2003 Syracuse Orangemen football
ConferenceBig East Conference
2003 record6–6 (2–5 Big East)
Head coachPaul Pasqualoni (13th season)
CaptainR.J. Anderson
Keith Belton
Rich Scanlon[1]
Home stadiumCarrier Dome
(Capacity: 49,262)
Seasons
← 2002
2004 →
2003 Big East football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#5 Miami §   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 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 | edit source]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 61:30 PMat North Carolina*W 49–47 3OT47,000
September 131:30 PMLouisville*L 20–3038,550
September 2012:00 PMUCF*
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York
ESPN+W 38–1435,103
September 276:30 PMToledo*
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York
W 34–736,083
October 1112:00 PMat No. 4 Virginia TechESPNL 7–5165,115
October 1812:00 PMBoston College
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York (Rivalry)
ESPN+W 39–1445,313
October 2512:00 PMat PittsburghESPN+L 14–3461,421
November 81:30 PMTempledagger
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York
W 41–1743,149
November 1512:00 PMat No. 14 Miami (FL)ESPN+L 10–1748,130
November 2212:00 PMNo. 25 West Virginia
ESPN2L 23–3441,801
November 2912:00 PMat RutgersL 7–2418,563
December 61:00 PMNotre Dame*
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, New York
ABCW 38–1248,170
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. 2017 Syracuse football media guide pg. 152
  2. "2003 Football Schedule". Syracuse University Department of Athletics. http://www.suathletics.com/schedule.aspx?schedule=46&path=football. Retrieved September 8, 2013.
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