Jr Downing, WI (Glenwood City HS)
85 Redmann, Chad TE 2014-06-03 242 So Burnsville, MN (Apple Valley HS)
48 Reese, Mario DE 2014-06-04 230 Fr Mableton, GA (Pebblebrook HS)
51 Reid, Darrell DT 2014-06-03 258 So Farmingdale, NJ (Freehold Boro HS)
30 Richmond, Johnathan SS 2014-05-10 191 So Greensboro, NC (Mount Zion Academy/Page HS)
89 Salmen, Kevin TE 2014-06-05 228 Fr St. Paul, MN (Cretin-Derham Hall HS)
73 Sannes, Lance OT 2014-06-07 330 Fr Wahpeton, ND (Wahpeton HS)
55 Scales, Justiss LB 2014-06-03 225 Fr Columbus, OH (Beechcroft HS)
81 Scryus, Bobby WR 2014-06-04 200 Fr Houston, TX (Aldine HS)
68 Setterstrom, Mark OL 2014-06-04 270 Fr Northfield, MN (Northfield HS)
5 Sims, Dominique FS 2014-06-01 215 So Minneapolis, MN (DeLaSalle HS)
86 Spaeth, Matt LB 2014-06-08 240 Fr Albertville, MN (St. Michael-Albertville HS)
41 Stenzel, Eric DE 2014-06-04 256 So Mankato, MN (West HS)
50 Stephenson, Scott DE 2014-06-04 270 Fr St. Paul, MN (Cretin-Derham Hall HS)
56 Swaggert, Tyson DE 2014-06-05 250 Fr Buffalo, MN (Buffalo HS)
80 Sykora, Brian TE 2014-06-06 220 Fr Bloomington, MN (Jefferson HS)
44 Tapeh, Thomas RB 2014-06-01 223 Jr St. Paul, MN (Johnson HS)
24 Upchurch, Danny CB 2014-05-10 170 Fr Columbus, OH (Brookhaven HS)
82 Utecht, Ben TE 2014-06-06 250 Jr Hastings, MN (Hastings HS)
53 Vance, Bradley LB 2014-06-01 219 So Calumet City, IL (Thornwood HS)
7 Wallace, Jakari WR 2014-05-08 160 Fr Lauderdale Lakes, FL (Boyd Anderson HS)
27 Ward, Eli FS 2000-06-01 197 Jr Akron, OH (Garfield HS)
59 West, Ben LB 2014-06-02 240 Jr Appleton, WI (Appleton North HS)
6 White, Quentin DB 2014-06-01 190 Fr Gahanna, OH (Lincoln HS)
13 Williams, Ken CB 2000-06-01 165 Fr Oakwood Village, OH (Bedford HS)
35 Wojciechowski, Mike SS 2014-05-08 181 So Oak Creek, WI (Oak Creek HS)
77 Wymer, Ricky OT 2014-06-08 310 So Westerville, OH (North HS)

2002 Final AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Ohio State (71) 14-0 1,775
2 Miami (FL) 12-1 1,693
3 Georgia 13-1 1,598
4 USC 11-2 1,590
5 Oklahoma 12-2 1,476
6 Texas 11-2 1,363
7 Kansas State 11-2 1,356
8 Iowa 11-2 1,334
9 Michigan 10-3 1,182
10 Washington State 10-3 1,085
11 Alabama 10-3 988
12 North Carolina State 11-3 943
13 Maryland 11-3 844
14 Auburn 9-4 821
15 Boise State 12-1 692
16 Penn State 9-4 675
17 Notre Dame 10-3 657
18 Virginia Tech 10-4 544
19 Pittsburgh 9-4 520
20 Colorado 9-5 307
21 Florida State 9-5 291
22 Virginia 9-5 250
23 TCU 10-2 231
24 Marshall 11-2 201
25 West Virginia 9-4 195

2002 Final ESPN/USA Today Poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Ohio State (61) 14-0 1525
2 Miami (FL) 12-1 1451
3 Georgia 13-1 1378
4 USC 11-2 1362
5 Oklahoma 12-2 1244
6 Kansas State 11-2 1230
7 Texas 11-2 1140
8 Iowa 11-2 1105
9 Michigan 10-3 1011
10 Washington State 10-3 932
11 North Carolina State 11-3 876
12 Boise State 12-1 808
13 Maryland 11-3 803
14 Virginia Tech 10-4 644
15 Penn State 9-4 619
16 Auburn 9-4 579
17 Notre Dame 10-3 525
18 Pittsburgh 9-4 486
19 Marshall 11-2 333
20 West Virginia 9-4 297
21 Colorado 9-5 291
22 TCU 10-2 274
23 Florida State 9-5 219
24 Florida 8-5 145
25 Virginia 9-5 141

2002 Big Ten Bowl Results

Tostitos Fiesta Bowl - 01/03/2003
Ohio State 31, Miami 24 (2OT)
FedEx Orange Bowl - 01/02/2003
USC 38, Iowa 17
Capital One Bowl - 01/01/2003
Auburn 13, Penn State 9
Outback Bowl - 01/01/2003
Michigan 38, Florida 30
Alamo Bowl by Mastercard - 12/28/2002
Wisconsin 31, Colorado 28 (OT)
Wells Fargo Sun Bowl - 12/31/2002
Purdue 34, Washington 24
Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl - 12/30/2002
Minnesota 29, Arkansas 14

2002 Other Bowl Results

Rose Bowl by Playstation 2 - 01/01/2003
Oklahoma 34, Washington State 14
Nokia Sugar Bowl - 01/01/2003
Georgia 26, Florida State 13
Toyota Gator Bowl - 01/01/2003
North Carolina State 28, Notre Dame 6
SBC Cotton Bowl - 01/01/2003
Texas 35, LSU 20
Axa Liberty Bowl - 12/31/2002
TCU 17, Colorado State 3
Insight Bowl - 12/26/2002
Pittsburgh 38, Oregon State 13
Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl - 12/31/2002
Maryland 30, Tennessee 3
Crucial.com Humanitarian Bowl - 12/31/2002
Boise State 34, Iowa State 16
Pacific Life Holiday Bowl - 12/27/2002
Kansas State 34, Arizona State 27
Motor City Bowl - 12/26/2002
Boston College 51, Toledo 25
New Orleans Bowl - 12/17/2002
North Texas 24, Cincinnati 19
Mazda Tangerine Bowl - 12/23/2002
Texas Tech 55, Clemson 15
GMAC Bowl - 12/18/2002
Marshall 38, Louisville 15
Sega Sports Las Vegas Bowl - 12/25/2002
UCLA 27, New Mexico 13
Seattle Bowl - 12/30/2002
Wake Forest 38, Oregon 17
Mainstay Independence Bowl - 12/27/2002
Mississippi 27, Nebraska 23
ConAgra Foods Hawaii Bowl - 12/25/2002
Tulane 36, Hawaii 28
Continental Tire Bowl - 12/28/2002
Virginia 48, West Virginia 22
Houston Bowl - 12/27/2002
Oklahoma State 33, Southern Mississippi 23
Silicon Valley Football Classic - 12/31/2002
Fresno State 30, Georgia Tech 21
Diamond Walnut San Francisco Bowl - 12/31/2002
Virginia Tech 20, Air Force 13