2003 Virginia Cavaliers football
Continental Tire Bowl champion
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
2003 record8–5 (4–4 ACC)
Head coachAl Groh (3rd season)
Offensive coordinatorRon Prince (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorAl Golden (3rd season)
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 61,500)
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 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia in the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Al Groh. They played their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 307:00 PMDukeNo. 17W 27–061,737
September 612:30 PMat South Carolina*No. 15JPSL 7–3180,150
September 132:00 PMat Western Michigan*W 59–1621,982
September 273:30 PMWake Forest
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
ABCW 27–2460,884
October 41:30 PMat North CarolinaW 38–1351,000
October 1112:00 PMat ClemsonNo. 24JPSL 27–30 OT76,774
October 187:45 PMNo. 8 Florida Statedagger
ESPNL 14–1962,875
October 253:00 PMTroy State*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 24–057,580
November 13:30 PMat NC StateABCL 37–5153,800
November 137:45 PMat No. 24 MarylandESPNL 17–2751,027
November 2212:00 PMGeorgia Tech
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
JPSW 29–1758,526
November 291:00 PMVirginia Tech*
ABCW 35–2160,943
December 2712:00 PMvs. Pittsburgh*ESPN2W 23–1651,236

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Personnel[edit | edit source]

2003 Virginia Cavaliers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB Schaub, MattMatt Schaub Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Coaching staff[edit | edit source]

Name Position
Al Groh Head Coach
Danny Rocco Assistant Head Coach / Linebackers Coach
Al Golden Defensive Coordinator
Ron Prince Offensive Coordinator / Offensive Line Coach
Corwin Brown Special Teams Coach
Mike Groh Wide Receivers / Quarterbacks Coach
Andy Heck Tight Ends Coach
Mike London Defensive Line Coach / Recruiting Coordinator
Bob Price Defensive Backs Coach
Kevin Ross Running Backs Coach
Anthony Poindexter Graduate Assistant Coach – Offense
Tim Whitney Graduate Assistant Coach – Defense
Evan Marcus Head Strength Coach

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "2003 Season". University of Virginia Department of Athletics. http://www.virginiasports.com/sports/m-footbl/archive/va-m-footbl-sched-2003.html. Retrieved September 17, 2012.
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