2003 BYU Cougars football team

The 2003 BYU Cougars football team represented Brigham Young University during the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season.

2003 BYU Cougars football
BYU Cougars logo.svg
ConferenceMountain West Conference
2003 record4–8 (3–4 MW)
Head coach
Home stadiumLaVell Edwards Stadium
(Capacity: 64,045)
Seasons
← 2002
2004 →
2003 Mountain West Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 21 Utah $   6 1         10 2  
New Mexico   5 2         8 5  
Colorado State   4 3         7 6  
Air Force   3 4         7 5  
San Diego State   3 4         6 6  
BYU   3 4         4 8  
UNLV   2 5         6 6  
Wyoming   2 5         4 8  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 287:30 pmGeorgia Tech*ESPN2W 24–1361,930
September 65:00 pmat No. 4 USC*ABCL 18–3575,315
September 136:00 pmat New MexicoSWPW 10–733,606
September 204:30 pmStanford*
  • LaVell Edwards Stadium
  • Provo, UT
SWPL 14–1861,446
September 271:00 pmAir Force
  • LaVell Edwards Stadium
  • Provo, UT
ESPN+L 10–2462,210
October 48:00 pmat San Diego StateSWPW 44–3632,137
October 98:00 pmColorado State
  • LaVell Edwards Stadium
  • Provo, UT
ESPN2L 13–5858,377
October 184:00 pmat WyomingSWPL 10–1322,797
October 255:00 pmat UNLVABCW 27–20 OT30,084
October 305:30 pmBoise State*
  • LaVell Edwards Stadium
  • Provo, UT
ESPNL 12–5060,554
November 1512:30 pmat Notre Dame*NBCL 14–3380,795
November 221:00 pmUtah
  • LaVell Edwards Stadium
  • Provo, UT (Holy War)
ESPN+L 0–364,486
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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•SportsWest Productions (SWP) games were shown locally on KSL 5.

RosterEdit

2003 BYU Cougars football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 8 Matt Berry Fr
WR 2 David Christensen Sr
WR 80 Tody Christensen Sr
OL 64 Scott Jackson Sr
G 75 Scott Young Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 46 Colby Bockwoldt Sr
DE 92 John Denney Jr
SS 33 Aaron Francisco Jr
DL 56 Shaun Nua Jr
LB 49 Brady Poppinga Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

Roster

BYU Cougars Radio NetworkEdit

The BYU Cougars radio network carried every game on radio using the broadcast trio of Greg Wrubell (pxp), Marc Lyons (analyst), and Bill Riley (sidelines). KSL 1160 AM served as the flagship station for BYU Football.

Game summariesEdit

Georgia TechEdit

1 234Total
Georgia Tech 6 700 13
BYU 7 0143 24

USCEdit

1 234Total
BYU 0 576 18
#4/8 USC 21 0014 35

New MexicoEdit

1 234Total
BYU 3 700 10
New Mexico 0 070 7
  • Source:

StanfordEdit

1 234Total
• Stanford 6 039 18
BYU 7 070 14
  • Date: September 20
  • Location: LaVell Edwards Stadium, Provo, UT
  • Game start: 4:35 p.m. MST
  • Elapsed time: 3:20
  • Game attendance: 61,446
  • Game weather: Clear, 77°F, wind NW 5-10 mph
  • Referee: Gerald Wright
  • TV announcers (SportsWest): Tom Kirkland, Blaine Fowler

Air ForceEdit

1 234Total
Air Force 0 3714 24
BYU 3 070 10
  • Date: September 27
  • Location: LaVell Edwards Stadium, Provo, UT
  • Game start: 1:05 p.m. MST
  • Elapsed time: 3:08
  • Game attendance: 62,210
  • Game weather: Clear, 77°F, wind WSW 5 mph
  • Referee: Karl Richins
  • TV announcers (ESPN+): Gary Bender, J.C. Pearson, Anne Marie Anderson

San Diego StateEdit

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BYU 7 24103 44
San Diego State 14 1066 36
  • Date: October 4
  • Location: Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, CA
  • Game start: 7:07 p.m. PST
  • Elapsed time: 3:30
  • Game attendance: 32,137
  • Game weather: 63°F, clear and windy, winds W 4 mph
  • Referee: Terry Leyden
  • TV announcers (SportsWest): Tom Kirkland, Blaine Fowler
  • Source:

Colorado StateEdit

1 234Total
Colorado State 21 20107 58
BYU 3 1000 13
  • Date: October 9
  • Location: LaVell Edwards Stadium, Provo, UT
  • Game start: 8:04 p.m. MST
  • Elapsed time: 3:13
  • Game attendance: 58,377
  • Game weather: Clear, 78°F, wind S 4 mph
  • Referee: Ken Flaherty
  • TV announcers (ESPN2/Westwood One): Gary Bender, Craig James, Holly Rowe (ESPN2)
    Bob Papa, Shea Walker (Westwood One)

WyomingEdit

1 234Total
BYU 0 037 10
Wyoming 3 1000 13
  • Date: October 18
  • Location: War Memorial Stadium, Laramie, WY
  • Game start: 4:00 p.m. MST
  • Elapsed time: 3:14
  • Game attendance: 22,797
  • Game weather: 74°F, Sunny
  • Referee: Gerald Wright
  • TV announcers (SportsWest): Tom Kirkland, Blaine Fowler
  • Source:

UNLVEdit

1 234OTTotal
BYU 0 13077 27
UNLV 6 7070 20

Boise StateEdit

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Boise State 14 14814 50
BYU 2 0100 12

Notre DameEdit

1 234Total
BYU 7 007 14
Notre Dame 6 10710 33

UtahEdit

1 234Total
UTAH 0 300 3
BYU 0 000 0
  • Date: November 22
  • Location: LaVell Edwards Stadium, Provo, UT
  • Game start: 1:05 p.m. MST
  • Elapsed time: 2:58
  • Game attendance: 64,486
  • Game weather: 19°F, Snow flurries, winds variable 15 mph
  • Referee: Clair Gausman
  • TV announcers (ESPN+): Gary Bender, JC Pearson, Anne Marie Anderson
  • Source:

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