2003 Colorado Buffaloes football team

The 2003 Colorado Buffaloes football team represented the University of Colorado at Boulder during the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team played their home games at Folsom Field in Boulder, Colorado. They participated in the Big 12 Conference in the North Division. They were coached by head coach Gary Barnett. Colorado missed a bowl berth for just the fourth time since 1984.

2003 Colorado Buffaloes football
ConferenceBig 12
DivisionNorth Division
2003 record5–7 (3–5 Big 12)
Head coachGary Barnett
Offensive coordinatorShawn Watson
Offensive schemeMultiple
Defensive coordinatorVince Okruch
Base defense4-2-5 Multiple
MVPD.J. Hackett
Captains
Home stadiumFolsom Field
(Capacity: 53,750)
Seasons
← 2002
2004 →
2003 Big 12 Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Northern Division
No. 14 Kansas State x$   6 2         11 4  
No. 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  
Southern Division
No. 3 Oklahoma x%   8 0         12 2  
No. 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

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 305:45 PMvs. No. 23 Colorado State*ESPNW 42–3576,219
September 61:30 PMUCLA*No. 24ABCW 16–1448,584
September 131:30 PMWashington State*No. 17
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
PPVL 26–4748,146
September 201:30 PMat No. 10 Florida State*ABCL 7–4783,294
October 410:30 AMat BaylorFSNL 30–4223,147
October 111:30 PMKansas
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
W 50–47 OT50,477
October 181:10 PMat Kansas StateL 20–4951,536
October 255:00 PMNo. 1 Oklahoma 
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
TBSL 20–3454,215
November 15:00 PMat Texas TechFSNL 21–2652,908
November 812:30 PMNo. 22 Missouri
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
W 21–1647,722
November 151:00 PMat Iowa StateW 44–1036,977
November 2810:00 AMNo. 25 Nebraska
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado (rivalry)
ABCL 22–3153,434
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Mountain time

[1]

Game summariesEdit

Colorado StateEdit

1 234Total
• Colorado 0 2877 42
Colorado State 7 7714 35

Joel Klatt 21/34, 402 Yds (first start at QB)[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2011 Colorado football information guide
  2. ^ "Klatt Leads Colorado Past CSU". ESPN. August 30, 2003. Retrieved August 12, 2014.