2003 Oregon State Beavers football team

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2003 Oregon State Beavers football
Las Vegas Bowl champion
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
2003 record 8–5 (4–4 Pac-10)
Head coach Mike Riley (3rd year)
Defensive coordinator Mark Banker (1st year)
Home stadium Reser Stadium
(Capacity: 35,362)
Seasons
← 2002
2004 →
2003 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#1 USC $   7 1         12 1  
#9 Washington State   6 2         10 3  
Oregon   5 3         8 5  
California   5 3         8 6  
Oregon State   4 4         8 5  
Washington   4 4         6 6  
UCLA   4 4         6 7  
Arizona State   2 6         5 7  
Stanford   2 6         4 7  
Arizona   1 7         2 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2003 Oregon State Beavers football team represented Oregon State University in the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Beavers offense scored 433 points while the defense allowed 301 points. Led by head coach Mike Riley, who returned to Oregon State after coaching the team in 1997 and 1998, the Beavers won the 2003 Las Vegas Bowl.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 28 7:00 PM Sacramento State* Reser StadiumCorvallis, OR FSNNW W 40–7   35,614
September 5 7:00 PM at Fresno State* Bulldog StadiumFresno, CA ESPN L 14–16   35,553
September 13 3:30 PM New Mexico State* Reser Stadium • Corvallis, OR W 28–16   35,831
September 20 4:00 PM Boise State* Reser Stadium • Corvallis, OR FSNNW W 26–24   35,963
September 27 7:00 PM No. 24 Arizona State Reser Stadium • Corvallis, OR FSN W 45–17   36,122
October 4 2:00 PM at California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA W 35–21   39,150
October 18 7:00 PM Washington No. 22 Reser Stadium • Corvallis, OR TBS L 17–38   37,034
October 25 3:30 PM at No. 6 Washington State Martin StadiumPullman, WA FSN L 30–36   35,117
November 1 1:00 PM Arizona Reser Stadium • Corvallis, OR W 52–23   36,187
November 15 1:00 PM Stanford Reser Stadium • Corvallis, OR W 43–3   36,251
November 22 12:30 PM at Oregon Autzen StadiumEugene, OR (Civil War) ABC L 20–34   58,102
December 6 1:30 PM at No. 2 USC Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA ABC L 28–52   73,864
December 24 5:30 PM vs. New Mexico* Sam Boyd StadiumWhitney, NV (Las Vegas Bowl) ESPN W 55–14   25,437
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Pacific Time.

Season summary[edit]

Boise State[edit]

Boise State at Oregon State
1 2 3 4 Total
Boise State 0 17 0 7 24
Oregon State 10 6 3 7 26

Arizona State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Arizona St 0 7 3 7 17
• Oregon St 7 17 0 21 45
  • Date: September 27
  • Location: Reser Stadium
  • Game start: 7:10 p.m. PST
  • Elapsed time: 3:40
  • Game attendance: 36,122
  • Game weather: Clear; 73°F; wind 24 NW
  • Referee: Jay Stricherz

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Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Tim Euhus Tight End 4 109 Buffalo Bills

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