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1983 TCU Horned Frogs football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1983 record1–8–2 (1–6–1 SWC)
Head coachJim Wacker (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorTom Mueller (1st season)
Home stadiumAmon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 46,083)
Seasons
← 1982
1984 →
1983 Southwest Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Texas 8 0 0     11 1 0
#12 SMU 7 1 0     10 2 0
Baylor 4 3 1     7 4 1
Texas A&M 4 3 1     5 5 1
Arkansas 4 4 0     6 5 0
Texas Tech 3 4 1     3 7 1
Houston 3 5 0     4 7 0
TCU 1 6 1     1 8 2
Rice 0 8 0     1 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1983 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Horned Frogs finished the season 1–8–2 overall and 1–6–1 in the Southwest Conference. The team was coached by Jim Wacker, in his first year as head coach. The Frogs played their home games in Amon G. Carter Stadium, which is located on campus in Fort Worth, Texas.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 10Kansas*T 16–16
September 17at Kansas State*L 3–2025,400
September 24No. 18 SMU
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX (rivalry)
L 17–2134,405
October 1Arkansas
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
L 21–3828,310
October 8at RiceW 34–3
October 15Ole Miss*
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
L 7–20
October 22at BaylorL 21–5635,876
October 29Houston
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
L 21–28
November 5at Texas TechT 10–1037,507
November 121:00 p.m.at No. 2 TexasL 14–2061,156
November 19Texas A&M
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX (rivalry)
L 10–20
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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RosterEdit

1983 TCU Horned Frogs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 36 Davis, KennethKenneth Davis So
C 51 Flynn, MikeMike Flynn Sr
WR 88 Maness, JamesJames Maness Jr
QB 10 Sciaraffa, AnthonyAnthony Sciaraffa Jr
TE 80 Sharp, DanDan Sharp Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 56 Cladwell, DavidDavid Cladwell Fr
LB 89 Clifton, KyleKyle Clifton Sr
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

ReferencesEdit

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