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1963 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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Record: 46-37-7, .550 W-L% (7th 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)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Illinois 8 1 1 .850 5 1 1 .786 17.0 9.6 18.43 10.43
Michigan State 6 2 1 .722 4 1 1 .750 16.4 7.0 19.76 11.32
Ohio State 5 3 1 .611 4 1 1 .750 12.2 11.3 13.64 11.53
Purdue 5 4 0 .556 4 3 0 .571 13.2 16.6 8.15 10.60
Northwestern 5 4 0 .556 3 4 0 .429 18.0 13.8 13.03 10.69
Wisconsin 5 4 0 .556 3 4 0 .429 16.7 13.8 10.46 8.79
Michigan 3 4 2 .444 2 3 2 .429 14.6 14.1 13.23 13.12
Iowa 3 3 2 .500 2 3 1 .417 15.8 14.0 9.77 8.89
Minnesota 3 6 0 .333 2 5 0 .286 10.6 13.0 8.63 11.51
Indiana 3 6 0 .333 1 5 0 .167 16.8 20.9 6.29 10.40

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
Illinois         7 4 2 2 8 8 8 3 3
Michigan State               9 4 4 4 10 9
Northwestern 6 7 4   10 9              
Ohio State 10     8 4   9 10          
Wisconsin 7 6 4 5 2 2 8            

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1964-01-01 Rose Bowl Illinois 17 Washington 7 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Ron DiGravio (Purdue) 54.7
2. Tom Myers (Northwestern) 52.0
3. Hal Brandt (Wisconsin) 47.5
4. Bob Sadek (Minnesota) 45.3

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Tom Myers (Northwestern) 7.8
2. Ron DiGravio (Purdue) 6.9
3. Hal Brandt (Wisconsin) 5.6
4. Bob Sadek (Minnesota) 5.1

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Ron DiGravio (Purdue) 6.5
2. Tom Myers (Northwestern) 4.7
3. Hal Brandt (Wisconsin) 4.0
4. Bob Sadek (Minnesota) 3.3

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Ron DiGravio (Purdue) 122.7
2. Tom Myers (Northwestern) 111.9
3. Hal Brandt (Wisconsin) 95.2
4. Bob Sadek (Minnesota) 83.6

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Paul Krause (Iowa) 23.3
2. Gary Crum (Northwestern) 19.0
3. Cloyd Webb (Iowa) 17.7
4. Jimmy Jones (Wisconsin) 17.2
5. Chuck Logan (Northwestern) 16.0
6. Rick Reichardt (Wisconsin) 14.7
7. Bill Malinchak (Indiana) 14.1
8. Jim Morel (Purdue) 13.7
9. Bob Hadrick (Purdue) 13.4
10. John Henderson (Michigan) 12.2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Tom Nowatzke (Indiana) 167
2. Jim Grabowski* (Illinois) 144
3. Roger Lopes (Michigan State) 140
4. Matt Snell (Ohio State) 134
5. Willie Stinson (Northwestern) 123
6. Sam Price* (Illinois) 108
7. Mike Reid (Minnesota) 107
8. Bobby Grier (Iowa) 105
9. Mel Anthony (Michigan) 104
10. Lou Holland (Wisconsin) 102