2003 Big Ten Conference football season

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2003 Big Ten Conference football season
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League NCAA Division I-A
Sport football
Duration August, 2003
through January, 2004
Number of teams 11
TV partner(s) ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, Big Ten Network
2004 NFL Draft
Top draft pick Robert Gallery (Iowa)
Picked by Oakland Raiders, first round (2nd overall)
Regular Season
Champions Michigan
Runners-up Ohio State
Purdue
Season MVP Chris Perry (Michigan)
Football seasons
← 2002
2004 →
2003 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#6 Michigan $   7 1         10 3  
#4 Ohio State %   6 2         11 2  
#18 Purdue   6 2         9 4  
#8 Iowa   5 3         10 3  
#20 Minnesota   5 3         10 3  
Michigan State   5 3         8 5  
Wisconsin   4 4         7 6  
Northwestern   4 4         6 7  
Penn State   1 7         3 9  
Indiana   1 7         2 10  
Illinois   0 8         1 11  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2003 Big Ten Conference football season was the 108th season for the Big Ten Conference.

Rankings[edit]

Bowl games[edit]

Date Bowl Game Big Ten Team Opp. Team Score
Dec. 26, 2003 Motor City Bowl Northwestern Bowling Green 28-24
Dec. 29, 2003 Alamo Bowl Michigan State Nebraska 17-3
Dec. 31, 2003 Music City Bowl Wisconsin Auburn 28-14
Dec. 31, 2003 Sun Bowl Minnesota Oregon 31-30
Jan. 1, 2004 Outback Bowl Iowa Florida 37-17
Jan. 1, 2004 Capital One Bowl Purdue Georgia 34-27 (OT)
Jan. 1, 2004 Rose Bowl Michigan USC 28-14
Jan. 2, 2004 Fiesta Bowl Ohio State Kansas State 35-28

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