1983 Illinois Fighting Illini football team

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1983 Illinois Fighting Illini football
Big Ten Champions
Rose Bowl, L 9–45 vs. UCLA
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches #10
AP #10
1983 record 10–2 (9–0 Big Ten)
Head coach Mike White (4th year)
Captain Tim Brewster
Captain Joe Miles
Captain Don Thorp
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 70,906)
Seasons
« 1982 1984 »
1983 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 Illinois 9 0 0     10 2 0
#8 Michigan 8 1 0     9 3 0
#14 Iowa 7 2 0     9 3 0
#9 Ohio State 6 3 0     9 3 0
Wisconsin 5 4 0     7 4 0
Purdue 3 5 1     3 7 1
Michigan State 2 6 1     4 6 1
Indiana 2 7 0     3 8 0
Northwestern 2 7 0     2 9 0
Minnesota 0 9 0     1 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1983 Illinois Fighting Illini football team represented the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign during the 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 10 1:30 PM at Missouri* Faurot FieldColumbia, MO (Rivalry) L 18–28   53,744
September 17 6:00 PM Stanford* Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL W 17–7   72,852
September 24 11:30 AM at #19 Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI ABC W 20–10   75,867
October 1 1:00 PM #4 Iowa Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL W 33–0   73,351
October 8 1:30 PM at Wisconsin #19 Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 27–15   78,307
October 15 1:00 PM #6 Ohio State #19 Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL (Illibuck Trophy) W 17–13   73,414
October 22 1:30 PM at Purdue #11 Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN (Purdue Cannon) W 35–21   69,328
October 29 11:30 AM #8 Michigan #9 Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL CBS W 16–6   76,127
November 5 7:00 PM at Minnesota #6 Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN W 50–23   35,514
November 12 1:00 PM Indiana #5 Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL W 49–21   73,612
November 19 1:00 PM at Northwestern #4 Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL (Sweet Sioux Tomahawk) W 56–24   52,333
January 2 4:00 PM vs. UCLA* #4 Rose BowlPasadena, CA (Rose Bowl) NBC L 9–45   103,217
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

*Schedule Source:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeLassus, David. "Illinois Yearly Results: 1980–1984". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved March 23, 2013.