2003 Georgia Bulldogs football team

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2003 Georgia Bulldogs football
Capital One Bowl champion
SEC Eastern Division champion
SEC Championship Game, L 13–34 vs. LSU
Capital One Bowl, W 34–27 OT vs. Purdue
Conference Southeastern Conference
Division Eastern Division
Ranking
Coaches No. 6
AP No. 7
2003 record 11–3 (6–2 SEC)
Head coach Mark Richt (3rd year)
Offensive coordinator Neil Callaway (3rd year)
Defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder (3rd year)
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (92,058)
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 National Champion
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2003 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the University of Georgia during the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Bulldogs completed the season with a 10–2 record. The Bulldogs had a regular season Southeastern Conference (SEC) record of 6–2, and won the SEC East for the second year in a row. Georgia faced LSU in the SEC Championship Game, losing 13–34. The Bulldogs completed their season with a victory over Purdue in the Capital One Bowl by a score of 34–27 in overtime. In Mark Richt's third year as head coach, Georgia finished the season ranked 6th and 7th in the polls.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 12:00 PM at Clemson* No. 9 Memorial StadiumClemson, South Carolina ABC W 30–0   82,034[1]
September 6 1:00 PM Middle Tennessee* No. 8 Sanford StadiumAthens, Georgia PPV W 29–10   92,058[1]
September 13 3:30 PM No. 25 South Carolina No. 8 Sanford Stadium • Athens, Georgia CBS W 31–7   92,058[1]
September 20 3:30 PM at No. 11 LSU No. 7 Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, Louisiana CBS L 10–17   92,251[1]
October 4 3:30 PM Alabama No. 12 Sanford Stadium • Athens, Georgia CBS W 37–23   92,058[1]
October 11 7:45 PM at No. 13 Tennessee No. 8 Neyland StadiumKnoxville, Tennessee ESPN2 W 41–14   107,517[1]
October 18 2:00 PM at Vanderbilt No. 5 Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, Tennessee PPV W 27–8   27,823[1]
October 25 1:00 PM UAB*dagger No. 5 Sanford Stadium • Athens, Georgia W 16–13   92,058[1]
November 1 3:30 PM vs. No. 23 Florida No. 4 Alltel StadiumJacksonville, Florida (Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic) CBS L 13–16   84,411[1]
November 15 3:30 PM Auburn No. 6 Sanford Stadium • Athens, Georgia (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) CBS W 26–7   92,058[1]
November 22 12:30 PM Kentucky No. 6 Sanford Stadium • Athens, Georgia JPS W 30–10   92,058[1]
November 29 1:00 PM at Georgia Tech* No. 5 Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) ABC W 34–17   55,000[1]
December 6 8:00 PM vs. No. 3 LSU No. 5 Georgia Dome • Atlanta, Georgia (SEC Championship Game) CBS L 13–34   74,913[1]
January 1 1:00 PM vs. No. 12 Purdue* No. 11 Citrus BowlOrlando, Florida (Capital One Bowl) ABC W 34–27 OT  64,565[1]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Clemson[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Georgia 10 3 3 14 30
Clemson 0 0 0 0 0

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Cumulative Season Statistics". University of Georgia. 
  2. ^ "2003–2004 Schedule". georgiadogs.com. Retrieved November 13, 2012. 
  3. ^ ESPN