2003 Football Team

Overall Record: 10-3 Conference Record: 7-1
Conference Finish: 1st place
National Ranking: AP - 6; ESPN/USA Today - 7
Coach: Lloyd Carr
Captain: Grant Bowman, Carl Diggs, John Navarre
All-Americans: Chris Perry
All-Conference: John Navarre, Chris Perry, Braylon Edwards, Tony Pape
Most Valuable Player: Chris Perry
Meyer Morton Award: Braylon Edwards
John Maulbetsch Award: Jake Long
Frederick Matthei Award: Jason Avant
Dick Katcher Award: Grant Bowman, Norman Heuer, Larry Stevens
Arthur Robinson Scholarship Award: Andy Mingery
Hugh Rader Jr. Award: David Baas, Tony Pape
Robert P. Ufer Award: John Navarre
Roger Zatkoff Award: Lawrence Reid
Dick Katcher Award: Grant Bowman, Norman Heuer, Larry Stevens
Trainer: Paul Schmidt
Assistant coaches: Erick Campbell, Mike DeBord, RonEnglish,  Jim Herrman, Fred Jackson, Scot Loeffler, Terry Malone, Andy Moeller, Bill Sheridan
Managers:   Davon Wilson-senior mngr., Bob Belke, Tom Bellen, Tom Burpee, Jeff Clancy, Brandon Greer, Brad Hoffman, Jeff Levine, Atif Lodhi, Chris Mancuso, Darin Ottaviani, Blake Postma, Brad Rosenwasser

OpponentRankDateSiteResult Attend.
Central Michigan  4/- 8/30 H W 45-7 110,637
Houston  5/- 9/6 H W 50-3 109,580
Notre Dame  5/15 9/13 H W 38-0 111,726
Oregon  3/22 9/20 A L 27-31 59,023
Indiana  11/- 9/27 H W 31-17 110,788
Iowa   9/23 10/4 A L 27-30 70,397
Minnesota  20/17 10/10 A W 38-35 62,374
Illinois  17/- 10/18 H W 56-14 110,231
Purdue  13/10 10/25 H W 31-3 111,349
Michigan State  11/9 11/1 A W 27-20 75,129
Northwestern   5/- 11/15 A W 41-10 40,681
Ohio State   5/4 11/22 H W 35-21 112,118
Southern Cal   4/1 1/01 1 L 14-28 93,849
Total Points460-219 1,177,882

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1 - Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA

Starting Lineups Offense         
PositionPlayer
split end Braylon Edwards (9)
Calvin Bell (2)
Steve Breaston (2)
left tackle Adam Stenavich (13)
left guard David Baas (13)
center Dave Pearson (13)
right guard Matt Lentz (13)
right tackle Tony Pape (13)
tight end Andy Mignery (7)
Tim Massaquoi (6)
flanker Jason Avant (8)
Butler Tyrece (2)
Tim Massaquoi* (2)
Andy Mignery* (1)
quarterback John Navarre (13)
tailback Chris Perry (13)
fullback Kevin Dudley (11)
Braylon Edwards# (2)
* = started in two tight end formation
# = started in three wide receiver formation
Starting Lineups Defense         
PositionPlayer
defensive tackle Grant Bowman (12)
Leon Hall # (1)
defensive tackle Norman Heuer (13)
defensive end Pat Massey (9)
LaMarr Woodley (2)
Alain Kashama (2)
outside linebacker Pierre Woods (13)
inside linebacker Carl Diggs (12)
Scott McClintock (1)
inside linebacker Lawrence Reid (13)
cornerback Jeremy LeSeur (12)
Leon Hall (1)
cornerback Markus Curry (13)
strong safety Marlin Jackson (7)
Willis Barringer (5)
Jacob Stewart (1)
free safety Ernest Shazor (11)
Jacob Stewart (1)
Jon Shaw (1)
# = started in nickle package

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2003 Team Photo
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Top Row
(20 Staff) Andy Godek, Phil Johnson, Paul Schmidt, Brad Labade, Mark Collins, Mike Gittleson, Steve Morrison, Ron English, Bill Sheridan, Jim Herrmann, Scot Draper, Fred Jackson, Terry Malone, Andy Moeller, Erik Campbell, Scot Loeffler, Jim Boccher, Max Glowacki, Phil Bromley, Jon Falk
8th Row
(18 Staff) Dr. Gerald O'Connor, Dr. James Carpenter, Dr. C. Daniel Hendrickson, Vahan Agbabian, Kevin Tolbert, Kyle Bierlein, Jason Chesney, Dan Geraci, Kolby Wells, Dan Simelis, Matt Kernen, Jim Schneider, Senior Manager Devon Wilson, Taylor Morgan, Kyle Zink, Kevin Undeen, Rick Brandt, Bob Bland.
7th Row
(13 players) Kyle Myers, David Hull, Craig Moore, Ross Ryan, Garrett Rivas, Brandent Englemon, Will Paul, Prescott Burgess, Anton Campbell, Jerome Jackson, Quinton McCoy, Matt Wilde, Jeff Jansen.
6th Row
(19) Alijah Bradley, Mike Carl, Ryan Mundy, Leon Hall, Turner Booth, Jeff Kastl, Paul Sarantos, Clayton Richard, Shawn Crable, Jake Long, Adam Kraus, Patrick Sharrow, Lamarr Woodley, Jim Presley, David Schoonover, Mike Kaselitz, Mark Spencer, B.J. Opong-Owusu, Joseph Leoni.
5th Row
(18) Chris Matsos, Willis Barringer, Darnell Hood, Jason Avant, Steve Breaston, Matt Studenski, Derek Bell, Rondell Biggs, Kevin Murphy, Reuben Riley, Dave Harris, Mike Mandich, Carl Tabb, Brian Thompson, Pierre Rembert, Jacob Stewart.Obinna Oluigbo, Jonathan Borden.
4th Row
(19) Luke Perl, David Underwood, Lawrence Reid, Joey Sarantos, Alex Ofili, Matt Gutierrez, Mark Bihl, Tom Berishaj, Tyler Ecker, Mike Kolodziej, Gabriel Watson, Jeremy Van Alstyne, Larry Harrison, Scott McClintock, Marlin Jackson, Markus Curry, Jeremy Read, Brian Lafer.
3rd Row
(16) Brent Cummings, Charles Young III, Ross Mann, Braylon Edwards, Leo Henige, Tim Massaquoi, Matt Lentz, Zia Combs, Pat Massey, Jim Fisher, Pierre Woods, Earnest Shazor, Adam Stenavich, Andy Stejskal, Ross Kesler, Troy Nienberg.
2nd Row
(15) Phil Brabbs, Roy Manning, Andy Christopfel, Calvin Bell, David Baas, Larry Stevens, Alain Kashama, Demeterius Solomon, Spencer Brinton, Jeff Gaston, Adam Finley, Jermaine Gonzales, Zach Kaufman, Kevin Dudley, Tim Bracken.
Front Row
(13): Jon Shaw, Andy Mignery, Jeremy LeSueur, Courtney Morgan, Tony Pape, John Navarre, Lloyd Carr, Carl Diggs, Norman Heuer, Chris Perry, Grant Bowman, Dave Pearson, Tyrece Butler.