1983 Season

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1983 Varsity Football Team

Overall Record: 9-1
Regular Season Record:
Combined Statistics:

Head Coach: Mike Currence (8th Year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 73-12-2

Team Captains: Chris Spielman, Brian Dewitz, Steve Walterhouse, Junior Neff

All-Ohio: Chris Spielman (1st), Tom Gruno (2nd), Craig Johnson (3rd)

Playoff Assignment/Computer Ranking: Division I, Region 4, 4th
Tournament Results: Did not qualify

All-Time Record: 604-170-36
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 50-34-5

Noteworthy Items: Akron Garfield, led by stellar running back Charles Gladman (U. Pittsburgh), handed Massillon its only loss, by the score of 14-10. The Rams also defeated 9-1 Akron St. Vincent, 23-12.  Garfield would go on to finish unbeaten, but lose 27-14 to Cincinnati Princeton in the state finals.

OpponentRecordH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*Statistics LInks
Massillon Perry2-8H228W14,182Game StoryGame Stats
Akron Garfield11-1H1014L14,171Game StoryGame Stats
Warren Harding4-6H240W9,014Game StoryGame Stats
Akron Central-Hower5-4H486W8,675Game StoryGame Stats
Newark2-6-2H440W8,445Game StoryGame Stats
Gonzaga, DC6-3H230W10,340Game StoryGame Stats
Barberton3-6N387W9,000Game StoryGame Stats
Canton GlenOak4-6H1715W9,587Game StoryGame Stats
Youngstown South6-4H380W8,518Game StoryGame Stats
Canton McKinley6-4A187W21,282Game StoryGame Stats
TOTAL49-48-228257113,214Season Stats

The Barberton game was played at the Akron Rubber Bowl