2003 Maine Black Bears football team

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2003 Maine Black Bears football
ConferenceAtlantic 10 Conference
2003 record7–5 (5–4 Atlantic 10)
Head coach
CaptainDennis Dottin-Carter, Michael Zyskowski
Home stadiumAlfond Stadium
Seasons
← 2002
2004 →
2003 Atlantic 10 Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 1 Delaware +^   8 1         15 1  
No. 11 UMass +^   8 1         10 3  
No. 20 Northeastern   6 3         8 4  
No. 25 Villanova   5 4         7 4  
Maine   4 4         6 5  
William & Mary   4 4         5 5  
James Madison   4 5         6 6  
New Hampshire   3 6         5 7  
Rhode Island   3 6         4 8  
Hofstra   2 6         2 10  
Richmond   1 8         2 9  
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network poll

The 2003 Maine Black Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of Maine as a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference during the 2003 NCAA Division I-AA football season. In their 11th season under head coach Jack Cosgrove, the Black Bears compiled a 7–5 record (5–4 against conference opponents) and tied for fifth place in the conference. Dennis Dottin-Carter and Michael Zyskowski were the team captains.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
August 30MontanaL 20–30
September 6at HofstraW 44–21


September 13Florida International
  • Alford Stadium
  • Orono, ME
W 24–14
September 20UMass
  • Alfond Stadium
  • Orono, ME
L 16–24
September 27at William & MaryNo contest
October 4Richmond
  • Alfond Stadium
  • Orono, ME
W 20–10
October 18at NortheasternL 14–20
October 25James Madison
  • Alfond Stadium
  • Orono, ME
W 20–13
November 1at DelawareL 21–24 (OT)22,057
November 8at Morgan StateW 77–24
November 15Villanova
  • Alfond Stadium
  • Orono, ME
W 14–10
November 22at New HampshireL 27–47

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 Maine Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Maine. 2019. p. 89. Retrieved September 22, 2021.