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1983 Texas Longhorns Roster

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (3rd of 112) ▪ Rank: 5th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC  ▪ Conference Record: 8-0 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Fred Akers (11-1)

PS/G: 24.1 (39th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 9.5 (2nd of 112)
SRS: 14.02 (12th of 112) ▪ SOS: 1.10 (56th of 112)

Bowl Game: Lost Cotton Bowl 10-9 versus Georgia


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

Player Class Pos Summary
Robert Moerschell* QB 44 Cmp, 110 Att, 871 Yds, 5 TD
Danny Akers QB 2 Cmp, 5 Att, 30 Yds, 0 TD
Todd Dodge QB 12 Cmp, 30 Att, 185 Yds, 2 TD
Mark Gabrisch QB 0 Cmp, 1 Att, 0 Yds, 0 TD
Rick McIvor QB 11 Cmp, 24 Att, 275 Yds, 5 TD
Ronnie Robinson* RB 81 Att, 479 Yds, 5.9 Avg
John Walker* RB 101 Att, 392 Yds, 3.9 Avg
Michael Brown RB 34 Att, 106 Yds, 3.1 Avg
Anthony Byerly RB 36 Att, 128 Yds, 3.6 Avg
Ervin Davis RB 30 Att, 80 Yds, 2.7 Avg
Don Holloway RB 12 Att, 41 Yds, 3.4 Avg
Brent Johnson RB 3 Att, 10 Yds, 3.3 Avg
Mike Luck RB 82 Att, 375 Yds, 4.6 Avg
Terry Orr RB 68 Att, 265 Yds, 3.9 Avg
Edwin Simmons RB 30 Att, 259 Yds, 8.6 Avg
Billy Boy Bryant* WR 12 Rec, 218 Yds, 18.2 Avg
Brent Duhon* WR 13 Rec, 344 Yds, 26.5 Avg
Kelvin Epps WR 8 Rec, 275 Yds, 34.4 Avg
Everett Gay WR 1 Rec, 17 Yds, 17.0 Avg
Russell Hays WR 2 Rec, 28 Yds, 14.0 Avg
Tony Tillmon WR 2 Rec, 19 Yds, 9.5 Avg
Mike Chapman* TE 4 Rec, 102 Yds, 25.5 Avg
Alvin Jenkins TE 2 Rec, 33 Yds, 16.5 Avg
Bobby Micho TE 4 Rec, 63 Yds, 15.8 Avg
Gene Chilton* OL
Doug Dawson* OL
Kirk McJunkin* OL
Mike Ruether* OL
Casey Smith* OL
David Jones OL
Adam Schreiber OL
Tony Degrate* DL
John Haines* DL
Eric Holle* DL
Ed Williams* DL
Tony Edwards* LB
June James* LB
Mark Lang* LB
Ty Allert LB
Jeff Leiding LB
Fred Acorn* DB
Mossy Cade* DB
Jerry Gray* DB
Richard Peavy* DB
Craig Curry DB