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2003 Football Results

Gopher Football 2003 Season

  • Head Coach:  Glen Mason (7th season)
  • Overall Record: 10 - 3
  • Conference Record: 5 - 3
  • Wells Fargo Sun Bowl:  vs. Oregon (W 31-30)

2003 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
08/30/2003 Tulsa (8-5) W 49-10
09/06/2003 Troy State (6-6) W 48-7
09/13/2003 @ Ohio (2-10) W 42-20
09/20/2003 Louisiana-Lafayette (4-8) W 48-14
09/27/2003 @ Penn State (3-9) W 20-14
10/04/2003 @ Northwestern (6-7) W 42-17
10/10/2003 Michigan (10-3) L 35-38
10/18/2003 Michigan State (8-5) L 38-44
10/25/2003 @ Illinois (1-11) W 36-10
11/01/2003 Homecoming
Indiana (2-10)
W 55-7
11/08/2003 Wisconsin (7-6) W 37-34
11/15/2003 @ Iowa (10-3) L 22-40
12/31/2003 Wells Fargo Sun Bowl
vs. Oregon (8-5)
W 31-30

2003 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Michigan 7-1 10-3
Ohio State 6-2 11-2
Purdue 6-2 9-4
Minnesota 5-3 10-3
Iowa 5-3 10-3
Michigan State 5-3 8-5
Wisconsin 4-4 7-6
Northwestern 4-4 6-7
Penn State 1-7 3-9
Indiana 1-7 2-10
Illinois 0-8 1-11

2003 Gopher Football Roster

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown (Prev School)
29 Laur, Sean DB 5-8 175 Fr. Milwaukee, WI (Rufus King)
13 Williams, Ken CB 6-0 165 So. Oakwood Village, OH (Bedford)
8 Abdul-Khaliq, Asad QB 6-2 197 Sr. Elizabeth, N.J.
78 Ainslie, Joe OT 6-7 300 Fr. Minnetonka, Minn. (Hopkins)
98 Allen, Neel DT 6-3 285 Fr. Marietta, Ga. (Lassiter)
4 Banks, Trumaine DB 5-10 185 Fr. Columbus, Ohio (Eastmoor Academy)
21 Barber, Marion RB 5-11 215 So. Plymouth, Minn.
62 Brenny, Josh OG 6-5 305 RFr. Albany, Minn.
28 Cain, Samad FS 6-1 185 Fr. Detroit, Mich.
32 Campbell, Terrance DB 6-2 205 RFr. Atlanta, Ga. (Frederick Douglass)
57 Cheney, Patrick LB 6-1 210 Fr. Shoreview, Minn. (Mounds View)
66 Cichosz, Scott OG 6-2 265 RFr. Winona, Minn. (Cotter)
90 Clark, Eric DE 6-4 265 Fr. Tampa Bay, Fla. (Tampa Bay Tech)
20 Connaker, Paul K 6-2 195 RFr. Owatonna, Minn. (Owatonna)
3 Cupito, Bryan QB 6-1 195 Fr. Cincinnati, Ohio (McNicholas)
25 Dozier, Ukee CB 6-1 190 Jr. Bradenton, Fla.
83 Ellerson, Jared WR 6-1 200 RFr. Copley, Ohio (Copley)
61 Eslinger, Greg OC 6-3 285 Fr. Bismarck, N.D. (Bismarck)
45 Eugene, Junior FB 6-1 230 RFr. Miami, Fla. (South Miami)
34 Faue, Jeremy FB 5-11 200 Fr. Hamel, Minn. (Wayzata)
12 Fraley, Justin SS 6-0 210 Jr. Cleveland, Ohio
85 Galbreath, Adam WR 6-2 185 Fr. Houston, Texas
63 Goblirsch, Brian OG 6-2 295 RFr. Eagan, Minn.
46 Grandas, Bobby TE 6-2 220 Jr. Woodbury, Minn. (North Dakota State) (Woddbury)
38 Hagen, Brandon FB 6-0 210 So. Owatonna, Minn.
2 Hamilton, Paris WR 6-1 195 Jr. Katy, Texas
15 Harris, Jamal CB 6-0 170 Fr. Delray Beach, Fla. (Atlantic)
66 Harston, Brandon OG 6-2 300 Jr. Fort Worth, Texas
37 Holden, Chris DE 5-11 225 Fr. Eden Prairie, Minn. (Eden Prairie)
49 Hopkins, Stephon LB 6-0 245 RFr. Detroit, Mich.
84 Hosack, Aaron WR 6-5 210 Sr. Ontario, Calif. (Mount San Antonio) (Chino)
93 Imholte, Kyle TE 6-3 225 Jr. Alexandria, Minn. (St. John's) (Detroit Lakes)
20 Isom, Justin CB 5-8 185 Sr. Huber Heights, Ohio (Butler) (Wayne)
9 Jackson, Pierre WR 5-11 170 RFr. Chicago, Ill. (Harper)
23 Jackson, Terry WR 5-11 190 Jr. Saginaw, Mich. (Saginaw)
69 Jakel, John OG 6-5 265 Fr. Schofield, Wis. (D.C. Everest)
19 Kamrath, Benji QB 6-2 225 Sr. Mayville, Minn. (Mayville)
87 Kwapinski, Dan DT 6-5 275 Sr. Fort Ransom, N.D. (Lisbon)
42 Lamers, Jason FB 6-0 240 Fr. Kaukauna, Wis. (Wrightstown)
65 Lilligren, Blake LS 6-1 280 RFr. Blaine, Minn. (Blaine)
99 Lipka, Keith DE 6-3 255 So. Oak Creek, Wis. (NDSCS) (Oak Creek)
16 Lloyd, Rhys K 6-1 220 Jr. Dover, England
96 Logan, Sam DT 6-2 240 Jr. St. Paul, Minn. (Central)
97 Losli, Mark DT 6-6 290 RFr. Spring Lake Park, Minn. (Spring Lake Park)
22 Maroney, Laurence RB 5-11 200 Fr. St. Louis, Mo. (Normandy)
1 Matthews, Keith WR 6-2 205 Jr. Akron, Ohio (Archbishop Hoban)
40 McCarthy, Pat LB 6-0 235 RFr. Neenah, Wis. (Neenah)
79 McCulloch, Trevor OG 6-4 320 So. Brainerd, Minn.
67 McElroy, Mark OG 6-5 275 Jr. Roseville, Minn.
76 McIntosh, Matt OT 6-8 310 Sr. Hartland, Wis. (Arrowhead)
52 McKenzie, Kyle LB 6-1 235 RFr. Detroit, Mich. (St. Martin Deporres)
91 Meisel, Todd DE 6-4 250 Fr. Hartland, Wis. (Arrowhead)
74 Melander, Rian OT 6-7 295 Jr. Shoreview, Minn. (Cretin-Durham H.S.)
95 Montgomery, Anthony DT 6-5 305 Fr. Cleveland, Ohio (John F. Kennedy)
73 Moss, Brian DE 6-6 285 Fr. Florissant, Mo. (Hazelwood Central)
53 Mullaney, Mark LB 6-0 205 Fr. Eden Prairie, Minn. (Eden Prairie)
36 Ness, Dan K 6-0 165 Fr. Rochester, Minn. (John Marshall)
60 Nicholson, Mike OG 6-5 285 RFr. River Falls, Wis. (River Falls)
47 Nixon, Paul DE 6-1 245 Sr. Columbus, Ohio
32 Owens, Brandon DB 6-2 200 Fr. Delray Beach, Fla. (D.B. Atlantic)
17 Patterson, Tony WR 6-2 205 Sr. Belleville, Ill.
34 Pawielski, John DB 5-11 200 Fr. Waupaca, Wis. (Waupaca)
33 Payne, Logan WR 6-2 180 Fr. Lutz , Fla. (Land O' Lakes)
29 Pinnix, Amir RB 6-0 190 Fr. Newark, N.J. (Malcolm X Shabazz)
81 Posthumus, Jarod TE 6-4 255 RFr. St. Cloud, Minn. (Becker)
57 Prudden, Peter LS 6-4 235 Sr. Wayzata, Minn.
70 Quinn, Joseph OG 6-4 285 Sr. Downing, Wis.
80 Redmann, Chad TE 6-3 250 Jr. Burnsville, Minn.
48 Reese, Mario LB 6-3 230 Fr. Mableton, Ga. (Pebblebrook)
51 Reid, Darrell DT 6-2 275 Jr. Farmingdale, N.J.
36 Rhea, Stephon CB 5-10 170 Fr. Houston, Texas
30 Richmond, Johnathan FS 5-10 200 Jr. Greensboro, N.C.
88 Rucker, Micah WR 6-6 190 Fr. Bonita Springs, Fla. (Estero)
87 Salmen, Kevin TE 6-5 245 So. St. Paul, Minn. (Cretin-Durham H.S.)
75 Sannes, Lance OT 6-7 300 So. Wahpeton, N.D.
11 Schauf, Zach K 5-8 180 Fr. Barron, Wis. (Barron)
55 Scroggins, John LB 6-5 230 Fr. Dallas, Texas
68 Setterstrom, Mark OG 6-3 295 Fr. Northfield, Minn. (Northfield)
92 Seveland, Matt DE 6-2 225 Jr. Plymouth, Minn. (Minnesota-Morris) (Wayzata)
31 Sherels, Mike FB 6-0 230 Fr. Rochester, Minn. (John Marshall)
46 Shevlin, John LB 6-1 205 Fr. Eagan, Minn. (Eastview)
64 Shidell, Steve OT 6-5 260 Fr. Coon Rapids, Minn. (Coon Rapids)
5 Sims, Dominique LB 6-1 230 Jr. Minneapolis, Minn.
43 Smith, Brian LB 6-1 235 Jr. Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.
89 Spaeth, Matt TE 6-6 270 Fr. St. Michael, Minn. (St. Michael-Albertville)
11 Steib, Desi DB 6-1 185 Fr. Vacherie, La. (St. James)
41 Stenzel, Eric DT 6-4 265 Jr. Mankato, Minn.
50 Stephenson, Scott DT 6-3 290 So. St. Paul, Minn.
56 Swaggert, Tyson OC 6-4 285 RFr. Buffalo, Minn. (Buffalo)
44 Tapeh, Thomas FB 6-1 230 Sr. St. Paul, Minn.
31 Thompson, Seth DB 6-0 185 Fr. Hudson, Wis. (Cretin-Derham Hall)
82 Utecht, Ben TE 6-6 250 Sr. Hastings, Minn.
18 Valentine, Justin RB 6-2 215 Fr. Columbus, Ohio (Eastmoor Academy)
7 Wallace, Jakari WR 5-8 170 RFr. Lauderdale Lakes, Fla. (Boyd Anderson)
27 Ward, Eli SS 6-0 215 Sr. Akron, Ohio
59 West, Ben LB 6-2 240 Sr. Appleton, Wis. (North)
6 White, Quentin DB 6-0 200 Fr. Gahanna, Ohio (Lincoln)
24 Williams, Byron DB 6-0 190 Jr. Dallas, Texas (Ranger) (Wilmer-Hutchins)
35 Wojciechowski, Mike CB 5-8 190 Jr. Oak Creek, Wis. (Oak Creek)

2003 Final AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 USC (48) 12-1 1,608
2 Louisiana State (17) 13-1 1,576
3 Oklahoma 12-2 1,476
4 Ohio State 11-2 1,411
5 Miami (FL) 11-2 1,329
6 Michigan 10-3 1,281
7 Georgia 11-3 1,255
8 Iowa 10-3 1,107
9 Washington State 10-3 1,060
10 Miami (OH) 13-1 932
11 Florida State 10-3 905
12 Texas 10-3 887
13 Mississippi 10-3 845
14 Kansas State 11-4 833
15 Tennessee 10-3 695
16 Boise State 13-1 645
17 Maryland 10-3 564
18 Purdue 9-4 526
19 Nebraska 10-3 520
20 Minnesota 10-3 368
21 Utah 10-2 308
22 Clemson 9-4 230
23 Bowling Green 11-3 189
24 Florida 8-5 165
25 TCU 11-2 126

2003 Final ESPN/USA Today Poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 LSU (60) 13-1 1572
2 USC (3) 12-1 1514
3 Oklahoma 12-2 1429
4 Ohio State 11-2 1370
5 Miami (FL) 11-2 1306
6 Georgia 11-3 1183
7 Michigan 10-3 1140
8 Iowa 10-3 1119
9 Washington State 10-3 983
10 Florida State 10-3 929
11 Texas 10-3 894
12 Miami (OH) 13-1 800
13 Kansas State 11-4 746
14 Ole Miss 10-3 730
15 Boise State 13-1 704
16 Tennessee 10-3 684
17 Minnesota 10-3 553
18 Nebraska 10-3 532
19 Purdue 9-4 510
20 Maryland 10-3 462
21 Utah 10-2 327
22 Clemson 9-4 219
23 Bowling Green 11-3 170
24 TCU 11-2 145
25 Florida 8-5 124

2003 Big Ten Bowl Results

Rose Bowl by Citi - 01/01/2004
USC 28, Michigan 14
Tostitos Fiesta Bowl - 01/02/2004
Ohio State 35, Kansas State 28
Capital One Bowl - 01/01/2004
Georgia 34, Purdue 27 (OT)
Outback Bowl - 01/01/2004
Iowa 37, Florida 17
Mastercard Alamo Bowl - 12/29/2003
Nebraska 17, Michigan State 3
Wells Fargo Sun Bowl - 12/31/2003
Minnesota 31, Oregon 30
Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl - 12/31/2003
Auburn 28, Wisconsin 14
Motor City Bowl - 12/26/2003
Bowling Green 28, Northwestern 24

2003 Other Bowl Results

Nokia Sugar Bowl - 01/04/2004
Louisiana State 21, Oklahoma 14
FedEx Orange Bowl - 01/01/2004
Miami 16, Florida State 14
Toyota Gator Bowl - 01/01/2004
Maryland 41, West Virginia 7
SBC Cotton Bowl - 01/02/2004
Mississippi 31, Oklahoma State 28
Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl - 01/02/2004
Clemson 27, Tennessee 14
Mainstay Independence Bowl - 12/31/2003
Arkansas 27, Missouri 14
Axa Liberty Bowl - 12/31/2003
Utah 17, Southern Mississippi 0
Diamond Walnut San Francisco Bowl - 12/31/2003
Boston College 35, Colorado State 21
EV1.net Houston Bowl - 12/30/2003
Texas Tech 38, Navy 14
Silicon Valley Football Classic - 12/30/2003
Fresno State 17, UCLA 9
Pacific Life Holiday Bowl - 12/30/2003
Washington State 28, Texas 20
Humanitarian Bowl - 01/03/2004
Georgia Tech 52, Tulsa 10
Continental Tire Bowl - 12/27/2003
Virginia 23, Pittsburgh 16
Insight Bowl - 12/26/2003
California 52, Virginia Tech 49
Sheraton Hawaii Bowl - 12/25/2003
Hawaii 54, Houston 48 (3OT)
Las Vegas Bowl - 12/24/2003
Oregon State 55, New Mexico 14
Plains Capital Fort Worth Bowl - 12/23/2003
Boise State 34, TCU 31
Mazda Tangerine Bowl - 12/22/2003
North Carolina State 56, Kansas 26
GMAC Bowl - 12/18/2003
Miami (OH) 49, Louisville 28
New Orleans Bowl - 12/16/2003
Memphis 27, North Texas 17