1983 Stanford Cardinal football team

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1983 Stanford Cardinal football
ConferencePacific-10 Conference
1983 record1–10 (1–7 Pac-10)
Head coachPaul Wiggin (4th season)
Home stadiumStanford Stadium
Seasons
← 1982
1984 →
1983 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 17 UCLA $ 6 1 1     7 4 1
Washington 5 2 0     8 4 0
Washington State 5 3 0     7 4 0
USC 4 3 0     4 6 1
Arizona 4 3 1     7 3 1
Arizona State 3 3 1     6 4 1
Oregon 3 3 1     4 6 1
California 3 4 1     5 5 1
Oregon State 1 6 1     2 8 1
Stanford 1 7 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1983 Stanford Cardinal football team represented Stanford University in the 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season. In head coach Paul Wiggins's fourth and final season at Stanford, the Cardinal won only one game, ending the season with a 1–10 record, the school's worst since a winless 1960 season.[1] Wiggin was fired on November 11, 1983, but was allowed to coach the two remaining games of Stanford's season.[1]

The team played their home games at Stanford Stadium in Stanford, California and competed in the Pacific-10 Conference.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 10No. 2 Oklahoma*L 14–2762,778
September 17at Illinois*L 7–1772,852
September 24San Jose State*
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA (rivalry)
L 10–2368,201
October 1at No. 20 Arizona StateL 11–2953,795
October 8UCLA
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA
L 21–3955,804
October 15at No. 17 WashingtonL 15–3259,270
October 22No. 19 Arizona
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA
W 31–2240,208
October 29at Oregon StateL 18–3122,000
November 5at USCL 7–3050,867
November 12Oregon
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA
L 7–1631,420
November 19California
L 18–2784,804
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Stanford fires Paul Wiggin". Tri-City Herald. Kennewick, Washington. Associated Press. 1983-11-12. p. C1.