1963 Army Cadets football team

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1963 Army Cadets football
Conference Independent
1963 record 7–3
Head coach Paul Dietzel (2nd season)
Home stadium Michie Stadium
Seasons
← 1962
1964 →
1963 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Memphis State         9 0 1
No. 4 Pittsburgh         9 1 0
No. 2 Navy         9 2 0
Syracuse         8 2 0
Utah State         8 2 0
Oregon         8 3 0
Penn State         7 3 0
Army         7 3 0
Air Force         7 4 0
Boston College         6 3 0
Buffalo         5 3 1
Southern Miss         5 3 1
Idaho         5 4 0
Villanova         5 4 0
Oregon State         5 5 0
San Jose State         5 5 0
Xavier         5 4 1
West Texas State         4 4 1
Florida State         4 5 1
Texas Western         4 5 0
Colgate         3 4 1
New Mexico State         3 6 1
Rutgers         3 6 0
Colorado State         3 7 0
Louisville         3 7 0
Miami (FL)         3 7 0
Detroit         2 6 1
Holy Cross         2 6 1
Notre Dame         2 7 0
Pacific (CA)         2 8 0
Houston         2 8 0
Boston University         1 6 1
Dayton         1 7 2
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1963 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1963 college football season. In their second year under head coach Paul Dietzel, the Cadets compiled a 7–3 record and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 177 to 97.[1] In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets lost to the Midshipmen by a 21 to 15 score. The Cadets also lost to Minnesota and Pittsburgh.[2]

Army guard Dick Nowak was selected by the UPI and the American Football Coaches Association as a second-team player on the 1963 College Football All-America Team.[3][4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 21 Boston University Michie StadiumWest Point, NY W 30–0  
September 28 Cincinnati Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 22–0  
October 5 at Minnesota Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN L 8–24  
October 12 at Penn State Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA W 10–7  
October 19 Wake Forest Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 47–0  
October 26 Washington State Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 23–0  
November 2 vs. Air Force Soldier FieldChicago (Rivalry) W 14–10  
November 9 Utah Michie Stadium • West Point, NY W 8–7  
November 16 at Pittsburgh Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA L 0–28  
December 7 vs. Navy Municipal StadiumPhiladelphia, PA (Army–Navy Game) L 15–21  
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Army Yearly Results (1960-1964)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 2, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1963 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 2, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Coaches Association Says Jay Wilkinson All-American". Star News, Wilmington, N.C. November 26, 1963. p. 11. 
  4. ^ "Wilkinson Named To UPI All-American Team". The Times-News, Hendersonville, N.C. December 5, 1963. p. 7.