1963 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

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1963 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
Conference Independent
1963 record 2–7
Head coach Hugh Devore (1st year of 2nd stint; 2nd overall season)
Captain Bob Lehmann
Home stadium Notre Dame Stadium
(c. 59,075, grass)
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 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1963 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 28 No. 6 Wisconsin Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN L 9–14   56,806
October 5 at Purdue Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN (Shillelagh Trophy) L 6–7   51,723
October 12 No. 7 USC Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN (Jeweled Shillelagh) W 17–14   59,135
October 19 UCLA Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN W 27–12   42,948
October 26 at Stanford No. 7 Stanford StadiumStanford, CA (Rivalry) L 14–24   55,000
November 2 No. 4 Navy Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN (Rivalry) L 14–35   59,362
November 9 No. 8 Pittsburgh Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN L 7–27   41,306
November 16 at No. 4 Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI (Megaphone Trophy) L 7–12   70,128
November 28 at Syracuse Yankee StadiumBronx, NY L 7–14   56,972
#Rankings from AP Poll.

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Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round NFL Club
Jim Kelly TE 2 Pittsburgh Steelers
Paul Costa TE 4 Green Bay Packers
Frank Budka DB 4 Chicago Bears
Jim Snowden Tackle 5 Washington Redskins
George Bednar Guard 8 St. Louis Cardinals
Tom MacDonald Back 13 Washington Redskins
Dave Humenik Tackle 17 New York Giants

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