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AA football season


AA football season

The 2003 NCAA Division I-AA football season, part of National Collegiate Athletic Association at the Division I Football Championship Subdivision level, began in August 2003, and concluded with the National Championship Game of the NCAA Division I Football Championship on December 19, 2003, at Finley Stadium in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens won their first I-AA championship, defeating the Colgate Raiders by a final score of 40−0[1]

Conference standings

2003 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#3 Wofford ^   4 3         8 3  
Appalachian State   4 3         6 5  
#24 Georgia Southern   6 1         9 3  
Furman   6 1         10 3  
The Citadel   2 5         3 7  
Western Carolina   2 5         4 7  
Chattanooga   2 5         2 9  
East Tennessee State   2 6         5 7  
Elon   1 7         2 10  
† – Conference champion
^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

Conference champions

Conference Champions

Atlantic 10 Conference – Delaware and Massachusetts
Big Sky Conference – Montana, Montana State, and Northern Arizona
Big South Conference – Gardner-Webb
Gateway Football Conference – Northern Iowa and Southern Illinois
Ivy League – Penn
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference – Duquesne
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference – North Carolina A&T
Northeast Conference – Albany (NY) and Monmouth
Ohio Valley Conference – Jacksonville State
Patriot League – Colgate
Pioneer Football League – Valparaiso
Southern Conference – Wofford
Southland Conference – McNeese State
Southwestern Athletic Conference – Southern


NCAA Division I-AA Playoff bracket

  First Round
November 29
Campus Sites
December 6
Campus Sites
December 13
Campus Sites
National Championship Game
December 19
Finley Stadium
Chattanooga, TN
 McNeese State* 3  
 Northern Arizona 35  
   Northern Arizona* 25  
   Florida Atlantic 48  
 Bethune-Cookman* 24
 Florida Atlantic 32  
   Florida Atlantic* 24  
   Colgate 36  
 Colgate* 19  
 Massachusetts 7  
   Colgate* 28
   Western Illinois 27  
 Montana* 40
 Western Illinois 43**  
   Colgate 0
   Delaware 40
 Wofford* 31  
 North Carolina A&T 0  
   Wofford* 34
   Western Kentucky 17  
 Western Kentucky* 45
 Jacksonville State 7  
   Wofford 9
   Delaware* 24  
 Delaware* 48  
 Southern Illinois 7  
   Delaware* 37
   Northern Iowa 7  
 Northern Iowa* 35
 Montana State 14  

* Denotes host institution


  1. ^ "2003 NCAA Division I Football Championship". NCAA. p. 16. Retrieved December 29, 2013. 
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