2003 Missouri Tigers football team

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2003 Missouri Tigers football
Conference Big 12 Conference
North Division
2003 record 8–5 (4–4 Big 12)
Head coach Gary Pinkel
Offensive coordinator Dave Christensen
Offensive scheme Spread
Defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus
Base defense 4–3
Home stadium Faurot Field
(Capacity: 68,349)
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 Missouri Tigers football team represented the University of Missouri during the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Tigers had an overall record of 8–5, including a 4–4 record in conference play, and a 27–14 loss to Arkansas in the Independence Bowl at Shreveport. They played their home games at Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri. They were members of the Big 12 Conference in the North Division. The team was coached by head coach Gary Pinkel.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 11:00 AM vs. Illinois* Edward Jones DomeSt. Louis, MO (Arch Rivalry) ABC W 22–15   63,576[1]
September 6 2:00 PM at Ball State* Ball State StadiumMuncie, IN W 35–7   17,371[1]
September 13 1:00 PM Eastern Illinois* Faurot FieldColumbia, MO W 37–0   49,440[1]
September 20 1:00 PM Middle Tennessee* Faurot Field • Columbia, MO W 41–40 OT  55,075[1]
September 27 11:30 AM at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS (Border War) FSN L 14–35   50,071[1]
October 11 6:00 PM #10 Nebraska Faurot Field • Columbia, MO (Rivalry) TBS W 41–24   68,349[1]
October 18 6:00 PM at #1 Oklahoma #24 Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK (Tiger-Sooner Peace Pipe) FSN L 13–34   83,327[1]
October 25 11:30 AM Texas Tech Faurot Field • Columbia, MO FSN W 62–31   60,192[1]
November 8 1:30 PM at Colorado #22 Folsom FieldBoulder, CO L 16–21   47,722[1]
November 15 11:30 AM Texas A&M Faurot Field • Columbia, MO FSN W 45–22   55,505[1]
November 22 6:00 PM at #19 Kansas State Bill Snyder Family Football StadiumManhattan, KS TBS L 14–24   49,685[1]
November 29 12:00 PM Iowa State Faurot Field • Columbia, MO (Telephone Trophy) ABC W 45–7   46,435[1]
December 31 6:30 PM vs. Arkansas* Independence StadiumShreveport, LA (Independence Bowl) ESPN L 14–27   49,625[2]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Cumulative Season Statistics". University of Missouri, Columbia Department of Athletics. Retrieved September 22, 2011. 
  2. ^ Dearmond, Mike (January 1, 2004). "Independence Bowl Report". The Kansas City Star. p. D8. Retrieved September 22, 2011.