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1963 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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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)

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 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
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
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
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. Tom Myers (NWEST) 6
  Hal Brandt (WI) 6
5. Steve Juday (MIST) 5
  Gary Snook (IA) 5
7. Don Unverferth (OHST) 4
8. Bob Chandler (MI) 3
  Bob Timberlake (MI) 3
10. Richie Badar (IN) 2
  Dave Fronek (WI) 2
  Mike Taliaferro* (IL) 2
  Dick Proebstle (MIST) 2
  Bob Sadek (MN) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Tom Myers (NWEST) 15
2. Mike Taliaferro* (IL) 9
  Hal Brandt (WI) 9
4. Richie Badar (IN) 8
5. Steve Juday (MIST) 7
6. Bob Sadek (MN) 6
  Don Unverferth (OHST) 6
8. Frank Stavroff (IN) 5
  Gary Snook (IA) 5
  Ron DiGravio (PUR) 5
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. Bob Timberlake (MI) 98
  Bobby Grier (IA) 98
  Sam Price* (IL) 98
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
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
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. Ron DiGravio (PUR) 3
  Mike Reid (MN) 3
  Lou Holland (WI) 3
  Dick Rindfuss (MI) 3
  Jim Warren* (IL) 3
  Hal Brandt (WI) 3
  Sam Price* (IL) 3
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
  Gary Crum (NWEST) 22
  Jimmy Jones (WI) 22
10. Paul Krause (IA) 19
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
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
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. Paul Warfield (OHST) 3
  Jimmy Jones (WI) 3
8. Bill Malinchak (IN) 2
  Bob Hadrick (PUR) 2
  Randy Minniear (PUR) 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
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
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Sherman Lewis (MIST) 9
2. Roger Lopes (MIST) 7
  Lou Holland (WI) 7
  Jim Grabowski* (IL) 7
5. Steve Murphy (NWEST) 6
  Paul Krause (IA) 6
7. Mel Anthony (MI) 5
  Matt Snell (OHST) 5
9. Cloyd Webb (IA) 4
  John Henderson (MI) 4
  Paul Warfield (OHST) 4
  Bob Sadek (MN) 4
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
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
Total Touchdowns
1. Ron DiGravio (PUR) 11
2. Hal Brandt (WI) 9
3. Fred Riddle (IA) 7
  Jim Grabowski* (IL) 7
5. Tom Myers (NWEST) 6
  Roger Lopes (MIST) 6
  Steve Juday (MIST) 6
  Steve Murphy (NWEST) 6
  Bob Sadek (MN) 6
10. Gary Snook (IA) 5
  Don Unverferth (OHST) 5
  Mel Anthony (MI) 5
  Matt Snell (OHST) 5