2003 Virginia Tech Hokies football team

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2003 Virginia Tech Hokies football
Insight Bowl, California 52 - Virginia Tech 49
Conference Big East
2003 record 8–5 (5–3 Big East)
Head coach Frank Beamer
Offensive coordinator Bryan Stinespring
Defensive coordinator Bud Foster
Home stadium Lane Stadium
(c. 65,115, grass)
Seasons
« 2002 2004 »
2003 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#5 Miami (FL) §   6 1         11 2  
West Virginia §   6 1         8 5  
Pittsburgh   5 2         8 5  
Virginia Tech   4 3         8 5  
Boston College   3 4         8 5  
Syracuse   2 5         6 6  
Rutgers   2 5         5 7  
Temple   0 7         1 11  
† – BCS representative as champion
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2003 Virginia Tech Hokies football team represented the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. The team's head coach was Frank Beamer.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 3:00 PM UCF* #9 Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA ESPN W 49-28   65,115
September 6 1:00 PM James Madison* #9 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA W 43-0   65,115
September 18 7:45 PM Texas A&M* #8 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA ESPN W 35-19   65,115
September 27 12:00 PM Connecticut #5 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA ESPN+ W 47-13   65,115
October 4 12:00 PM at Rutgers #4 Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, NJ ESPN+ W 48-22   28,956
October 11 12:00 PM Syracusedagger #4 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA ESPN W 51-7   65,115
October 22 7:30 PM at West Virginia #3 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV (Black Diamond Trophy) ESPN L 7-28   56,319
November 1 7:45 PM #2 Miami (FL) #10 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA (Rivalry) ESPN W 31-7   65,115
November 8 7:45 PM at #25 Pittsburgh #5 Heinz FieldPittsburgh, PA ESPN L 28-31   66,207
November 15 1:00 PM at Temple #12 Lincoln Financial FieldPhiladelphia, PA W 24-23 OT  27,425
November 22 3:30 PM Boston College #12 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA ESPN L 27-34   65,115
November 29 1:00 PM at Virginia* #21 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA (Commonwealth Cup) ABC L 21-35   60,943
December 26 8:30 PM vs. California* Bank One BallparkPhoenix, AZ (Insight Bowl) ESPN L 49-52   42,364
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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