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1983 Syracuse Orangemen football
ConferenceIndependent
1983 record6–5
Head coachDick MacPherson (3rd season)
CaptainBlaise Winter & Brent Ziegler[1]
Home stadiumCarrier Dome
(Capacity: 50,000)
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 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University during the 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was led by third-year head coach Dick MacPherson and played their home games in the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York. Syracuse finished the regular season with a 6–5 record, but were not invited a bowl game.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 2at TempleL 6–1711,549
September 10Kent StateW 22–1024,605
September 17Northwestern
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, NY
W 35–025,979
September 24Rutgers
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, NY
W 17–1326,497
October 1at No. 1 NebraskaL 7–6376,382
October 8at No. 16 MarylandL 13–3443,700
October 15Penn State
L 6–1750,010
October 29at PittsburghL 10–1352,374
November 5at NavyW 14–722,009
November 12No. 13 Boston College
W 21–1041,225
November 19No. 14 West Virginia
W 27–1636,661
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

Sources:[2][1]

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