1983 Connecticut Huskies football team

American college football team season

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1983 Connecticut Huskies football
Yankee Conference co-champion
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record5–6 (4–1 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1982
1984 →
1983 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. T–13 Boston University +^ 4 1 0 9 4 0
Connecticut + 4 1 0 5 6 0
No. 20 New Hampshire 3 2 0 7 3 0
Rhode Island 2 3 0 6 4 0
UMass 2 3 0 3 8 0
Maine 0 5 0 4 6 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA Division I-AA Football Committee poll

The 1983 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1983 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Huskies were led by first-year head coach Tom Jackson, and completed the season with a record of 5–6.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 10at Rutgers*L 5–22
September 17at Northeastern*L 7–28
September 24at Yale*W 38–1229,066[3]
October 1New HampshireW 9–7
October 8Lehigh*L 7–1312,000[4]
October 15No. 4 Holy Cross*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 16–2013,090[5]
October 22at MaineW 31–26
October 29UMass
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
W 16–614,546
November 5at Boston UniversityL 7–17
November 12at Rhode IslandW 18–176,764
November 19No. 12 Colgate*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 33–415,814[6]

References

  1. ^ 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 121. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2015. Retrieved 12 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 24 March 2016. Retrieved 12 February 2016.
  3. ^ Anderson, Woody (September 25, 1983). "Big Return: UConn Zaps Yale, 38-12". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. D1 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Will-Weber, Mark (October 9, 1983). "'Great Scott!' Lehigh Stops UConn 13-7". Sunday Call-Chronicle. Allentown, Pa. p. C4 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ Anderson, Woody (October 16, 1983). "Crusaders Cross UConn with Late Scoring Pass". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. pp. D13, D15 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ Anderson, Woody (November 20, 1983). "Colgate Defeats UConn, Eyes Berth in Playoffs". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. pp. D12, D16 – via Newspapers.com.
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