2003 Florida Atlantic Owls football team

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2003 Florida Atlantic Owls football
Division I-AA Semifinals, L 36-34, vs. Colgate
Conference Independent
Ranking
Sports Network #4[1]
2003 record 11-3
Head coach Howard Schnellenberger
Offensive scheme Pro Style
Base defense 4-3
Home stadium Lockhart Stadium
(20,000, grass)
Seasons
« 2002 2004 »

The 2003 Florida Atlantic University Owls football team represented Florida Atlantic University in the 2003 college football season. The team was coached by Howard Schnellenberger and played their home games at Lockhart Stadium in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. The Owls competed in the NCAA's Division I-AA as an independent.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 28 8:00 PM at Middle Tennessee Johnny "Red" Floyd StadiumMurfreesboro, TN W 20-19   23,261
September 6 4:00 PM Valdosta State Lockhart StadiumFort Lauderdale, FL L 45-17   4,758
September 13 6:00 PM at Central Florida Citrus BowlOrlando, FL L 33-29   25,144
September 20 7:00 PM at Youngstown State Stambaugh StadiumYoungstown, OH W 13-6   16,891
September 27 2:30 PM at #23 Illinois State Hancock StadiumNormal, IL W 28-10   6,837
October 4 4:00 PM Texas State Lockhart Stadium • Fort Lauderdale, FL W 27-14   4,358
October 11 4:00 PM Nicholls State Lockhart Stadium • Fort Lauderdale, FL W 31-23   3,302
October 18 4:00 PM Northern Colorado #23 Lockhart Stadium • Fort Lauderdale, FL W 21-19   4,255
November 1 4:00 PM Gardner-Webb #17 Lockhart Stadium • Fort Lauderdale, FL W 31-26   5,263
November 15 4:00 PM Siena #15 Lockhart Stadium • Fort Lauderdale, FL W 51-3   6,159
November 22 3:30 PM at Florida International #15 FIU StadiumMiami, FL (Shula Bowl) W 32-23   9,288
November 29 1:00 PM at Bethune-Cookman #13 Municipal StadiumDaytona Beach, FL (Division I-AA playoffs) W 32-24   8,468
December 6 8:05 PM at #16 Northern Arizona #13 Walkup SkydomeFlagstaff, AZ (Division I-AA playoffs) W 48-25   9,314
December 13 1:00 PM #6 Colgate #13 Lockhart Stadium • Fort Lauderdale, FL (Division I-AA Semifinals) ESPN2 L 36-24   12,857
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. All times are in Eastern Time.

Awards and honors[edit]

Mid-season awards and honors[edit]

  • Week 4 Independent Player of the Week: Roosevelt Bynes (WR, Jr.)
  • Week 8 Independent Player of the Week: Willie Hughley (CB, So.)

All-Independent honors[edit]

  • First Team All-Independent:
    • Jared Allen (QB, Jr.)
    • Roosevelt Bynes (WR, Jr.)
    • Anthony Crissinger-Hill (WR, Jr.)
    • Quentin Swain (LB, Sr.)
  • Second Team All-Independent:
    • Anthony Jackson (RB, Jr.)
    • Ken Campos (OL, Sr.)
    • George Guffey (OL, Sr.)
    • Dave Richards (OL, Sr.)
    • Chris Laskowski (LB, Jr.)
    • Willie Hughley (CB, So.)

All-South Region honors[edit]

  • First Team All-South Region:
    • Roosevelt Bynes (WR, Jr.)
    • Anthony Crissinger-Hill (WR, Jr.)
    • Willie Hughley (CB, So.)
  • Second Team All-South Region:
    • Jared Allen (QB, Jr.)
    • George Guffey (OL, Sr.)
    • Dave Richards (OL, Sr.)
    • Chris Laskowski (LB, Jr.)
  • Third Team All-South Region:
    • Yrvens Guerrier (DL, Sr.)
    • Mike Myers (K, Jr.)

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