1964 Missouri Tigers football team

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1964 Missouri Tigers football
Conference Big Eight Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. T–18
1964 record 6–3–1 (4–2–1 Big 8)
Head coach Dan Devine (7th season)
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1963
1965 →
1964 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Nebraska $ 6 1 0     9 2 0
Oklahoma 5 1 1     6 4 1
Kansas 5 2 0     6 4 0
Missouri 4 2 1     6 3 1
Oklahoma State 3 4 0     4 6 0
Kansas State 3 4 0     3 7 0
Colorado 1 6 0     2 8 0
Iowa State 0 7 0     1 8 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1964 Missouri Tigers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Missouri in the Big Eight Conference (Big 8) during the 1964 college football season. The team compiled a 6–3–1 record (4–2–1 against Big 8 opponents), finished in fourth place in the Big 8, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 142 to 88. Dan Devine was the head coach for the seventh of 13 seasons.[1][2] The team played its home games at Memorial Stadium in Columbia, Missouri.

The team's statistical leaders included Gary Lane with 432 rushing yards, 770 passing yards, 1,202 yards of total offense, and 26 points scored, Earl Denny with 222 receiving yards, and Charlie Brown with 26 points scored.[3]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 19at California*L 14–21 
September 26Utah*W 23–6 
October 3Oklahoma State
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Columbia, MO
L 7–10 
October 10at Kansas StateW 7–0 
October 17at Air Force*W 17–7 
October 24Iowa State
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Columbia, MO (rivalry)
W 10–0 
October 31at No. 5 NebraskaL 0–9 
November 7Colorado
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Columbia, MO
W 16–7 
November 14at OklahomaT 14–14 
November 21Kansas
W 34–14 
  • *Non-conference game
  • #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1964 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.