2003 Missouri Tigers football team

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2003 Missouri Tigers football
Missouri Tigers old logo.svg
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
DivisionNorth Division
2003 record8–5 (4–4 Big 12)
Head coachGary Pinkel (3rd season)
Offensive coordinatorDave Christensen (3rd season)
Offensive schemeSpread
Defensive coordinatorMatt Eberflus (3rd season)
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumFaurot Field
(Capacity: 68,349)
Seasons
← 2002
2004 →
2003 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Northern Division
No. 14 Kansas State x$   6 2         11 4  
No. 19 Nebraska   5 3         10 3  
Missouri   4 4         8 5  
Kansas   3 5         6 7  
Colorado   3 5         5 7  
Iowa State   0 8         2 10  
Southern Division
No. 3 Oklahoma x%   8 0         12 2  
No. 12 Texas   7 1         10 3  
Oklahoma State   5 3         9 4  
Texas Tech   4 4         8 5  
Texas A&M   2 6         4 8  
Baylor   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Kansas State 35, Oklahoma 7
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2003 Missouri Tigers football team represented the University of Missouri during the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Tigers had an overall record of 8–5, including a 4–4 record in conference play, and a 27–14 loss to Arkansas in the Independence Bowl at Shreveport. They played their home games at Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri. They were members of the Big 12 Conference in the North Division. The team was coached by head coach Gary Pinkel.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 3011:00 AMvs. Illinois*ABCW 22–1563,576[1]
September 62:00 PMat Ball State*W 35–717,371[1]
September 131:00 PMEastern Illinois*W 37–049,440[1]
September 201:00 PMMiddle Tennessee*
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, Missouri
W 41–40 OT55,075[1]
September 2711:30 AMat KansasFSNL 14–3550,071[1]
October 116:00 PMNo. 10 Nebraska
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, Missouri (rivalry)
TBSW 41–2468,349[1]
October 186:00 PMat No. 1 OklahomaNo. 24FSNL 13–3483,327[1]
October 2511:30 AMTexas Tech
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, Missouri
FSNW 62–3160,192[1]
November 81:30 PMat ColoradoNo. 22L 16–2147,722[1]
November 1511:30 AMTexas A&M
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, Missouri
FSNW 45–2255,505[1]
November 226:00 PMat No. 19 Kansas StateTBSL 14–2449,685[1]
November 2912:00 PMIowa State
ABCW 45–746,435[1]
December 316:30 PMvs. Arkansas*ESPNL 14–2749,625[2]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Cumulative Season Statistics". University of Missouri, Columbia Department of Athletics. Retrieved September 22, 2011.
  2. ^ Dearmond, Mike (January 1, 2004). "Independence Bowl Report". The Kansas City Star. p. D8. Retrieved September 22, 2011.