1983 Louisville Cardinals football
ConferenceIndependent
1983 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
T 76 Tom Andrews Sr
T 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
  • 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.