|1983 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football|
|Conference||Atlantic Coast Conference|
|1983 record||3–8 (3–2 ACC)|
|Head coach||Bill Curry (4th season)|
|Captain||Rob Horton |
|Home stadium||Grant Field |
|1983 ACC football standings|
|† – 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]
|September 10||at No. 14 Alabama*||L 7–20||77,143|
|September 17||Furman*||L 14–17||24,311|
|September 24||at Clemson*A||ESPN||L 14–41||73,000|
|October 1||No. 5 North Carolina||L 21–38||34,000|
|October 8||at NC State||W 20–10||40,800|
|October 15||No. 5 Auburn*||L 13–31||55,112|
|October 22||at Tennessee*||L 3–37||94,768|
|October 29||at Duke||L 26–32||17,650|
|November 3||Virginia||TBS||W 31–27||22,032|
|November 12||Wake Forest||W 49–33||26,330|
|November 26||No. 7 Georgia*||L 24–27||59,113|
- A.^ Clemson was under NCAA probation, and was ineligible for the ACC title. Therefore this game did not count in the league standings.
References[edit | edit source]
- "1983 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/georgia-tech/1983-schedule.html.
- 2011 Georgia Tech Media Guide. p. 173
- 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 ..."
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