1983 Louisville Cardinals football
ConferenceIndependent
Record3–8
Head coach
Home stadiumCardinal Stadium
(Capacity: 36,103)
Seasons
← 1982
1984 →
1983 NCAA Division I-A independents football records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 1 Miami (FL)       11 1 0
Virginia Tech       9 2 0
No. 19 Boston College       9 3 0
No. 16 West Virginia       9 3 0
No. 20 East Carolina       8 3 0
No. 18 Pittsburgh       8 3 1
Penn State       8 4 1
Southern Miss       7 4 0
Memphis State       6 4 1
Florida State       8 4 0
Notre Dame       7 5 0
Syracuse       6 5 0
South Carolina       5 6 0
Cincinnati     4 6 1
Southwestern Louisiana       4 6 0
Temple       4 7 0
Tulane       4 7 0
Louisville       3 8 0
Navy       3 8 0
Rutgers       3 8 0
Army       2 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1983 Louisville Cardinals football team represented the University of Louisville in the 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Cardinals, led by fourth-year head coach Bob Weber, participated as independents and played their home games at Cardinal Stadium.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 3at No. 19 SMUL 6–2423,750
September 10Western KentuckyW 41–2231,279
September 17Army
  • Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
W 31–727,454
September 24Cincinnati
  • Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
W 31–2323,992
October 1at Virginia TechL 0–3128,300
October 8at No. 12 Miami (FL)L 14–4230,073
October 15Pittsburgh
  • Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
L 10–5531,447
October 22at Florida StateL 7–5142,117
November 5Southern Missdagger
  • Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
L 3–2717,064[1]
November 12at TempleL 7–243,021
November 24Memphis State
  • Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
L 7–459,574
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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Roster

1983 Louisville Cardinals football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 5 Dean May Sr
QB 10 Ed Rubbert Fr
RB 27 Lamar Cummings Jr
FB 31 Ron Davenport Jr
OT 76 Tom Andrews Sr
OT 77 Pete McCartney Sr
TE 81 Bruce Armstrong Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured
    Injured
  • Redshirt
    Redshirt

References

  1. ^ "Southern Miss deals Louisville 27–3 loss". The Courier-Journal. November 6, 1983. Retrieved March 26, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "1983 Louisville Cardinals Schedule and Results". College Football at Sports–Reference.com. Retrieved March 22, 2019.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Louisville – 2019 Football Media Guide – page 204". www.guide.provations.com. University of Louisville. Retrieved March 22, 2019.
  4. ^ "Louisville – 2018 Football Media Guide – page 194". www.guide.provations.com. University of Louisville. Retrieved March 22, 2019.