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1983 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1983 record3–7–1 (3–5–1 Big Ten)
Head coachLeon Burtnett (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorJim Colletto (2nd season)
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
(Capacity: 69,200)
Seasons
← 1982
1984 →
1983 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10/10 Illinois 9 0 0     10 2 0
#8/9 Michigan 8 1 0     9 3 0
#14/14 Iowa 7 2 0     9 3 0
#9/8 Ohio State 6 3 0     9 3 0
Wisconsin 5 4 0     7 4 0
Purdue 3 5 1     3 7 1
Michigan State 2 6 1     4 6 1
Indiana 2 7 0     3 8 0
Northwestern 2 7 0     2 9 0
Minnesota 0 9 0     1 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1983 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University during the 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 10No. 5 Notre Dame*L 6–5269,782
September 17at Miami (FL)*L 0–3556,761
September 24at MinnesotaW 32–2041,839
October 1Michigan State
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
T 29–2969,203
October 8at No. 6 Ohio StateL 22–3389,384
October 15at No. 14 IowaL 14–3166,105
October 22No. 11 Illinoisdagger
L 21–3569,328
October 29Northwestern
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 48–1760,134
November 5at No. 13 MichiganL 10–42104,946
November 12Wisconsin
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 38–4258,342
November 19at IndianaW 31–3052,038
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

[1]

RosterEdit

1983 Purdue Boilermakers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB Campbell, ScottScott Campbell Sr
RB Gray, MelMel Gray Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
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

Season summaryEdit

Michigan StateEdit

  • Scott Campbell 30/50, 300 Yds [2]

IllinoisEdit

  • Scott Campbell 30/43, 388 Yds[3]


IndianaEdit

Purdue Boilermakers at Indiana Hoosiers
1 2 3 4 Total
Purdue 0 21 3 7

31

Indiana 0 14 0 16

30

at Memorial Stadium, Bloomington, Indiana

  • Date: November 19
  • Game attendance: 52,038
  • [4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. College Football @ Sports-Reference.com
  2. 2018 Purdue record book. Retrieved 2018-Dec-25.
  3. 2018 Purdue record book. Retrieved 2018-Dec-25.
  4. Gainesville Sun. 1983 Nov 20. Retrieved 2018-Dec-25.
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