1983 Missouri Tigers football team

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1983 Missouri Tigers football
Conference Big Eight Conference
1983 record 7–5 (5–2 Big 8)
Head coach Warren Powers (6th season)
Home stadium Faurot Field
Seasons
← 1982
1984 →
1983 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 Nebraska $ 7 0 0     12 1 0
Oklahoma 5 2 0     8 4 0
Missouri 5 2 0     7 5 0
Oklahoma State 3 4 0     8 4 0
Iowa State 3 4 0     4 7 0
Kansas 2 5 0     4 6 1
Colorado 2 5 0     4 7 0
Kansas State 1 6 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1983 Missouri Tigers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Missouri in the Big Eight Conference (Big 8) during the 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team compiled a 7–5 record (5–2 against Big 8 opponents), finished in a tie for second place in the Big 8, and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 292 to 202. Warren Powers was the head coach for the sixth of seven seasons.[1][2] The team played its home games at Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri.

The team's statistical leaders included Eric Drain with 685 rushing yards, Marlon Adler with 1,603 passing yards, and George Shorthose with 483 receiving yards.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1983 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. ^ "1983 Missouri Tigers Statistics". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 15, 2016.