2002 Season

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2002 Varsity Football Team

Overall Record: 11-3
Regular Season Record:
Combined Statistics:

Head Coach: Rick Shepas (5th Year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 45-15

Team Captains: Devin Jordan, Craig McConnell, Reggie McCullough, Keith Wade

All-Ohio: Devin Jordan (1st), Ricky Johnson (1st), Shawn Crable (2nd), J.P. Simon (SM), Marquis Johnson (SM)

Playoff Assignment: Division I, Region 3, 8th
Tournament Results: Lost in state semifinals

All-Time Record: 758-229-36
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 59-46-5

Noteworthy Items: (1) Massillon won its 750th game with a 24-14 decision over Austintown Fitch. (2) Billy Relford recorded five interceptions in a 31-0 playoff road victory over North Canton Hoover. (3) A missed extra point in overtime against Warren Harding prevented the Tigers from making a third trip to the state finals.

OpponentDiv.RecordH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*Statistics Links
Westerville South13-7H436W8,530Game StoryGame Stats
Fremont Ross10-10A766WGame StoryGame Stats
Akron Garfield17-3H600W9,051Game StoryGame Stats
Cleveland St. Ignatius17-4H2129L15,051Game StoryGame Stats
Austintown Fitch16-4A2414WGame StoryGame Stats
Mansfield Senior17-4H560W7,538Game StoryGame Stats
Youngstown Woodrow Wilson20-10H740W3,000Game StoryGame Stats
Cleveland Lincoln-West11-9H546W6,229Game StoryGame Stats
Warren Harding114-1A2731L11,500Game StoryGame Stats
Canton McKinley13-7H3417W16,162Game StoryGame Stats
North Canton Hoover18-3A310W7,400Game StoryGame Stats
Massillon Perry110-2N2321W17,000Game StoryGame Stats
Pickerington111-2N140W12,234Game StoryGame Stats
Warren Harding114-1N2021L o.t.22,000Game StoryGame Stats
TOTAL92-67557151Season Stats

The Massillon Perry game was played at Canton’s Faucett Stadium
The Pickerington game was played at Mansfield’s Arlin Field
The Warren Harding playoff game was played at the Akron Rubber Bowl