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2003 Duke Blue Devils football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
2003 record4–8 (2–6 ACC)
Head coachCarl Franks
Home stadiumWallace Wade Stadium
(Capacity: 33,941)
Seasons
← 2002
2004 →
2003 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#11 Florida State   7 1         10 3  
#17 Maryland   6 2         10 3  
#22 Clemson   5 3         9 4  
NC State   4 4         8 5  
Virginia   4 4         8 5  
Georgia Tech   4 4         7 6  
Wake Forest   3 5         5 7  
Duke   2 6         4 8  
North Carolina   1 7         2 10  
† – BCS representative as champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2003 Duke Blue Devils football team represented the Duke University in the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team participated as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference. They played their homes games at Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, North Carolina. The team was led by head coach Carl Franks, who was fired during the season and replaced by interim head coach, Ted Roof. Duke won two of the last three games of the season under Roof earning him the full-time coaching position.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 307:00 PMat No. 18 VirginiaL 0–2761,737
September 66:00 PMWestern Carolina*W 29–318,022
September 136:00 PMRice*
  • Wallace Wade Stadium
  • Durham, NC
W 27–24 OT18,742
September 202:00 PMNorthwestern*
  • Wallace Wade Stadium
  • Durham, NC
L 10–2821,143
September 277:00 PMNo. 6 Florida State
  • Wallace Wade Stadium
  • Durham, NC
PPVL 7–5624,370
October 116:00 PMat MarylandL 20–3350,084
October 1812:00 PMWake Forest
JPSL 13–4217,314
October 251:00 PMNC State
  • Wallace Wade Stadium
  • Durham, NC
L 21–2827,614
November 14:00 PMat No. 19 Tennessee*PPVL 6–23104,772
November 81:00 PMGeorgia Tech
  • Wallace Wade Stadium
  • Durham, NC
W 41–1712,976
November 151:00 PMat ClemsonL 7–4071,731
November 221:00 PMat North CarolinaW 30–2248,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time
[1]

RosterEdit

2003 Duke Blue Devils football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
T 65 Mitchell, ChristianChristian Mitchell Jr
C 78 Mooney, DanDan Mooney Sr
FB 40 Novak, ZachZach Novak Jr
QB 16 Smith, AdamAdam Smith Sr
T 75 Strojny, DrewDrew Strojny Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DE 98 Ciepcielinski, DrewDrew Ciepcielinski Sr
LB 27 Fowler, RyanRyan Fowler Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Roster
Last update: 2003-12-07

Team players in the NFLEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Drew Strojny Tackle 7 203 New York Giants

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2003 Schedule". Duke University Department of Athletics. Archived from the original on December 7, 2003. https://web.archive.org/web/20031207184807/http://goduke.ocsn.com/sports/m-footbl/sched/duke-m-footbl-sched.html. Retrieved November 19, 2012.


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