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Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1983 Ivy League football standings The 1983 Princeton Tigers football team was an American football team that represented Princeton University during the 1983 NCAA Division I-AA football season. Princeton finished sixth in the Ivy League.

In their sixth year under head coach Frank Navarro, the Tigers compiled a 4–6 record but outscored opponents 285 to 277. Steven K. Stearns and Jeffrey J. Urbany were the team captains.[1]

Princeton's 2–5 conference record placed sixth in the Ivy League standings. The Tigers were outscored 179 to 169 by Ivy opponents.[2]

Princeton played its home games at Palmer Stadium on the university campus in Princeton, New Jersey.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 17 at Dartmouth L 3–21 10,022 [3]
September 24 Bucknell*
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 46–28 10,170 [4]
October 1 at Brown W 27–16 10,009 [5]
October 8 Columbia
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 35–26 12,240 [6]
October 15 Navy*
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
L 29–37 21,730 [7]
October 22 at Harvard L 26–28 15,500 [8]
October 29 at Penn L 27–28 36,579 [9]
November 5 Lafayette*
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 41–33 10,117 [10]
November 12 Yale
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
L 21–28 27,140 [11]
November 19 Cornell
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
L 30–32 9,170 [12]
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. "Results". Princeton Football Record Book. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University. p. 30. http://www.princetontigersfootball.com/themencode-pdf-viewer-sc/?tnc_pvfw=ZmlsZT1odHRwOi8vd3d3LnByaW5jZXRvbnRpZ2Vyc2Zvb3RiYWxsLmNvbS93cC1jb250ZW50L3VwbG9hZHMvMjAxNy8wMi9QcmluY2V0b25fRm9vdGJhbGxfUmVjb3JkX0Jvb2sucGRmJnNldHRpbmdzPSZsYW5nPWVuLVVT. Retrieved June 20, 2020.
  2. "Year-by-Year History". Ivy League Football Media Guide. Princeton, N.J.: Ivy League. 2017. p. 30. https://ivyleague.com/documents/2017/8/23/3_Year_By_Year_History_2017.pdf?id=2998. Retrieved July 10, 2020.
  3. Roberts, Ernie (September 18, 1983). "Weissman Carries Dartmouth". Boston Sunday Globe (Boston, Mass.): p. 60. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/57008854/1983-dartmouth-princeton/.
  4. O'Brien, Ken (September 25, 1983). "Tigers Wallop Bisons". The Home News (New Brunswick, N.J.): p. B1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/57038525/1983-princeton-bucknell/.
  5. Duffy, Bob (October 2, 1983). "Tested by Brown, Princeton Passes". Boston Sunday Globe (Boston, Mass.): p. 56. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/57042654/1983-brown-princeton/.
  6. O'Brien, Ken (October 9, 1983). "Tigers Top Lions by 35-26". The Home News (New Brunswick, N.J.): p. E1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/57044908/1983-columbia-princeton/.
  7. O'Brien, Ken (October 16, 1983). "Princeton Rally Too Late in 37-29 Loss to Middies". The Home News (New Brunswick, N.J.): p. C1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/57048035/1983-princeton-navy/.
  8. Powers, John (October 23, 1983). "Harvard Holds Off Princeton". Boston Sunday Globe (Boston, Mass.): p. 62. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/57048617/1983-harvard-princeton/.
  9. Bruton, Mike (October 30, 1983). "Penn Recovers in Time to Top Princeton, 28-27". The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pa.): p. 1-D. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/57050959/1983-penn-princeton/.
  10. Markowitz, Marc (November 6, 1983). "Princeton Rally Tops Lafayette 41-33". Sunday Call-Chronicle (Allentown, Pa.): p. C4. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/57052381/1983-lafayette-princeton/.
  11. "Yale Upsets Princeton, 28-21, for 1st Victory". The Philadelphia Inquirer. Associated Press (Philadelphia, Pa.): pp. 13-G, 16-G. November 13, 1983. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/57053270/1983-princeton-yale/.
  12. O'Brien, Ken (November 20, 1983). "QB Hurt, Princeton Collapses". The Home News (New Brunswick, N.J.): p. E1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/57054612/1983-cornell-princeton/.
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