1983 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
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ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1983 record3–8 (3–2 ACC)
Head coachBill Curry (4th season)
CaptainRob Horton
Dean Waters
Ron Rice
Home stadiumGrant Field
(Capacity: 58,121)
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

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 | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 10at No. 14 Alabama*L 7–2077,143
September 17Furman*L 14–1724,311
September 24at Clemson*AESPNL 14–4173,000
October 1No. 5 North Carolina
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
L 21–3834,000
October 8at NC StateW 20–1040,800
October 15No. 5 Auburn*
L 13–3155,112
October 22at Tennessee*L 3–3794,768
October 29at DukeL 26–3217,650
November 3Virginia
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
TBSW 31–2722,032
November 12Wake Forestdagger
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
W 49–3326,330
November 26No. 7 Georgia*
L 24–2759,113
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Sources:[1][2]

A.^ Clemson was under NCAA probation, and was ineligible for the ACC title. Therefore this game did not count in the league standings.[3][4]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "1983 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/georgia-tech/1983-schedule.html.
  2. 2011 Georgia Tech Media Guide. p. 173
  3. 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 ..."
  4. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named probation


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