2003 South Carolina Gamecocks football team

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2003 South Carolina Gamecocks football
South Carolina Gamecocks logo.svg
Conference Southeastern Conference
Division Eastern Division
2003 record 5–7 (2–6 SEC)
Head coach Lou Holtz (5th season)
Offensive coordinator Skip Holtz (5th season)
Defensive coordinator Chris Cosh (1st season)
Home stadium Williams-Brice Stadium (c. 80,250, grass)
Seasons
← 2002
2004 →
2003 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
No. 7 Georgia xy   6 2         11 3  
No. 15 Tennessee x   6 2         10 3  
No. 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
No. 2 LSU xy$#   7 1         13 1  
No. 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 South Carolina Gamecocks football team represented the University of South Carolina in the Southeastern Conference (SEC) during the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Gamecocks were led by Lou Holtz in his fifth season as head coach and played their home games in Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, South Carolina. The Gamecocks did not finish the season bowl-eligible.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 7:00 PM Louisiana–Lafayette* Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, South Carolina W 14–7   82,227[1]
September 6 12:30 PM No. 15 Virginia* Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, South Carolina JPS W 31–7   80,150[1]
September 13 3:30 PM at No. 8 Georgia No. 25 Sanford StadiumAthens, Georgia CBS L 7–31   92,058[1]
September 20 7:00 PM UAB* Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, South Carolina W 42–10   80,523[1]
September 27 7:45 PM at No. 8 Tennessee Neyland StadiumKnoxville, Tennessee ESPN L 20–23 OT  107,881[1]
October 9 7:45 PM Kentucky Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, South Carolina ESPN W 27–21   78,592[1]
October 18 7:45 PM No. 10 LSU Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, South Carolina ESPN L 7–33   82,525[1]
October 25 7:00 PM Vanderbiltdagger Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, South Carolina PPV W 35–24   77,227[1]
November 1 12:30 PM at No. 20 Ole Miss Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, Mississippi JPS L 40–43   56,878[1]
November 6 7:30 PM at Arkansas War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, Arkansas ESPN L 6–28   55,617[1]
November 15 12:30 PM No. 15 Florida Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, South Carolina JPS L 22–24   81,523[1]
November 22 7:00 PM Clemson* Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, South Carolina (Battle of the Palmetto State) ESPN2 L 17–63   83,987[1]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Cumulative Season Statistics". University of South Carolina.