1982 Missouri Tigers football team

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1982 Missouri Tigers football
Conference Big Eight Conference
1982 record 5–4–2 (2–3–2 Big 8)
Head coach Warren Powers (5th season)
Home stadium Faurot Field
Seasons
← 1981
1983 →
1982 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Nebraska $ 7 0 0     12 1 0
No. 16 Oklahoma 6 1 0     8 4 0
Oklahoma State 3 2 2     4 5 2
Kansas State 3 3 1     6 5 1
Missouri 2 3 2     5 4 2
Iowa State 1 5 1     4 6 1
Kansas 1 5 1     2 7 2
Colorado 1 5 1     2 8 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1982 Missouri Tigers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Missouri in the Big Eight Conference (Big 8) during the 1982 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team compiled a 5–4–2 record (2–3–2 against Big 8 opponents), finished in fifth place in the Big 8, and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 207 to 196. Warren Powers was the head coach for the fifth of seven seasons.[1][2] The team played its home games at Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri.

The team's statistical leaders included Tracey Mack with 484 rushing yards, Marlon Adler with 1,242 passing yards, and James Caver with 634 receiving yards.[3][4]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 4Colorado State*W 28–14 
September 11Army*
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
W 23–10 
September 25at No. 17 Texas*L 0–21 
October 2East Carolina*
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
W 28–9 
October 9at Kansas StateT 7–7 
October 16Iowa State
T 17–17 
October 23at No. 5 NebraskaL 19–23 
October 30at Oklahoma StateL 20–30 
November 6Colorado
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
W 35–14 
November 13at No. 15 OklahomaL 14–41 
November 20Kansas
W 16–10 
  • *Non-conference game
  • #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1982 Missouri Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 15, 2016. 
  2. ^ "2016 Mizzou Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Missouri. p. 158. Retrieved December 15, 2016. 
  3. ^ "2014 Mizzou Football Records Book" (PDF). University of Missouri. pp. 26–27. Retrieved December 15, 2016. 
  4. ^ "1982 Missouri Tigers Statistics". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 15, 2016.