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The 2003 NCAA Division I-A football rankings describes the polls and rankings formulated by several critics and experts of college football.


Legend
  Increase in ranking
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  Not ranked previous week
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  Selected AP National Champion
Italics   Number of first place votes
(#-#)   Win-loss record
т Tied with team above or below also with this symbol

BCS rankingsEdit

The Bowl Championship Series determined the two teams that competed in the BCS National Championship Game, the 2004 Sugar Bowl.

Oct 18 Oct 25 Nov 1 Nov 8 Nov 15 Nov 22 Nov 29 Dec 6
Final
1. Oklahoma Oklahoma Oklahoma Oklahoma Oklahoma Oklahoma Oklahoma Oklahoma 1.
2. Miami (FL) Miami (FL) USC USC Ohio State USC USC LSU 2.
3. Virginia Tech Florida State Florida State Ohio State USC LSU LSU USC 3.
4. Georgia USC Miami (FL) LSU LSU Michigan Michigan Michigan 4.
5. Florida State Georgia Ohio State Texas Texas Ohio State Ohio State Ohio State 5.
6. Ohio State Ohio State Virginia Tech TCU Georgia Texas Texas Texas 6.
7. USC LSU LSU Tennessee Tennessee Georgia Georgia Florida State 7.
8. Purdue Washington St. Michigan Michigan TCU Tennessee Florida State Tennessee 8.
9. Washington St. Nebraska TCU Georgia Michigan Florida State Tennessee Miami (FL) 9.
10. Northern Illinois Michigan State Georgia Washington St. Washington St. Miami (FL) Miami (FL) Kansas State 10.
11. Nebraska Iowa Iowa Purdue Florida State Florida Miami (OH) Miami (OH) 11.
12. LSU TCU Texas Miami (FL) Miami (FL) Iowa Iowa Georgia 12.
13. Michigan State Michigan Tennessee Florida State Florida Miami (OH) Purdue Iowa 13.
14. TCU Oklahoma State Purdue Florida Miami (OH) Purdue Florida Purdue 14.
15. Iowa Tennessee Washington St. Virginia Tech Mississippi Washington St. Kansas State Florida 15.
16. Virginia Tech BGSU Miami (OH) Purdue Kansas State Washington St. Washington St. 16.
17. BGSU Florida Nebraska Virginia Tech TCU TCU Boise State 17.
18. Purdue Nebraska Mississippi Iowa Mississippi BGSU TCU 18.
19. Miami (OH) Oklahoma State Pittsburgh Kansas State Boise State Boise State Mississippi 19.
20. Missouri Michigan State Iowa BGSU BGSU Mississippi Nebraska 20.
21. Florida Miami (OH) Northern Illinois Oklahoma State Oklahoma State Nebraska Oklahoma State 21.
22. Texas Northern Illinois Minnesota Nebraska Utah Oklahoma State Utah 22.
23. Northern Illinois Mississippi BGSU Boise State Nebraska Utah Maryland 23.
24. Minnesota Missouri Michigan State Utah Arkansas Maryland BGSU 24.
25. UCLA Pittsburgh Oklahoma State Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Minnesota Minnesota 25.

AP PollEdit

The Associated Press voted one of the polls in college football.[1]

Preseason
Week 1
Sep 1
Week 2
Sep 7
Week 3
Sep 14
Week 4
Sep 21
Week 5
Sep 28
Week 6
Oct 5
Week 7
Oct 12
Week 8
Oct 19
Week 9
Oct 26
Week 10
Nov 2
Week 11
Nov 9
Week 12
Nov 16
Week 13
Nov 23
Week 14
Nov 30
Week 15
Dec 7
Week 16 (Final)
Jan 5
1. Oklahoma (0–0) Oklahoma (1–0) Oklahoma (2–0) Oklahoma (3–0) Oklahoma (4–0) Oklahoma (4–0) Oklahoma (5–0) Oklahoma (6–0) Oklahoma (7–0) Oklahoma (8–0) Oklahoma (9–0) Oklahoma (10–0) Oklahoma (11–0) Oklahoma (12–0) Oklahoma (12–0) USC (11–1) USC* (12–1) 1.
2. Ohio State (0–0) Ohio State (1–0) Miami (FL) (2–0) Miami (FL) (3–0) Miami (FL) (4–0) Miami (FL) (4–0) Miami (FL) (5–0) Miami (FL) (6–0) Miami (FL) (7–0) Miami (FL) (7–0) USC (8–1) USC (8–1) USC (9–1) USC (10–1) USC (10–1) LSU (12–1) LSU (13–1) 2.
3. Miami (FL) (0–0) Miami (FL) (1–0) Ohio State (2–0) Michigan (3–0) USC (3–0) Ohio State (5–0) Ohio State (5–0) Virginia Tech (6–0) Virginia Tech (6–0) USC (7–1) Florida State (8–1) LSU (8–1) LSU (9–1) LSU (10–1) LSU (11–1) Oklahoma (12–1) Oklahoma (12–2) 3.
4. Michigan (0–0) USC (1–0) USC (2–0) USC (3–0) Ohio State (4–0) Virginia Tech (4–0) Virginia Tech (5–0) Georgia (5–1) Georgia (6–1) Georgia (7–1) LSU (8–1) Ohio State (9–1) Ohio State (10–1) Michigan (10–2) Michigan (10–2) Michigan (10–2) Ohio State (11–2) 4.
5. Texas (0–0) Michigan (1–0) Michigan (2–0) Ohio State (3–0) Virginia Tech (3–0) Florida State (5–0) Florida State (5–0) USC (5–1) USC (6–1) Florida State (7–1) Virginia Tech (7–1) Michigan (8–2) Michigan (9–2) Georgia (9–2) Georgia (10–2) Texas (10–2) Miami (FL) (11–2) 5.
6. Auburn (0–0) Texas (1–0) Texas (2–0) Kansas State (4–0) Florida State (4–0) LSU (5–0) LSU (5–0) Washington State (5–1) Florida State (6–1) Washington State (7–1) Miami (FL) (7–1) Texas (8–2) Georgia (8–2) Texas (9–2) Texas (10–2) Tennessee (10–2) Michigan (10–3) 6.
7. Kansas State (0–0) Kansas State (2–0) Kansas State (3–0) Georgia (3–0) LSU (4–0) Tennessee (4–0) Arkansas (4–0) Florida State (5–1) Washington State (6–1) LSU (7–1) Ohio State (8–1) Georgia (7–2) Texas (9–2) Tennessee (9–2) Tennessee (10–2) Ohio State (10–2) Georgia (11–3) 7.
8. USC (0–0) Georgia (1–0) Georgia (2–0) Virginia Tech (2–0) Tennessee (3–0) Arkansas (4–0) Georgia (4–1) Ohio State (5–1) Ohio State (6–1) Ohio State (7–1) Michigan (8–2) Washington State (8–2) Washington State (9–2) Ohio State (10–2) Ohio State (10–2) Kansas State (11–3) Iowa (10–3) 8.
9. Virginia Tech (0–0) Virginia Tech (1–0) Virginia Tech (2–0) Pittsburgh (2–0) Arkansas (3–0) Michigan (4–1) USC (4–1) Iowa (5–1) LSU (6–1) Michigan State (7–1) Georgia (7–2) Tennessee (7–2) Tennessee (8–2) Florida State (9–2) Florida State (10–2) Florida State (10–2) Washington State (10–3) 9.
10. Pittsburgh (0–0) Pittsburgh (0–0) Florida State (2–0) Florida State (3–0) Oregon (4–0) USC (3–1) Nebraska (5–0) LSU (5–1) Purdue (6–1) Virginia Tech (6–1) Iowa (7–2) TCU (9–0) TCU (10–0) Miami (FL) (9–2) Miami (FL) (10–2) Miami (FL) (10–2) Miami (OH) (13–1) 10.
11. Georgia (0–0) Florida State (1–0) Pittsburgh (2–0) LSU (3–0) Michigan (3–1) Georgia (3–1) Texas (4–1) Arkansas (4–1) Michigan State (7–1) Michigan (7–2) Texas (7–2) Purdue (8–2) Florida State (9–2) Florida (8–3) Purdue (9–3) Georgia (10–3) Florida State (10–3) 11.
12. Tennessee (0–0) Tennessee (1–0) LSU (1–0) Tennessee (2–0) Georgia (3–1) Nebraska (4–0) Washington State (5–1) Northern Illinois (6–0) Northern Illinois (7–0) Nebraska (7–1) Washington State (7–2) Virginia Tech (7–2) Virginia Tech (8–2) Purdue (9–3) Iowa (9–3) Purdue (9–3) Texas (10–3) 12.
13. Florida State (0–0) LSU (1–0) Tennessee (2–0) Texas (1–1) Iowa (4–0) Texas (3–1) Tennessee (4–1) Purdue (5–1) Michigan (6–2) Iowa (6–2) TCU (8–0) Florida State (8–2) Florida (8–3) Iowa (9–3) Kansas State (10–3) Iowa (9–3) Ole Miss (10–3) 13.
14. LSU (0–0) North Carolina State (1–0) Wisconsin (1–0) Arkansas (2–0) Texas (2–1) Washington State (4–1) Iowa (5–1) Wisconsin (6–1) Nebraska (6–1) Oklahoma State (7–1) Michigan State (7–2) Miami (FL) (7–2) Miami (FL) (8–2) Kansas State (10–3) Miami (OH) (11–1) Miami (OH) (11–1) Kansas State (11–4) 14.
15. Maryland (0–0) Virginia (1–0) Notre Dame (1–0) Nebraska (3–0) Nebraska (3–0) Pittsburgh (3–1) Pittsburgh (3–1) Michigan State (6–1) TCU (7–0) TCU (8–0) Bowling Green (7–1) Florida (6–3) Ole Miss (8–2) Miami (OH) (10–1) Washington State (9–3) Washington State (9–3) Tennessee (10–3) 15.
16. North Carolina State (0–0) Purdue (0–0) Arizona State (1–0) Arizona State (2–0) Kansas State (4–1) Kansas State (4–1) Northern Illinois (5–0) TCU (6–0) Iowa (5–2) Texas (6–2) Purdue (7–2) Pittsburgh (7–2) Purdue (8–3) Washington State (9–3) Florida (8–4) Ole Miss (9–3) Boise State (13–1) 16.
17. Washington (0–0) Auburn (0–1) Colorado (2–0) Florida (2–1) Pittsburgh (2–1) Northern Illinois (4–0) Minnesota (6–0) Michigan (5–2) Auburn (5–2) Bowling Green (7–1) Florida (6–3) Ole Miss (8–2) Iowa (8–3) Ole Miss (8–3) Ole Miss (9–3) Florida (8–4) Maryland (10–3) 17.
18. Virginia (0–0) Wisconsin (1–0) Nebraska (2–0) Iowa (3–0) Washington (2–1) Washington (3–1) Purdue (4–1) Auburn (4–2) Oklahoma State (6–1) Purdue (6–2) Tennessee (6–2) Nebraska (8–2) Miami (OH) (9–1) Boise State (10–1) Boise State (11–1) Boise State (12–1) Purdue (9–4) 18.
19. Purdue (0–0) Notre Dame (0–0) Wake Forest (2–0) Washington (1–1) TCU (3–0) Oregon (4–1) TCU (5–0) Nebraska (5–1) Texas (5–2) Tennessee (5–2) Nebraska (7–2) Minnesota (9–2) Kansas State (9–3) TCU (10–1) TCU (11–1) TCU (11–1) Nebraska (10–3) 19.
20. Notre Dame (0–0) Arizona State (0–0) Florida (2–0) TCU (2–0) Northern Illinois (3–0) TCU (4–0) Michigan (4–2) Texas (4–2) Wisconsin (6–2) Ole Miss (6–2) Ole Miss (7–2) Iowa (7–3) Boise State (9–1) Pittsburgh (8–3) Bowling Green (10–2) West Virginia (8–4) Minnesota (10–3) 20.
21. Wisconsin (0–0) Florida (1–0) Washington (1–1) Alabama (2–1) Washington State (3–1) Minnesota (5–0) Michigan State (5–1) Tennessee (4–2) Arkansas (4–2) Missouri (6–2) Oklahoma State (7–2) Michigan State (7–3) Pittsburgh (7–3) Virginia Tech (8–3) West Virginia (8–4) Oklahoma State (9–3) Utah (10–2) 21.
22. Arizona State (0–0) Washington (0–1) TCU (2–0) Oregon (3–0) Purdue (2–1) Purdue (3–1) Kansas State (4–2) Oregon State (5–1) Tennessee (4–2) Northern Illinois (7–1) Missouri (6–2) Northern Illinois (9–1) Bowling Green (8–2) Bowling Green (9–2) Oklahoma State (9–3) Nebraska (9–3) Clemson (9–4) 22.
23. Colorado State (0–0) Nebraska (1–0) Iowa (2–0) Missouri (3–0) Missouri (4–0) Iowa (4–1) Wisconsin (5–1) Oklahoma State (5–1) Bowling Green (6–1) Florida (5–3) Northern Illinois (8–1) Miami (OH) (8–1) Nebraska (8–3) Oklahoma State (9–3) Nebraska (9–3) Maryland (9–3) Bowling Green (11–3) 23.
24. Oklahoma State (0–0) Colorado (1–0) North Carolina State (1–1) Washington State (2–1) Minnesota (4–0) Florida (3–2) Oregon State (5–1) Missouri (5–1) Utah (6–1) Minnesota (7–2) Minnesota (8–2) Boise State (8–1) Oklahoma State (8–3) West Virginia (7–4) Maryland (9–3) Minnesota (9–3) Florida (8–5) 24.
25. TCU (0–0) TCU (0–0) South Carolina (2–0) Purdue (1–1) Florida (2–2) Michigan State (4–1) Virginia (4–1) Minnesota (6–1) Florida (5–3) Pittsburgh (5–2) Pittsburgh (6–2) Bowling Green (7–2) West Virginia (6–4) Nebraska (8–3) Minnesota (9–3) Utah (9–2) TCU (11–2) 25.
Preseason
Week 1
Sep 1
Week 2
Sep 7
Week 3
Sep 14
Week 4
Sep 21
Week 5
Sep 28
Week 6
Oct 5
Week 7
Oct 12
Week 8
Oct 19
Week 9
Oct 26
Week 10
Nov 2
Week 11
Nov 9
Week 12
Nov 16
Week 13
Nov 23
Week 14
Nov 30
Week 15
Dec 7
Week 16 (Final)
Jan 5
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Maryland
Colorado State
Oklahoma State
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Virginia
Purdue
Auburn
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Wisconsin
Notre Dame
Colorado
Wake Forest
North Carolina State
South Carolina
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Arizona State
Alabama
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Missouri
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Washington
Oregon
Florida
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Pittsburgh
Kansas State
Virginia
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Oregon State
Missouri
Minnesota
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Auburn
Wisconsin
Arkansas
Utah
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None
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Oklahoma State
Missouri
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Minnesota
Michigan State
Northern Illinois
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None
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Pittsburgh
Virginia Tech
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Bowling Green
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West Virginia
Oklahoma State

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