1963 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1963 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1963 record5–4 (4–3 Big Ten)
Head coachJack Mollenkopf (8th season)
MVPRon DiGravio
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
Seasons
← 1962
1964 →
1963 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Illinois $ 5 1 1     8 1 1
No. 9 Michigan State 4 1 1     6 2 1
Ohio State 4 1 1     5 3 1
Purdue 4 3 0     5 4 0
Northwestern 3 4 0     5 4 0
Wisconsin 3 4 0     5 4 0
Michigan 2 3 2     3 4 2
Iowa 2 3 1     3 3 2
Minnesota 2 5 0     3 6 0
Indiana 1 5 0     3 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1963 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1963 Big Ten Conference football season. In their eighth season under head coach Jack Mollenkopf, the Boilermakers compiled a 5–4 record, finished in fourth place in the Big Ten Conference with a 4–3 record against conference opponents, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 149 to 119.[1][2]

Notable players from the 1963 Purdue football team included quarterback Ron DiGravio and end Bob Hadrick.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 28 at Miami (FL)* Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL L 0–3    
October 5 Notre Dame* Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN (Shillelagh Trophy) W 7–6    
October 12 at No. 5 Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI L 20–38    
October 19 at Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI W 23–12    
October 26 Iowa Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN W 14–0    
November 2 at No. 2 Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL (Purdue Cannon) L 21–41    
November 9 No. 9 Michigan State Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN L 0–23    
November 16 Minnesota Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN W 13–11    
November 30 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN (Old Oaken Bucket) W 21–15    
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Purdue Yearly Results (1960-1964)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 8, 2015.
  2. ^ "1963 Purdue Boilermakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 6, 2015.