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Gopher Football 2003 Season

2003 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
08/30/2003 Tulsa (8-5) W 49-10
09/06/2003 Troy State (6-6) W 48-7
09/13/2003 @ Ohio (2-10) W 42-20
09/20/2003 Louisiana-Lafayette (4-8) W 48-14
09/27/2003 @ Penn State (3-9) W 20-14
10/04/2003 @ Northwestern (6-7) W 42-17
10/10/2003 Michigan (10-3) L 35-38
10/18/2003 Michigan State (8-5) L 38-44
10/25/2003 @ Illinois (1-11) W 36-10
11/01/2003 Homecoming
Indiana (2-10)
W 55-7
11/08/2003 Wisconsin (7-6) W 37-34
11/15/2003 @ Iowa (10-3) L 22-40
12/31/2003 Wells Fargo Sun Bowl
vs. Oregon (8-5)
W 31-30

2003 Big Ten Standings

Team Conference Overall
W L PCT W L PCT
Michigan 7 1 .875 10 3 .769
Ohio State 6 2 .750 11 2 .846
Purdue 6 2 .750 9 4 .692
Minnesota 5 3 .625 10 3 .769
Iowa 5 3 .625 10 3 .769
Michigan State 5 3 .625 8 5 .615
Wisconsin 4 4 .500 7 6 .538
Northwestern 4 4 .500 6 7 .462
Penn State 1 7 .125 3 9 .250
Indiana 1 7 .125 2 10 .167
Illinois 0 8 .000 1 11 .083

Season notes:

Coached by Glen Mason (7th season).

Team Roster:

By Name By Number By Position By Eligibility

2003 Poll Results

Associated Press ESPN/USA Today
1. USC (48) 12-1 1,608
2. Louisiana State (17) 13-1 1,576
3. Oklahoma 12-2 1,476
4. Ohio State 11-2 1,411
5. Miami (FL) 11-2 1,329
6. Michigan 10-3 1,281
7. Georgia 11-3 1,255
8. Iowa 10-3 1,107
9. Washington State 10-3 1,060
10. Miami (OH) 13-1 932
11. Florida State 10-3 905
12. Texas 10-3 887
13. Mississippi 10-3 845
14. Kansas State 11-4 833
15. Tennessee 10-3 695
16. Boise State 13-1 645
17. Maryland 10-3 564
18. Purdue 9-4 526
19. Nebraska 10-3 520
20. Minnesota 10-3 368
21. Utah 10-2 308
22. Clemson 9-4 230
23. Bowling Green 11-3 189
24. Florida 8-5 165
25. TCU 11-2 126
1. Louisiana State (60) 13-1 1,572
2. USC (3) 12-1 1,514
3. Oklahoma 12-2 1,429
4. Ohio State 11-2 1,370
5. Miami (FL) 11-2 1,306
6. Georgia 11-3 1,183
7. Michigan 10-3 1,140
8. Iowa 10-3 1,119
9. Washington State 10-3 983
10. Florida State 10-3 929
11. Texas 10-3 894
12. Miami (OH) 13-1 800
13. Kansas State 11-4 746
14. Mississippi 10-3 730
15. Boise State 13-1 704
16. Tennessee 10-3 684
17. Minnesota 10-3 553
18. Nebraska 10-3 532
19. Purdue 9-4 510
20. Maryland 10-3 462
21. Utah 10-2 327
22. Clemson 9-4 219
23. Bowling Green 11-3 170
24. TCU 11-2 145
25. Florida 8-5 124

2003 Season Big Ten Bowl Results
Rose Bowl by Citi - 01/01/2004
USC 28, Michigan 14
Tostitos Fiesta Bowl - 01/02/2004
Ohio State 35, Kansas State 28
Capital One Bowl - 01/01/2004
Georgia 34, Purdue 27 (OT)
Outback Bowl - 01/01/2004
Iowa 37, Florida 17
Mastercard Alamo Bowl - 12/29/2003
Nebraska 17, Michigan State 3
Wells Fargo Sun Bowl - 12/31/2003
Minnesota 31, Oregon 30
Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl - 12/31/2003
Auburn 28, Wisconsin 14
Motor City Bowl - 12/26/2003
Bowling Green 28, Northwestern 24

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2003 Season Bowl Results
Nokia Sugar Bowl - 01/04/2004
Louisiana State 21, Oklahoma 14
FedEx Orange Bowl - 01/01/2004
Miami 16, Florida State 14
Toyota Gator Bowl - 01/01/2004
Maryland 41, West Virginia 7
SBC Cotton Bowl - 01/02/2004
Mississippi 31, Oklahoma State 28
Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl - 01/02/2004
Clemson 27, Tennessee 14
Mainstay Independence Bowl - 12/31/2003
Arkansas 27, Missouri 14
Axa Liberty Bowl - 12/31/2003
Utah 17, Southern Mississippi 0
Diamond Walnut San Francisco Bowl - 12/31/2003
Boston College 35, Colorado State 21
EV1.net Houston Bowl - 12/30/2003
Texas Tech 38, Navy 14
Silicon Valley Football Classic - 12/30/2003
Fresno State 17, UCLA 9
Pacific Life Holiday Bowl - 12/30/2003
Washington State 28, Texas 20
Humanitarian Bowl - 01/03/2004
Georgia Tech 52, Tulsa 10
Continental Tire Bowl - 12/27/2003
Virginia 23, Pittsburgh 16
Insight Bowl - 12/26/2003
California 52, Virginia Tech 49
Sheraton Hawaii Bowl - 12/25/2003
Hawaii 54, Houston 48 (3OT)
Las Vegas Bowl - 12/24/2003
Oregon State 55, New Mexico 14
Plains Capital Fort Worth Bowl - 12/23/2003
Boise State 34, TCU 31
Mazda Tangerine Bowl - 12/22/2003
North Carolina State 56, Kansas 26
GMAC Bowl - 12/18/2003
Miami (OH) 49, Louisville 28
New Orleans Bowl - 12/16/2003
Memphis 27, North Texas 17