2003 Bowling Green Falcons football team

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2003 Bowling Green Falcons football
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Motor City Bowl Champions
MAC West Division Champions
Conference Mid-American Conference West
Ranking
Coaches #23
AP #23
2003 record 11–3 (7–1 MAC)
Head coach Gregg Brandon
Home stadium Doyt Perry Stadium
(Capacity: 28,599)
Seasons
« 2002 2004 »
2003 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
#10 Miami x   8 0         13 1  
Marshall   6 2         8 4  
Akron   5 3         7 5  
Kent State   4 4         5 7  
UCF   2 6         3 9  
Ohio   1 7         2 10  
Buffalo   1 7         1 11  
West
#23 Bowling Green x   7 1         11 3  
Northern Illinois   6 2         10 2  
Toledo   6 2         8 4  
Western Michigan   4 4         5 7  
Ball State   3 5         4 8  
Eastern Michigan   2 6         3 9  
Central Michigan   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Miami 49, Bowling Green 27
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2003 Bowling Green Falcons football team represented Bowling Green State University in the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Gregg Brandon and played their home games in Doyt Perry Stadium in Bowling Green, Ohio. It was the 85th season of play for the Falcons.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 28 7:00 PM Eastern Kentucky* Doyt Perry StadiumBowling Green, OH W 63–13   15,669
September 6 1:00 PM at #16 Purdue* Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN W 27–26   58,225
September 13 6:00 PM Liberty* Doyt Perry Stadium • Bowling Green, OH W 62–3   13,096
September 20 12:00 PM at #4 Ohio State* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ESPN+ L 17–24   104,358
October 4 4:00 PM Central Michigandagger Doyt Perry Stadium • Bowling Green, OH W 23–3   20,649
October 11 2:00 PM at Western Michigan Waldo StadiumKalamazoo, MI W 32–21   23,843
October 18 6:00 PM at Eastern Michigan Rynearson StadiumYpsilanti, MI W 33–20   6,154
October 25 4:00 PM #12 Northern Illinois #23 Doyt Perry Stadium • Bowling Green, OH ESPN2 W 34–18   31,007
November 4 7:30 PM at Miami (OH) #17 Yager StadiumOxford, OH ESPN2 L 10–33   28,023
November 15 6:00 PM Kent State #25 Doyt Perry Stadium • Bowling Green, OH (Battle for the Anniversary Award) W 42–33   12,035
November 22 1:00 PM at Ball State #22 Ball State StadiumMuncie, IN W 41–14   8,325
November 28 12:00 PM Toledo #22 Doyt Perry Stadium • Bowling Green, OH (Battle of I-75) ESPN W 31–23   29,724
December 4 12:00 PM #14 Miami (OH) #20 Doyt Perry Stadium • Bowling Green, OH (MAC Championship Game) ESPN L 27–49   24,833
December 26 5:00 PM vs. Northwestern* Ford FieldDetroit, MI (Motor City Bowl) ESPN W 28–24   51,286
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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