The Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2002 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 3rd in the East Division and lost a playoff position in the crossover

Team Roster and Stats

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2002 Record
GP W L T OTL PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 0 2 63 54 W1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 7 11 0 1 15 427 524 L1 1-5-0
    Home 9 6 3 0 1 13 250 219 L3 3-3-0
    Visitor 9 1 8 0 0 2 177 305 W1 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 8 4 4 0 1 9 232 204 W1 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 10 3 7 0 0 6 195 320 L5 1-5-0

Full 2002 League Standings

Lead/Trailed Record by Quarter

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 3 (3-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (2-3-0) 3 (1-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (0-5-0) 6 (4-2-0) 2 (1-1-0) 10 (2-8-0)
After 2nd 6 (4-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (2-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0) 7 (5-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (2-9-0)
After 3rd 3 (3-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (2-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0) 4 (4-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 13 (2-11-0)
After 4th 3 (3-0-0) 4 (3-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0) 4 (4-0-0) 4 (3-1-0) 10 (0-10-0)
After OT1 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Thu Jun 13 7:00 PM
MTL 37 @ HAM 26 L 19,035  
B
Fri Jun 21 7:00 PM
HAM 37 vs TOR 17 W 9,178  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Sat Jun 29 7:30 PM
BC 15 @ HAM 27 W 16,032 TSN
2
Fri Jul 5 8:30 PM
HAM 15 @ WPG 24 L 25,609 TSN
3
Fri Jul 12 7:30 PM
CGY 31 @ HAM 34 OT W 17,140 TSN
4
Thu Jul 18 10:30 PM
HAM 21 @ BC 51 L 14,218 TSN
5
Thu Jul 25 7:30 PM
HAM 37 @ OTT 38 L 24,335 TSN
6
Thu Aug 1 7:30 PM
SSK 31 @ HAM 34 OT W 15,369  
7
Wed Aug 7 9:00 PM
HAM 5 @ EDM 33 L 38,852 TSN
7
Sun Aug 11 6:00 PM
HAM 14 @ SSK 30 L 23,889 TSN
9
Thu Aug 22 7:30 PM
OTT 9 @ HAM 30 W 15,249 TSN
10
Mon Sep 2 1:30 PM
TOR 14 @ HAM 22 W 25,327 CBC
11
Sun Sep 8 1:00 PM
HAM 30 @ MTL 32 L 20,002 RDS, TSN
12
Sun Sep 15 1:00 PM
MTL 28 @ HAM 35 OT W 15,061 RDS
13
Sun Sep 22 1:00 PM
HAM 21 @ TOR 28 L 18,932  
14
Sun Sep 29 1:00 PM
EDM 34 @ HAM 33 L 16,054  
15
Fri Oct 4 9:30 PM
HAM 5 @ CGY 43 L 30,578 TSN
16
Mon Oct 14 1:00 PM
TOR 29 @ HAM 28 OT L 20,216 CBC
17
Sun Oct 20 1:00 PM
HAM 29 @ MTL 26 W 20,002 TSN, RDS
18
Sun Oct 27 1:00 PM
WPG 28 @ HAM 7 L 18,839 TSN

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2002 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.493 3-1-0 (4) 1-3-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.544 3-2-0 (5) 0-5-0 (5)
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.722
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.444
Ottawa Renegades (2) 0.222
BC Lions (2) 0.556
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.333
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.722
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.444
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.667

Team Scoring

20022001 +/-
Average Combined Score 52.83 +5.06
Average Winning Score 30.14 +2.51
Average Losing Score 19.64 +0.21
Average Home Score 27.78 +3.56
Average Visitor Score 19.67 -5.00
Average Margin of Victory 8.14 -0.58
Average Margin of Loss 14.00 +3.14

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Hamilton 183048 9956155 243660 9355148 250 (27.8)177 (19.7)427 (23.7)
Opponent 4468112 52112164 6060120 5965124 305 (33.9)219 (24.3)524 (29.1)

Coaches

Head Coach
Assistant Coaches
  • R.D. Lancaster – Offensive Coordinator
  • Mark Murray – Offensive line
  • Don Sutherin – Defensive Coordinator
  • Dennis McPhee – Defensive line
  • Andy Cox – Special Teams Coordinator

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2002 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • None

Defensive Star

  • 1 – Chris Shelling

Lineman Star

  • None

Special Teams Star

  • 2 – Paul Osbaldiston
  • 1 – Tony Miles
  • 1 – Steve Fisher

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2002 Player Awards and Nominations

2002 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Troy Davis (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Rob Hitchcock (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Dave Hack (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Rob Hitchcock (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Tony Miles (Team Nominee)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2002 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
S Rob Hitchcock
3 All-Division Selections
RB Troy Davis
T Dave Hack
S Rob Hitchcock

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2002 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–7 (7)   John Macdonald (DL) McGill
2–7 (16)   Jake Roberts (OL) Simon Fraser
3–7 (25)   Doug Borden (DL) Saint Mary's
4–7 (34)   James Elliott (WR) Calgary
5–7 (43)   Scott Coe (LB) Manitoba
6–7 (52)   Kenneth Vermette (RB) Manitoba

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