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2003 Independent Year Summary

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Record: 28-21, .571 W-L% (1st of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -0.51 (8th of 12) ▪ SOS: -2.00 (8th of 12)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Notre Dame)
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Connecticut 9 3 .750 34.0 25.0 3.73 -5.27
Navy 8 5 .615 30.5 21.8 -1.73 -8.04
Troy 6 6 .500 15.4 22.7 -7.15 -2.74
Notre Dame 5 7 .417 20.3 26.3 3.12 8.04

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
Notre Dame 20 19 15                            

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2003-12-30 Houston Bowl Texas Tech 38 Navy 14 Houston Bowl (Houston, TX)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Dan Orlovsky (CT) 279
2. Brady Quinn (NDAME) 157
3. Aaron Leak (TROY) 110
  Aaron Leak (TROY) 110
5. Craig Candeto* (NAVY) 64
6. Carlyle Holiday (NDAME) 37
7. Hansell Bearden (TROY) 20
8. Aaron Polanco* (NAVY) 8
9. Jermell Williams (CT) 4
10. Jason Samples (TROY) 2
Pass Attempts
1. Dan Orlovsky (CT) 475
2. Brady Quinn (NDAME) 332
3. Aaron Leak (TROY) 259
  Aaron Leak (TROY) 259
5. Craig Candeto* (NAVY) 131
6. Carlyle Holiday (NDAME) 75
7. Hansell Bearden (TROY) 48
8. Aaron Polanco* (NAVY) 20
9. Jermell Williams (CT) 7
10. Tony Lane* (NAVY) 3
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Dan Orlovsky (CT) 58.7
2. Brady Quinn (NDAME) 47.3
3. Aaron Leak (TROY) 42.5
  Aaron Leak (TROY) 42.5
Passing Yards
1. Dan Orlovsky (CT) 3485
2. Brady Quinn (NDAME) 1831
3. Aaron Leak (TROY) 1427
  Aaron Leak (TROY) 1427
5. Craig Candeto* (NAVY) 1140
6. Carlyle Holiday (NDAME) 304
7. Hansell Bearden (TROY) 185
8. Aaron Polanco* (NAVY) 98
9. Jermell Williams (CT) 90
10. Jason Samples (TROY) 60
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Dan Orlovsky (CT) 7.3
2. Brady Quinn (NDAME) 5.5
3. Aaron Leak (TROY) 5.5
  Aaron Leak (TROY) 5.5
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Dan Orlovsky (CT) 7.4
2. Brady Quinn (NDAME) 4.0
3. Aaron Leak (TROY) 4.0
  Aaron Leak (TROY) 4.0
Passing Touchdowns
1. Dan Orlovsky (CT) 33
2. Brady Quinn (NDAME) 9
3. Aaron Leak (TROY) 7
  Aaron Leak (TROY) 7
  Craig Candeto* (NAVY) 7
Passing Interceptions
1. Brady Quinn (NDAME) 15
2. Dan Orlovsky (CT) 14
3. Aaron Leak (TROY) 12
  Aaron Leak (TROY) 12
5. Craig Candeto* (NAVY) 5
6. Carlyle Holiday (NDAME) 4
7. Hansell Bearden (TROY) 3
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Dan Orlovsky (CT) 137.4
2. Brady Quinn (NDAME) 93.5
3. Aaron Leak (TROY) 88.4
  Aaron Leak (TROY) 88.4
Rush Attempts
1. Craig Candeto* (NAVY) 271
2. Dewhitt Betterson (TROY) 244
3. Kyle Eckel* (NAVY) 236
4. Julius Jones (NDAME) 229
5. Ryan Grant (NDAME) 143
6. Cornell Brockington (CT) 131
7. Aaron Leak (TROY) 126
  Aaron Leak (TROY) 126
9. Chris Bellamy (CT) 110
10. Terry Caulley (CT) 89
Rushing Yards
1. Julius Jones (NDAME) 1268
2. Kyle Eckel* (NAVY) 1249
3. Dewhitt Betterson (TROY) 1161
4. Craig Candeto* (NAVY) 1112
5. Cornell Brockington (CT) 643
6. Eric Roberts* (NAVY) 630
7. Tony Lane* (NAVY) 623
8. Terry Caulley (CT) 607
9. Chris Bellamy (CT) 589
10. Ryan Grant (NDAME) 510
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Terry Caulley (CT) 6.8
2. Julius Jones (NDAME) 5.5
3. Chris Bellamy (CT) 5.4
4. Kyle Eckel* (NAVY) 5.3
5. Cornell Brockington (CT) 4.9
6. Dewhitt Betterson (TROY) 4.8
7. Craig Candeto* (NAVY) 4.1
8. Ryan Grant (NDAME) 3.6
9. Aaron Leak (TROY) 1.7
  Aaron Leak (TROY) 1.7
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Craig Candeto* (NAVY) 16
2. Cornell Brockington (CT) 10
  Kyle Eckel* (NAVY) 10
  Julius Jones (NDAME) 10
5. Dewhitt Betterson (TROY) 9
6. Terry Caulley (CT) 7
7. Tony Lane* (NAVY) 5
  Eric Roberts* (NAVY) 5
9. Ryan Grant (NDAME) 3
  Chris Bellamy (CT) 3
  Aaron Leak (TROY) 3
  Trey Hines* (NAVY) 3
  Aaron Leak (TROY) 3
Receptions
1. Shaun Feldeisen (CT) 65
2. O'Neil Wilson (CT) 51
3. Jason Samples (TROY) 48
4. Rhema McKnight (NDAME) 47
5. Keron Henry (CT) 39
6. Omar Jenkins (NDAME) 36
7. Brandon Young (CT) 28
8. Maurice Stovall (NDAME) 22
9. Eric Roberts* (NAVY) 20
10. Jason Williams (CT) 19
Receiving Yards
1. Shaun Feldeisen (CT) 860
2. Keron Henry (CT) 662
3. O'Neil Wilson (CT) 655
4. Jason Samples (TROY) 620
5. Rhema McKnight (NDAME) 600
6. Eric Roberts* (NAVY) 493
7. Maurice Stovall (NDAME) 421
8. Brandon Young (CT) 399
9. Omar Jenkins (NDAME) 344
10. Bryant Stewart (TROY) 291
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Keron Henry (CT) 17.0
2. Brandon Young (CT) 14.2
3. Shaun Feldeisen (CT) 13.2
4. Jason Samples (TROY) 12.9
5. O'Neil Wilson (CT) 12.8
6. Rhema McKnight (NDAME) 12.8
7. Omar Jenkins (NDAME) 9.6
Receiving Touchdowns
1. O'Neil Wilson (CT) 9
2. Shaun Feldeisen (CT) 7
3. Eric Roberts* (NAVY) 5
  Jason Samples (TROY) 5
5. Keron Henry (CT) 4
  Brandon Young (CT) 4
7. Rhema McKnight (NDAME) 3
  Maurice Stovall (NDAME) 3
  Tim Lassen (CT) 3
10. Matt Cutaia (CT) 2
  Anthony Fasano (NDAME) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Craig Candeto* (NAVY) 272
2. Dewhitt Betterson (TROY) 251
3. Kyle Eckel* (NAVY) 239
  Julius Jones (NDAME) 239
5. Ryan Grant (NDAME) 152
6. Cornell Brockington (CT) 138
7. Aaron Leak (TROY) 127
  Aaron Leak (TROY) 127
9. Chris Bellamy (CT) 117
10. Terry Caulley (CT) 103
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Julius Jones (NDAME) 1321
2. Kyle Eckel* (NAVY) 1311
3. Dewhitt Betterson (TROY) 1207
4. Craig Candeto* (NAVY) 1123
  Eric Roberts* (NAVY) 1123
6. Shaun Feldeisen (CT) 860
7. Tony Lane* (NAVY) 773
8. Cornell Brockington (CT) 707
9. O'Neil Wilson (CT) 693
10. Terry Caulley (CT) 688
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Craig Candeto* (NAVY) 16
2. Cornell Brockington (CT) 11
3. Kyle Eckel* (NAVY) 10
  Eric Roberts* (NAVY) 10
  Julius Jones (NDAME) 10
6. Dewhitt Betterson (TROY) 9
  O'Neil Wilson (CT) 9
8. Terry Caulley (CT) 8
9. Shaun Feldeisen (CT) 7
10. Tony Lane* (NAVY) 6
  Jason Samples (TROY) 6
Total Plays
1. Dan Orlovsky (CT) 505
2. Craig Candeto* (NAVY) 402
3. Aaron Leak (TROY) 385
  Aaron Leak (TROY) 385
5. Brady Quinn (NDAME) 380
6. Dewhitt Betterson (TROY) 245
7. Kyle Eckel* (NAVY) 236
8. Julius Jones (NDAME) 229
9. Ryan Grant (NDAME) 143
10. Cornell Brockington (CT) 131
Total Yards
1. Dan Orlovsky (CT) 3444
2. Craig Candeto* (NAVY) 2252
3. Brady Quinn (NDAME) 1856
4. Aaron Leak (TROY) 1635
  Aaron Leak (TROY) 1635
6. Julius Jones (NDAME) 1268
7. Kyle Eckel* (NAVY) 1249
8. Dewhitt Betterson (TROY) 1161
9. Cornell Brockington (CT) 643
10. Tony Lane* (NAVY) 634
Total Yards Per Play
1. Dan Orlovsky (CT) 6.8
Total Touchdowns
1. Dan Orlovsky (CT) 33
2. Craig Candeto* (NAVY) 23
3. Kyle Eckel* (NAVY) 10
  Cornell Brockington (CT) 10
  Aaron Leak (TROY) 10
  Aaron Leak (TROY) 10
  Julius Jones (NDAME) 10
8. Brady Quinn (NDAME) 9
  Dewhitt Betterson (TROY) 9
10. Terry Caulley (CT) 7
Touchdowns
1. Craig Candeto* (NAVY) 16
2. Cornell Brockington (CT) 11
3. Kyle Eckel* (NAVY) 10
  Eric Roberts* (NAVY) 10
  Julius Jones (NDAME) 10
6. Dewhitt Betterson (TROY) 9
  O'Neil Wilson (CT) 9
8. Terry Caulley (CT) 8
9. Shaun Feldeisen (CT) 7
10. Tony Lane* (NAVY) 6
  Jason Samples (TROY) 6
Points
1. Nicholas Setta (NDAME) 32
2. Aaron Leak (TROY) 18
3. Garron Bible (NDAME) 6
Extra Point Attempts
1. Matt Nuzie (CT) 49
2. Eric Rolfs* (NAVY) 39
3. Thomas Olmsted (TROY) 24
4. D.J. Fitzpatrick (NDAME) 18
5. Geoffrey Blumenfeld* (NAVY) 12
6. Nicholas Setta (NDAME) 5
  Nick Setta (NDAME) 5
8. Graig Vicidomino (CT) 3
Extra Points Made
1. Matt Nuzie (CT) 47
2. Eric Rolfs* (NAVY) 38
3. Thomas Olmsted (TROY) 21
4. D.J. Fitzpatrick (NDAME) 17
5. Geoffrey Blumenfeld* (NAVY) 11
6. Nicholas Setta (NDAME) 5
  Nick Setta (NDAME) 5
8. Graig Vicidomino (CT) 2
Field Goal Attempts
1. Matt Nuzie (CT) 21
2. D.J. Fitzpatrick (NDAME) 17
3. Thomas Olmsted (TROY) 13
4. Nicholas Setta (NDAME) 10
  Nick Setta (NDAME) 10
  Eric Rolfs* (NAVY) 10
7. Geoffrey Blumenfeld* (NAVY) 6
8. Graig Vicidomino (CT) 2
Field Goals Made
1. D.J. Fitzpatrick (NDAME) 12
2. Matt Nuzie (CT) 11
3. Nicholas Setta (NDAME) 9
  Nick Setta (NDAME) 9
5. Eric Rolfs* (NAVY) 8
6. Thomas Olmsted (TROY) 6
7. Geoffrey Blumenfeld* (NAVY) 3
Punts
1. Thomas Olmsted (TROY) 78
2. Adam Coles (CT) 58
3. D.J. Fitzpatrick (NDAME) 44
4. John Skaggs* (NAVY) 36
5. Nicholas Setta (NDAME) 26
  Nick Setta (NDAME) 26
Punting Yards
1. Thomas Olmsted (TROY) 3304
2. Adam Coles (CT) 2435
3. D.J. Fitzpatrick (NDAME) 1621
4. John Skaggs* (NAVY) 1491
5. Nicholas Setta (NDAME) 1064
  Nick Setta (NDAME) 1064
Punt Returns
1. David Sanchez (CT) 34
2. Vontez Duff (NDAME) 24
3. Rayshun Reed (TROY) 20
4. Jason Tomlinson* (NAVY) 19
5. Brandon Young (CT) 8
6. Toris Rutledge (TROY) 5
  Rhema McKnight (NDAME) 5
8. Lionel Wesley* (NAVY) 4
9. Johnny Faulk (TROY) 3
Punt Return Yards
1. Vontez Duff (NDAME) 260
2. David Sanchez (CT) 146
  Jason Tomlinson* (NAVY) 146
4. Rayshun Reed (TROY) 131
5. Rhema McKnight (NDAME) 71
6. Brandon Young (CT) 52
7. Toris Rutledge (TROY) 47
8. Lionel Wesley* (NAVY) 37
9. Carlos Campbell (NDAME) 25
10. Demarcus Ware (TROY) 21
  Nate Schiccatano (NDAME) 21
Kickoff Returns
1. Toris Rutledge (TROY) 16
  Vontez Duff (NDAME) 16
3. Jeremy McGown* (NAVY) 14
4. Julius Jones (NDAME) 13
5. Brian Hampton* (NAVY) 11
  Matt Shelton (NDAME) 11
  Brandon Young (CT) 11
8. Jason Williams (CT) 10
9. Dwight Ellick (NDAME) 6
  Allan Barnes (CT) 6
Kickoff Return Yards
1. Vontez Duff (NDAME) 346
2. Toris Rutledge (TROY) 333
3. Jeremy McGown* (NAVY) 316
4. Julius Jones (NDAME) 243
5. Jason Williams (CT) 239
6. Brandon Young (CT) 233
7. Brian Hampton* (NAVY) 211
8. Matt Shelton (NDAME) 174
9. Allan Barnes (CT) 153
10. Dwight Ellick (NDAME) 130
Interceptions
1. Derrick Ansley (TROY) 9
2. Justin Perkins (CT) 6
3. Josh Smith* (NAVY) 4
  Eddie Carthan* (NAVY) 4
  Quentin Burrell (NDAME) 4
6. Courtney Watson (NDAME) 2
  Eli Sanders* (NAVY) 2
  Vontez Duff (NDAME) 2
  Johnny Faulk (TROY) 2
  Derek Curry (NDAME) 2
  Shalimar Brazier* (NAVY) 2
Interception Return Yards
1. Justin Perkins (CT) 90
2. Derrick Ansley (TROY) 74
3. Eddie Carthan* (NAVY) 61
4. Vontez Duff (NDAME) 55
5. Josh Smith* (NAVY) 53
6. Courtney Watson (NDAME) 48
  Rayshun Reed (TROY) 48
8. Shalimar Brazier* (NAVY) 28
9. Alfred Fincher (CT) 26
10. Quentin Burrell (NDAME) 18