2003 Syracuse Orangemen football team

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2003 Syracuse Orangemen football
Syracuse Orange logo.svg
Conference Big East Conference
2003 record 6–6 (2–5 Big East)
Head coach Paul Pasqualoni (13th season)
Captain R.J. Anderson
Keith Belton
Rich Scanlon[1]
Home stadium Carrier Dome
(Capacity: 49,262)
Seasons
← 2002
2004 →
2003 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 5 Miami (FL) $+   6 1         11 2  
West Virginia +   6 1         8 5  
Pittsburgh   5 2         8 5  
Virginia Tech   4 3         8 5  
Boston College   3 4         8 5  
Syracuse   2 5         6 6  
Rutgers   2 5         5 7  
Temple   0 7         1 11  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2003 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University during the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Orangemen were coached by Paul Pasqualoni and played their home games at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York. The Orangemen posted a two-win improvement over the previous season.

This was the last season in which Syracuse used the "Orangemen" nickname. Beginning with the 2004–05 school year, the school adopted its current nickname of Orange.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 6 1:30 PM at North Carolina* Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, North Carolina W 49–47 3OT  47,000
September 13 1:30 PM at Louisville* Carrier DomeSyracuse, New York L 20–30   38,550
September 20 12:00 PM UCF* Carrier Dome • Syracuse, New York ESPN+ W 38–14   35,103
September 27 6:30 PM Toledo* Carrier Dome • Syracuse, New York W 34–7   36,083
October 11 12:00 PM at No. 4 Virginia Tech Lane StadiumBlacksburg, Virginia ESPN L 7–51   65,115
October 18 12:00 PM Boston College Carrier Dome • Syracuse, New York (Rivalry) ESPN+ W 39–14   45,313
October 25 12:00 PM at Pittsburgh Heinz FieldPittsburgh (Rivalry) ESPN+ L 14–34   61,421
November 8 1:30 PM Templedagger Carrier Dome • Syracuse, New York W 41–17   43,149
November 15 12:00 PM at No. 14 Miami (FL) Miami Orange BowlMiami ESPN+ L 10–17   48,130
November 22 12:00 PM No. 25 West Virginia Carrier Dome • Syracuse, New York (Ben Schwartzwalder Trophy) ESPN2 L 23–34   41,801
November 29 12:00 PM at Rutgers Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, New Jersey L 7–24   18,563
December 6 1:00 PM Notre Dame* Carrier Dome • Syracuse, New York ABC W 38–12   48,170
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2017 Syracuse football media guide pg. 152
  2. ^ "2003 Football Schedule". Syracuse University Department of Athletics. Retrieved September 8, 2013.