|1983 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football|
Missouri Valley Conference champion
|Conference||Missouri Valley Conference|
|1983 record||8–3 (5–0 MVC)|
|Head coach||John Cooper (7th season)|
|Defensive coordinator||Bill Young (1st season)|
|Home stadium||Skelly Field|
|1983 Missouri Valley Conference football standings|
|#1 I-AA Southern Illinois ^||5||–||1||–||0||13||–||1||–||0|
|#5 I-AA Indiana State ^||3||–||2||–||0||9||–||4||–||0|
|New Mexico State||3||–||2||–||0||5||–||6||–||0|
|West Texas State||0||–||5||–||1||0||–||10||–||1|
Rankings from Div I-AA Football Committee poll
The 1983 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football team represented the University of Tulsa during the 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their seventh year under head coach John Cooper, the Golden Hurricane compiled an 8–3 record (5-0 against conference opponents) and won the Missouri Valley Conference championship.
The team's statistical leaders included Steve Gage with 876 passing yards, Michael Gunter with 1,198 rushing yards, and John Green with 365 yards. Head coach John Cooper was later inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.
- "1983 Tulsa Golden Hurricane Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
- "1983 Tulsa Golden Hurricane Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2016.