2003 National Indoor Football League season

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2003 NIFL season
LeagueNational Indoor Football League
Sportindoor American football
Regular season
Season championsOhio Valley Greyhounds
Playoffs
Atlantic championsOhio Valley Greyhounds
  Atlantic runners-upLake Charles Land Sharks
Pacific championsUtah Warriors
  Pacific runners-upOmaha Beef
Indoor Bowl III
ChampionsOhio Valley Greyhounds
  Runners-upUtah Warriors
NIFL seasons

The 2003 National Indoor Football League season was the third season of the National Indoor Football League (NIFL). The league champions were the Ohio Valley Greyhounds, who wrapped up a perfect season by defeating the Utah Warriors in Indoor Bowl III and becoming the first team in league history to win back-to-back titles.

Standings[edit]

Team Overall Conference
Wins Losses Percentage Wins Losses Percentage
Atlantic Conference
Eastern Division
Ohio Valley Greyhounds 17 0 1.000 11 0 1.000
Lexington Horsemen 9 6 0.600 6 4 0.600
Fort Wayne Freedom 8 6 0.571 5 5 0.500
Myrtle Beach Stingrays 6 8 0.429 5 6 0.455
Tennessee Riverhawks 6 8 0.429 4 6 0.400
Evansville BlueCats 1 13 0.071 0 10 0.000
Southern Division
Lake Charles Land Sharks 13 3 0.812 8 2 0.800
Houma Bayou Bucks 10 5 0.667 7 3 0.700
Austin Rockers 7 7 0.500 6 4 0.600
Beaumont Drillers 6 8 0.429 5 5 0.500
Oklahoma Crude 2 12 0.143 2 8 0.200
Tupelo FireAnts 2 12 0.143 2 8 0.200
Pacific Conference
Northern Division
Omaha Beef 12 4 0.750 9 1 0.900
Lincoln Capitols 9 5 0.643 7 3 0.700
Sioux City Bandits 6 8 0.429 5 5 0.500
La Crosse Night Train 4 10 0.286 4 6 0.400
Show-Me Believers 4 10 0.286 3 7 0.300
Tri-City Diesel 4 10 0.286 2 8 0.200
Western Division
Utah Warriors 13 4 0.765 7 3 0.700
Sioux Falls Storm 10 5 0.667 7 3 0.700
Bismarck Roughriders 9 6 0.600 5 5 0.500
Rapid City Red Dogs 7 7 0.500 5 5 0.500
Billings Outlaws 6 8 0.429 3 7 0.300
Wyoming Cavalry 4 10 0.286 3 7 0.300
  • Green indicates clinched playoff berth
  • Purple indicates division champion
  • Grey indicates best conference record

Playoffs[edit]

Round 1

  • Ohio Valley 51, Lexington 42
  • Lake Charles 44, Houma 19
  • Omaha 72, Bismarck 49
  • Utah 68, Sioux Falls 55

Semifinals

  • Ohio Valley 43, Lake Charles 41
  • Utah 62, Omaha 51

Indoor Bowl III

  • Ohio Valley 45, Utah 37

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