2003 Ole Miss Rebels football team

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2003 Ole Miss Rebels football
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Cotton Bowl Classic Champions
SEC Western Division Co-Champions
Conference Southeastern Conference
Western Division
Ranking
Coaches #14
AP #13
2003 record 10–3 (7–1 SEC)
Head coach David Cutcliffe
Home stadium Vaught–Hemingway Stadium
(Capacity: 60,580)
Seasons
« 2002 2004 »
2003 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#7 Georgia xy   6 2         11 3  
#15 Tennessee x   6 2         10 3  
#24 Florida x   6 2         8 5  
South Carolina   2 6         5 7  
Kentucky   1 7         4 8  
Vanderbilt   1 7         2 10  
Western Division
#2 LSU xy   7 1         13 1  
#13 Ole Miss x   7 1         10 3  
Auburn   5 3         8 5  
Arkansas   4 4         9 4  
Alabama   2 6         4 9  
Mississippi State   1 7         2 10  
Championship: LSU 34, Georgia 13
† – BCS representative as champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2003 Ole Miss Rebels football team represented the University of Mississippi during the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. Coached by David Cutcliffe, the Rebels played their home games at Vaught–Hemingway Stadium.

Season[edit]

In the Egg Bowl, Ole Miss beat Mississippi State by a score of 31–0. Ole Miss held the lead in the series with 57 wins, 37 losses and 6 ties.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 11:30 AM at Vanderbilt Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN (Rivalry) JPS W 24–21   29,411
September 6 11:00 AM at Memphis* Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN ESPN2 L 44–34   51,914
September 13 6:00 PM Louisiana–Monroe* Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS W 59–14   50,654
September 27 6:00 PM Texas Tech* Vaught–Hemingway Stadium • Oxford, MS L 49–45   54,649
October 4 11:30 AM at #24 Florida Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL JPS W 20–17   90,101
October 11 1:00 PM Arkansas State* Vaught–Hemingway Stadium • Oxford, MS W 55–0   51,286
October 18 11:30 AM Alabama Vaught–Hemingway Stadium • Oxford, MS JPS W 43–28   60,825
October 25 6:15 PM #20 Arkansas Vaught–Hemingway Stadium • Oxford, MS (Rivalry) W 19–7   58,717
November 1 11:30 AM South Carolina #20 Vaught–Hemingway Stadium • Oxford, MS JPS W 43–40   56,878
November 8 2:30 PM at Auburn #20 Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL CBS W 24–20   86,063
November 22 2:30 PM #3 LSU #15 Vaught–Hemingway Stadium • Oxford, MS (Magnolia Bowl) CBS L 17–14   62,552
November 27 6:30 PM at Mississippi State #17 Davis Wade StadiumStarkville, MS (Egg Bowl) W 31–0   53,582
January 2 10:00 AM vs. #21 Oklahoma State* #16 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) FOX W 31–28   73,928
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

Team players in the NFL[edit]

Player Round Pick Position Club
Eli Manning 1 1 Quarterback New York Giants
Stacy Andrews 4 123 Tackle Cincinnati Bengals
Von Hutchins 6 173 Defensive Back Indianapolis Colts
Charlie Anderson 6 200 End Houston Texans

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Awards and honors[edit]

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