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1983 Nebraska Cornhuskers Schedule and Results

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Record: 12-1, .923 W-L% (2nd of 112) ▪ Rank: 2nd in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Osborne (12-1)

PS/G: 50.3 (1st of 112) ▪ PA/G: 16.7 (26th of 112)
SRS: 22.61 (2nd of 112) ▪ SOS: 3.84 (37th of 112)

Bowl Game: Lost Orange Bowl 31-30 versus Miami (FL)

AP Poll Summary

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13 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Aug 29, 1983 Mon (1) Nebraska N (4) Penn State Ind W 44 6 1 0 0 W 1 Kick-off Classic (East Rutherford, NJ)
2 Sep 10, 1983 Sat (1) Nebraska Wyoming WAC W 56 20 2 0 0 W 2
3 Sep 17, 1983 Sat (1) Nebraska @ Minnesota Big Ten W 84 13 3 0 0 W 3
4 Sep 24, 1983 Sat (1) Nebraska UCLA Pac-10 W 42 10 4 0 0 W 4
5 Oct 1, 1983 Sat (1) Nebraska Syracuse Ind W 63 7 5 0 0 W 5
6 Oct 8, 1983 Sat (1) Nebraska @ Oklahoma State Big 8 W 14 10 6 0 0 W 6
7 Oct 15, 1983 Sat (1) Nebraska @ Missouri Big 8 W 34 13 7 0 0 W 7
8 Oct 22, 1983 Sat (1) Nebraska Colorado Big 8 W 69 19 8 0 0 W 8
9 Oct 29, 1983 Sat (1) Nebraska @ Kansas State Big 8 W 51 25 9 0 0 W 9
10 Nov 5, 1983 Sat (1) Nebraska Iowa State Big 8 W 72 29 10 0 0 W 10
11 Nov 12, 1983 Sat (1) Nebraska Kansas Big 8 W 67 13 11 0 0 W 11
12 Nov 26, 1983 Sat (1) Nebraska @ Oklahoma Big 8 W 28 21 12 0 0 W 12
13 Jan 2, 1984 Mon (1) Nebraska @ (5) Miami (FL) Ind L 30 31 12 1 0 L 1 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)