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2003 CIS football season
Regular season
Duration August 29, 2003 – October 26, 2003 2003-08-29 | 2003-10-26 | 2003 CIS football season
Playoffs
Start date October 25, 2003 2003-10-25 | 2003-11-22 | Playoffs
Hardy Cup Simon Fraser Clan 2003-11-08
Yates Cup McMaster Marauders 2003-11-08
Dunsmore Cup Laval Rouge et Or 2003-11-08
Loney Bowl Saint Mary's Huskies 2003-11-08
Mitchell Bowl Saint Mary's Huskies 2003-11-15
Uteck Bowl Laval Rouge et Or 2003-11-15
Vanier Cup
Date November 22, 2003
Site SkyDome, Toronto
Champions Laval Rouge et Or
2002  CIS football seasons  2004

The 2003 CIS football season began on August 29, 2003, and concluded with the 39th Vanier Cup national championship on November 22 at the SkyDome in Toronto, Ontario, with the Laval Rouge et Or winning their second championship. Twenty-seven universities across Canada competed in CIS football this season, the highest level of amateur play in Canadian football, under the auspices of Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS).

Awards and records Edit

Awards Edit

All-Canadian team Edit

First Team[1]Edit

OffenceEdit

  • QB Tommy Denison Queen's
  • HB Jesse Lumsden McMaster
  • HB Jarred Winkel Alberta
  • WR Craig Spear Queen's
  • WR Gilles Colon Bishop's
  • IR Brendan Mahoney Simon Fraser
  • IR J.-Fred. Tremblay Laval
  • OT Paul Archer Saint Mary's
  • OT Ibrahim Khan Simon Fraser
  • OG Derek Armstrong StFX
  • OG Carl Gourgues Laval
  • C J.-Francois Joncas Laval

DefenceEdit

  • DE Justin Shakell Laurier
  • DE Troy Cunningham Concordia
  • DT Ryan Gottselig Saskatchewan
  • DT Nick Comly Acadia
  • LB Shad McLachlan Acadia
  • LB Neil McKinlay Simon Fraser
  • LB Mickey Donovan Concordia
  • CB Pascal Masson Laval
  • CB Eric Nielsen Acadia
  • DB Guillaume Roy McGill
  • DB Sebastian Clovis Saint Mary's
  • FS Jeremy Steeves StFX

Special TeamsEdit

  • K Jon Ryan Regina
  • P Anand Pillai McGill

Second TeamEdit

OffenceEdit

  • QB Mathieu Bertrand Laval
  • RB Derek Medler Laurier
  • RB Les Mullings Saint Mary's
  • WR Andrew Gallant StFX
  • WR Shane Ostapowich Regina
  • IR Andy Fantuz Western
  • IR Vaughan Swart McMaster
  • OT Ryan Jeffrey Laurier
  • OT J.-Francois Ostiguy Laval
  • OG Dave Forde McMaster
  • OG Adrian Olenick Saskatchewan
  • C Jeff Melis Laurier

DefenceEdit

Special TeamsEdit

  • K Matt Sharpe Acadia
  • P Mike Ray McMaster

Results Edit

Regular season standings Edit

Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, OTL = Overtime Losses, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, Pts = Points

Canada West
Team GP W L OTL PF PA Pts
Saskatchewan 8 8 0 0 231 124 16
Simon Fraser 8 5 3 0 229 181 10
Regina 8 4 4 1 248 246 9
Alberta 8 4 4 0 262 164 8
Calgary 8 4 4 0 187 237 8
Manitoba 8 3 5 0 172 249 6
UBC 8 0 8 0 132 260 0
Ontario
Team GP W L OTL PF PA Pts
McMaster 8 8 0 0 424 87 16
Queen's 8 7 1 1 341 134 15
Laurier 8 6 2 1 313 158 13
Western 8 5 3 0 306 257 12
Windsor 8 4 4 0 243 211 6
Ottawa 8 3 5 1 216 200 7
York 8 3 5 0 161 251 6
Guelph 8 2 6 0 161 285 4
Waterloo 8 2 6 0 142 328 4
Toronto 8 0 8 0 42 438 0
Quebec
Team GP W L PF PA Pts
Laval 8 7 1 481 86 14
Concordia 8 7 1 288 115 14
Montreal 8 6 2 220 160 12
McGill 8 3 5 171 205 6
Bishop's 8 2 6 191 327 4
Sherbrooke 8 0 8 10 491 0
Atlantic
Team GP W L OTL PF PA Pts
Saint Mary's 8 7 1 0 338 128 14
StFX 8 4 4 0 201 171 8
Acadia 8 4 4 0 139 143 8
Mount Allison 8 0 8 1 66 279 1

Teams in bold have earned playoff berths. [2]

Top 10Edit

Template:2003 CIS football top10

Championships Edit

The Vanier Cup was played between the champions of the Mitchell Bowl and the Uteck Bowl, the national semi-final games. In 2003, the Uteck Bowl replaced the long-standing Churchill Bowl, which had been competed for since 1989 as a national semi-final game. Along with the Mitchell Bowl, the semi-final games now worked on a fully rotating basis, with the winners of the Canada West conference Hardy Trophy visiting the winners of the Atlantic conference Loney Bowl championship for the Uteck Bowl. The Ontario conference's Yates Cup championship team hosted the Dunsmore Cup Quebec champion for the Uteck Bowl.[3][4]

Vanier Cup Edit

Notes Edit

External links Edit

Preceded by
2002 CIAU football season
CIS football seasons Succeeded by
2004 CIS football season
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