1983 UCF Knights football team

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1983 UCF Knights football
Conference Independent
1983 record 5–6
Head coach Lou Saban (1st year)
Home stadium Citrus Bowl
Seasons
« 1982 1984 »

The 1983 UCF Knights football season was Lou Saban's first as the head coach of the Knights. Saban's 1983 team earned a 5–5 overall record.[1]

The Knights competed as an NCAA Division II Independent. The team played their home games at the Citrus Bowl in Downtown Orlando


Schedule and results[edit]

The Citrus Bowl, the Knights home field.
Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 2 Elizabeth City State* Citrus BowlOrlando, Florida W 37–7   9,041
September 10 at Georgia Southern* Statesboro, Georgia W 33–29   5,815
September 17 at Southeastern Louisiana* Strawberry StadiumHammond, Louisiana L 28–54   5,000
September 24 North Alabama* Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida L 20–47   8,307
October 1 Valdosta State* Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida W 20–0   12,777
October 15 at Richmond* City StadiumRichmond, Virginia L 26–31   3,413
October 29 at Austin Peay State* Governors StadiumClarksville, Tennessee W 10–7   7,000
November 5 at Carson–Newman* Burke–Tarr StadiumJefferson City, Tennessee L 14–35   3,300
November 12 Nicholls State* Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida L 14–37   4,500
November 19 Fort Lewis* Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida W 59–28   14,212
November 26 Bethune–Cookman* Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida L 22–31   13,294
*Non-conference game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Knights Move Up to D-II: Part 3 of 8 - The History of UCF Football". University of Central Florida Athletics Association. 2007-06-29. Retrieved 2011-12-24. 

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