1983 Utah Utes football team

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1983 Utah Utes football
Utah Utes - U logo.svg
Conference Western Athletic Conference
1983 record 5–6 (4–4 WAC)
Head coach Chuck Stobart (2nd year)
Offensive coordinator John Faiman[1]
Defensive coordinator Steve Hallsey[1]
Home stadium Rice Stadium
Seasons
← 1982
1984 →
1983 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 BYU $ 7 0 0     11 1 0
#13 Air Force 5 2 0     10 2 0
Wyoming 5 3 0     7 5 0
New Mexico 4 3 0     6 6 0
Hawaii 3 3 1     5 5 1
Utah 4 4 0     5 6 0
Colorado State 4 4 0     5 7 0
San Diego State 1 6 1     2 9 1
UTEP 0 8 0     2 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1983 Utah Utes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Utah during the 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season. Head coach Bill Meek led the team to a 4–4 mark in the WAC and 5–6 overall.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 7:00 PM at New Mexico University StadiumAlbuquerque, New Mexico (The Bowl) L 7–17   29,161[2]
September 10 6:00 PM at No. 11 Arizona* Arizona StadiumTucson, Arizona L 0–38   44,904[2]
September 17 7:30 PM San Diego State Rice StadiumSalt Lake City W 27–24   26,712[2]
September 24 7:30 PM Hawaii Rice Stadium • Salt Lake City W 28–25   30,258[2]
October 1 1:30 PM at Colorado State Hughes StadiumFort Collins, Colorado L 28–31   18,312[2]
October 8 7:30 PM UTEP Rice Stadium • Salt Lake City W 35–11   25,203[2]
October 15 1:30 PM Wyoming Rice Stadium • Salt Lake City ABC W 69–14   19,121[2]
October 22 1:30 PM at Air Force Falcon StadiumColorado Springs, Colorado L 31–33   23,248[2]
November 5 1:30 PM Cal State Fullerton*dagger Rice Stadium • Salt Lake City W 47–20   26,131[2]
November 12 1:30 PM at Utah State* Romney StadiumLogan, Utah (Battle of the Brothers) L 17–21   19,301[2]
November 19 1:30 PM at No. 9 BYU Cougar StadiumProvo, Utah (Holy War) L 7–55   65,215[2]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Mountain Standard Time.

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After the season[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Utah had one player selected in the 1984 NFL Draft.[5]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Andy Parker Tight end 5 127 Los Angeles Raiders

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1983 Utah Football Media Guide:Coaching Staff". University of Utah Athletic Department. Retrieved 2011-08-08. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "1984 Utah Football Media Guide". University of Utah Athletic Department. Retrieved 2011-08-08. 
  3. ^ "Ute Record Book" (PDF). University of Utah. Retrieved 2009-10-21. 
  4. ^ "1983 record". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  5. ^ "1984 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2011-08-08.