2003 Toledo Rockets football team

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2003 Toledo Rockets football
Toledo Rockets wordmark.svg
Conference Mid-American Conference
Division West Division
2003 record 8–4 (6–2 MAC)
Head coach Tom Amstutz (3rd season)
Home stadium Glass Bowl
(Capacity: 26,248)
Seasons
← 2002
2004 →
2003 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
No. 10 Miami x$   8 0         13 1  
Marshall   6 2         8 4  
Akron   5 3         7 5  
Kent State   4 4         5 7  
UCF   2 6         3 9  
Ohio   1 7         2 10  
Buffalo   1 7         1 11  
West Division
No. 23 Bowling Green x   7 1         11 3  
Northern Illinois   6 2         10 2  
Toledo   6 2         8 4  
Western Michigan   4 4         5 7  
Ball State   3 5         4 8  
Eastern Michigan   2 6         3 9  
Central Michigan   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Miami 49, Bowling Green 27
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2003 Toledo Rockets football team represented the University of Toledo during the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. They competed as a member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) in the West Division. The Rockets were led by head coach Tom Amstutz.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 29 9:00 PM at UNLV* Sam Boyd StadiumWhitney, Nevada ESPN L 18–28   21,791
September 6 7:00 PM Liberty* Glass BowlToledo, Ohio W 49–3   22,878
September 12 7:00 PM at Marshall Marshall University StadiumHuntington, West Virginia ESPN W 24–17   31,511
September 20 7:00 PM No. 9 Pittsburgh* Glass Bowl • Toledo, Ohio W 35–31   31,711
September 27 6:30 PM at Syracuse* Carrier DomeSyracuse, New York L 7–34   36,083
October 11 7:00 PM Eastern Michigandagger Glass Bowl • Toledo, Ohio W 49–14   22,807
October 18 1:00 PM at Central Michigan Kelly/Shorts StadiumMount Pleasant, Michigan TV5 W 31–13   11,343
October 25 2:00 PM at Ball State Ball State StadiumMuncie, Indiana TV5 L 14–38   10,327
November 1 7:00 PM Buffalo Glass Bowl • Toledo, Ohio W 56–29   18,001
November 15 3:00 PM No. 21 Northern Illinois Glass Bowl • Toledo, Ohio FSN W 49–30   20,929
November 22 7:00 PM Western Michigan Glass Bowl • Toledo, Ohio W 34–17   15,191
November 29 12:00 PM at No. 22 Bowling Green Doyt Perry StadiumBowling Green, Ohio (Battle of I-75) ESPN L 23–31   29,724
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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