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1963 Big Eight Conference Year Summary

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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)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Nebraska 10 1 0 .909 7 0 0 1.000 24.8 10.4 15.06 3.43
Oklahoma 8 2 0 .800 6 1 0 .857 23.6 13.7 15.68 6.38
Missouri 7 3 0 .700 5 2 0 .714 15.1 8.6 11.58 4.58
Kansas 5 5 0 .500 3 4 0 .429 20.7 12.2 9.38 4.68
Iowa State 4 5 0 .444 3 4 0 .429 14.3 15.9 2.69 3.57
Colorado 2 8 0 .200 2 5 0 .286 10.0 24.5 -4.10 7.11
Kansas State 2 7 0 .222 1 5 0 .167 10.1 24.7 -8.25 3.53
Oklahoma State 1 8 0 .111 0 6 0 .000 11.9 28.9 -7.02 8.98

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 12/2 Final
Nebraska                 10 10 7 6 6
Oklahoma 4 3 1 1 6 7 6 6 5 6 10 8 10

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1964-01-01 Orange Bowl Nebraska 13 Auburn 7 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)

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
Pass Attempts
1. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 127
  Mike Miller (OKST) 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
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
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. Bobby Page (OK) 2
  Dave Hoover (IAST) 2
  Tommy Pannell (OK) 2
  Frank Cesarek (CO) 2
  Ken Bunte (IAST) 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. Larry Switzer (IAST) 3
  Dennis Claridge* (NE) 3
10. Leon Mavity (CO) 2
  David Whitfield (OKST) 2
  Dave Hoover (IAST) 2
  John Hammond (OK) 2
  Ozzie Clay (IAST) 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
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
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
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Jim Grisham (OK) 8
2. Rudy Johnson* (NE) 7
  Gale Sayers (KS) 7
4. Gary Lane (MO) 6
  Dennis Claridge* (NE) 6
6. Bill Harris (CO) 5
  Norman Smith (OK) 5
  Ken Coleman (KS) 5
  Fred Duda* (NE) 5
10. Wes Baughman (KS) 4
  Bobby Hohn* (NE) 4
  Kent McCloughan* (NE) 4
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. Ron Barlow (KSST) 10
  Jeff Williams (OKST) 10
9. Bill Harris (CO) 9
  Larry Tomlinson* (NE) 9
  Tony Jeter* (NE) 9
  Rick McCurdy (OK) 9
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
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
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
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Jim Grisham (OK) 8
  Gale Sayers (KS) 8
3. Rudy Johnson* (NE) 7
  Bill Harris (CO) 7
5. Dennis Claridge* (NE) 6
  Gary Lane (MO) 6
7. Fred Duda* (NE) 5
  Ken Coleman (KS) 5
  Norman Smith (OK) 5
10. Wes Baughman (KS) 4
  Dick Limerick (IAST) 4
  Kent McCloughan* (NE) 4
  Bobby Hohn* (NE) 4
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
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
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. Bill Harris (CO) 5
  Ken Coleman (KS) 5
  Norman Smith (OK) 5
  Fred Duda* (NE) 5
  Bobby Page (OK) 5