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1963 Big Eight Conference Year Summary

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Record: 39-39-0, .500 W-L% (3rd 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 Completion Percentage

1. Mike Miller (Oklahoma State) 50.4
2. Larry Corrigan (Kansas State) 45.7

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mike Miller (Oklahoma State) 5.3
2. Larry Corrigan (Kansas State) 5.0

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mike Miller (Oklahoma State) 3.7
2. Larry Corrigan (Kansas State) 2.3

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Mike Miller (Oklahoma State) 89.7
2. Larry Corrigan (Kansas State) 81.2

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Gale Sayers (Kansas) 6.9
2. Bill Harris (Colorado) 6.7
3. Walt Garrison (Oklahoma State) 6.6
4. Rudy Johnson* (Nebraska) 6.3
5. Jim Grisham (Oklahoma) 5.6
6. Willie Ross* (Nebraska) 5.4
7. Ron Barlow (Kansas State) 5.1
8. George Thomas (Oklahoma State) 4.5
9. Carl Reese (Missouri) 4.5
10. Steve Renko (Kansas) 4.3

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Dick Limerick (Iowa State) 14.1
2. Jack Jacobson (Oklahoma State) 12.8
3. Ralph McFillen (Kansas State) 11.3

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Dick Limerick (Iowa State) 4
2. Ralph McFillen (Kansas State) 3
3. Bill Harris (Colorado) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Tom Vaughn (Iowa State) 192
2. Jim Grisham (Oklahoma) 154
3. Gale Sayers (Kansas) 143
4. Noble Milton (Colorado) 121
5. Gary Lane (Missouri) 111
6. Larry Corrigan (Kansas State) 109
7. Bill Symons (Colorado) 98
8. Willie Ross* (Nebraska) 97
9. Wes Baughman (Kansas) 94
10. Ken Coleman (Kansas) 93