2003 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team

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2003 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football
Rutgers athletics logo.png
Conference Big East Conference
2003 record 5–7 (2–5 Big East)
Head coach Greg Schiano (3rd year)
Home stadium Rutgers Stadium
(Capacity: 41,500)
Seasons
« 2002 2004 »
2003 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#5 Miami (FL) $+   6 1         11 2  
West Virginia +   6 1         8 5  
Pittsburgh   5 2         8 5  
Virginia Tech   4 3         8 5  
Boston College   3 4         8 5  
Syracuse   2 5         6 6  
Rutgers   2 5         5 7  
Temple   0 7         1 11  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2003 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team represented Rutgers University in the 2003 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Scarlet Knights were led by 3rd year head coach Greg Schiano and played their home games at Rutgers Stadium. They are a member of the Big East Conference. They finished the season 5–7, 2–5 in Big East play to finish in a tie with Syracuse for 6th place.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 7:00 PM Buffalo* Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, NJ W 24–10   25,011
September 6 3:40 PM at Michigan State* Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI ESPN+ L 28–44   72,579
September 13 3:30 PM at Army* Michie StadiumWest Point, NY ESPN+ W 36–21   30,035
September 27 7:00 PM Navy* Rutgers Stadium • Piscataway, NJ ESPN+ W 48–27   32,382
October 4 12:00 PM #4 Virginia Tech Rutgers Stadium • Piscataway, NJ ESPN+ L 22-48   28,956
October 11 12:00 PM at West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV ESPN+ L 19–34   50,896
October 18 1:30 PM Pittsburghdagger Rutgers Stadium • Piscataway, NJ L 32–42   28,101
October 25 1:00 PM Temple Lincoln Financial FieldPhiladelphia, PA W 30–14   18,376
November 8 12:00 PM Connecticut* Rentschler FieldEast Hartford, CT ESPN+ L 31-38   40,000
November 15 3:30 PM Boston College Rutgers Stadium • Piscataway, NJ ESPN+ L 25–35   31,019
November 22 12:00 PM at #14 Miami (FL) Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL ESPN+ L 10-34   39,572
November 29 12:00 PM Syracuse Rutgers Stadium • Piscataway, NJ W 24–7   18,563
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rutgers Scarlet Knights Schedule - 2003". ESPN. Retrieved October 1, 2012.