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2003 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team

The 2003 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Big 12 Conference (Big 12) during the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their fourth season under head coach Mike Leach, the Red Raiders compiled an 8–5 record (4–4 against Big 12 opponents), finished in fourth place in Southern Division of the Big 12, defeated Navy in the 2003 Houston Bowl, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 552 to 442.[1] The team played its home games at Jones SBC Stadium in Lubbock, Texas.

2003 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
Texas Tech Athletics logo.svg
Houston Bowl champion
Houston Bowl, W 38–14 vs. Navy
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
DivisionSouth
2003 record8–5 (4–4 Big 12)
Head coachMike Leach (4th season)
Offensive schemeSpread
Defensive coordinatorLyle Setencich (1st season)
Home stadiumJones SBC Stadium
Seasons
← 2002
2004 →
2003 Big 12 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

Quarterback B. J. Symons totaled 5,833 passing yards and received the Sammy Baugh Trophy,[1][2] and Wes Welker totaled 1,099 receiving yards and received the Mosi Tatupu Award.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 306:00 PMSMU*W 58–1044,364
September 66:00 PMNew Mexico*
  • Jones SBC Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 42–2845,844
September 2011:00 AMat NC State*ESPN2L 21–4953,800
September 276:00 PMat Ole Miss*W 49–4554,649
October 49:00 PMTexas A&M
  • Jones SBC Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX (rivalry)
FSNW 59–2851,772
October 116:00 PMIowa State 
  • Jones SBC Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 59–2149,627
October 182:30 PMat No. 23 Oklahoma StateABCL 49–5148,500
October 2511:30 AMat MissouriFSNL 31–6260,192
November 16:00 PMColorado
  • Jones SBC Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
FSNW 26–2152,908
November 82:00 PMat BaylorW 62–1433,102
November 156:00 PMat No. 7 TexasFSNL 40–4383,596
November 222:30 PMNo. 1 Oklahoma
  • Jones SBC Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
ABCL 25–5653,135
December 303:30 PMvs. Navy*ESPNW 38–1451,068
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

Source:[4]

PersonnelEdit

2003 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 82 Carlos Francis Sr
WR 88 Jarrett Hicks Fr
QB 2 B. J. Symons Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Game summariesEdit

Texas A&MEdit

1 234Total
Texas A&M 0 14014 28
Texas Tech 17 14217 59
  • B.J. Symons 34/46, 505 Yards, 8 TDs (Big 12 record)[5]

ColoradoEdit

1 234Total
Colorado 14 007 21
Texas Tech 0 12140 26

[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2003 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 22, 2016.
  2. ^ "Sammy Baugh Trophy Winners". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 22, 2016.
  3. ^ "Welker reflects on Tatupu". ESPN.com. February 24, 2010.
  4. ^ "2003 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 22, 2016.
  5. ^ "Texas Tech QB Oasses for 505 Yards, Eight TDs". ESPN. October 4, 2003. Retrieved December 12, 2014.
  6. ^ "Symons Intercepted Five Times". ESPN. November 1, 2003. Retrieved September 1, 2014.