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2002 Bowl Games

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National Champion: Ohio State (AP, BCS, FWAA, NFF, USA-ESPN)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Carson Palmer (Southern California)
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award: Jim Tressel (Ohio State)

AP Preseason #1: Miami (FL) ▪ AP Final #1: Ohio State

28 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2003-01-03 Fiesta Bowl Ohio State 31 Miami (FL) 24 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
2003-01-02 Orange Bowl Southern California 38 Iowa 17 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
2003-01-01 Capital One Bowl Auburn 13 Penn State 9 Capital One Bowl (Orlando, FL)
2003-01-01 Cotton Bowl Texas 35 Louisiana State 20 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
2003-01-01 Gator Bowl North Carolina State 28 Notre Dame 6 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
2003-01-01 Outback Bowl Michigan 38 Florida 30 Outback Bowl (Tampa, FL)
2003-01-01 Rose Bowl Oklahoma 34 Washington State 14 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
2003-01-01 Sugar Bowl Georgia 26 Florida State 13 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
2002-12-31 Humanitarian Bowl Boise State 34 Iowa State 16 Humanitarian Bowl (Boise, ID)
2002-12-31 Liberty Bowl Texas Christian 17 Colorado State 3 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
2002-12-31 Peach Bowl Maryland 30 Tennessee 3 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
2002-12-31 San Francisco Bowl Virginia Tech 20 Air Force 13 San Francisco Bowl (San Francisco, CA)
2002-12-31 Silicon Valley Bowl Fresno State 30 Georgia Tech 21 Silicon Valley Bowl (San Jose, CA)
2002-12-31 Sun Bowl Purdue 34 Washington 24 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
2002-12-30 Music City Bowl Minnesota 29 Arkansas 14 Music City Bowl (Nashville, TN)
2002-12-30 Seattle Bowl Wake Forest 38 Oregon 17 Seattle Bowl (Seattle, WA)
2002-12-28 Alamo Bowl Wisconsin 31 Colorado 28 Alamo Bowl (San Antonio, TX)
2002-12-28 Continental Tire Bowl Virginia 48 West Virginia 22 Continental Tire Bowl (Charlotte, NC)
2002-12-27 Holiday Bowl Kansas State 34 Arizona State 27 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
2002-12-27 Houston Bowl Oklahoma State 33 Southern Mississippi 23 Houston Bowl (Houston, TX)
2002-12-27 Independence Bowl Mississippi 27 Nebraska 23 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)
2002-12-26 Insight Bowl Pittsburgh 38 Oregon State 13 Insight Bowl (Phoenix, AZ)
2002-12-26 Motor City Bowl Boston College 51 Toledo 25 Motor City Bowl (Detroit, MI)
2002-12-25 Hawaii Bowl Tulane 36 Hawaii 28 Hawaii Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
2002-12-25 Las Vegas Bowl UCLA 27 New Mexico 13 Las Vegas Bowl (Las Vegas, NV)
2002-12-23 Tangerine Bowl II Texas Tech 55 Clemson 15 Tangerine Bowl II (Orlando, FL)
2002-12-18 GMAC Bowl Marshall 38 Louisville 15 GMAC Bowl (Mobile, AL)
2002-12-17 New Orleans Bowl North Texas 24 Cincinnati 19 New Orleans Bowl (New Orleans, LA)