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1983 Independent Year Summary

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Record*: 136-120-4, .531 W-L% (5th of 11) (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 139-117-4 by NCAA.

SRS: 3.31 (5th of 11) ▪ SOS: 2.26 (5th of 11)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Florida State, Notre Dame and Penn State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Boston College, East Carolina, Miami (FL), Pittsburgh and West Virginia)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Miami (FL) 11 1 0 .917 0 0 0 26.1 11.3 20.18 6.68
Virginia Tech 9 2 0 .818 0 0 0 27.4 8.3 11.39 -1.97
Boston College 9 3 0 .750 0 0 0 29.3 15.8 10.85 0.60
West Virginia 9 3 0 .750 0 0 0 26.8 15.8 12.24 4.66
East Carolina 8 3 0 .727 0 0 0 24.6 16.3 10.00 2.64
Pittsburgh 8 3 1 .708 0 0 0 24.0 13.8 12.64 5.22
Penn State 8 4 1 .654 0 0 0 24.6 24.0 9.81 7.35
Southern Mississippi 7 4 0 .636 0 0 0 21.4 11.6 10.46 1.91 W-L-T adjusted to 8-3 by NCAA.
Memphis 6 4 1 .591 0 0 0 24.9 18.6 8.78 3.60
Florida State 7 5 0 .583 0 0 0 31.8 26.0 14.04 9.38 W-L-T adjusted to 8-4 by NCAA.
Notre Dame 7 5 0 .583 0 0 0 26.3 14.8 11.53 3.87
Syracuse 6 5 0 .545 0 0 0 16.2 18.2 3.81 4.00
William & Mary 6 5 0 .545 0 0 0 23.5 29.1 -8.37 -6.28
South Carolina 5 6 0 .455 0 0 0 21.0 21.5 5.37 5.91
Cincinnati 4 6 1 .409 0 0 0 18.9 21.3 1.29 3.29
Louisiana-Lafayette 4 6 0 .400 0 0 0 19.4 21.2 -9.85 -6.75 W-L-T adjusted to 5-5 by NCAA.
Temple 4 7 0 .364 0 0 0 15.5 21.9 -0.55 4.91
Tulane 4 7 0 .364 0 0 0 17.5 21.9 1.07 5.34
Louisville 3 8 0 .273 0 0 0 14.3 31.9 -6.47 5.17
Navy 3 8 0 .273 0 0 0 18.4 24.7 -5.64 1.09
Richmond 3 8 0 .273 0 0 0 15.4 26.1 -14.87 -5.96
Rutgers 3 8 0 .273 0 0 0 17.7 23.5 -5.92 -0.11
Army 2 9 0 .182 0 0 0 12.7 27.6 -15.58 -2.58

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/5 9/12 9/19 9/26 10/3 10/10 10/17 10/24 10/31 11/7 11/14 11/21 11/28 12/5 Final
Miami (FL)         15 12 10 8 7 5 6 5 5 5 5 1
West Virginia     20 12 7 5 4 4 12 17 15 14 19 18 18 16
Pittsburgh     19 16             20 17 16 15 15 18
Boston College       19         19 16 13 18 15 13 13 19
East Carolina                         20 20 19 20
Florida State 7 12 9 20 17                      
Notre Dame 6 5 4 13         19 18            
Penn State 4 20                            

6 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1984-01-02 Fiesta Bowl Ohio State 28 Pittsburgh 23 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
1984-01-02 Orange Bowl Miami (FL) 31 Nebraska 30 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
1983-12-30 Peach Bowl Florida State 28 North Carolina 3 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
1983-12-29 Liberty Bowl Notre Dame 19 Boston College 18 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
1983-12-26 Aloha Bowl Penn State 13 Washington 10 Aloha Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
1983-12-22 Hall of Fame Classic West Virginia 20 Kentucky 16 Hall of Fame Classic (Birmingham, AL)

Conference Leaders

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Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Henry Williams (East Carolina) 2

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Henry Williams (East Carolina) 2

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Ashley Lee (Virginia Tech) 2