2003 Ole Miss Rebels football team

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2003 Ole Miss Rebels football
Ole Miss Rebels logo.svg
SEC Western Division co-champion
Cotton Bowl Classic champion
Conference Southeastern Conference
Division Western
Ranking
Coaches No. 14
AP No. 13
2003 record 10–3 (7–1 SEC)
Head coach David Cutcliffe
Offensive coordinator John Latina
Defensive coordinator Chuck Driesbach
Captain Charlie Anderson
Chris Collins
Eli Manning
Jesse Mitchell
Home stadium Vaught–Hemingway Stadium
(Capacity: 60,580)
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 Ole Miss Rebels football team represented the University of Mississippi during the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. Coached by David Cutcliffe, the Rebels played their home games at Vaught–Hemingway Stadium.

Season[edit]

In the Egg Bowl, Ole Miss beat Mississippi State by a score of 31–0. Ole Miss held the lead in the series with 57 wins, 37 losses and 6 ties.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 11:30 AM at Vanderbilt Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN (Rivalry) JPS W 24–21   29,411
September 6 11:00 AM at Memphis* Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN ESPN2 L 34–44   51,914
September 13 6:00 PM Louisiana–Monroe* Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS W 59–14   50,654
September 27 6:00 PM Texas Tech* Vaught–Hemingway Stadium • Oxford, MS L 45–49   54,649
October 4 11:30 AM at No. 24 Florida Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL JPS W 20–17   90,101
October 11 1:00 PM Arkansas State*dagger Vaught–Hemingway Stadium • Oxford, MS W 55–0   51,286
October 18 11:30 AM Alabama Vaught–Hemingway Stadium • Oxford, MS JPS W 43–28   60,825
October 25 6:15 PM No. 20 Arkansas Vaught–Hemingway Stadium • Oxford, MS (Rivalry) W 19–7   58,717
November 1 11:30 AM South Carolina No. 20 Vaught–Hemingway Stadium • Oxford, MS JPS W 43–40   56,878
November 8 2:30 PM at Auburn No. 20 Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL CBS W 24–20   86,063
November 22 2:30 PM No. 3 LSU No. 15 Vaught–Hemingway Stadium • Oxford, MS (Magnolia Bowl) CBS L 14–17   62,552
November 27 6:30 PM at Mississippi State No. 17 Davis Wade StadiumStarkville, MS (Egg Bowl) W 31–0   53,582
January 2 10:00 AM vs. No. 21 Oklahoma State* No. 16 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) FOX W 31–28   73,928
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

Team players in the NFL[edit]

Player Round Pick Position Club
Eli Manning 1 1 Quarterback New York Giants
Stacy Andrews 4 123 Tackle Cincinnati Bengals
Von Hutchins 6 173 Defensive Back Indianapolis Colts
Charlie Anderson 6 200 End Houston Texans

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Awards and honors[edit]

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