2003 Kansas Jayhawks football team

The 2003 Kansas Jayhawks football team represented the University of Kansas in the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. They participated as members of the Big 12 Conference in the North Division. They were coached by head coach Mark Mangino and played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas.

2003 Kansas Jayhawks football
Tangerine Bowl, L 26–56 vs. NC State
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
DivisionNorth
2003 record6–7 (3–5 Big 12)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorNick Quartaro (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorBill Young (2nd season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 50,071)
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

This remains the only season in college football history in which Kansas and their biggest rivals: Kansas State and Missouri all played in a bowl game in the same season. On November 15, the Jayhawks played a game against Oklahoma State, who were coached by future Jayhawks head coach Les Miles.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 306:00 p.m.Northwestern*L 20–2827,775
September 66:00 p.m.UNLV*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, Kansas
W 46–2433,980
September 133:00 p.m.at Wyoming*W 42–3518,329
September 206:00 p.m.Jacksonville State*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, Kansas
W 41–634,712
September 2711:30 a.m.Missouri
FSNW 35–1450,071
October 112:30 p.m.at ColoradoL 47–50 OT50,477
October 181:00 p.m.Baylor 
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, Kansas
W 28–2140,088
October 251:10 p.m.at Kansas StateL 6–4251,614
November 112:30 p.m.at Texas A&ML 33–4568,487
November 82:30 p.m.No. 19 Nebraska
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, Kansas
FSNL 3–2450,107
November 151:00 p.m.at Oklahoma StateL 21–4440,850
November 221:00 p.m.Iowa State
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, Kansas
W 36–734,518
December 224:30 p.m.vs. NC State*ESPNL 26–5626,482
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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Game summariesEdit

Tangerine BowlEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2003 Schedule". University of Kansas Department of Athletics. February 24, 2004. Archived from the original on February 28, 2004. Retrieved October 5, 2012.