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1963 Big Ten Conference Leaders

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Record: 46-37-7, .550 W-L% (4th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 12.14 (1st of 12) ▪ SOS: 10.73 (1st of 12)

Conference Champion: Illinois

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Northwestern, Ohio State and Wisconsin)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Illinois and Michigan State)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Tom Myers (NWEST) 93
2. Ron DiGravio (PUR) 88
3. Hal Brandt (WI) 86
4. Bob Sadek (MN) 58
5. Richie Badar (IN) 55
6. Don Unverferth (OHST) 48
7. Bob Timberlake (MI) 47
8. Fred Riddle (IA) 40
9. Mike Taliaferro* (IL) 35
10. Gary Snook (IA) 34
11. Steve Juday (MIST) 30
12. Fred Custardo* (IL) 28
13. Dave Fronek (WI) 21
14. Frank Stavroff (IN) 18
15. Bob Chandler (MI) 16
16. Frosty Evashevski (MI) 12
  Frosty Evashevski (MI) 12
18. Gary Hogan (PUR) 11
19. Dick Proebstle (MIST) 9
20. Dave McCormick (MIST) 7

Pass Attempts

1. Hal Brandt (WI) 181
2. Tom Myers (NWEST) 179
3. Ron DiGravio (PUR) 161
4. Bob Sadek (MN) 128
5. Don Unverferth (OHST) 117
6. Bob Timberlake (MI) 98
7. Richie Badar (IN) 94
8. Fred Riddle (IA) 91
9. Gary Snook (IA) 90
10. Mike Taliaferro* (IL) 87
11. Steve Juday (MIST) 68
12. Fred Custardo* (IL) 60
13. Frank Stavroff (IN) 43
14. Dave Fronek (WI) 41
15. Bob Chandler (MI) 33
16. Dick Proebstle (MIST) 26
17. Frosty Evashevski (MI) 23
  Frosty Evashevski (MI) 23
  Dave McCormick (MIST) 23
20. Gary Hogan (PUR) 21

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Ron DiGravio (PUR) 54.7
2. Tom Myers (NWEST) 52.0
3. Hal Brandt (WI) 47.5
4. Bob Sadek (MN) 45.3

Passing Yards

1. Tom Myers (NWEST) 1398
2. Ron DiGravio (PUR) 1108
3. Hal Brandt (WI) 1006
4. Richie Badar (IN) 679
5. Gary Snook (IA) 667
6. Bob Sadek (MN) 647
7. Bob Timberlake (MI) 593
8. Don Unverferth (OHST) 586
9. Steve Juday (MIST) 509
10. Fred Riddle (IA) 501
11. Mike Taliaferro* (IL) 450
12. Dave Fronek (WI) 301
13. Fred Custardo* (IL) 279
14. Bob Chandler (MI) 216
15. Frank Stavroff (IN) 172
16. Frosty Evashevski (MI) 154
  Frosty Evashevski (MI) 154
18. Gary Hogan (PUR) 115
19. Dave McCormick (MIST) 102
20. Dick Proebstle (MIST) 87

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Tom Myers (NWEST) 7.8
2. Ron DiGravio (PUR) 6.9
3. Hal Brandt (WI) 5.6
4. Bob Sadek (MN) 5.1

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Ron DiGravio (PUR) 6.5
2. Tom Myers (NWEST) 4.7
3. Hal Brandt (WI) 4.0
4. Bob Sadek (MN) 3.3

Passing Touchdowns

1. Ron DiGravio (PUR) 8
2. Fred Riddle (IA) 7
3. Hal Brandt (WI) 6
  Tom Myers (NWEST) 6
5. Steve Juday (MIST) 5
  Gary Snook (IA) 5
7. Don Unverferth (OHST) 4
8. Bob Timberlake (MI) 3
  Bob Chandler (MI) 3
10. Bob Sadek (MN) 2
  Richie Badar (IN) 2
  Dave Fronek (WI) 2
  Mike Taliaferro* (IL) 2
  Dick Proebstle (MIST) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Tom Myers (NWEST) 15
2. Hal Brandt (WI) 9
  Mike Taliaferro* (IL) 9
4. Richie Badar (IN) 8
5. Steve Juday (MIST) 7
6. Don Unverferth (OHST) 6
  Bob Sadek (MN) 6
8. Frank Stavroff (IN) 5
  Gary Snook (IA) 5
  Ron DiGravio (PUR) 5
11. Fred Riddle (IA) 4
  Bob Timberlake (MI) 4
  Dave McCormick (MIST) 4
14. Frosty Evashevski (MI) 3
  Nicholas Yonclas (OHST) 3
  Frosty Evashevski (MI) 3
  Dave Fronek (WI) 3
18. John Fenske (WI) 2
  Doug Holcomb (PUR) 2
  Fred Custardo* (IL) 2
  Dick Proebstle (MIST) 2
  Bob Chandler (MI) 2

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Ron DiGravio (PUR) 122.7
2. Tom Myers (NWEST) 111.9
3. Hal Brandt (WI) 95.2
4. Bob Sadek (MN) 83.6

Rush Attempts

1. Tom Nowatzke (IN) 160
2. Jim Grabowski* (IL) 141
3. Roger Lopes (MIST) 138
4. Matt Snell (OHST) 134
5. Willie Stinson (NWEST) 115
6. Mel Anthony (MI) 103
7. Mike Reid (MN) 102
8. Sam Price* (IL) 98
  Bob Timberlake (MI) 98
  Bobby Grier (IA) 98
11. Sherman Lewis (MIST) 90
  Al Wheatland* (IL) 90
13. Lou Holland (WI) 88
14. Ron DiGravio (PUR) 85
15. Ralph Kurek (WI) 84
16. Lonnie Rogers (IA) 83
17. Carl Silvestri (WI) 72
18. Gene Donaldson (PUR) 68
19. Dick McCauley (NWEST) 66
20. Dewey Lincoln (MIST) 65

Rushing Yards

1. Tom Nowatzke (IN) 756
2. Jim Grabowski* (IL) 616
3. Roger Lopes (MIST) 601
4. Sherman Lewis (MIST) 577
5. Lou Holland (WI) 511
6. Matt Snell (OHST) 491
7. Bobby Grier (IA) 406
8. Mel Anthony (MI) 394
9. Mike Reid (MN) 392
10. Sam Price* (IL) 381
11. Willie Stinson (NWEST) 368
12. Lonnie Rogers (IA) 356
13. Carl Silvestri (WI) 351
14. Al Wheatland* (IL) 304
15. Dick McCauley (NWEST) 302
16. Tom Barrington (OHST) 264
17. Ralph Kurek (WI) 262
18. Paul Warfield (OHST) 260
19. Steve Murphy (NWEST) 253
20. Jerry Pelletier (MN) 250

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Sherman Lewis (MIST) 6.4
2. Lou Holland (WI) 5.8
3. Carl Silvestri (WI) 4.9
4. Tom Nowatzke (IN) 4.7
5. Dick McCauley (NWEST) 4.6
6. Jim Grabowski* (IL) 4.4
7. Roger Lopes (MIST) 4.4
8. Tom Barrington (OHST) 4.3
9. Lonnie Rogers (IA) 4.3
10. Steve Murphy (NWEST) 4.3
11. Paul Warfield (OHST) 4.2
12. Bobby Grier (IA) 4.1
13. Trent Walters (IN) 3.9
14. John Kuzniewski (PUR) 3.9
15. Sam Price* (IL) 3.9
16. Mike Reid (MN) 3.8
17. Mel Anthony (MI) 3.8
18. Bill Swingle (NWEST) 3.7
19. Matt Snell (OHST) 3.7
20. Dick Rindfuss (MI) 3.6

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Jim Grabowski* (IL) 7
2. Roger Lopes (MIST) 6
  Steve Murphy (NWEST) 6
4. Mel Anthony (MI) 5
  Matt Snell (OHST) 5
6. Sherman Lewis (MIST) 4
  Bob Sadek (MN) 4
8. Hal Brandt (WI) 3
  Jim Warren* (IL) 3
  Sam Price* (IL) 3
  Ron DiGravio (PUR) 3
  Mike Reid (MN) 3
  Lou Holland (WI) 3
  Dick Rindfuss (MI) 3
15. Ralph Kurek (WI) 2
  Willie Stinson (NWEST) 2
  Jerry Pelletier (MN) 2
  Bill Swingle (NWEST) 2
  Gene Donaldson (PUR) 2
  Dick Proebstle (MIST) 2
  Al Wheatland* (IL) 2

Receptions

1. Bob Hadrick (PUR) 29
2. John Henderson (MI) 27
3. Rick Reichardt (WI) 26
4. Bill Malinchak (IN) 25
5. Cloyd Webb (IA) 24
6. Chuck Logan (NWEST) 22
  Paul Warfield (OHST) 22
  Jimmy Jones (WI) 22
  Gary Crum (NWEST) 22
10. Paul Krause (IA) 19
11. Jim Morel (PUR) 17
12. Lou Holland (WI) 14
13. Craig Kirby (MI) 13
14. Ron Smith (WI) 12
  George Burman (NWEST) 12
16. Gordon Teter (PUR) 11
  Sherman Lewis (MIST) 11
18. Jim Warren* (IL) 10
  Sam Price* (IL) 10
  Dick Rindfuss (MI) 10

Receiving Yards

1. Paul Krause (IA) 442
2. Cloyd Webb (IA) 424
3. Gary Crum (NWEST) 417
4. Bob Hadrick (PUR) 388
5. Rick Reichardt (WI) 383
6. Jimmy Jones (WI) 379
7. Bill Malinchak (IN) 353
8. Chuck Logan (NWEST) 352
9. John Henderson (MI) 330
10. Sherman Lewis (MIST) 303
11. Paul Warfield (OHST) 266
12. Jim Morel (PUR) 233
13. George Burman (NWEST) 209
14. Craig Kirby (MI) 166
15. Ron Smith (WI) 141
16. Gregg Schumacher* (IL) 133
17. Bill Pasko* (IL) 131
18. Randy Minniear (PUR) 123
19. Jim Warren* (IL) 121
20. Tom Krzemienski (MIST) 117

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Paul Krause (IA) 23.3
2. Gary Crum (NWEST) 19.0
3. Cloyd Webb (IA) 17.7
4. Jimmy Jones (WI) 17.2
5. Chuck Logan (NWEST) 16.0
6. Rick Reichardt (WI) 14.7
7. Bill Malinchak (IN) 14.1
8. Jim Morel (PUR) 13.7
9. Bob Hadrick (PUR) 13.4
10. John Henderson (MI) 12.2
11. Paul Warfield (OHST) 12.1

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Paul Krause (IA) 6
2. Sherman Lewis (MIST) 5
3. Cloyd Webb (IA) 4
  Lou Holland (WI) 4
  John Henderson (MI) 4
6. Jimmy Jones (WI) 3
  Paul Warfield (OHST) 3
8. Bob Hadrick (PUR) 2
  Randy Minniear (PUR) 2
  Bill Malinchak (IN) 2
  Jim Morel (PUR) 2
  Tony Giacobazzi (IA) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Tom Nowatzke (IN) 167
2. Jim Grabowski* (IL) 144
3. Roger Lopes (MIST) 140
4. Matt Snell (OHST) 134
5. Willie Stinson (NWEST) 123
6. Sam Price* (IL) 108
7. Mike Reid (MN) 107
8. Bobby Grier (IA) 105
9. Mel Anthony (MI) 104
10. Lou Holland (WI) 102
11. Sherman Lewis (MIST) 101
12. Bob Timberlake (MI) 98
13. Al Wheatland* (IL) 91
14. Lonnie Rogers (IA) 89
15. Ralph Kurek (WI) 86
16. Ron DiGravio (PUR) 85
17. Paul Warfield (OHST) 84
18. Carl Silvestri (WI) 77
19. Gene Donaldson (PUR) 71
20. Dewey Lincoln (MIST) 70

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Sherman Lewis (MIST) 880
2. Tom Nowatzke (IN) 837
3. Jim Grabowski* (IL) 637
4. Roger Lopes (MIST) 632
5. Lou Holland (WI) 611
6. Paul Warfield (OHST) 526
7. Matt Snell (OHST) 491
8. Paul Krause (IA) 485
9. Sam Price* (IL) 479
10. Rick Reichardt (WI) 470
11. Bobby Grier (IA) 439
12. Mike Reid (MN) 430
13. Willie Stinson (NWEST) 422
14. Cloyd Webb (IA) 418
15. Gary Crum (NWEST) 417
16. Carl Silvestri (WI) 400
17. Mel Anthony (MI) 398
18. Lonnie Rogers (IA) 394
19. Bob Hadrick (PUR) 388
20. Jimmy Jones (WI) 379

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Sherman Lewis (MIST) 9
2. Roger Lopes (MIST) 7
  Jim Grabowski* (IL) 7
  Lou Holland (WI) 7
5. Paul Krause (IA) 6
  Steve Murphy (NWEST) 6
7. Matt Snell (OHST) 5
  Mel Anthony (MI) 5
9. Bob Sadek (MN) 4
  Cloyd Webb (IA) 4
  John Henderson (MI) 4
  Paul Warfield (OHST) 4
13. Mike Reid (MN) 3
  Ron DiGravio (PUR) 3
  Willie Stinson (NWEST) 3
  Sam Price* (IL) 3
  Jimmy Jones (WI) 3
  Jim Warren* (IL) 3
  Hal Brandt (WI) 3
  Dick Rindfuss (MI) 3

Total Plays

1. Ron DiGravio (PUR) 246
2. Tom Myers (NWEST) 237
3. Hal Brandt (WI) 228
4. Bob Timberlake (MI) 196
5. Bob Sadek (MN) 183
6. Don Unverferth (OHST) 164
7. Tom Nowatzke (IN) 160
8. Richie Badar (IN) 148
9. Jim Grabowski* (IL) 141
10. Roger Lopes (MIST) 138
11. Gary Snook (IA) 134
  Mike Taliaferro* (IL) 134
  Matt Snell (OHST) 134
14. Fred Riddle (IA) 124
15. Willie Stinson (NWEST) 115
16. Steve Juday (MIST) 109
17. Fred Custardo* (IL) 107
18. Mel Anthony (MI) 103
19. Mike Reid (MN) 102
20. Sam Price* (IL) 98
  Bobby Grier (IA) 98

Total Yards

1. Tom Myers (NWEST) 1292
2. Ron DiGravio (PUR) 1154
3. Hal Brandt (WI) 1076
4. Bob Timberlake (MI) 821
5. Richie Badar (IN) 794
6. Tom Nowatzke (IN) 756
7. Gary Snook (IA) 749
8. Don Unverferth (OHST) 626
9. Mike Taliaferro* (IL) 619
10. Jim Grabowski* (IL) 616
11. Bob Sadek (MN) 615
12. Roger Lopes (MIST) 601
13. Sherman Lewis (MIST) 587
14. Lou Holland (WI) 576
15. Fred Custardo* (IL) 524
16. Matt Snell (OHST) 491
17. Steve Juday (MIST) 451
18. Fred Riddle (IA) 437
19. Bobby Grier (IA) 406
20. Mel Anthony (MI) 394

Total Touchdowns

1. Ron DiGravio (PUR) 11
2. Hal Brandt (WI) 9
3. Fred Riddle (IA) 7
  Jim Grabowski* (IL) 7
5. Steve Juday (MIST) 6
  Roger Lopes (MIST) 6
  Tom Myers (NWEST) 6
  Bob Sadek (MN) 6
  Steve Murphy (NWEST) 6
10. Matt Snell (OHST) 5
  Gary Snook (IA) 5
  Don Unverferth (OHST) 5
  Mel Anthony (MI) 5
14. Lou Holland (WI) 4
  Bob Timberlake (MI) 4
  Sherman Lewis (MIST) 4
  Dick Proebstle (MIST) 4
18. Jim Warren* (IL) 3
  Mike Reid (MN) 3
  Sam Price* (IL) 3
  Dick Rindfuss (MI) 3
  Bob Chandler (MI) 3