|2003 Cincinnati Bearcats football|
|2003 record||5–7 (2–6 C-USA)|
|Offensive coordinator||Rusty Burns (2nd season)|
|Co-defensive coordinator||Mike Kolakowski (1st season)|
|Co-defensive coordinator||Mark Criner (1st season)|
|Home stadium|| Nippert Stadium |
|2003 Conference USA football standings|
|Southern Miss $||8||–||0||9||–||4|
|No. 24 TCU||7||–||1||11||–||2|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 2003 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented the University of Cincinnati in the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team, coached by Rick Minter, played its home games in Nippert Stadium, as it has since 1924.
|September 1||12:00 pm||East Carolina||ESPN||W 40–3||28,011|
|September 13||12:00 pm||at West Virginia *||ESPN+||W 15–13||51,189|
|September 20||7:00 pm||Temple *||W 30–24||30,405|
|September 27||2:00 pm||at Miami (OH) *||L 42–37||27,512|
|October 4||7:00 pm||Southern Miss||L 20–22||24,522|
|October 11||4:00 pm||at UAB||L 14–31||17,072|
|October 25||3:00 pm||Army||ESPN+||W 33–29||22,025|
|October 31||7:30 pm||at South Florida||ESPN2||L 17–24||28,616|
|November 8||2:00 pm||Rhode Island *||W 31–24||14,006|
|November 15||3:00 pm||at No. 10 TCU||L 10–43||42,161|
|November 22||2:00 pm||at Memphis||L 16–21||42,884|
|November 28||11:00 am||Louisville||ESPN2||L 40–43||11,993|
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