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The Backyard Sports series let you play games with a group of virtual kids, some of whom happen to be young versions of professional athletes. Backyard Football 2002 lets you run, pass, and kick with young versions of the National Football League's superstars.

Players create a junior avatar of themselves and draft a team from a group of backyard kids and kid versions of 10 NFL players then deck themselves out in their favorite uniforms and hit the gridiron. Standard sports simulation game types are available including exhibition games and season play but the emphasis is on fun and accessibility for all ages.


Backyard Football 2002 Windows Brett Favre gets ready to throw a pass.
Backyard Football 2002 Windows With a Spring Loaded power-up, Brett Favre hops right over the defense...
Backyard Football 2002 Windows ...and nets us 6 more points.
Backyard Football 2002 Windows Using the Hocus Pocus power-up, Vicki catches the long pass...

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Wait, it's not just the same game again? Mr. Eight-Three-One (1581) 4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars

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Tech with Kids (Computing with Kids) Jan 08, 2002 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100


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ClydeFrog (10547) added Backyard Football 2002 (Windows) on Dec 11, 2002
Other platforms contributed by Andrew Shepard (1414)