2003 Colorado Buffaloes football team

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2003 Colorado Buffaloes football
Conference Big 12
North Division
2003 record 5–7 (3–5 Big 12)
Head coach Gary Barnett
Offensive coordinator Shawn Watson
Offensive scheme Multiple
Defensive coordinator Vince Okruch
Base defense 4-2-5 Multiple
MVP D.J. Hackett
Captain Marwan Hage
Captain Medford Moorer
Captain Bobby Purify
Captain Sean Tufts
Home stadium Folsom Field
(Capacity: 53,750)
Seasons
« 2002 2004 »
2003 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North
#14 Kansas State x   6 2         11 4  
#19 Nebraska   5 3         10 3  
Missouri   4 4         8 5  
Kansas   3 5         6 7  
Colorado   3 5         5 7  
Iowa State   0 8         2 10  
South
#3 Oklahoma x   8 0         12 2  
#12 Texas   7 1         10 3  
Oklahoma State   5 3         9 4  
Texas Tech   4 4         8 5  
Texas A&M   2 6         4 8  
Baylor   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Kansas State 35, Oklahoma 7
† – BCS representative as conference champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2003 Colorado Buffaloes football team represented the University of Colorado at Boulder during the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team played their home games at Folsom Field in Boulder, Colorado. They participated in the Big 12 Conference in the North Division. They were coached by head coach Gary Barnett. Colorado missed a bowl berth for just the fourth time since 1984.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 5:45 PM vs. #23 Colorado State* Invesco Field at Mile HighDenver, CO (Rocky Mountain Showdown) ESPN W 42–35   76,219
September 6 1:30 PM UCLA* #24 Folsom FieldBoulder, CO ABC W 16–14   48,584
September 13 1:30 PM Washington State* #17 Folsom Field • Boulder, CO PPV L 26–47   48,146
September 20 1:30 PM at #10 Florida State* Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL ABC L 7–47   83,294
October 4 10:30 AM at Baylor Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX FSN L 30–42   23,147
October 11 1:30 PM Kansas Folsom Field • Boulder, CO W 50–47 OT  50,477
October 18 1:10 PM at Kansas State KSU StadiumManhattan, KS L 20–49   51,536
October 25 5:00 PM #1 Oklahomadagger Folsom Field • Boulder, CO TBS L 20–34   54,215
November 1 5:00 PM at Texas Tech Jones SBC StadiumLubbock, TX FSN L 21–26   52,908
November 8 12:30 PM #22 Missouri Folsom Field • Boulder, CO W 21–16   47,722
November 15 1:00 PM at Iowa State Jack Trice StadiumAmes, IA W 44–10   36,977
November 28 10:00 AM #25 Nebraska Folsom Field • Boulder, CO (Rivalry) ABC L 22–31   53,434
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Mountain Time.

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Game summaries[edit]

Colorado State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Colorado 0 28 7 7 42
Colorado State 7 7 7 14 35

Joel Klatt 21/34, 402 Yds (first start at QB)[2]


References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Colorado football information guide
  2. ^ "Klatt Leads Colorado Past CSU". ESPN. August 30, 2003. Retrieved August 12, 2014.