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2003 NCAA Division I-A football rankings

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


Contents

  • AP poll 1
  • Final Coaches' poll 2
  • BCS Standings 3
  • References 4

AP poll

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 (32) Oklahoma (1–0) (30) Oklahoma (2–0) (47) Oklahoma (3–0) (50) Oklahoma (4–0) (55) Oklahoma (4–0) (57) Oklahoma (5–0) (59) Oklahoma (6–0) (61) Oklahoma (7–0) (62) Oklahoma (8–0) (62) Oklahoma (9–0) (65) Oklahoma (10–0) (65) Oklahoma (11–0) (65) Oklahoma (12–0) (65) Oklahoma (12–0) (65) USC (11–1) (42) USC (12–1) (48) 1.
2. Ohio State (27) Ohio State (1–0) (25) Miami (FL) (2–0) (2) Miami (FL) (3–0) (3) Miami (FL) (4–0) (3) Miami (FL) (4–0) (3) Miami (FL) (5–0) (1) Miami (FL) (6–0) (3) Miami (FL) (7–0) (3) Miami (FL) (7–0) (3) USC (8–1) USC (8–1) USC (9–1) USC (10–1) USC (10–1) LSU (12–1) (21) LSU (13–1) (17) 2.
3. Miami (FL) (2) Miami (FL) (1–0) (2) Ohio State (2–0) (8) Michigan (3–0) (4) USC (3–0) (2) Ohio State (5–0) (5) Ohio State (5–0) (5) 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) (2) Oklahoma (12–2) 3.
4. Michigan (2) USC (1–0) (6) USC (2–0) (4) USC (3–0) (2) Ohio State (4–0) (5) 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 Michigan (1–0) (2) Michigan (2–0) (2) Ohio State (3–0) (6) 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 (1) 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 (1) 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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. NC State 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Colorado (1–0) NC 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 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
Dropped:
Maryland
Colorado State
Oklahoma State
Dropped:
Virginia
Purdue
Auburn
Dropped:
Wisconsin
Notre Dame
Colorado
Wake Forest
North Carolina State
South Carolina
Dropped:
Arizona State
Alabama
Dropped:
Missouri
Dropped:
Washington
Oregon
Florida
Dropped:
Pittsburgh
Kansas State
Virginia
Dropped:
Oregon State
Missouri
Minnesota
Dropped:
Auburn
Wisconsin
Arkansas
Utah
Dropped:
None
Dropped:
Oklahoma State
Missouri
Dropped:
Minnesota
Michigan State
Northern Illinois
Dropped:
None
Dropped:
Pittsburgh
Virginia Tech
Dropped:
Bowling Green
Dropped:
West Virginia
Oklahoma State

[1]

Final Coaches' poll

Ranking Team
1 LSU
2 USC
3 Oklahoma
4 Ohio State
5 Miami (FL)
6 Georgia
7 Michigan
8 Iowa
9 Washington State
10 Florida State
11 Texas
12 Miami (OH)
13 Kansas State
14 Mississippi
15 Boise State
16 Tennessee
17 Minnesota
18 Nebraska
19 Purdue
20 Maryland
21 Utah
22 Clemson
23 Bowling Green
24 TCU
25 Florida
[2]

BCS Standings

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

Week 8
Oct 20
Week 9
Oct 27
Week 10
Nov 3
Week 11
Nov 10
Week 12
Nov 17
Week 13
Nov 24
Week 14
Dec 1
Week 15 (Final)
Dec 7
1. Oklahoma (7-0) Oklahoma (8-0) Oklahoma (9-0) Oklahoma (10-0) Oklahoma (11-0) Oklahoma (12-0) Oklahoma (12-0) Oklahoma (12-1) 1.
2. Miami (FL) (7-0) Miami (FL) (7-0) USC (8-1) USC (8-1) Ohio State (10-1) USC (10-1) USC (10-1) LSU (12-1) 2.
3. Virginia Tech (6-0) Florida State (7-1) Florida State (8-1) Ohio State (9-1) USC (9-1) LSU (10-1) LSU (11-1) USC (11-1) 3.
4. Georgia (6-1) USC (7-1) Miami (FL) (7-1) LSU (8-1) LSU (9-1) Michigan (10-2) Michigan (10-2) Michigan (10-2) 4.
5. Florida State (6-1) Georgia (7-1) Ohio State (8-1) Texas (8-2) Texas (9-2) Ohio State (10-2) Ohio State (10-2) Ohio State (10-2) 5.
6. Ohio State (6-1) Ohio State (7-1) Virginia Tech (7-1) TCU (9-0) Georgia (8-2) Texas (9-2) Texas (10-2) Texas (10-2) 6.
7. USC (6-1) LSU (7-1) LSU (8-1) Tennessee (7-2) Tennessee (8-2) Georgia (9-2) Georgia (10-2) Florida State (10-2) 7.
8. Purdue (6-1) Washington State (7-1) Michigan (8-2) Michigan (8-2) TCU (10-0) Tennessee (9-2) Florida State (10-2) Tennessee (10-2) 8.
9. Washington State (6-1) Nebraska (7-1) TCU (8-0) Georgia (7-2) Michigan (9-2) Florida State (9-2) Tennessee (10-2) Miami (FL) (10-2) 9.
10. Northern Illinois (7-0) Michigan State (7-1) Georgia (7-2) Washington State (8-2) Washington State (9-2) Miami (FL) (9-2) Miami (FL) (10-2) Kansas State (11-3) 10.
11. Nebraska (6-1) Iowa (6-2) Iowa (7-2) Purdue (8-2) Florida State (9-2) Florida (8-3) Miami (OH) (11-1) Miami (OH) (11-1) 11.
12. LSU (6-1) TCU (8-0) Texas (7-2) Miami (FL) (7-2) Miami (FL) (8-2) Iowa (9-3) Iowa (9-3) Georgia (10-3) 12.
13. Michigan State (7-1) Michigan (7-2) Tennessee (6-2) Florida State (8-2) Florida (8-3) Miami (OH) (10-1) Purdue (9-3) Iowa (9-3) 13.
14. TCU (7-0) Oklahoma State (7-1) Purdue (7-2) Florida (6-3) Miami (OH) (9-1) Purdue (9-3) Florida (8-4) Purdue (9-3) 14.
15. Iowa (5-2) Tennessee (5-2) Washington State (7-2) Virginia Tech (7-2) Ole Miss (8-2) Washington State (9-3) Kansas State (10-3) Florida (8-4) 15.
16. Virginia Tech (6-1) Bowling Green (7-1) Miami (OH) (8-1) Purdue (8-3) Kansas State (10-3) Washington State (9-3) Washington State (9-3) 16.
17. Bowling Green (7-1) Florida (6-3) Nebraska (8-2) Virginia Tech (8-2) TCU (10-1) TCU (11-1) Boise State (12-1) 17.
18. Purdue (6-2) Nebraska (7-2) Ole Miss (8-2) Iowa (8-3) Ole Miss (8-3) Bowling Green (10-2) TCU (11-1) 18.
19. Miami (OH) (7-1) Oklahoma State (7-2) Pittsburgh (7-2) Kansas State (9-3) Boise State (10-1) Boise State (11-1) Ole Miss (9-3) 19.
20. Missouri (6-2) Michigan State (7-2) Iowa (7-3) Bowling Green (8-2) Bowling Green (9-2) Ole Miss (9-3) Nebraska (9-3) 20.
21. Florida (5-3) Miami (OH) (7-1) Northern Illinois (9-1) Oklahoma State (8-3) Oklahoma State (9-3) Nebraska (9-3) Oklahoma State (9-3) 21.
22. Texas (6-2) Northern Illinois (8-1) Minnesota (9-2) Nebraska (8-3) Utah (9-2) Oklahoma State (9-3) Utah (9-2) 22.
23. Northern Illinois (7-1) Ole Miss (7-2) Bowling Green (7-2) Boise State (9-1) Nebraska (8-3) Utah (9-2) Maryland (9-3) 23.
24. Minnesota (7-2) Missouri (6-2) Michigan State (7-3) Utah (8-2) Arkansas (8-3) Maryland (9-3) Bowling Green (10-3) 24.
25. UCLA (6-2) Pittsburgh (6-2) Oklahoma State (7-3) Pittsburgh (7-3) Pittsburgh (8-3) Minnesota (9-3) Minnesota (9-3) 25.

References

  1. ^ http://www.collegepollarchive.com/football/ap/seasons.cfm?seasonid=2003
  2. ^ http://homepages.cae.wisc.edu/~dwilson/rfsc/history/CoachPolls.txt


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