2003 Virginia Cavaliers football team

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2003 Virginia Cavaliers football
Virginia Cavaliers text logo.svg
Continental Tire Bowl Champions
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
2003 record 8–5 (4–4 ACC)
Head coach Al Groh
Defensive coordinator Al Golden
Home stadium Scott Stadium
(Capacity: 61,500)
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 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia in the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's coach was coach Al Groh. They played their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position
Al Groh Head Coach
Danny Rocco Assistant Head Coach / Linebackers Coach
Al Golden Defensive Coordinator
Ron Prince Offensive Coordinator / Offensive Line Coach
Corwin Brown Special Teams Coach
Mike Groh Wide Receivers / Quarterbacks Coach
Andy Heck Tight Ends Coach
Mike London Defensive Line Coach / Recruiting Coordinator
Bob Price Defensive Backs Coach
Kevin Ross Running Backs Coach
Anthony Poindexter Graduate Assistant Coach – Offense
Tim Whitney Graduate Assistant Coach – Defense
Evan Marcus Head Strength Coach

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 7:00 PM Duke #17 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA W 27–0   61,737
September 6 12:30 PM at South Carolina* #15 Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC JPS L 7–31   80,150
September 13 2:00 PM at Western Michigan* Waldo StadiumKalamazoo, MI W 59–16   21,982
September 27 3:30 PM Wake Forest Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA ABC W 27-24   60,884
October 4 1:30 PM at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC (South's Oldest Rivalry) W 38–13   51,000
October 11 12:00 PM at Clemson #24 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Rivalry) JPS L 27–30 OT  76,774
October 18 7:45 PM #8 Florida Statedagger Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA (Jefferson-Eppes Trophy) ESPN L 14–19   62,875
October 25 3:00 pm Troy State* Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA W 24–0   57,580
November 1 3:30 PM at NC State Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC ABC L 37–51   53,800
November 13 7:45 PM at #24 Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD (Rivalry) ESPN L 17–27   51,027
November 22 12:00 PM Georgia Tech Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA JPS W 29–17   58,526
November 29 1:00 PM Virginia Tech* Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA (Commonwealth Cup) ABC W 35–21   60,943
December 27 12:00 pm vs. Pittsburgh* Bank of America StadiumCharlotte, NC (Continental Tire Bowl) ESPN2 W 23–16   51,236
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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