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1983 Alabama Crimson Tide Roster

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Record: 8-4, .667 W-L% (29th of 112) ▪ Rank: 15th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 4-2 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ray Perkins (8-4)

PS/G: 30.5 (11th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 19.1 (43rd of 112)
SRS: 17.16 (6th of 112) ▪ SOS: 7.99 (7th of 112)

Bowl Game: Won Sun Bowl 28-7 versus Southern Methodist


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Walter Lewis* QB 144 Cmp, 256 Att, 1991 Yds, 14 TD
Paul Fields QB 1 Cmp, 2 Att, 12 Yds, 0 TD
Mike Shula QB 1 Cmp, 4 Att, 6 Yds, 0 TD
Kerry Goode* RB 103 Att, 693 Yds, 6.7 Avg
Ricky Moore* RB 166 Att, 947 Yds, 5.7 Avg
Joe Carter RB 43 Att, 156 Yds, 3.6 Avg
Andrew Gilder RB 7 Att, 12 Yds, 1.7 Avg
Mickey Guinyard RB 3 Att, 14 Yds, 4.7 Avg
Linnie Patrick RB 85 Att, 454 Yds, 5.3 Avg
Craig Turner RB 8 Att, 4 Yds, 0.5 Avg
Jesse Bendross* WR 27 Rec, 435 Yds, 16.1 Avg
Joey Jones* WR 31 Rec, 468 Yds, 15.1 Avg
Greg Richardson WR 7 Rec, 167 Yds, 23.9 Avg
Joe Smith WR 7 Rec, 101 Yds, 14.4 Avg
Preston Gothard* TE 24 Rec, 294 Yds, 12.3 Avg
Thornton Chandler TE 14 Rec, 233 Yds, 16.6 Avg
Jay Grogan TE 1 Rec, 14 Yds, 14.0 Avg
Mike Adcock* OL
John McIntosh* OL
Wes Neighbors* OL
Doug Vickers* OL
Hardy Walker* OL
Gary Otten OL
Mike White OL
Randy Edwards* DL
Jon Hand* DL
Curt Jarvis* DL
Mike Rodriguez DL
Cornelius Bennett* LB
Venson Elder* LB
Emanuel King* LB
Scott McRae* LB
Steve Booker LB
Wayne Davis LB
Stan Gay* DB
Sammy Hood* DB
Freddie Robinson* DB
Ricky Thomas* DB
Rocky Colburn DB
David Valletto DB
Chester Braggs KR