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1963 Virginia Tech Hokies Roster

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Record: 8-2, .800 W-L% (11th of 120)
Conference: Southern  ▪ Conference Record: 5-0 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jerry Claiborne (8-2)

PS/G: 21.6 (15th of 120) ▪ PA/G: 12.6 (37th of 120)
SRS: 5.27 (51st of 120) ▪ SOS: -3.83 (71st of 120)


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Bob Schweickert* QB 62 Cmp, 116 Att, 687 Yds, 6 TD
Bobby Owens QB 4 Cmp, 6 Att, 61 Yds, 1 TD
Mike Cahill* RB 7 Att, 26 Yds, 3.7 Avg
Sonny Utz* RB 134 Att, 567 Yds, 4.2 Avg
Billy Babb RB 9 Att, 11 Yds, 1.2 Avg
Phil Cary RB 11 Att, 27 Yds, 2.5 Avg
Claude Messamore RB 9 Att, 22 Yds, 2.4 Avg
Darrell Page RB 61 Att, 195 Yds, 3.2 Avg
Tommy Walker RB 43 Att, 128 Yds, 3.0 Avg
Buddy Weihe RB 8 Att, 26 Yds, 3.3 Avg
Ken Whitley RB 13 Att, 35 Yds, 2.7 Avg
Jake Adams* WR 6 Rec, 54 Yds, 9.0 Avg
Tommy Marvin* WR 28 Rec, 303 Yds, 10.8 Avg
Bob Churchill WR 1 Rec, 14 Yds, 14.0 Avg
Billy Edwards WR 5 Rec, 78 Yds, 15.6 Avg
Dick Kelly WR 1 Rec, 38 Yds, 38.0 Avg
John Shipley WR 2 Rec, 10 Yds, 5.0 Avg
Gene Breen* OL
Newt Green* OL
Mike Hvozdovic* OL
Lynn Jones* OL
Burt Rodgers* OL
Tommy Hawkins* DB