1983 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team

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1983 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1983 record 3–8 (3–2 ACC)
Head coach Bill Curry (4th season)
Captain Rob Horton
Dean Waters
Ron Rice
Home stadium Grant Field
(Capacity: 58,121)
Seasons
← 1982
1984 →
1983 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Maryland $ 5 0 0     8 4 0
North Carolina 4 2 0     8 4 0
Georgia Tech 3 2 0     3 8 0
Virginia 3 3 0     6 5 0
Duke 3 3 0     3 8 0
Wake Forest 1 5 0     4 7 0
NC State 1 5 0     3 8 0
No. 11 Clemson 0 0 0*     9 1 1
  • $ – Conference champion
  • *Clemson was under NCAA and ACC probation and was ineligible for the ACC title. As a result, their ACC games did not count in the league standings.[1]
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1983 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology during the 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Yellow Jackets were led by fourth-year head coach Bill Curry, and played their home games at Grant Field in Atlanta. In their first year as full members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, the team finished in third with a final record of 3–8 (3–2 ACC).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 10 at No. 14 Alabama* Legion FieldBirmingham, Alabama L 7–20   77,143
September 17 Furman* Grant FieldAtlanta L 14–17   24,311
September 24 at Clemson*A Memorial StadiumClemson, South Carolina (Rivalry) ESPN L 14–41   73,000
October 1 No. 5 North Carolina Grant Field • Atlanta L 21–38   34,000
October 8 at NC State Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, North Carolina W 20–10   40,800
October 15 No. 5 Auburn* Grant Field • Atlanta (Rivalry) L 13–31   55,112
October 22 at Tennessee* Neyland StadiumKnoxville, Tennessee (Rivalry) L 3–37   94,768
October 29 at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, North Carolina L 26–32   17,650
November 3 Virginia Grant Field • Atlanta TBS W 31–27   22,032
November 12 Wake Forestdagger Grant Field • Atlanta W 49–33   26,330
November 26 No. 7 Georgia* Grant Field • Atlanta (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) L 24–27   59,113
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Sources:[2][3]

A.^ Clemson was under NCAA probation, and was ineligible for the ACC title. Therefore this game did not count in the league standings.[4][1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Williams, Larry (2012). The Danny Ford Years at Clemson. 
  2. ^ "1983 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 15, 2017. 
  3. ^ 2011 Georgia Tech Media Guide. p. 173
  4. ^ Outlar, Jesse (September 25, 1983). "Clemson Stings Tech 41-14". The Atlanta Constitution. p. 1C. Since Clemson is on probation, the loss doesn't count in the ACC standings ...