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1983 Navy Midshipmen football
ConferenceIndependent
1983 record3–8
Head coachGary Tranquill (2nd season)
Home stadiumNavy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1982
1984 →
1983 Division I-A independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Miami           11 1 0
Virginia Tech           9 2 0
No. 19 Boston College           9 3 0
No. 16 West Virginia           9 3 0
No. 20 East Carolina           8 3 0
No. 18 Pittsburgh           8 3 1
Penn State           8 4 1
Southern Miss           7 4 0
Memphis           6 4 1
Florida State           8 4 0
Notre Dame           7 5 0
Syracuse           6 5 0
William & Mary           6 5 0
South Carolina           5 6 0
Cincinnati           4 6 1
Southwestern Louisiana           4 6 0
Temple           4 7 0
Tulane           4 7 0
Louisville           3 8 0
Navy           3 8 0
Richmond           3 8 0
Rutgers           3 8 0
Army           2 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1983 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy (USNA) during the 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season. Navy competed as an independent with no conference affiliation. The team was led by second-year head coach Gary Tranquill.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 10at VirginiaL 16–27
September 17vs. Mississippi StateL 10–38
September 24LehighW 30–0
October 1at WashingtonL 10–2759,912
October 8Air Force
L 17–44
October 15at PrincetonW 37–29
October 22Pittsburghdagger
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
L 14–2133,349
October 29at Notre DameL 12–2859,075
November 5Syracuse
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
L 7-14
November 12at South CarolinaL 7–31
November 25vs. ArmyW 42–13
  • daggerHomecoming

RosterEdit

1983 Navy Midshipmen football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 30 McCallum, NapoleonNapoleon McCallum 10px So
  McDonald, RonRon McDonald
QB Williamson, RickRick Williamson
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
  Brady, SteveSteve Brady
  Ponseigo, AndyAndy Ponseigo
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt


Game summariesEdit

PittsburghEdit

ArmyEdit

Army Cadets (2–8) vs. Navy Midshipmen (2–8)
1 2 3 4 Total
Navy 21 0 7 14

42

Army 0 6 7 0

13

at Rose BowlPasadena, California

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Football History". United States Naval Academy. p. 195. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/navy/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/2014-15/misc_non_event/History-2014-Guide.pdf. Retrieved July 12, 2015.
  2. "Navy Yearly Results (1980-1984)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/n/navy/1980-1984_yearly_results.php. Retrieved July 14, 2015.
  3. New York Times. 1983 Nov 26. Retrieved 2019-Jan-22.
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