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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. David Whitfield (OKST) 4
  Leon Mavity (CO) 4
  Ozzie Clay (IAST) 4
  Lance Rentzel (OK) 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. David Whitfield (OKST) 17
  Larry Switzer (IAST) 17
16. Sid Micek (KS) 13
17. Doug Dusenbury (KSST) 11
18. Mike Ringer (OK) 10
19. Dave Hoover (IAST) 9
20. Leon Mavity (CO) 8
  Lance Rentzel (OK) 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. Sid Micek (KS) 53
  Dave Hoover (IAST) 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. Steve Renko (KS) 3
  Larry Corrigan (KSST) 3
  Gary Lane (MO) 3
4. Dave Hoover (IAST) 2
  Tommy Pannell (OK) 2
  Frank Cesarek (CO) 2
  Ken Bunte (IAST) 2
  Bobby Page (OK) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Gary Lane (MO) 9
  Larry Corrigan (KSST) 9
3. Steve Renko (KS) 8
4. Ken Bunte (IAST) 6
  Bobby Page (OK) 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
  David Whitfield (OKST) 2
  Frank Cesarek (CO) 2
  Leon Mavity (CO) 2
  John Hammond (OK) 2
  Dave Hoover (IAST) 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. Bobby Page (OK) 91
  Rudy Johnson* (NE) 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. Gary Lane (MO) 300
  Carl Reese (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. Gale Sayers (KS) 7
  Rudy Johnson* (NE) 7
4. Gary Lane (MO) 6
  Dennis Claridge* (NE) 6
6. Fred Duda* (NE) 5
  Norman Smith (OK) 5
  Ken Coleman (KS) 5
  Bill Harris (CO) 5
10. Wes Baughman (KS) 4
  Kent McCloughan* (NE) 4
  Bobby Hohn* (NE) 4
13. Maynard Smidt* (NE) 3
  Bobby Page (OK) 3
  Larry Corrigan (KSST) 3
  Steve Renko (KS) 3
  Noble Milton (CO) 3
  Jackie Cowan (OK) 3
19. 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
  Ron Oelschlager (KS) 2
  Sid Micek (KS) 2

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. John Flynn (OK) 115
  Ted Saussels (MO) 115
13. Rick McCurdy (OK) 112
  Jay Roberts (KS) 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. Bobby Page (OK) 91
  Rudy Johnson* (NE) 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. Bill Harris (CO) 7
  Rudy Johnson* (NE) 7
5. Dennis Claridge* (NE) 6
  Gary Lane (MO) 6
7. Norman Smith (OK) 5
  Ken Coleman (KS) 5
  Fred Duda* (NE) 5
10. Dick Limerick (IAST) 4
  Kent McCloughan* (NE) 4
  Wes Baughman (KS) 4
  Bobby Hohn* (NE) 4
14. Maynard Smidt* (NE) 3
  Monroe Phelps (MO) 3
  Jackie Cowan (OK) 3
  Doug Dusenbury (KSST) 3
  Noble Milton (CO) 3
  Steve Renko (KS) 3
  Ralph McFillen (KSST) 3
  Larry Corrigan (KSST) 3
  Bobby Page (OK) 3
  Ken Boston (MO) 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. Gale Sayers (KS) 135
  Dennis Claridge* (NE) 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. Gale Sayers (KS) 7
  Rudy Johnson* (NE) 7
  Dennis Claridge* (NE) 7
6. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 6
  Steve Renko (KS) 6
8. Fred Duda* (NE) 5
  Norman Smith (OK) 5
  Ken Coleman (KS) 5
  Bill Harris (CO) 5
  Bobby Page (OK) 5
13. Wes Baughman (KS) 4
  Kent McCloughan* (NE) 4
  Bobby Hohn* (NE) 4
16. Jackie Cowan (OK) 3
  Maynard Smidt* (NE) 3
  Frank Cesarek (CO) 3
  Noble Milton (CO) 3
20. Mike Jones (MO) 2
  Lance Rentzel (OK) 2
  Gus Otto (MO) 2
  Carl Reese (MO) 2
  Doug Dusenbury (KSST) 2
  Sid Micek (KS) 2
  Monroe Phelps (MO) 2
  Bill Symons (CO) 2
  Ken Boston (MO) 2
  Tommy Pannell (OK) 2
  Bruce Smith* (NE) 2
  Ken Bunte (IAST) 2
  Ron Oelschlager (KS) 2
  Dave Hoover (IAST) 2