2003 Southern Miss Golden Eagles football team

The 2003 Southern Miss Golden Eagles football team represented the University of Southern Mississippi in the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Golden Eagles were led by head coach Jeff Bower and played their home games at M. M. Roberts Stadium. They were a member of Conference USA.

2003 Southern Miss Golden Eagles football
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C-USA champion
Liberty Bowl, L 0–17 vs. Utah
ConferenceConference USA
2003 record9–4 (8–0 C-USA)
Head coach
Home stadiumM. M. Roberts Stadium
(Capacity: 33,000)
Seasons
← 2002
2004 →
2003 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Southern Miss $   8 0         9 4  
No. 24 TCU   7 1         11 2  
Memphis   5 3         9 4  
Louisville   5 3         9 4  
South Florida   5 3         7 4  
Houston   4 4         7 6  
UAB   4 4         5 7  
Tulane   3 5         5 7  
Cincinnati   2 6         5 7  
East Carolina   1 7         1 11  
Army   0 8         0 13  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 303:00 pmat California*HDNetL 2–3433,552
September 46:00 pmat UABESPN2W 17–1244,669
September 136:00 pmMemphisW 23–629,233
September 256:45 pmNo. 15 Nebraska*
  • M. M. Roberts Stadium
  • Hattiesburg, MS
ESPNL 14–3836,152
October 46:00 pmat CincinnatiW 22–2024,522
October 112:00 pmat Alabama*PPVL 3–1783,818
October 252:00 pmSouth Florida
  • M. M. Roberts Stadium
  • Hattiesburg, MS
W 27–623,708
November 12:00 pmLouisiana–Lafayette* 
  • M. M. Roberts Stadium
  • Hattiesburg, MS
W 48–325,649
November 84:00 pmat HoustonW 31–1020,377
November 152:00 pmTulane
  • M. M. Roberts Stadium
  • Hattiesburg, MS
ESPN+W 28–1426,987
November 206:45 pmNo. 10 TCU
  • M. M. Roberts Stadium
  • Hattiesburg, MS
ESPNW 40–2830,141
November 291:00 pmat East CarolinaW 38–2124,175
December 312:30 pmvs. No. 25 Utah*ESPNL 0–1755,989
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time
 
Southern Miss on the road at Alabama Crimson Tide, October 11, 2003

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