1982 Arkansas Razorbacks football team

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1982 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Bluebonnet Bowl vs. Florida, W, 28–24
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 8
AP No. 13
1982 record 9–2–1 (5–2–1 SWC)
Head coach Lou Holtz
Home stadium Razorback Stadium
War Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1981 1983 »
1982 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 SMU $ 7 0 1     11 0 1
#17 Texas 7 1 0     9 3 0
#9 Arkansas 5 2 1     9 2 1
Houston 4 3 1     5 5 1
Baylor 3 4 1     4 6 1
Texas A&M 3 5 0     5 6 0
Texas Tech 3 5 0     4 7 0
TCU 2 6 0     3 8 0
Rice 0 8 0     0 11 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1982 Arkansas Razorbacks football team represented the University of Arkansas during the 1982 NCAA Division I-A football season. Arkansas had two consensus All-Americans in 1982, Steve Korte, on the offensive line, and defensive lineman Billy Ray Smith. Smith anchored a defensive unit that was the number one scoring offense, giving up only 10.5 points per game, and ninth in the nation in terms of stopping the run, only giving up 96.7 yards per game. Billy Ray Smith was a consensus All American in 1981 as well, and would be picked fifth in the 1983 NFL Draft.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 11, 1982 Tulsa* No. 13 Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR W 38–0   43,820
September 18, 1982 Navy* No. 9 War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR W 29–17   54,706
September 25, 1982 Mississippi* No. 9 War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR (Rivalry) W 14–12   54,980
October 2, 1982 TCU No. 10 War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR W 35–0   54,808
October 9, 1982 Texas Tech No. 9 Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR W 21–3   44,024
October 23, 1982 at Houston No. 6 AstrodomeHouston, TX W 38–3   37,503
October 30, 1982 Rice No. 5 Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR W 24–6   44,620
November 6, 1982 at Baylor No. 5 Baylor StadiumWaco, TX L 17–24   42,000
November 13, 1982 Texas A&M No. 10 War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR (Rivalry) W 35–0   53,410
November 20, 1982 at No. 2 SMU No. 9 Texas StadiumIrving, TX T 17–17   65,101
December 4, 1982 at No. 12 Texas No. 6 Memorial StadiumAustin, TX L 7–33   67,903
December 31, 1982 vs. Florida* No. 14 Astrodome • Houston, TX (Bluebonnet Bowl) W 28–24   31,557
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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