1963 Missouri Tigers football team

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1963 Missouri Tigers football
Conference Big Eight Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. T–16
1963 record 7–3 (5–2 Big 8)
Head coach Dan Devine (6th season)
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1962
1964 →
1963 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Nebraska $ 7 0 0     10 1 0
No. 9 Oklahoma 6 1 0     8 2 0
Missouri 5 2 0     7 3 0
Kansas 3 4 0     5 5 0
Iowa State 3 4 0     4 5 0
Colorado 2 5 0     2 8 0
Kansas State 1 5 0     2 7 0
Oklahoma State 0 6 0     1 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1963 Missouri Tigers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Missouri in the Big Eight Conference (Big 8) during the 1963 college football season. The team compiled a 7–3 record (5–2 against Big 8 opponents), finished in third place in the Big 8, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 151 to 86. Dan Devine was the head coach for the sixth of 13 seasons.[1][2] The team played its home games at Memorial Stadium in Columbia, Missouri.

The team's statistical leaders included Carl Reese with 300 rushing yards, Gary Lane with 710 passing yards, 1,010 yards of total offense, and 36 points, Jim Johnson with 198 passing yards, and Ted Saussele with 115 receiving yards.[3]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 21No. 6 Northwestern*L 12–23 
September 28at No. 8 Arkansas*W 7–6 
October 5Idaho*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Columbia, MO
W 24–0 
October 12Kansas State
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Columbia, MO
W 21–11 
October 19at Oklahoma StateW 28–6 
October 26at Iowa StateW 7–0 
November 2Nebraska
L 12–13 
November 9at ColoradoW 28–7 
November 16No. 5 Oklahoma
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Columbia, MO (rivalry)
L 3–13 
November 30at KansasW 9–7 
  • *Non-conference game
  • #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1963 Missouri Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 11, 2016. 
  2. ^ "2016 Mizzou Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Missouri. p. 158. Retrieved November 11, 2016. 
  3. ^ "2014 Mizzou Football Records Book" (PDF). University of Missouri. pp. 26–27. Retrieved November 11, 2016.