2003 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football team

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2003 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football
Conference Western Athletic Conference
2003 record 5–7 (3–5 WAC)
Head coach Jack Bicknell, Jr. (5th year)
Home stadium Joe Aillet Stadium
(Capacity: 30,600)

Independence Stadium
(Capacity: 53,000)
Seasons
« 2002 2004 »
2003 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#16 Boise State   8 0         13 1  
Fresno State   6 2         9 5  
Tulsa   5 2         7 5  
Hawaii   5 3         9 5  
Rice   5 3         5 7  
Nevada   4 4         6 6  
Louisiana Tech   3 5         5 7  
San Jose State   2 6         3 8  
UTEP   1 6         2 10  
SMU   0 8         0 12  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2003 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football team represented Louisiana Tech University in the 2003 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team was coached by Jack Bicknell, Jr., who was in his fifth season with Louisiana Tech. The Bulldogs played their home games at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston, Louisiana and competed in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC).

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 28 6:45 PM #3 Miami* Independence StadiumShreveport, LA ESPN L 9–48   43,279
September 6 7:00 PM at Louisiana–Lafayette* Cajun FieldLafayette, LA W 34–3   24,211
September 13 11:00 AM at Michigan State* Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI ESPN+ W 20–19   72,387
September 20 9:00 PM at Fresno State Bulldog StadiumFresno, CA (Battle for the Bone) SPW L 6–16   38,093
October 4 2:00 PM Boise State Joe Aillet StadiumRuston, LA ESPNGP L 37–43   17,859
October 11 8:05 PM at UTEP Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX W 38–35   28,144
October 18 2:00 PM Hawaiidagger Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA ESPN+ L 41–44   19,128
October 25 3:05 PM at Nevada Mackay StadiumReno, NV W 42–34   22,157
November 1 7:00 PM at #8 LSU* Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA PPV L 10–49   91,879
November 8 2:00 PM SMU Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA W 41–6   14,872
November 15 2:00 PM at Tulsa Skelly StadiumTulsa, OK L 18–48   28,862
November 29 2:00 PM Rice Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, LA L 14–49   8,752
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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