1983 TCU Horned Frogs football team

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1983 TCU Horned Frogs football
Conference Southwest Conference
1983 record 1–8–2 (1–6–1 SWC)
Head coach Jim Wacker (1st season)
Home stadium Amon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 46,083)
Seasons
← 1982
1984 →
1983 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 Texas $ 8 0 0     11 1 0
No. 12 SMU 7 1 0     10 2 0
Baylor 4 3 1     7 4 1
Texas A&M 4 3 1     5 5 1
Arkansas 4 4 0     6 5 0
Texas Tech 3 4 1     3 7 1
Houston 3 5 0     4 7 0
TCU 1 6 1     1 8 2
Rice 0 8 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1983 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Horned Frogs finished the season 1–8–2 overall and 1–6–1 in the Southwest Conference, the team was coached by Jim Wacker, in his first year as head coach. The Frogs played their home games in Amon G. Carter Stadium, which is located on campus in Fort Worth, Texas.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 10 Kansas* Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas T 16–16   -
September 17 at Kansas State* KSU StadiumManhattan, Kansas L 3–20   25,400
September 24 No. 18 SMU Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas (Battle for the Iron Skillet) L 17–21   34,405
October 1 Arkansas Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas L 21–38   28,310
October 8 at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, Texas W 34–3   -
October 15 Mississippi* Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas L 7–20   -
October 22 at Baylor Baylor StadiumWaco, Texas (The Revivalry) L 21–56   35,876
October 29 Houston Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas L 21–28   -
November 5 at Texas Tech Jones StadiumLubbock, Texas T 10–10   37,507
November 12 1:00 PM at No. 2 Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, Texas L 14–20   61,156
November 19 Texas A&M Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas L 10–20   -
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1983 TCU Horned Frogs". Retrieved 9 June 2016.