2003 Rice Owls football team

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2003 Rice Owls football
Rice Owls logo.svg
Conference Western Athletic Conference
2003 record 5–7 (5–3 WAC)
Head coach Ken Hatfield (10th season)
Home stadium Rice Stadium
(Capacity: 70,000)
Seasons
← 2002
2004 →
2003 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 16 Boise State $   8 0         13 1  
Fresno State   6 2         9 5  
Tulsa   5 2         7 5  
Hawaii   5 3         9 5  
Rice   5 3         5 7  
Nevada   4 4         6 6  
Louisiana Tech   3 5         5 7  
San Jose State   2 6         3 8  
UTEP   1 6         2 10  
SMU   0 8         0 12  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2003 Rice Owls football team represented Rice University in the 2003 NCAA Division I-A college football season. The Owls, led by head coach Ken Hatfield, played their home games at Rice Stadium in Houston, Texas.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 7:00 PM at Houston* Robertson StadiumHouston, TX (Bayou Bucket Classic) L 14–48   25,355
September 13 5:00 PM at Duke* Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC L 24–27   18,742
September 20 8:15 PM No. 13 Texas* Reliant StadiumHouston, TX ESPN2 L 7–48   45,764
September 27 11:00 PM at Hawaii Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI SPW L 21–41   40,040
October 4 7:00 PM San Jose State Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 28–24   15,153
October 18 2:00 PM Navy* Rice Stadium • Houston, TX L 6–38   27,832
October 25 6:00 PM at Fresno State Bulldog StadiumFresno, CA SPW L 28–31   39,462
November 1 2:00 PM Nevada Rice Stadium • Houston, TX W 52–42   13,011
November 8 2:00 PM Tulsadagger Rice Stadium • Houston, TX L 28–31   10,846
November 15 3:00 PM at SMU Gerald J. Ford StadiumDallas, TX SPW W 42–20   11,856
November 22 2:30 PM UTEP Rice Stadium • Houston, TX SPW W 45–14   10,465
November 29 2:00 PM at Louisiana Tech Joe Aillet StadiumRuston, LA W 49–14   8,752
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2003 Schedule". Rice Athletics. Archived from the original on December 11, 2003. Retrieved October 19, 2012.