1983 North Dakota State Bison football
NCAA Division II champion
North Central Conference champion
ConferenceNorth Central Conference
1983 record12–1 (8–1 NCC)
Head coach
Home stadiumDacotah Field
Seasons
← 1982
1984 →
1983 North Central Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 North Dakota State +^ 8 1 0     12 1 0
No. 10 Nebraska–Omaha + 8 1 0     9 2 0
South Dakota 6 3 0     7 4 0
Augustana (SD) 4 5 0     5 6 0
Northern Colorado 4 5 0     4 6 0
North Dakota 4 5 0     6 5 0
St. Cloud State 4 5 0     5 6 0
Mankato State 3 6 0     4 7 0
South Dakota State 3 6 0     5 6 0
Morningside 1 8 0     1 10 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – NCAA Division II playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA Division II Football Committee poll

The 1983 North Dakota State football team represented North Dakota State University during the 1983 NCAA Division II football season, and completed the 87th season of Bison football. The Bison played their home games at Dacotah Field in Fargo, North Dakota. The 1983 team came off a 12–1 record from the previous season.[1] The 1983 team was led by coach Don Morton. The team finished the regular season with a 9–1 record and made the NCAA Division II playoffs. The Bison defeated the Central State Marauders 41–21 in the National Championship Game en route to the program's first NCAA Division II Football Championship.[2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 3at Northern MichiganW 17–14
September 10at Minnesota State-MankatoW 10–9
September 24AugustanaW 20–6
October 1at Nebraska–OmahaL 10–18

References

  1. ^ "North Dakota State Bison – College Football (NCAA)". College-football-results.com. Retrieved September 18, 2016.
  2. ^ DeLassus, David (2016). "North Dakota State Yearly Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved June 10, 2016.