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2003 Georgia Bulldogs football team

The 2003 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the University of Georgia during the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Bulldogs completed the season with a 10–2 record. The Bulldogs had a regular season Southeastern Conference (SEC) record of 6–2, and won the SEC East for the second year in a row. Georgia faced LSU in the SEC Championship Game, losing 13–34. The Bulldogs completed their season with a victory over Purdue in the Capital One Bowl by a score of 34–27 in overtime. In Mark Richt's third year as head coach, Georgia finished the season ranked 6th and 7th in the polls.

2003 Georgia Bulldogs football
SEC Eastern Division co-champion
Capital One Bowl champion
SEC Championship Game, L 13–34 vs. LSU
Capital One Bowl, W 34–27 OT vs. Purdue
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 6
APNo. 7
2003 record11–3 (6–2 SEC)
Head coachMark Richt (3rd season)
Offensive coordinatorNeil Callaway (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorBrian VanGorder (3rd season)
Home stadiumSanford Stadium (92,058)
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

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 3012:00 PMat Clemson*No. 9ABCW 30–082,034[1]
September 61:00 PMMiddle Tennessee*No. 8PPVW 29–1092,058[1]
September 133:30 PMNo. 25 South CarolinaNo. 8
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, Georgia (Rivalry)
CBSW 31–792,058[1]
September 203:30 PMat No. 11 LSUNo. 7CBSL 10–1792,251[1]
October 43:30 PMAlabamaNo. 12
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, Georgia
CBSW 37–2392,058[1]
October 117:45 PMat No. 13 TennesseeNo. 8ESPN2W 41–14107,517[1]
October 182:00 PMat VanderbiltNo. 5PPVW 27–827,823[1]
October 251:00 PMUAB* No. 5
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, Georgia
W 16–1392,058[1]
November 13:30 PMvs. No. 23 FloridaNo. 4CBSL 13–1684,411[1]
November 153:30 PMAuburnNo. 6
CBSW 26–792,058[1]
November 2212:30 PMKentuckyNo. 6
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, Georgia
JPSW 30–1092,058[1]
November 291:00 PMat Georgia Tech*No. 5ABCW 34–1755,000[1]
December 68:00 PMvs. No. 3 LSUNo. 5CBSL 13–3474,913[1]
January 11:00 PMvs. No. 12 Purdue*No. 11ABCW 34–27 OT64,565[1]
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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ClemsonEdit

1 234Total
• Georgia 10 3314 30
Clemson 0 000 0

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Cumulative Season Statistics". University of Georgia.
  2. ^ "2003–2004 Schedule". georgiadogs.com. Retrieved November 13, 2012.
  3. ^ ESPN