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1983 Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens football
ConferenceIndependent
1983 record4–7
Head coachTubby Raymond (18th season)
Offensive coordinatorTed Kempski (16th season)
Offensive schemeDelaware Wing-T
Home stadiumDelaware Stadium
(Capacity: 23,000)
Seasons
← 1982
1984 →
Template:1983 NCAA Division I-AA independents football standings

The 1983 Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens football team represented the University of Delaware in the 1983 NCAA Division I-AA football season, as an Independent. They were led by Tubby Raymond, who was in his 18th season as head coach of the Fightin' Blue Hens. The 1983 season was B.J. Webster's first and only season as the Blue Hens starting Quarterback. Webster holds the team record for most passes attempted in a game, which he accomplished in the team's final game of the season against Bucknell. He attempted the fourth most passes in a season for the Blue Hens with 302, but also threw the most interceptions in a season, with 24 in the 1983 campaign.[1] The team played its home games at Delaware Stadium in Newark, Delaware.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 10[[{{{school}}}|West Chester]]L 27–35
September 17at William & MaryW 30–13
September 24Pennsylvania
  • Delaware Stadium
  • Newark, Delaware
W 40–7
October 1Lehigh
  • Delaware Stadium
  • Newark, Delaware
L 19–24
October 8UMass
  • Delaware Stadium
  • Newark, Delaware
W 16–13
October 15[[{{{school}}}|Towson State]]
  • Delaware Stadium
  • Newark, Delaware
L 4–13
October 22Temple
  • Delaware Stadium
  • Newark, Delaware
L 16–23
October 29at James MadisonW 26–23
November 5at Rhode IslandL 9–19
November 12Holy Cross
  • Delaware Stadium
  • Newark, Delaware
L 0–24
November 19Bucknell University
  • Delaware Stadium
  • Newark, Delaware
L 7–20
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ReferencesEdit

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