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1963 Illinois Fighting Illini Stats

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Record: 8-1-1, .850 W-L% (6th of 120) ▪ Rank: 3rd in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 5-1-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Pete Elliott (8-1-1)

PS/G: 17.0 (46th of 120) ▪ PA/G: 9.6 (16th of 120)
SRS: 18.43 (5th of 120) ▪ SOS: 10.43 (14th of 120)

Bowl Game: Won Rose Bowl 17-7 versus Washington

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 10 6.4 15.0 42.7 76.1 0.3 52.1 202.3 3.9
Defense 10 9.9 23.4 42.3 113.9 37.9 102.5 2.7
Difference -3.5 -8.4 +0.4 -37.8 +0.3 +14.2 +99.8 +1.2 0.0

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Mike Taliaferro 35 87 40.2 450 5.2 1.0 2 9 70.6
2 Fred Custardo 28 60 46.7 279 4.7 3.2 0 2 79.1

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Jim Grabowski 141 616 4.4 7 3 21 7.0 0 144 637 4.4 7
2 Sam Price 98 381 3.9 3 10 98 9.8 0 108 479 4.4 3
3 Al Wheatland 90 304 3.4 2 1 0 0.0 0 91 304 3.3 2
4 Fred Custardo 47 245 5.2 1 47 245 5.2 1
5 Mike Taliaferro 47 169 3.6 0 47 169 3.6 0
6 Jim Warren 45 124 2.8 3 10 121 12.1 0 55 245 4.5 3
7 Wayne Paulson 15 43 2.9 0 15 43 2.9 0
8 Ron Fearn 13 51 3.9 0 6 91 15.2 0 19 142 7.5 0
9 Mike Dundy 11 21 1.9 0 11 21 1.9 0
10 Ron Acks 8 47 5.9 1 8 47 5.9 1
11 Gregg Schumacher 9 133 14.8 0 9 133 14.8 0
12 Bill Pasko 9 131 14.6 0 9 131 14.6 0
13 Dave Mueller 7 97 13.9 0 7 97 13.9 0
14 Mike Summers 2 9 4.5 0 2 9 4.5 0