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2003 Michigan State Spartans Schedule and Results

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Record: 8-5, .615 W-L% (38th of 117)
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John Smith (8-5)

PS/G: 27.9 (49th of 117) ▪ PA/G: 22.5 (40th of 117)
SRS: 7.95 (32nd of 117) ▪ SOS: 3.56 (37th of 117)

Bowl Game: Lost Alamo Bowl 17-3 versus Nebraska

AP Poll Summary

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
          25 21 15 11 9 14 21          

13 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Aug 30, 2003 Sat Michigan State Western Michigan MAC W 26 21 1 0 W 1
2 Sep 6, 2003 Sat Michigan State Rutgers Big East W 44 28 2 0 W 2
3 Sep 13, 2003 Sat Michigan State Louisiana Tech WAC L 19 20 2 1 L 1
4 Sep 20, 2003 Sat Michigan State @ Notre Dame Ind W 22 16 3 1 W 1
5 Sep 27, 2003 Sat Michigan State (13) Iowa Big Ten W 20 10 4 1 W 2
6 Oct 4, 2003 Sat (25) Michigan State Indiana Big Ten W 31 3 5 1 W 3
7 Oct 11, 2003 Sat (21) Michigan State @ Illinois Big Ten W 49 14 6 1 W 4
8 Oct 18, 2003 Sat (15) Michigan State @ (25) Minnesota Big Ten W 44 38 7 1 W 5
9 Nov 1, 2003 Sat (9) Michigan State (11) Michigan Big Ten L 20 27 7 2 L 1
10 Nov 8, 2003 Sat (14) Michigan State @ (7) Ohio State Big Ten L 23 33 7 3 L 2
11 Nov 15, 2003 Sat (21) Michigan State @ Wisconsin Big Ten L 21 56 7 4 L 3
12 Nov 22, 2003 Sat Michigan State Penn State Big Ten W 41 10 8 4 W 1
13 Dec 29, 2003 Mon Michigan State N (22) Nebraska Big 12 L 3 17 8 5 L 1 Alamo Bowl (San Antonio, TX)