2003 Duke Blue Devils football team

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2003 Duke Blue Devils football
Duke text logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
2003 record 4–8 (2–7 ACC)
Head coach Carl Franks
Home stadium Wallace Wade Stadium
(Capacity: 33,941)
Seasons
« 2002 2004 »
2003 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#11 Florida State   7 1         10 3  
#17 Maryland   6 2         10 3  
#22 Clemson   5 3         9 4  
NC State   4 4         8 5  
Virginia   4 4         8 5  
Georgia Tech   4 4         7 6  
Wake Forest   3 5         5 7  
Duke   2 6         4 8  
North Carolina   1 7         2 10  
† – BCS representative as champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2003 Duke Blue Devils football team represented the Duke University in the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team participated as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference. They played their homes games at Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, North Carolina. The team was led by head coach Carl Franks, who was fired during the season and replaced by interim head coach, Ted Roof. Duke won two of the last three games of the season under Roof earning him the full time coaching position.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 7:00 PM at #18 Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA L 0–27   61,737
September 6 6:00 PM Western Carolina* Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC W 29–3   18,022
September 13 6:00 PM Rice* Wallace Wade Stadium • Durham, NC W 27–24 OT  18,742
September 20 2:00 PM Northwestern* Wallace Wade Stadium • Durham, NC L 10–28   21,143
September 27 7:00 PM #6 Florida State Wallace Wade Stadium • Durham, NC PPV L 7–56   24,370
October 11 6:00 PM at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD (Rivalry) L 20–33   50,084
October 18 12:00 PM Wake Forest Wallace Wade Stadium • Durham, NC (Tobacco Road rivalry) JPS L 13–42   17,314
October 25 1:00 PM NC State Wallace Wade Stadium • Durham, NC L 21–28   27,614
November 1 4:00 PM #19 Tennessee Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN PPV L 6–23   104,772
November 8 1:00 PM Georgia Tech Wallace Wade Stadium • Durham, NC W 41–17   12,976
November 15 1:00 PM at Clemson Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 7–40   71,731
November 22 1:00 PM at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC (Battle for the Victory Bell) W 30–22   48,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2003 Schedule". goduke.com. Archived from the original on December 7, 2003. Retrieved November 19, 2012.