2002 Quick Facts

Team Information

2001 Record: 2-9 overall, 1-7 (5th place) in the SEC Eastern Division
Basic Offense: Multiple formations
Basic Defense: 4-2

Players Returning

Lettermen Returning: 41 (19 offense, 19 defense, 3 specialist)
Starters Returning: 10 (six offense, four defense)
Offensive Starters Returning (6): LG Jason Rollins, C Nick Seitze, RT Antonio Hall, WR Derek Abney, WR Tommy Cook, QB Jared Lorenzen
Defensive Starters Returning (4): DT Deqayne Robertson, CB Leonard Burress, CB Derrick Tatum, S David Johnson
Specialist Starters Returning (3): P Glenn Pakulak, SNAP Coleman Barnes, KR/PR Derek Abney

Players Lost

Lettermen Lost: 25 (11 offense, 12 defense, 2 specialist)
Starters Lost: 12 (five offense, seven defense)
Offensive Starters Lost (5): LT Matt Brown, RG Josh Parrish, TE Derek Smith, WR Dougie Allen, RB Chad Scott
Defensive Starters Lost (7): DE Chris Demaree, DE Dennis Johnson, DT Derrick Johnson, LB Chris Gayton, LB Jamal White, S Patrick Wiggins, FS Anthony Wajda
Specialist Starters Lost (1): K Seth Hanson

Coaching Staff

Guy Morriss (Texas Christian 1973), Head Coach
  • Overall Record: 2-9, one year as head coach

  • Tom Adams (Rice 1982), Defensive Tackles
    Gerald Carr (Southern Illinois 1981), Running Backs
    John Goodner (Southwest Oklahoma 1967), Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers/Recruiting Coordinator
    Larry Hoefer (McMurry 1973), Safeties
    Harold Jackson (Jackson State 1968), Wide Receivers
    Chris Lancaster (Clemson 1989), Offensive Line
    Wesley McGriff (Savannah State 1990), Defensive Backs
    Mark Nelson (E. Central Okla. St. 1980), Special Teams Coordinator/Defensive Ends
    Brent Pease (Montana 1990), Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
    John Schlarman (Kentucky 1997), Graduate Assistant/Tight Ends/Asst. Offensive Line

    Football Support Staff:

    Strength and Conditioning Coach: Marc Hill
    Assistant Strength Coach: Scott Brincks
    Graduate Assistant Strength Coaches: Kevin Deweese, Jim Wendler
    Coaching Video Coordinator: Gary Foxworth
    Athletic Trainer: Jim Madaleno
    Assistant Athletic Trainer: Ross Blackport
    Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer: Paul Silvestri
    Equipment Manager: Tom Kalinowski
    Director of Football Operations: Mike Chism
    Executive Assistant to the Head Coach: Janetta Owens
    Administrative Staff: Rita Griffith, Sandy Griffin, Quaintance Clark



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