2003 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team

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2003 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
Texas Tech Red Raiders Logo.svg
Houston Bowl champion
Houston Bowl, W 38–14 vs. Navy
Conference Big 12 Conference
Division South
2003 record 8–5 (4–4 Big 12)
Head coach Mike Leach (4th year)
Offensive scheme Spread
Defensive coordinator Lyle Setencich (1st year)
Home stadium Jones SBC Stadium
Seasons
← 2002
2004 →
2003 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North
#14 Kansas State x$   6 2         11 4  
#19 Nebraska   5 3         10 3  
Missouri   4 4         8 5  
Kansas   3 5         6 7  
Colorado   3 5         5 7  
Iowa State   0 8         2 10  
South
#3 Oklahoma x%   8 0         12 2  
#12 Texas   7 1         10 3  
Oklahoma State   5 3         9 4  
Texas Tech   4 4         8 5  
Texas A&M   2 6         4 8  
Baylor   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Kansas State 35, Oklahoma 7
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2003 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Big 12 Conference (Big 12) during the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their fourth season under head coach Mike Leach, the Red Raiders compiled an 8–5 record (4–4 against Big 12 opponents), finished in fourth place in Southern Division of the Big 12, defeated Navy in the 2003 Houston Bowl, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 552 to 442.[1] The team played its home games at Jones SBC Stadium in Lubbock, Texas.

Quarterback B. J. Symons totaled 5,833 passing yards and received the Sammy Baugh Trophy,[1][2] and Wes Welker totaled 1,099 receiving yards and received the Mosi Tatupu Award.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 6:00 PM SMU* Jones SBC StadiumLubbock, TX W 58–10   44,364
September 6 6:00 PM New Mexico* Jones SBC Stadium • Lubbock, TX W 42–28   45,844
September 20 11:00 AM at NC State* Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC ESPN2 L 21–49   53,800
September 27 6:00 PM at Ole Miss* Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS W 49–45   54,649
October 4 9:00 PM Texas A&M Jones SBC Stadium • Lubbock, TX (A&M–Tech rivalry) FSN W 59–28   51,772
October 11 6:00 PM Iowa Statedagger Jones SBC Stadium • Lubbock, TX W 59–21   49,627
October 18 2:30 PM at No. 23 Oklahoma State Boone Pickens StadiumStillwater, OK ABC L 49–51   48,500
October 25 11:30 AM at Missouri Faurot FieldColumbia, MO FSN L 31–62   60,192
November 1 6:00 PM Colorado Jones SBC Stadium • Lubbock, TX FSN W 26–21   52,908
November 8 2:00 PM at Baylor Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX W 62–14   33,102
November 15 6:00 PM at No. 7 Texas Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX (Battle for the Chancellor's Spurs) FSN L 40–43   83,596
November 22 2:30 PM No. 1 Oklahoma Jones SBC Stadium • Lubbock, TX ABC L 25–56   53,135
December 30 3:30 PM vs. Navy* Reliant StadiumHouston, TX (Houston Bowl) ESPN W 38–14   51,068
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

Source:[4]

Game summaries[edit]

Texas A&M[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Texas A&M 0 14 0 14 28
Texas Tech 17 14 21 7 59
  • B.J. Symons 34/46, 505 Yards, 8 TDs (Big 12 record)[5]

Colorado[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Colorado 14 0 0 7 21
Texas Tech 0 12 14 0 26

[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2003 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 22, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Sammy Baugh Trophy Winners". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 22, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Welker reflects on Tatupu". ESPN.com. February 24, 2010. 
  4. ^ "2003 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 22, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Texas Tech QB Oasses for 505 Yards, Eight TDs". ESPN. October 4, 2003. Retrieved December 12, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Symons Intercepted Five Times". ESPN. November 1, 2003. Retrieved September 1, 2014.