2003 Memphis Tigers football team

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2003 Memphis Tigers football
Memphis Tigers wordmark.png
New Orleans Bowl Champions
Conference Conference USA
2003 record 9–3 (5–2 C-USA)
Head coach Tommy West
Home stadium Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 62,338)
Seasons
« 2002 2004 »
2003 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Southern Miss $   8 0         9 4  
#24 TCU   7 1         11 2  
Louisville   5 3         9 4  
Memphis   5 3         9 4  
South Florida   5 3         7 4  
Houston   4 4         7 6  
UAB   4 4         5 7  
Tulane   3 5         5 7  
Cincinnati   2 6         5 7  
East Carolina   1 7         1 11  
Army   0 8         0 13  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2003 Memphis Tigers football team represented the University of Memphis in the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. Memphis competed as a member of the Conference USA. The team was led by head coach Tommy West. The Tigers played their home games at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 7:00 PM Tennessee Tech* Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN W 40–10   26,101
September 6 11:00 AM Ole Miss* Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Memphis, TN ESPN2 W 44–34   51,914
September 27 1:00 PM Arkansas State* Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Memphis, TN (Paint Bucket Bowl) W 38–16   38,093
October 4 1:00 PM UAB Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Memphis, TN (Battle for the Bones) L 10–24   37,354
October 11 1:30 PM at Mississippi State* Davis Wade StadiumStarkville, MS L 27–35   45,329
October 18 7:00 PM at Houston Robertson StadiumHouston, TX W 45–14   22,623
October 25 1:30 PM at Tulane Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA W 41–9   19,357
November 1 1:00 PM East Carolina Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Memphis, TN W 41–24   40,131
November 15 2:00 PM at Louisville Papa John's Cardinal StadiumLouisville, KY W 37–7   30,114
November 22 1:00 PM Cincinnati Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Memphis, TN W 21–16   42,884
November 29 1:00 PM South Florida Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Memphis, TN L 16–21   47,875
December 16 6:00 PM vs. North Texas* Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA (New Orleans Bowl) ESPN2 W 27–17   25,184
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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