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2003 Conference USA Year Summary

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Record: 68-69, .496 W-L% (9th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -5.08 (9th of 12) ▪ SOS: -3.96 (9th of 12)

Conference Champion: Southern Mississippi

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Texas Christian)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Texas Christian)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Southern Mississippi 9 4 .692 8 0 1.000 22.5 17.4 3.58 -1.12
Texas Christian 11 2 .846 7 1 .875 29.2 21.2 2.83 -5.48
Louisville 9 4 .692 5 3 .625 34.6 27.8 1.32 -5.38
Memphis 9 4 .692 5 3 .625 30.2 19.2 3.31 -5.62
South Florida 7 4 .636 5 3 .625 25.1 20.4 -3.98 -6.53
Houston 7 6 .538 4 4 .500 34.5 36.0 -4.23 -4.16
Alabama-Birmingham 5 7 .417 4 4 .500 20.4 23.9 -5.47 -2.64
Tulane 5 7 .417 3 5 .375 28.1 35.3 -9.17 -4.34
Cincinnati 5 7 .417 2 6 .250 25.3 26.6 -5.93 -3.93
East Carolina 1 11 .083 1 7 .125 18.1 35.7 -16.02 -1.44
Army 0 13 .000 0 8 .000 15.8 36.6 -22.15 -3.00

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/1 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 12/7 Final
Texas Christian 25 25 22 20 19 20 18 16 15 15 13 10 10 19 19 19 25

5 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2003-12-31 Liberty Bowl Utah 17 Southern Mississippi 0 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
2003-12-25 Hawaii Bowl Hawaii 54 Houston 48 Hawaii Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
2003-12-23 Fort Worth Bowl Boise State 34 Texas Christian 31 Fort Worth Bowl (Fort Worth, TX)
2003-12-18 GMAC Bowl Miami (OH) 49 Louisville 28 GMAC Bowl (Mobile, AL)
2003-12-16 New Orleans Bowl Memphis 27 North Texas 17 New Orleans Bowl (New Orleans, LA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. J.P. Losman (TLN) 251
2. Danny Wimprine* (MEM) 246
3. Zac Dahman (ARMY) 230
4. Gino Guidugli (CIN) 227
5. Kelvin Kolb* (HOU) 220
  Kevin Kolb* (HOU) 220
7. Stefan Lefors* (LOU) 219
8. Brandon Hassell* (TXX) 136
9. Desmond Robinson (ECAR) 133
10. Ronnie Banks (SFL) 127
Pass Attempts
1. Danny Wimprine* (MEM) 440
2. Zac Dahman (ARMY) 436
3. Gino Guidugli (CIN) 425
4. J.P. Losman (TLN) 422
5. Kelvin Kolb* (HOU) 360
  Kevin Kolb* (HOU) 360
7. Stefan Lefors* (LOU) 357
8. Ronnie Banks (SFL) 261
9. Dustin Almond* (SMS) 251
10. Brandon Hassell* (TXX) 240
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Desmond Robinson (ECAR) 66.2
2. Stefan Lefors* (LOU) 61.3
3. Kevin Kolb* (HOU) 61.1
  Kelvin Kolb* (HOU) 61.1
5. J.P. Losman (TLN) 59.5
6. Brandon Hassell* (TXX) 56.7
7. Danny Wimprine* (MEM) 55.9
8. Gino Guidugli (CIN) 53.4
9. Zac Dahman (ARMY) 52.8
10. Darrell Hackney (ALBIRM) 50.7
Passing Yards
1. Danny Wimprine* (MEM) 3174
2. Stefan Lefors* (LOU) 3145
3. Kelvin Kolb* (HOU) 3131
  Kevin Kolb* (HOU) 3131
5. J.P. Losman (TLN) 3077
6. Gino Guidugli (CIN) 2704
7. Zac Dahman (ARMY) 2234
8. Brandon Hassell* (TXX) 2039
9. Dustin Almond* (SMS) 1877
10. Darrell Hackney (ALBIRM) 1659
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Stefan Lefors* (LOU) 8.8
2. Kelvin Kolb* (HOU) 8.7
  Kevin Kolb* (HOU) 8.7
4. Brandon Hassell* (TXX) 8.5
5. Darrell Hackney (ALBIRM) 7.9
6. Dustin Almond* (SMS) 7.5
7. J.P. Losman (TLN) 7.3
8. Danny Wimprine* (MEM) 7.2
9. Gino Guidugli (CIN) 6.4
10. Desmond Robinson (ECAR) 6.3
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Kelvin Kolb* (HOU) 9.3
  Kevin Kolb* (HOU) 9.3
3. Stefan Lefors* (LOU) 8.5
4. Brandon Hassell* (TXX) 7.8
5. Darrell Hackney (ALBIRM) 7.5
6. J.P. Losman (TLN) 7.4
7. Dustin Almond* (SMS) 7.3
8. Danny Wimprine* (MEM) 6.9
9. Gino Guidugli (CIN) 6.0
10. Ronnie Banks (SFL) 4.8
Passing Touchdowns
1. J.P. Losman (TLN) 33
2. Kelvin Kolb* (HOU) 25
  Kevin Kolb* (HOU) 25
4. Danny Wimprine* (MEM) 22
5. Stefan Lefors* (LOU) 17
6. Gino Guidugli (CIN) 14
7. Dustin Almond* (SMS) 13
8. Zac Dahman (ARMY) 11
9. Brandon Hassell* (TXX) 10
10. Darrell Hackney (ALBIRM) 9
Passing Interceptions
1. Zac Dahman (ARMY) 19
2. J.P. Losman (TLN) 14
3. Danny Wimprine* (MEM) 13
4. Desmond Robinson (ECAR) 11
5. Gino Guidugli (CIN) 10
  Stefan Lefors* (LOU) 10
7. Ronnie Banks (SFL) 8
  Brandon Hassell* (TXX) 8
9. Dustin Almond* (SMS) 7
10. Kevin Kolb* (HOU) 6
  Kelvin Kolb* (HOU) 6
  Darrell Hackney (ALBIRM) 6
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Kevin Kolb* (HOU) 153.8
  Kelvin Kolb* (HOU) 153.8
3. Stefan Lefors* (LOU) 145.5
4. J.P. Losman (TLN) 139.9
5. Brandon Hassell* (TXX) 135.1
6. Danny Wimprine* (MEM) 127.1
7. Darrell Hackney (ALBIRM) 125.9
8. Dustin Almond* (SMS) 122.5
9. Gino Guidugli (CIN) 113.0
10. Desmond Robinson (ECAR) 112.9
Rush Attempts
1. Marvin Townes (ECAR) 258
2. DeAngelo Williams* (MEM) 243
3. Anthony Evans* (HOU) 236
4. Robert Merrill* (TXX) 201
5. Carlton Jones (ARMY) 194
6. Mewelde Moore (TLN) 185
  Richard Hall (CIN) 185
8. Lonta Hobbs* (TXX) 169
9. Eric Shelton* (LOU) 166
  Eric Shelton* (LOU) 166
Rushing Yards
1. DeAngelo Williams* (MEM) 1430
2. Anthony Evans* (HOU) 1149
3. Marvin Townes (ECAR) 1128
4. Robert Merrill* (TXX) 1107
5. Mewelde Moore (TLN) 915
6. Lionel Gates* (LOU) 817
7. Eric Shelton* (LOU) 790
  Eric Shelton* (LOU) 790
9. Richard Hall (CIN) 777
10. Anthony Harris* (SMS) 671
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. DeAngelo Williams* (MEM) 5.9
2. Lionel Gates* (LOU) 5.8
3. Robert Merrill* (TXX) 5.5
4. Jackie Battle* (HOU) 5.5
5. Clenton Crossley (SFL) 5.2
6. Derron Parquet* (MEM) 5.1
  Derron Parquet* (MEM) 5.1
8. Carl Jones (CIN) 5.0
9. Mewelde Moore (TLN) 4.9
10. Anthony Evans* (HOU) 4.9
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Lionel Gates* (LOU) 11
2. Eric Shelton* (LOU) 10
  DeAngelo Williams* (MEM) 10
  Eric Shelton* (LOU) 10
5. Anthony Evans* (HOU) 9
  Jackie Battle* (HOU) 9
  Lonta Hobbs* (TXX) 9
8. Richard Hall (CIN) 8
  Marvin Townes (ECAR) 8
10. Kelvin Kolb* (HOU) 7
  Kevin Kolb* (HOU) 7
  Anthony Harris* (SMS) 7
Receptions
1. Terrance Copper (ECAR) 87
2. J.R. Russell* (LOU) 75
3. Roydell Williams (TLN) 66
4. Aaron Alexander (ARMY) 64
5. Vincent Marshall* (HOU) 60
6. Reggie Harrell* (TXX) 58
7. Brandon Middleton* (HOU) 55
8. Maurice Avery* (MEM) 49
9. Marvin Young* (SMS) 42
10. William White (ARMY) 40
Receiving Yards
1. Brandon Middleton* (HOU) 1250
2. J.R. Russell* (LOU) 1213
3. Reggie Harrell* (TXX) 1012
4. Roydell Williams (TLN) 1006
5. Terrance Copper (ECAR) 897
6. Aaron Alexander (ARMY) 861
7. Roddy White (ALBIRM) 844
8. Vincent Marshall* (HOU) 812
9. Maurice Avery* (MEM) 742
10. Marvin Young* (SMS) 703
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Brandon Middleton* (HOU) 22.7
2. Roddy White (ALBIRM) 21.6
3. Chris Bush (TLN) 17.6
4. Reggie Harrell* (TXX) 17.4
5. Marvin Young* (SMS) 16.7
6. Derick Ross (CIN) 16.7
7. J.R. Russell* (LOU) 16.2
8. Elgin Hicks (SFL) 16.1
9. Cory Rodgers* (TXX) 15.9
10. Joshua Tinch* (LOU) 15.4
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Brandon Middleton* (HOU) 14
2. Roydell Williams (TLN) 9
3. J.R. Russell* (LOU) 8
  Maurice Avery* (MEM) 8
  Chris Bush (TLN) 8
6. Marvin Young* (SMS) 7
  Roddy White (ALBIRM) 7
  Elgin Hicks (SFL) 7
  Vincent Marshall* (HOU) 7
10. Aaron Alexander (ARMY) 6
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Marvin Townes (ECAR) 281
2. DeAngelo Williams* (MEM) 278
3. Anthony Evans* (HOU) 241
4. Mewelde Moore (TLN) 224
5. Carlton Jones (ARMY) 223
6. Robert Merrill* (TXX) 217
7. Richard Hall (CIN) 207
8. Lonta Hobbs* (TXX) 177
9. Eric Shelton* (LOU) 167
  Eric Shelton* (LOU) 167
Yards From Scrimmage
1. DeAngelo Williams* (MEM) 1814
2. Mewelde Moore (TLN) 1323
3. Marvin Townes (ECAR) 1304
4. Robert Merrill* (TXX) 1265
5. Brandon Middleton* (HOU) 1250
6. J.R. Russell* (LOU) 1213
7. Lionel Gates* (LOU) 1185
8. Anthony Evans* (HOU) 1170
9. Richard Hall (CIN) 1029
10. Reggie Harrell* (TXX) 1012
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Brandon Middleton* (HOU) 14
2. DeAngelo Williams* (MEM) 13
3. Maurice Avery* (MEM) 11
  Lionel Gates* (LOU) 11
5. Eric Shelton* (LOU) 10
  Richard Hall (CIN) 10
  Marvin Townes (ECAR) 10
  Eric Shelton* (LOU) 10
9. Lonta Hobbs* (TXX) 9
  Darron White* (MEM) 9
  Roydell Williams (TLN) 9
  Jackie Battle* (HOU) 9
  Mewelde Moore (TLN) 9
  Anthony Evans* (HOU) 9
Total Plays
1. Gino Guidugli (CIN) 501
2. Kelvin Kolb* (HOU) 499
  J.P. Losman (TLN) 499
  Kevin Kolb* (HOU) 499
5. Zac Dahman (ARMY) 497
6. Danny Wimprine* (MEM) 480
7. Stefan Lefors* (LOU) 428
8. Brandon Hassell* (TXX) 360
9. Dustin Almond* (SMS) 343
10. Ronnie Banks (SFL) 302
Total Yards
1. Stefan Lefors* (LOU) 3550
2. Kelvin Kolb* (HOU) 3477
  Kevin Kolb* (HOU) 3477
4. Danny Wimprine* (MEM) 3171
5. J.P. Losman (TLN) 3157
6. Gino Guidugli (CIN) 2870
7. Brandon Hassell* (TXX) 2408
8. Zac Dahman (ARMY) 2054
9. Dustin Almond* (SMS) 2033
10. Darrell Hackney (ALBIRM) 1704
Total Yards Per Play
1. Stefan Lefors* (LOU) 8.3
2. Kevin Kolb* (HOU) 7.0
  Kelvin Kolb* (HOU) 7.0
4. Danny Wimprine* (MEM) 6.6
5. J.P. Losman (TLN) 6.3
Total Touchdowns
1. J.P. Losman (TLN) 35
2. Kelvin Kolb* (HOU) 32
  Kevin Kolb* (HOU) 32
4. Danny Wimprine* (MEM) 26
5. Stefan Lefors* (LOU) 20
6. Dustin Almond* (SMS) 16
7. Brandon Hassell* (TXX) 15
8. Gino Guidugli (CIN) 14
9. Zac Dahman (ARMY) 12
10. Lionel Gates* (LOU) 11
Touchdowns
1. Brandon Middleton* (HOU) 14
2. DeAngelo Williams* (MEM) 13
3. Lionel Gates* (LOU) 11
  Maurice Avery* (MEM) 11
5. Eric Shelton* (LOU) 10
  Richard Hall (CIN) 10
  Marvin Townes (ECAR) 10
  Eric Shelton* (LOU) 10
9. Lonta Hobbs* (TXX) 9
  Jackie Battle* (HOU) 9
  Darron White* (MEM) 9
  Roydell Williams (TLN) 9
  Mewelde Moore (TLN) 9
  Anthony Evans* (HOU) 9
Points
1. Eric Shelton* (LOU) 60
2. Kevin Kolb* (HOU) 42
3. Dejuan Green (SFL) 30
4. Kenny Hayter* (TXX) 24
5. Bradley Chavez (ALBIRM) 6
  Booker Vann (CIN) 6
  Brandon Johnson* (LOU) 6
  Arceneaux* (HOU) 6
  Tyrone Sanders* (TXX) 6
  Guy Whimper (ECAR) 6
  Tyjuan Hagler (CIN) 6
  Joey Dawson (TLN) 6
Extra Point Attempts
1. Dustin Bell* (HOU) 56
2. Nate Smith* (LOU) 52
3. Stephen Gostkowski* (MEM) 44
4. Barrett Pepper (TLN) 43
5. Nick Browne* (TXX) 38
6. Darren McCaleb* (SMS) 32
7. Santiago Gramatica (SFL) 31
8. Chris Manfredini (CIN) 29
9. Nick Hayes (ALBIRM) 27
10. Cameron Broadwell (ECAR) 25
Extra Points Made
1. Dustin Bell* (HOU) 56
2. Nate Smith* (LOU) 50
3. Stephen Gostkowski* (MEM) 44
4. Barrett Pepper (TLN) 40
5. Nick Browne* (TXX) 38
6. Darren McCaleb* (SMS) 31
7. Santiago Gramatica (SFL) 30
8. Chris Manfredini (CIN) 27
9. Nick Hayes (ALBIRM) 26
10. Cameron Broadwell (ECAR) 23
Field Goal Attempts
1. Nick Browne* (TXX) 33
2. Stephen Gostkowski* (MEM) 29
3. Nate Smith* (LOU) 20
  Santiago Gramatica (SFL) 20
  Nick Hayes (ALBIRM) 20
6. Dustin Bell* (HOU) 19
7. Cameron Broadwell (ECAR) 18
8. Darren McCaleb* (SMS) 17
  Chet Ervin (CIN) 17
10. Chris Manfredini (CIN) 11
Field Goals Made
1. Nick Browne* (TXX) 28
2. Stephen Gostkowski* (MEM) 19
3. Nick Hayes (ALBIRM) 17
4. Dustin Bell* (HOU) 14
  Nate Smith* (LOU) 14
  Darren McCaleb* (SMS) 14
7. Cameron Broadwell (ECAR) 12
  Santiago Gramatica (SFL) 12
9. Chris Manfredini (CIN) 10
  Chet Ervin (CIN) 10
Punts
1. Luke Johnson* (SMS) 79
2. Alex Bradford (ARMY) 76
3. Brandon Baker (SFL) 74
4. Parker Mullins (ALBIRM) 72
5. John Braziel* (TXX) 66
6. Chris Beckman (TLN) 65
7. Ryan Dougherty (ECAR) 64
8. Chet Ervin (CIN) 63
9. Jimmy McClary* (HOU) 62
10. Brent Moody* (LOU) 51
Punting Yards
1. Luke Johnson* (SMS) 3326
2. Brandon Baker (SFL) 3002
3. Parker Mullins (ALBIRM) 2962
4. Alex Bradford (ARMY) 2897
5. Ryan Dougherty (ECAR) 2846
6. Chris Beckman (TLN) 2829
7. Jimmy McClary* (HOU) 2584
8. John Braziel* (TXX) 2568
9. Chet Ervin (CIN) 2451
10. Brent Moody* (LOU) 2018
Punt Returns
1. Brian Fisher (SFL) 47
2. Marvin Young* (SMS) 33
3. Cory Rodgers* (TXX) 32
4. Chad McCullar* (HOU) 28
5. Cole Hoppe* (MEM) 27
  Terrance Copper (ECAR) 27
7. Robert Haskins* (LOU) 23
  Thaddeus Lewis (CIN) 23
9. James Dunn (TLN) 18
  Lance Rhodes (ALBIRM) 18
Punt Return Yards
1. Marvin Young* (SMS) 450
2. Brian Fisher (SFL) 424
3. Cory Rodgers* (TXX) 352
4. Chad McCullar* (HOU) 282
5. Cole Hoppe* (MEM) 211
6. Thaddeus Lewis (CIN) 179
7. Robert Haskins* (LOU) 177
8. Lance Rhodes (ALBIRM) 139
9. Carl Jones (CIN) 135
10. Terrance Copper (ECAR) 124
Kickoff Returns
1. Broderick Clark* (LOU) 42
2. Fred Smith (TLN) 38
3. William White (ARMY) 33
4. Cory Rodgers* (TXX) 23
  Ricky Wilson* (HOU) 23
6. Roshawn Pope* (HOU) 22
  Jason Southall (ALBIRM) 22
8. Damarcus Fox (ECAR) 18
  J.R. Reed (SFL) 18
10. John Eubanks* (SMS) 17
Kickoff Return Yards
1. Fred Smith (TLN) 830
2. Broderick Clark* (LOU) 821
3. William White (ARMY) 785
4. Ricky Wilson* (HOU) 600
5. J.R. Reed (SFL) 570
6. Cory Rodgers* (TXX) 509
7. John Eubanks* (SMS) 499
8. Roshawn Pope* (HOU) 474
9. Jason Southall (ALBIRM) 440
10. Damarcus Fox (ECAR) 376
Interceptions
1. J.R. Reed (SFL) 7
2. Daven Holly (CIN) 6
3. Sean Lucas (TLN) 5
  Mark Walker* (TXX) 5
5. Stanford Routt* (HOU) 4
  Zach Norton (CIN) 4
  Marvin Godbolt* (TXX) 4
  Will Gulley* (HOU) 4
9. Kerry Rhodes* (LOU) 3
  Antoine Harris* (LOU) 3
  Justin Whitmore (ALBIRM) 3
  Etric Pruitt* (SMS) 3
  Trawick Boger (TLN) 3
  Tra Boger (TLN) 3
  Wesley Smith* (MEM) 3
  Greg Washington (ARMY) 3
  Trevis Coley* (SMS) 3
  Greg Brooks* (SMS) 3
Interception Return Yards
1. Brian Hill (ARMY) 112
2. John Eubanks* (SMS) 80
3. Devon Davis (SFL) 70
4. Zach Norton (CIN) 62
5. Daven Holly (CIN) 58
6. Will Gulley* (HOU) 56
7. Erode Jean (ECAR) 53
8. Eric Taylor* (MEM) 52
9. Sean Lucas (TLN) 51
10. J.R. Reed (SFL) 45
  Marvin Godbolt* (TXX) 45
Interception Return Touchdowns
1. Brian Hill (ARMY) 2