Football Tradition
Auburn Football Tradition
 
1983 Auburn Tigers
 
Pat Dye led the 1983 Auburn Tigers to an 11-1 record, an SEC Championship and a Sugar Bowl win against Michigan. Auburn played the toughest schedule in the nation in 1983 against eight eventual bowl teams. The Tigers beat four teams ranked in the AP Top 10 including No. 4 Georgia, No. 5 Florida, No. 7 Maryland and No. 8 Michigan. Auburn also beat No. 19 Alabama in Birmingham in the annual Iron Bowl.
 
 1983 Season / 11-1 Overall / 6-0 SEC
 Date
 Score  Location  Att.
 09/07/83
W
 (4) Auburn 24, Southern Miss 3  Auburn, Ala.  73,500
 09/17/83
L
 (3) Texas 20, (5) Auburn 7  Auburn, Ala.  73,500
 09/24/83
W
 (11) Auburn 37, Tennessee 14  Knoxville, Tenn.  95,185
 10/01/83
W
 (10) Auburn 27, Florida State 24  Auburn, Ala.  75,625
 10/08/83
W
 (7) Auburn 49, Kentucky 21  Lexington, Ky.  57,989
 10/15/83
W
 (5) Auburn 31, Georgia Tech 13  Atlanta, Ga.  55,112
 10/22/83
W
 (5) Auburn 28, Mississippi St. 13  Auburn, Ala.  71,500
 10/29/83
W
 (4) Auburn 28, (5) Florida 21  Auburn, Ala.  75,700
 11/05/83
W
 (3) Auburn 35, (7) Maryland 23  Auburn, Ala.  75,600
 11/12/83
W
 (3) Auburn 13, (4) Georgia 7  Athens, Ga.  82,122
 12/03/83
W
 (3) Auburn 23, (19) Alabama 20  Birmingham, Ala.  77,310
 01/02/84
W
 (3) Auburn 9, (8) Michigan 7  New Orleans, La. (Sugar Bowl)  77,893
 

 
Auburn Football Tradition