2003 Music City Bowl
|2003 Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl|
|presented by Bridgestone|
|Date||December 31, 2003|
|MVP||QB Jason Campbell, Auburn|
|Referee||Jack Childress (Big XII)|
|Payout||US$912,912 per team |
|United States TV coverage|
The 2003 Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl (presented by Bridgestone), was played on December 31, 2003 in Nashville, Tennessee, and featured the Auburn Tigers and the Wisconsin Badgers. It was the sixth edition of the game.
Recap of game
After a scoreless first quarter, Wisconsin kicked a 20-yard field goal in the second quarter to go up 3-0. Auburn running back Ronnie Brown scored on a 1-yard touchdown run, to give Auburn a 7-3 lead. Wisconsin kicked another field goal before halftime, and ended up trailing only 7-6.
In the third quarter, Carnell Williams scored on a 1-yard touchdown run, to give the Tigers a 14-6 lead over Wisconsin. With 8:14 left in the fourth quarter, quarterback Jim Sorgi fired a 12-yard touchdown pass to Lee Evans. The 2-point conversion attempt to Owen Daniels was successful, and the score was tied at 14. Ronnie Brown scored on a 2-yard touchdown run, and Carnell Williams scored on a 1-yard touchdown run, as Auburn pulled away for a 28-14 win.
Both teams were awarded $912,912 for their participation in the game.