2002 Season


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) Max Shafer kicked a 35-yard field goal as time expired to defeat Massillon Perry 23-21 in the playoffs.  (4) A missed extra point in overtime against Warren Harding prevented the Tigers from making a third trip to the state finals.

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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