|1983 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football|
|Head coach||Frank R. Burns (11th season)|
|Home stadium||Rutgers Stadium|
|1983 Division I-A independents football records|
|No. 1 Miami||–||–||11||–||1||–||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|
|William & Mary||–||–||6||–||5||–||0|
|Rankings from AP Poll|
The 1983 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team represented Rutgers University in the 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their 11th and final season under head coach Frank R. Burns, the Scarlet Knights compiled a 3–8 record while competing as an independent and were outscored by their opponents 258 to 195. The team's statistical leaders included Jacque LaPrarie with 1,275 passing yards, Albert Smith with 572 rushing yards, and Andrew Baker with 857 receiving yards.
- ↑ "1983 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/rutgers/1983-schedule.html. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
- ↑ "Rutgers Yearly Results (1980-1984)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/r/rutgers/1980-1984_yearly_results.php. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
- ↑ "1983 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/rutgers/1983.html. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
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