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2003 Southeastern Conference Year Summary

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Record: 86-68, .558 W-L% (5th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 7.10 (1st of 12) ▪ SOS: 4.54 (2nd of 12)

Division Champions: Georgia (East) and Louisiana State (West)
Conference Champion: Louisiana State (Won Championship Game 34-13)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Auburn, Georgia, Louisiana State and Tennessee)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Florida, Georgia, Louisiana State, Mississippi and Tennessee)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
East W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Georgia 11 3 .786 6 2 .750 26.5 14.5 17.46 6.11
Tennessee 10 3 .769 6 2 .750 28.1 18.4 11.53 3.99
Florida 8 5 .615 6 2 .750 30.0 20.8 10.67 6.75
South Carolina 5 7 .417 2 6 .250 22.3 26.2 3.27 6.77
Kentucky 4 8 .333 1 7 .125 27.3 26.8 -0.16 0.34
Vanderbilt 2 10 .167 1 7 .125 19.6 29.8 -5.85 3.31
West W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Louisiana State 13 1 .929 7 1 .875 33.9 11.0 20.85 3.28
Mississippi 10 3 .769 7 1 .875 34.0 21.9 10.99 2.53
Auburn 8 5 .615 5 3 .625 26.3 16.3 8.09 4.70
Arkansas 9 4 .692 4 4 .500 33.5 23.5 12.67 4.51
Alabama 4 9 .308 2 6 .250 25.5 25.6 5.27 7.27
Mississippi State 2 10 .167 1 7 .125 18.8 39.3 -9.53 4.88

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
Louisiana State 14 13 12 11 7 6 6 10 9 7 4 3 3 3 3 2 2
Georgia 11 8 8 7 12 11 8 4 4 4 9 7 6 5 5 11 7
Mississippi                   20 20 17 15 17 17 16 13
Tennessee 12 12 13 12 8 7 13 21 22 19 18 9 9 7 7 6 15
Florida   21 19 17 25 24     25 23 17 15 13 11 16 17 24
Alabama       21                          
Arkansas       14 9 8 7 11 21                
Auburn 6 17           19 17                
South Carolina     25                            

7 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2004-01-04 Sugar Bowl Louisiana State 21 Oklahoma 14 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
2004-01-02 Cotton Bowl Mississippi 31 Oklahoma State 28 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
2004-01-02 Peach Bowl Clemson 27 Tennessee 14 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
2004-01-01 Capital One Bowl Georgia 34 Purdue 27 Capital One Bowl (Orlando, FL)
2004-01-01 Outback Bowl Iowa 37 Florida 17 Outback Bowl (Tampa, FL)
2003-12-31 Independence Bowl Arkansas 27 Missouri 14 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)
2003-12-31 Music City Bowl Auburn 28 Wisconsin 14 Music City Bowl (Nashville, TN)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Matt Mauck* (Louisiana State) 64.0
2. Eli Manning* (Mississippi) 62.4
3. Jason Campbell* (Auburn) 61.8
4. David Greene* (Georgia) 60.3
5. Chris Leak* (Florida) 59.4
6. Matt Jones* (Arkansas) 57.4
7. Jay Cutler (Vanderbilt) 57.2
8. Jared Lorenzen (Kentucky) 56.8
9. Casey Clausen* (Tennessee) 56.6
10. Brodie Croyle (Alabama) 53.4

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Matt Jones* (Arkansas) 8.3
2. Eli Manning* (Mississippi) 8.2
3. Matt Mauck* (Louisiana State) 7.9
4. Jason Campbell* (Auburn) 7.7
5. Chris Leak* (Florida) 7.6
6. David Greene* (Georgia) 7.6
7. Casey Clausen* (Tennessee) 7.2
8. Jay Cutler (Vanderbilt) 7.2
9. Brodie Croyle (Alabama) 6.8
10. Jared Lorenzen (Kentucky) 6.6

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Matt Jones* (Arkansas) 8.5
2. Eli Manning* (Mississippi) 8.5
3. Matt Mauck* (Louisiana State) 7.7
4. Casey Clausen* (Tennessee) 7.5
5. Jason Campbell* (Auburn) 7.2
6. Chris Leak* (Florida) 7.1
7. David Greene* (Georgia) 7.0
8. Jared Lorenzen (Kentucky) 6.5
9. Jay Cutler (Vanderbilt) 6.5
10. Brodie Croyle (Alabama) 6.0

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Matt Mauck* (Louisiana State) 148.2
2. Eli Manning* (Mississippi) 148.1
3. Matt Jones* (Arkansas) 147.1
4. Casey Clausen* (Tennessee) 134.3
5. Chris Leak* (Florida) 132.9
6. Jason Campbell* (Auburn) 132.6
7. David Greene* (Georgia) 128.5
8. Jay Cutler (Vanderbilt) 127.7
9. Jared Lorenzen (Kentucky) 123.3
10. Brodie Croyle (Alabama) 118.0

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Richard Smith* (Arkansas) 19.1
2. Matthew Thomas (South Carolina) 18.4
3. Mike Espy* (Mississippi) 18.1
4. George Wilson* (Arkansas) 18.0
5. Taye Biddle* (Mississippi) 17.7
6. Ben Troupe* (Florida) 16.4
7. Devery Henderson* (Louisiana State) 16.2
8. Chris Bernard (Kentucky) 16.1
9. Dre Fulgham (Alabama) 15.8
10. Erik Davis (Vanderbilt) 15.6

Total Yards Per Play

1. Eli Manning* (Mississippi) 7.3
2. David Greene* (Georgia) 6.2

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Skyler Green* (Louisiana State) 2

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Travis Johnson* (Mississippi) 2
  Jack Hunt* (Louisiana State) 2
  Keiwan Ratliff* (Florida) 2