2003 Football Year In Review

USC won the Pac-10 Championship outright with a 7-1 Conference record, and was 12-1 overall on its way to being named National Champion by the the Associated Press. For the second straight season, USC and WASHINGTON STATE found themselves in the Top-10 in the nation at the end of the year, finishing No. 1 and No. 9, respectively.The Pac-10 went 4-2 in the postseason, including victories over two teams ranked in the Top 5 in the polls. USC topped No. 4-ranked Michigan 28-14 in the Rose Bowl and claimed the National Championship voted on by the media in the AP poll. It was the first national title for the Trojans since 1978 and the first for the Pac-10 since Washington in 1991. Washington State defeated No. 5-ranked Texas 28-20 in the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl. The victory gave the Cougars their third consecutive 10-win season. CALIFORNIA (Insight Bowl) and OREGON STATE (Las Vegas Bowl) also chalked up postseason wins.As for individual awards, USC's Matt Leinart and UCLA's Dave Ball won the Pac-10's Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year awards, Oregon State's Brandon Browner won Pac-10 Freshman of the Year, and the Trojans' Pete Carroll and the Cougars' Bill Doba won Co-Coach of the Year honors.2003 PACIFIC-10 CONFERENCE FINAL FOOTBALL STANDINGS

    Conference Games All Games
    W L Pct. Pts Opp W L Pct. Pts Opp Streak
1. USC 7 1 .875 342 161 12 1 .923 534 239 Won 9
2. Washington State 6 2 .750 245 169 10 3 .769 394 258 Won 1
3. Oregon 5 3 .625 209 216 8 5 .615 356 348 Lost 1
California 5 3 .625 267 170 8 6 .571 457 341 Won 3
5. Oregon State 4 4 .500 270 224 8 5 .615 433 301 Won 1
Washington 4 4 .500 203 233 6 6 .500 312 317 Won 1
UCLA 4 4 .500 175 200 6 7 .462 250 305 Lost 5
8. Arizona State 2 6 .250 203 246 5 7 .417 298 328 Won 1
Stanford 2 6 .250 130 243 4 7 .364 186 324 Lost 3
10. Arizona 1 7 .125 182 267 2 10 .167 181 429 Lost 2

2003-04 PAC-10 BOWL RESULTS:Rose Bowl presented by Citi - USC 28, Michigan 14
Pacific Life Holiday Bowl - Washington State 28, Texas 20
Insight Bowl - California 52, Virginia Tech 49
Las Vegas Bowl - Oregon State 55, New Mexico 14
Wells Fargo Sun Bowl - Minnesota 31, Oregon 30
Silicon Valley Bowl - Fresno State 17, UCLA 9
Following are the bowl records of the Division I-A conferences (suing current conference memberships) updated after the 2003 season.

Conference W L T Pct.
Pacific-10 100 93 6 .518
Mid-American 21 17 0 .553
Atlantic Coast 96 84 5 .533
Southeastern 163 151 13 .518
Big Ten 103 100 3 .507
Big East 63 66 1 .488
Big 12 132 144 4 .479
Big West 7 9 1 .441
Conference USA 25 33 2 .433
Western Athletic 40 45 2 .423
Mountain West 34 48 3 .418
Sun Belt 1 2 0 .333

2003 ALL-PACIFIC-10 CONFERENCE FOOTBALL TEAM:

First Team Offense Second Team Offense
QB Matt Leinart, So., USC QB Cody Pickett, Sr., Washington
QB Matt Kegel, Sr., Washington State
RB Steven Jackson, Jr., Oregon State RB Jonathan Smith, Sr., Washington State
RB Adimchinobe Echemandu, Sr., California RB Mike Bell, So., Arizona
WR Mike Williams, So., USC WR Keary Colbert, Sr., USC
WR James Newson, Sr., Oregon State WR Geoff McArthur, Jr., California
WR Reggie Williams, Jr., Washington
TE Tim Euhus, Sr., Oregon State TE Troy Bienemann, So., Washington State
OL Jacob Rogers, Sr., USC OL Regis Crawford, Sr., Arizona State
OL Mark Wilson, Sr., California OL Kirk Chambers, Sr., Stanford
OL Norm Katnik, Sr., USC OL Doug Nienhuis, Jr., Oregon State
OL Josh Parrish, Sr., Washington State OL Grayling Love, So., Arizona State
OL Adam Snyder, Jr., Oregon OL Nick Newton, Sr., Washington

First Team Defense Second Team Defense
DL Dave Ball, Sr., UCLA DL Terry Johnson, Sr., Washington
DL Kenechi Udeze, Jr., USC DL D.D. Acholonu, Sr., Washington State
DL Shaun Cody, Jr., USC DL Dwan Edwards, Sr., Oregon State
DL Mike Patterson, Jr., USC DL Igor Olshansky, Jr., Oregon
LB Brandon Chillar, Sr., UCLA LB Kevin Mitchell, Sr., Oregon
LB Richard Seigler, Sr., Oregon State LB Don Jackson, Sr., Washington State
LB Will Derting, So., Washington State LB Matt Grootegoed, Jr., USC
CB Jason David, Sr., Washington State CB Brandon Browner, Fr., Oregon State
CB Will Poole, Sr., USC CB Derrick Johnson, Jr., Washington
S Erik Coleman, Sr., Washington State S Riccardo Stewart, Jr., Arizona State
S Keith Lewis, Sr., Oregon S Oshimogho Atogwe, Jr., Stanford
S Donnie McCleskey, So., California

First Team Specialists Second Team Specialists
PK Drew Dunning, Sr., Washington State PK Kirk Yliniemi, Sr., Oregon State
P Tom Malone, So., USC P Eric Johnson, Sr., Stanford
KOR Kenny Washington, Jr., Oregon KOR Sammy Moore, Sr., Washington State
PR Charles Frederick, Jr., Washington PR Luke Powell, Sr., Stanford
ST Keith Lewis, Sr., Oregon ST Jason Shivers, Jr., Arizona State


ST=special teams player (not a kicker or returner) Offensive Player of the Year: Matt Leinart, QB, So., USC
Defensive Player of the Year: Dave Ball, DE, Sr., UCLA
Freshman of the Year: Brandon Browner, CB, Oregon State
Co-Coaches of the Year: Pete Carroll, USC and Bill Doba, Washington State
Honorable MentionARIZONA: FS, Darrell Brooks, So.; C Keoki Fraser, Jr.; ILB Joe Siofele, Sr.; DE Marcus Smith, So.ARIZONA STATE: WR Skyler Fulton, Sr.; WR Derek Hagan, So.; FB Mike Karney, Sr.; P Tim Parker, Sr.; QB Andrew Walter, Jr.CALIFORNIA: DT Lorenzo Alexander, Jr.; FS Ryan Gutierrez, Jr.; OLB Wendell Hunter, Jr.; ST Mike McGrath, Jr.; OT Chris Murphy, Sr.; QB Aaron Rodgers, So.OREGON: TE Tim Day, So.; DE Devan Long, So.; PR Steven Moore, Sr.; WR Samie Parker, Sr.; DT Junior Siavii, Sr.; C Dan Weaver, Sr.OREGON STATE: QB Derek Anderson, Jr.; C Matt Brock, Jr.; FS Mitch Meeuwsen, Jr.; OG Kanan Sanchez, Jr.; DE Bill Swancutt, Jr.; CB Aric Williams, Jr.STANFORD: MLB David Bergeron, Jr.; OLB Jared Newberry, Jr.; NT Babatunde Oshinowo, So.; TE Brett Pierce, Sr.; TE Alex Smith, Jr.; CB Leigh Torrence, Jr.UCLA: SE Craig Bragg, Jr.; KR Maurice Drew, Fr.; OG Eyoseph Efseaff, Jr.; OLB Spencer Havner, So.; P Chris Kluwe, Jr.; DT Rodney Leisle, Sr.; ILB Justin London, So.; PK Justin Medlock, Fr.; SS Jarrad Page, So.USC: SS Darnell Bing, Fr.; KR Reggie Bush, Fr.; OT Winston Justice, So.; PK Ryan Killeen, Jr.; FS Jason Leach, Jr.; OLB Melvin Simmons, Sr.; MLB Lofa Tatupu, So.; TB LenDale White, Fr.WASHINGTON: C Todd Bachert, Sr.; OT Khalif Barnes, Jr.; ST Owen Biddle, Sr.; OLB Greg Carothers, Sr.; DT Jerome Stevens, Sr.; FB Zach Tuiasosopo, Jr.WASHINGTON STATE: OT Calvin Armstrong, Jr.; P Kyle Basler, So.; FL Devard Darling, Jr.; DT Tai Tupai, Sr.; DT Jeremey Williams, Sr.; SS Virgil Williams, Sr.2003 BANK OF AMERICA HIGHER STANDARDS PAC-10 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK:

Date Offense Defense Special Teams
Aug. 30 A. Echemandu, TB, CAL Mike Patterson, NT, USC Drew Dunning, PK, WSU
Sep. 6 Cody Pickett, QB, WASH Will Derting, OLB, WSU Tom Malone, P, USC
Sep. 13 Matt Kegel, QB, WSU Brandon Chillar, ILB, UCLA Justin Medlock, PK, UCLA
Sep. 20 Adam Snyder, OT, ORE Wendell Hunter, OLB, CAL Drew Dunning, PK, WSU
Sep. 27 A. Echemandu, TB, CAL Brandon Browner, CB, OSU Jeremy Bohannon, FS, WSU
Oct. 4 Steven Jackson, TB, OSU Dave Ball, DE, UCLA Ryan Killeen, PK, USC
Oct. 11 Andrew Walter, QB, ASU Kenechi Udeze, DE, USC Chris Kluwe, P, UCLA
Oct. 18 Charles Frederick, WR, WASH Brandon Chillar, ILB, UCLA Spencer Havner, OLB, UCLA
Oct. 25 Matt Leinart, QB, USC Will Derting, OLB, WSU Aaron Gipson, DB, ORE
Nov. 1 Aaron Rodgers, QB, CAL Michael Craven, OLB, STAN Luke Powell, PR, STAN
Nov. 8 Michael Bell, HB, ARIZ Erik Coleman, FS, WSU Erik Coleman, FS, WSU
Nov. 15 Aaron Rodgers, QB, CAL Will Poole, CB, USC Kenny Washington, KR, ORE
Nov. 22 Geoff McArthur, WR, CAL Evan Benjamin, SS, WASH Reggie Bush, KR, USC

2003 PAC-10 FOOTBALL AWARD WINNERSPop Warner Trophy (top senior player on West Coast)

  • Dave Ball, DE, UCLAUnanimous First-Team All-America Selection
  • Dave Ball, DE., Sr., UCLAConsensus First-Team All-America Selections
  • Jacob Rogers, OT, Sr., USC
  • Kenechi Udeze, DE, Jr., USC
  • Mike Williams, SE, , So., USCOther First-Team All-America Selections
  • Drew Dunning, PK, Sr., Washington StateSecond-Team All-America Selections
  • Tom Malone, P, So., USC
  • Geoff McArthur, WR, Jr., California
  • Will Poole, CB, Sr., USCThird-Team All-America Selections
  • Shaun Cody, DT, Jr., USC
  • Steven Jackson, TB, Jr., Oregon StateFreshman All-America Selections
  • Darnell Bing, SS, USC
  • Brandon Browner, CB, Oregon State
  • Reggie Bush, KR, USCPac-10 Players of the Year
  • Offense - Matt Leinart, QB, So., USC
  • Defense - Dave Ball, DE, Sr., UCLAPac-10 Freshman of the Year
  • Brandon Browner, CB, Oregon StateMorris Trophy Winners (outstanding offensive and defensive linemen in the Pac-10)
  • Offense - Jacob Rogers, OT, Sr., USC
  • Defense - Dave Ball, DE, Sr., UCLAPac-10 Co-Coaches of the Year
  • Pete Carroll, USC
  • Bill Doba, Washington StateAmerican Football Coaches Association Division I-A Coach of the Year
  • Pete Carroll, USCHome Depot National Coach of the Year
  • Pete Carroll, USCFirst-Team CoSIDA Academic All-District VIII Selections
  • Troy Bienemann, TE, So., Washington State
  • Matt Brock, C, Jr., Oregon State
  • Kirk Chambers, OT, Sr., Stanford
  • Skyler Fulton, WR, Sr., Arizona State
  • Brandon Hancock, FB, So., USC
  • Mike McGrath, ROV, Jr., California
  • Chris Murphy, OT, Sr., California
  • Jared Siegel, PK, Jr., Oregon
  • Dan Weaver, C, Sr., Oregon
  • Jeremey Williams, DT, Sr., Washington StateSecond-Team CoSIDA Academic All-District VIII Selections
  • Riley Fitt-Chappell, OT, So., Washington State
  • Tyler Fredrickson, P, Sr., California
  • J.D. Groves, FB, So., UCLA
  • Grayling Love, OT, So., Arizona State
  • Jimmy Newell, FS, Jr., Washington
  • Babatunde Oshinowo, NT, So., Stanford
  • Kevin Schimmelmann, OLB, So., Stanford
  • James Sims, Jr., FS, So., Washington
  • Kirk Ylinemi, PK, Sr., Oregon State2003 PACIFIC-10 CONFERENCE ALL-ACADEMIC FOOTBALL TEAM:FIRST TEAM
    Pos. Name, School Yr. GPA Major
    QB Kyle Matter, Stanford Jr. 3.51 Management Sciences/Engineering
    RB Cooper Blackhurst, Stanford Sr. 3.48 Public Policy
    RB Brandon Hancock, USC So. 3.82 Business
    WR Skyler Fulton, Arizona State Sr. 3.32 Elementary Education
    WR Brandon Royster, Stanford Sr. 3.40 Mechanical Engineering
    TE Troy Bienemann, Washington State So. 3.76 Communications
    OL Matt Brock, Oregon State Jr. 3.37 Psychology
    OL Kirk Chambers, Stanford (2) Sr. 3.32 Public Policy/German Studies
    OL Jonathan Giesel, California Jr. 3.38 Religious Studies
    OL Chris Murphy, California (2) Sr. 3.51 Political Science
    OL Dan Weaver, Oregon (3) Sr. 3.28 Accounting
    DE Monte Parson, California Sr. 3.37 Sociology
    DT Babatunde Oshinowo, Stanford Jr. 3.24 Undeclared
    DT Jeremey Williams, Washington State (4) Sr. 3.53 Communications
    DE Bill Swancutt, Oregon State Jr. 3.12 Business Administration
    LB Pat Bennett, Washington State (2) Jr. 3.45 Hotel Administration
    LB Brian Gaffney, Stanford Sr. 3.55 Political Science
    LB Kevin Schimmelmann, Stanford (2) Jr. 3.47 Undeclared
    DB Michael McGrath, California Jr. 3.40 Mechanical Engineering
    DB Jimmy Newell, Washington Jr. 3.25 Business Admin./Economics
    DB Keith Short, UCLA Sr. 3.07 History
    DB Leigh Torrence, Stanford Sr. 3.03 Political Science
    PK Kirk Yliniemi, Oregon State Sr. 3.50 Business Administration
    P Tyler Fredrickson, California Grad. 4.00 Graduate Education
    (2) Two-time first-team All-Academic selection
    (3) Three-time first-team All-Academic selection
    (4) Four-time first-team All-Academic selection

    SECOND TEAM

    Pos. Name, School Yr. GPA Major
    QB Chad Christiansen, Arizona State So. 3.93 Business Finance
    RB Ty Eriks, Washington So. 3.67 Art
    RB Matt Floberg, Oregon Sr. 3.08 Business Administration
    WR Greg Camarillo, Stanford Sr. 3.27 Engineering
    WR Nick Sebes, Stanford Sr. 3.06 Human Biology
    TE Pat Loney, Oregon State Jr. 3.59 Liberal Studies
    OL Nolan Bluntzer, California Sr. 3.02 Conservation and Resource Studies
    OL Jason Burke, Arizona State RFr. 3.78 Business
    OL Riley FittChappell, Washington St. So. 3.45 Business
    OL Derek Joyce, California Jr. 3.34 Molecular and Cell Biology
    OL Matt McClernan, Stanford So. 3.54 Undeclared
    DE Louis Hobson, Stanford Sr. 3.15 Electrical Engineering
    DT Ian Shelswell, Stanford Sr. 3.16 Economics
    DT Thomas Sverchek, California Jr. 3.17 American Studies
    DE Will Svitek, Stanford Sr. 3.06 Political Science
    LB David Bergeron, Stanford Sr. 3.06 Public Policy
    LB Mike Silva, Stanford So. 3.62 Undeclared
    LB Brian Tremblay, California Jr. 3.25 American Studies
    DB Ryan Foltz, California So. 3.48 Business Administration
    DB Aaron Gipson, Oregon So. 3.06 Undeclared
    DB Lee Patterson, Arizona Sr. 3.15 Marketing
    DB James Sims, Washington So. 3.32 Comparative Literature
    PK Jared Siegel, Oregon Jr. 3.58 Business Administration
    P Garth Erickson, Washington Sr. 3.07 Economics

    Honorable Mention:Arizona: P Danny Baugher, So.; OT Tanner Bell, So.; QB Nic Costa, So.; PK Nick Folk, RFr.Arizona State: OT Andrew Carnahan, RFr.; OT Grayling Love, So.California: LB Matthew Currin, Jr.; FB Byron Storer, RFr.Oregon: OG Josh Hagemeyer, So.; MLB Jerry Matson, Jr.Stanford: OG David Beall, So.; OT Jonathon Cochran, So.; RB Gerald Commissiong, So.; RB J.R. Lemon, Jr.; C Tim Mattran, So.; PK Mike Sgroi, Jr.; TE Alex Smith, Sr.; OT Mike Sullivan, Sr.; OG Josiah Vinson, So.UCLA: FB J.D. Groves, So.Washington: TB Scott Ballew, RFr.; PK Evan Knudson, Jr.; DE Donny Mateaki, RFr.; QB Casey Paus, So.Washington State: PK Drew Dunning, Sr.; OG Billy Knotts, Sr.STATISTICAL LEADERSINDIVIDUAL

    Total Offense Derek Anderson, OSU 302.5 yards per game
    Passing Derek Anderson, OSU 312.2 yards per game
    Passing Efficiency Matt Leinart, USC 164.5 rating
    Rushing Steve Jackson, OSU 118.8 yards per game
    All-Purpose Running Steven Jackson, OSU 155.0 yards per game
    Receptions Reggie Williams, WASH 7.42 receptions per game
    Receiving Yards Geoff McArthur, CAL 115.7 yards per game
    Scoring Steven Jackson, OSU 10.2 points per game
    Field Goals Drew Dunning, WSU 2.08 field goals per game
    Punting Tom Malone, USC 49.0 yards per punt
    Punt Returns Charles Frederick, WASH 11.7 yards per return
    Kickoff Returns Reggie Bush, USC 27.3 yards per return
    Interceptions Will Poole, USC/ Erik Coleman, WSU 0.54 interceptions per game
    Tackles Brandon Chillar, UCLA 10.2 tackles per game
    Tackles for Loss Kenechi Udeze, USC 2.0 tackles for loss per game
    Quarterback Sacks D.D. Acholonu, WSU/Kenechi Udeze, USC/ Dave Ball, UCLA 1.27 sacks per game

    TEAM

    Rushing Offense California 168.3 yards per game
    Rushing Defense USC 60.2 yards per game
    Passing Offense Oregon State 328.1 yards per game
    Pass Efficiency Defense Washington State 96.2 rating
    Total Offense Oregon State 463.0 yards per game
    Total Defense Oregon State 288.7 yards per game
    Scoring Offense USC 41.1 points per game
    Scoring Defense USC 18.4 points per game
    Kickoff Returns Oregon 23.2 yards per return
    Punt Returns Washington 10.9 yards per return
    Team Sacks USC 4.23 sacks per game
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