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1963 Big Eight Conference Leaders

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Record: 39-39-0, .500 W-L% (6th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 4.38 (5th of 12) ▪ SOS: 5.28 (5th of 12)

Conference Champion: Nebraska

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Oklahoma)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Nebraska and Oklahoma)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Mike Miller (OKST) 64
2. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 58
3. Gary Lane (MO) 51
4. Frank Cesarek (CO) 45
5. Steve Renko (KS) 31
  Dennis Claridge* (NE) 31
7. Ken Bunte (IAST) 26
8. Fred Duda* (NE) 21
9. Ed Danieley (KSST) 16
10. Bobby Page (OK) 13
11. Glenn Baxter (OKST) 10
12. Tommy Pannell (OK) 9
13. Mike Jones (MO) 8
14. Dave Hoover (IAST) 5
15. Ozzie Clay (IAST) 4
  Lance Rentzel (OK) 4
  David Whitfield (OKST) 4
  Leon Mavity (CO) 4
19. Doug Dusenbury (KSST) 3
  Mike Ringer (OK) 3
  Larry Switzer (IAST) 3
  Norman Smith (OK) 3
  John Hammond (OK) 3
  Doug Tucker* (NE) 3
Pass Attempts
1. Mike Miller (OKST) 127
  Larry Corrigan (KSST) 127
3. Gary Lane (MO) 113
4. Frank Cesarek (CO) 95
5. Steve Renko (KS) 86
6. Ken Bunte (IAST) 70
7. Dennis Claridge* (NE) 66
8. Fred Duda* (NE) 51
9. Bobby Page (OK) 45
10. Glenn Baxter (OKST) 30
11. Ed Danieley (KSST) 27
12. Tommy Pannell (OK) 20
13. Mike Jones (MO) 19
14. Larry Switzer (IAST) 17
  David Whitfield (OKST) 17
16. Sid Micek (KS) 13
17. Doug Dusenbury (KSST) 11
18. Mike Ringer (OK) 10
19. Dave Hoover (IAST) 9
20. Lance Rentzel (OK) 8
  Leon Mavity (CO) 8
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Mike Miller (OKST) 50.4
2. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 45.7
Passing Yards
1. Gary Lane (MO) 710
2. Mike Miller (OKST) 674
3. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 634
4. Frank Cesarek (CO) 612
5. Steve Renko (KS) 505
6. Dennis Claridge* (NE) 440
7. Ken Bunte (IAST) 347
8. Fred Duda* (NE) 294
9. Bobby Page (OK) 198
10. Glenn Baxter (OKST) 137
11. Ed Danieley (KSST) 132
12. Tommy Pannell (OK) 126
13. Doug Tucker* (NE) 73
14. David Whitfield (OKST) 68
15. Ozzie Clay (IAST) 63
16. Lance Rentzel (OK) 58
17. Dave Hoover (IAST) 53
  Sid Micek (KS) 53
19. Mike Jones (MO) 52
20. Leon Mavity (CO) 51
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Mike Miller (OKST) 5.3
2. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 5.0
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Mike Miller (OKST) 3.7
2. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 2.3
Passing Touchdowns
1. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 3
  Steve Renko (KS) 3
  Gary Lane (MO) 3
4. Frank Cesarek (CO) 2
  Ken Bunte (IAST) 2
  Bobby Page (OK) 2
  Tommy Pannell (OK) 2
  Dave Hoover (IAST) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Gary Lane (MO) 9
  Larry Corrigan (KSST) 9
3. Steve Renko (KS) 8
4. Bobby Page (OK) 6
  Ken Bunte (IAST) 6
6. Mike Miller (OKST) 5
7. Fred Duda* (NE) 4
8. Dennis Claridge* (NE) 3
  Larry Switzer (IAST) 3
10. Ozzie Clay (IAST) 2
  John Hammond (OK) 2
  Dave Hoover (IAST) 2
  Leon Mavity (CO) 2
  David Whitfield (OKST) 2
  Frank Cesarek (CO) 2
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Mike Miller (OKST) 89.7
2. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 81.2
Rush Attempts
1. Tom Vaughn (IAST) 190
2. Jim Grisham (OK) 153
3. Gale Sayers (KS) 132
4. Noble Milton (CO) 117
5. Gary Lane (MO) 111
6. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 109
7. Wes Baughman (KS) 94
8. Ken Coleman (KS) 93
9. Willie Ross* (NE) 92
10. Rudy Johnson* (NE) 91
  Bobby Page (OK) 91
12. George Thomas (OKST) 88
13. Bill Symons (CO) 84
14. Larry Portis (CO) 74
15. Bill Harris (CO) 70
16. Dennis Claridge* (NE) 69
17. Steve Renko (KS) 68
18. Carl Reese (MO) 67
19. Mike Miller (OKST) 64
20. Ken Bunte (IAST) 63
  Frank Cesarek (CO) 63
Rushing Yards
1. Gale Sayers (KS) 917
2. Jim Grisham (OK) 861
3. Tom Vaughn (IAST) 795
4. Rudy Johnson* (NE) 573
5. Willie Ross* (NE) 496
6. Noble Milton (CO) 487
7. Bill Harris (CO) 470
8. George Thomas (OKST) 399
9. Ken Coleman (KS) 397
10. Walt Garrison (OKST) 387
  Lance Rentzel (OK) 387
12. Wes Baughman (KS) 323
13. Larry Portis (CO) 304
14. Carl Reese (MO) 300
  Gary Lane (MO) 300
16. Steve Renko (KS) 294
17. Ron Barlow (KSST) 293
18. Monroe Phelps (MO) 265
19. Kent McCloughan* (NE) 261
20. Dave Hoover (IAST) 253
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Gale Sayers (KS) 6.9
2. Bill Harris (CO) 6.7
3. Walt Garrison (OKST) 6.6
4. Rudy Johnson* (NE) 6.3
5. Jim Grisham (OK) 5.6
6. Willie Ross* (NE) 5.4
7. Ron Barlow (KSST) 5.1
8. George Thomas (OKST) 4.5
9. Carl Reese (MO) 4.5
10. Steve Renko (KS) 4.3
11. Ken Coleman (KS) 4.3
12. Tom Vaughn (IAST) 4.2
13. Noble Milton (CO) 4.2
14. Larry Portis (CO) 4.1
15. Wes Baughman (KS) 3.4
16. Otis Williams (IAST) 3.2
17. Bill Symons (CO) 2.9
18. Gary Lane (MO) 2.7
19. Dennis Claridge* (NE) 2.6
20. Bobby Page (OK) 2.3
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Jim Grisham (OK) 8
2. Rudy Johnson* (NE) 7
  Gale Sayers (KS) 7
4. Dennis Claridge* (NE) 6
  Gary Lane (MO) 6
6. Fred Duda* (NE) 5
  Norman Smith (OK) 5
  Bill Harris (CO) 5
  Ken Coleman (KS) 5
10. Kent McCloughan* (NE) 4
  Bobby Hohn* (NE) 4
  Wes Baughman (KS) 4
13. Steve Renko (KS) 3
  Noble Milton (CO) 3
  Jackie Cowan (OK) 3
  Maynard Smidt* (NE) 3
  Bobby Page (OK) 3
  Larry Corrigan (KSST) 3
19. Ron Oelschlager (KS) 2
  Sid Micek (KS) 2
  Doug Dusenbury (KSST) 2
  Carl Reese (MO) 2
  Gus Otto (MO) 2
  Lance Rentzel (OK) 2
  Monroe Phelps (MO) 2
  Ken Boston (MO) 2
  Bruce Smith* (NE) 2
Receptions
1. Ralph McFillen (KSST) 29
2. Dick Limerick (IAST) 24
3. Jack Jacobson (OKST) 22
4. Bill Symons (CO) 14
5. Spencer Puls (KSST) 13
6. Gale Sayers (KS) 11
7. Jeff Williams (OKST) 10
  Ron Barlow (KSST) 10
9. Bill Harris (CO) 9
  Rick McCurdy (OK) 9
  Larry Tomlinson* (NE) 9
  Tony Jeter* (NE) 9
13. Ted Saussels (MO) 8
  Richard Callahan* (NE) 8
  Lynn Chadwick (OKST) 8
  John Sevcik (MO) 8
  John Flynn (OK) 8
18. Larry Elliott (OKST) 7
  Monroe Phelps (MO) 7
20. Bob Taylor (OKST) 6
  Kent McCloughan* (NE) 6
  Ron Oelschlager (KS) 6
  Billy Parent (OKST) 6
Receiving Yards
1. Dick Limerick (IAST) 339
2. Ralph McFillen (KSST) 328
3. Jack Jacobson (OKST) 282
4. Bill Symons (CO) 197
5. Richard Callahan* (NE) 157
6. Gale Sayers (KS) 155
7. Tony Jeter* (NE) 151
8. Larry Tomlinson* (NE) 129
9. Spencer Puls (KSST) 118
10. Ron Oelschlager (KS) 117
11. Ted Saussels (MO) 115
  John Flynn (OK) 115
13. Jay Roberts (KS) 112
  Rick McCurdy (OK) 112
15. Ron Barlow (KSST) 111
16. John Sevcik (MO) 107
17. Kent McCloughan* (NE) 103
18. Bill Harris (CO) 101
19. Ken Boston (MO) 99
20. Billy Parent (OKST) 97
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Dick Limerick (IAST) 14.1
2. Jack Jacobson (OKST) 12.8
3. Ralph McFillen (KSST) 11.3
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Dick Limerick (IAST) 4
2. Ralph McFillen (KSST) 3
3. Bill Harris (CO) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Tom Vaughn (IAST) 192
2. Jim Grisham (OK) 154
3. Gale Sayers (KS) 143
4. Noble Milton (CO) 121
5. Gary Lane (MO) 111
6. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 109
7. Bill Symons (CO) 98
8. Willie Ross* (NE) 97
9. Wes Baughman (KS) 94
10. Ken Coleman (KS) 93
11. Rudy Johnson* (NE) 91
  Bobby Page (OK) 91
13. George Thomas (OKST) 88
14. Bill Harris (CO) 79
15. Larry Portis (CO) 75
16. Dennis Claridge* (NE) 69
17. Steve Renko (KS) 68
  Ron Barlow (KSST) 68
  Carl Reese (MO) 68
20. Monroe Phelps (MO) 67
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Gale Sayers (KS) 1072
2. Jim Grisham (OK) 872
3. Tom Vaughn (IAST) 810
4. Rudy Johnson* (NE) 573
5. Bill Harris (CO) 571
6. Willie Ross* (NE) 518
7. Noble Milton (CO) 516
8. Bill Symons (CO) 443
  Dick Limerick (IAST) 443
10. Walt Garrison (OKST) 410
11. Ron Barlow (KSST) 404
12. George Thomas (OKST) 399
13. Ken Coleman (KS) 397
14. Lance Rentzel (OK) 387
15. Kent McCloughan* (NE) 364
16. Monroe Phelps (MO) 338
17. Ralph McFillen (KSST) 328
18. Ted Saussels (MO) 327
19. Wes Baughman (KS) 323
20. Larry Portis (CO) 315
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Gale Sayers (KS) 8
  Jim Grisham (OK) 8
3. Rudy Johnson* (NE) 7
  Bill Harris (CO) 7
5. Gary Lane (MO) 6
  Dennis Claridge* (NE) 6
7. Ken Coleman (KS) 5
  Norman Smith (OK) 5
  Fred Duda* (NE) 5
10. Dick Limerick (IAST) 4
  Kent McCloughan* (NE) 4
  Bobby Hohn* (NE) 4
  Wes Baughman (KS) 4
14. Bobby Page (OK) 3
  Maynard Smidt* (NE) 3
  Doug Dusenbury (KSST) 3
  Jackie Cowan (OK) 3
  Monroe Phelps (MO) 3
  Ken Boston (MO) 3
  Noble Milton (CO) 3
  Steve Renko (KS) 3
  Ralph McFillen (KSST) 3
  Larry Corrigan (KSST) 3
Total Plays
1. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 236
2. Gary Lane (MO) 224
3. Mike Miller (OKST) 191
4. Tom Vaughn (IAST) 190
5. Frank Cesarek (CO) 158
6. Steve Renko (KS) 154
7. Jim Grisham (OK) 153
8. Bobby Page (OK) 136
9. Dennis Claridge* (NE) 135
  Gale Sayers (KS) 135
11. Ken Bunte (IAST) 133
12. Noble Milton (CO) 117
13. Fred Duda* (NE) 104
14. Wes Baughman (KS) 94
15. Ken Coleman (KS) 93
16. Willie Ross* (NE) 92
17. Rudy Johnson* (NE) 91
18. Bill Symons (CO) 89
19. George Thomas (OKST) 88
20. Larry Portis (CO) 74
Total Yards
1. Gary Lane (MO) 1010
2. Gale Sayers (KS) 952
3. Jim Grisham (OK) 861
4. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 849
5. Steve Renko (KS) 799
6. Tom Vaughn (IAST) 795
7. Mike Miller (OKST) 693
8. Dennis Claridge* (NE) 619
9. Frank Cesarek (CO) 615
10. Rudy Johnson* (NE) 573
11. Willie Ross* (NE) 496
12. Noble Milton (CO) 487
13. Bill Harris (CO) 470
14. Fred Duda* (NE) 463
15. Lance Rentzel (OK) 445
16. Bobby Page (OK) 410
17. George Thomas (OKST) 399
18. Ken Coleman (KS) 397
19. Walt Garrison (OKST) 387
20. Ken Bunte (IAST) 376
Total Touchdowns
1. Gary Lane (MO) 9
2. Jim Grisham (OK) 8
3. Rudy Johnson* (NE) 7
  Dennis Claridge* (NE) 7
  Gale Sayers (KS) 7
6. Steve Renko (KS) 6
  Larry Corrigan (KSST) 6
8. Bobby Page (OK) 5
  Fred Duda* (NE) 5
  Norman Smith (OK) 5
  Ken Coleman (KS) 5
  Bill Harris (CO) 5
13. Kent McCloughan* (NE) 4
  Bobby Hohn* (NE) 4
  Wes Baughman (KS) 4
16. Noble Milton (CO) 3
  Jackie Cowan (OK) 3
  Maynard Smidt* (NE) 3
  Frank Cesarek (CO) 3
20. Bruce Smith* (NE) 2
  Carl Reese (MO) 2
  Doug Dusenbury (KSST) 2
  Sid Micek (KS) 2
  Dave Hoover (IAST) 2
  Ron Oelschlager (KS) 2
  Mike Jones (MO) 2
  Gus Otto (MO) 2
  Lance Rentzel (OK) 2
  Monroe Phelps (MO) 2
  Bill Symons (CO) 2
  Ken Boston (MO) 2
  Tommy Pannell (OK) 2
  Ken Bunte (IAST) 2