1983 Eastern Michigan Hurons football team

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1983 Eastern Michigan Hurons football
Conference Mid-American Conference
1983 record 1–10 (0–9 MAC)
Head coach Jim Harkema (1st season)
Captain By Game
Home stadium Rynearson Stadium
Seasons
← 1982
1984 →
1983 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Northern Illinois $ 8 1 0     10 2 0
Toledo 7 2 0     9 2 0
Bowling Green 7 2 0     8 3 0
Central Michigan 7 2 0     8 3 0
Ball State 4 4 0     6 5 0
Western Michigan 4 5 0     6 5 0
Miami 3 5 0     4 7 0
Ohio 3 6 0     4 7 0
Kent State 1 8 0     1 10 0
Eastern Michigan 0 9 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1983 Eastern Michigan Hurons football team represented Eastern Michigan University in the 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their first season under head coach Jim Harkema, the Hurons compiled a 1–10 record (0–9 against conference opponents), finished in last place in the Mid-American Conference, and were outscored by their opponents, 276 to 134,[1][2] the team's statistical leaders included Steve Coulter with 1,827 passing yards, Ricky Calhoun with 871 rushing yards, and Derrin Powell with 582 receiving yards.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 3 Marshall * W 7–3
September 10 Akron *
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 0–13
September 24 at Ohio L 14–31
October 1 Bowling Green
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 21–26
October 8 at Central Michigan (rivalry) L 3–24
October 15 Northern Illinois dagger
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 15–34
October 22 Toledo
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 19–37
October 29 at Ball State L 20–33
November 5 at Kent State L 13–37
November 12 Miami (OH)
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 12–24
November 19 at Western Michigan L 10–14
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1983 Eastern Michigan Eagles Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 28, 2016. 
  2. ^ "2015 Eastern Michigan Football Digital Media Guide" (PDF). Eastern Michigan University Football. pp. 165, 170. Retrieved July 4, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1983 Eastern Michigan Eagles Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 28, 2016.