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1983 Clemson Tigers football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 10
APNo. 11
1983 record9–1–1 (7–0 ACC)
Head coachDanny Ford
CaptainJames Farr, James Robinson
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1982
1984 →
1983 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#11 Clemson 7 0 0     9 1 1
Maryland 5 1 0     8 4 0
North Carolina 4 3 0     8 4 0
Georgia Tech 3 3 0     3 8 0
Virginia 3 4 0     6 5 0
Duke 3 4 0     3 8 0
Wake Forest 1 6 0     4 7 0
NC State 1 6 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll


Clemson was on probation for recruiting violations, and was ineligible for the ACC championship and a bowl bid.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 3* Western Carolina Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 44–10
69,962
September 10* at Boston College Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA L 16–31
32,500
September 17* #11 Georgia Memorial StadiumClemson, SC T 16–16
79,815
September 24 Georgia Tech Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) W 41–14
73,882
October 8 Virginia Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 42–21
78,376
October 15 at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC W 38–31
19,300
October 22 North Carolina State Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Textile Bowl) W 27–17
73,773
October 29 Wake Forest Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 24–17
65,475
November 5 at #10 North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC W 16–3
53,689
November 12 #11 Maryland #17 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 52–27
80,615
November 19* at South Carolina #13 Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) W 22–13
74,550
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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