2003 Missouri Tigers football
Missouri Tigers old logo.svg
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
DivisionNorth Division
Record8–5 (4–4 Big 12)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorDave Christensen (3rd season)
Offensive schemeSpread
Defensive coordinatorMatt Eberflus (3rd season)
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumFaurot Field
(Capacity: 68,349)
Seasons
← 2002
2004 →
2003 Big 12 Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Northern Division
No. 14 Kansas State x$   6 2     11 4  
No. 19 Nebraska   5 3     10 3  
Missouri   4 4     8 5  
Kansas   3 5     6 7  
Colorado   3 5     5 7  
Iowa State   0 8     2 10  
Southern Division
No. 3 Oklahoma x%   8 0     12 2  
No. 12 Texas   7 1     10 3  
Oklahoma State   5 3     9 4  
Texas Tech   4 4     8 5  
Texas A&M   2 6     4 8  
Baylor   1 7     3 9  
Championship: Kansas State 35, Oklahoma 7
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2003 Missouri Tigers football team represented the University of Missouri during the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Tigers had an overall record of 8–5, including a 4–4 record in conference play, and a 27–14 loss to Arkansas in the Independence Bowl at Shreveport. They played their home games at Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri. They were members of the Big 12 Conference in the North Division. The team was coached by head coach Gary Pinkel.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendanceSource
August 3011:00 amvs. Illinois*ABCW 22–1563,576
September 62:00 pmat Ball State*W 35–717,371
September 131:00 pmNo. 15 (I-AA) Eastern Illinois*W 37–049,440
September 201:00 pmMiddle Tennessee*
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
W 41–40 OT55,075
September 2711:30 amat KansasFSNL 14–3550,071
October 116:00 pmNo. 10 Nebraska
TBSW 41–2468,349
October 186:00 pmat No. 1 OklahomaNo. 24FSNL 13–3483,327
October 2511:30 amTexas Tech
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
FSNW 62–3160,192
November 81:30 pmat ColoradoNo. 22L 16–2147,722
November 1511:30 amTexas A&M
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
FSNW 45–2255,505
November 226:00 pmat No. 19 Kansas StateTBSL 14–2449,685
November 2912:00 pmIowa State
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, Missouri (rivalry)
ABCW 45–746,435
December 316:30 pmvs. Arkansas*ESPNL 14–2749,625[1]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

References

  1. ^ Dearmond, Mike (January 1, 2004). "Independence Bowl Report". The Kansas City Star. p. D8. Retrieved September 22, 2011.