1983 Clemson Tigers football team

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1983 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 10
AP No. 11
1983 record 9–1–1 (7–0 ACC)
Head coach Danny Ford
Captain James Farr, James Robinson
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1982 1984 »
1983 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#11 Clemson 7 0 0     9 1 1
Maryland $ 5 1 0     8 4 0
North Carolina 4 3 0     8 4 0
Georgia Tech 3 3 0     3 8 0
Virginia 3 4 0     6 5 0
Duke 3 4 0     3 8 0
Wake Forest 1 6 0     4 7 0
NC State 1 6 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1983 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson College during the 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season. Clemson was on probation for recruiting violations, and was ineligible for the ACC championship and a bowl bid.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 3* Western Carolina Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 44–10
69,962
September 10* at Boston College Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA L 16–31
32,500
September 17* #11 Georgia Memorial StadiumClemson, SC T 16–16
79,815
September 24 Georgia Tech Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) W 41–14
73,882
October 8 Virginia Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 42–21
78,376
October 15 at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC W 38–31
19,300
October 22 North Carolina State Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Textile Bowl) W 27–17
73,773
October 29 Wake Forest Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 24–17
65,475
November 5 at #10 North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC W 16–3
53,689
November 12 #11 Maryland #17 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 52–27
80,615
November 19* at South Carolina #13 Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) W 22–13
74,550
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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