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National Champion: Texas (AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Roger Staubach (Navy)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Darrell Royal (Texas)

AP Preseason #1: Southern California ▪ AP Final #1: Texas

AP Polls

Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
1 Preseason 1 Southern California NA AAWU
1 Preseason 2 Mississippi NA SEC
1 Preseason 3 Alabama NA SEC
1 Preseason 4 Oklahoma NA Big 8
1 Preseason 5 Texas NA SWC
1 Preseason 6 Northwestern NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 7 Wisconsin NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 8 Arkansas NA SWC
1 Preseason 9 Navy NA Ind
1 Preseason 10 Ohio State NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 10 Washington NA AAWU
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
2 1963-09-23 1 Southern California (1-0-0) 1 NC AAWU
2 1963-09-23 2 Alabama (1-0-0) 3 Up 1 SEC
2 1963-09-23 3 Oklahoma (1-0-0) 4 Up 1 Big 8
2 1963-09-23 4 Texas (1-0-0) 5 Up 1 SWC
2 1963-09-23 5 Navy (1-0-0) 9 Up 4 Ind
2 1963-09-23 6 Wisconsin (1-0-0) 7 Up 1 Big Ten
2 1963-09-23 7 Northwestern (1-0-0) 6 Down 1 Big Ten
2 1963-09-23 8 Arkansas (1-0-0) 8 NC SWC
2 1963-09-23 9 Georgia Tech (1-0-0) Up  SEC
2 1963-09-23 10 Pittsburgh (1-0-0) Up  Ind
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
3 1963-09-30 1 Oklahoma (2-0-0) 3 Up 2 Big 8
3 1963-09-30 2 Alabama (2-0-0) 2 NC SEC
3 1963-09-30 3 Texas (2-0-0) 4 Up 1 SWC
3 1963-09-30 4 Wisconsin (2-0-0) 6 Up 2 Big Ten
3 1963-09-30 4 Northwestern (2-0-0) 7 Up 3 Big Ten
3 1963-09-30 6 Navy (2-0-0) 5 Down 1 Ind
3 1963-09-30 7 Georgia Tech (2-0-0) 9 Up 2 SEC
3 1963-09-30 8 Southern California (1-1-0) 1 Down 7 AAWU
3 1963-09-30 9 Pittsburgh (2-0-0) 10 Up 1 Ind
3 1963-09-30 10 Mississippi (1-0-1) Up  SEC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
4 1963-10-07 1 Oklahoma (2-0-0) 1 NC Big 8
4 1963-10-07 2 Texas (3-0-0) 3 Up 1 SWC
4 1963-10-07 3 Alabama (3-0-0) 2 Down 1 SEC
4 1963-10-07 4 Navy (3-0-0) 6 Up 2 Ind
4 1963-10-07 5 Wisconsin (2-0-0) 4 Down 1 Big Ten
4 1963-10-07 6 Pittsburgh (3-0-0) 9 Up 3 Ind
4 1963-10-07 7 Southern California (2-1-0) 8 Up 1 AAWU
4 1963-10-07 8 Ohio State (2-0-0) Up  Big Ten
4 1963-10-07 9 Penn State (3-0-0) Up  Ind
4 1963-10-07 10 Mississippi (2-0-1) 10 NC SEC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
5 1963-10-14 1 Texas (4-0-0) 2 Up 1 SWC
5 1963-10-14 2 Wisconsin (3-0-0) 5 Up 3 Big Ten
5 1963-10-14 3 Pittsburgh (3-0-0) 6 Up 3 Ind
5 1963-10-14 4 Ohio State (2-0-1) 8 Up 4 Big Ten
5 1963-10-14 5 Mississippi (2-0-1) 10 Up 5 SEC
5 1963-10-14 6 Oklahoma (2-1-0) 1 Down 5 Big 8
5 1963-10-14 7 Illinois (2-0-1) Up  Big Ten
5 1963-10-14 8 Georgia Tech (3-1-0) Up  SEC
5 1963-10-14 9 Alabama (3-1-0) 3 Down 6 SEC
5 1963-10-14 10 Northwestern (3-1-0) Up  Big Ten
5 1963-10-14 10 Navy (3-1-0) 4 Down 6 Ind
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
6 1963-10-21 1 Texas (5-0-0) 1 NC SWC
6 1963-10-21 2 Wisconsin (4-0-0) 2 NC Big Ten
6 1963-10-21 3 Pittsburgh (4-0-0) 3 NC Ind
6 1963-10-21 4 Illinois (3-0-1) 7 Up 3 Big Ten
6 1963-10-21 5 Mississippi (3-0-1) 5 NC SEC
6 1963-10-21 6 Alabama (4-1-0) 9 Up 3 SEC
6 1963-10-21 7 Oklahoma (3-1-0) 6 Down 1 Big 8
6 1963-10-21 8 Auburn (5-0-0) Up  SEC
6 1963-10-21 9 Northwestern (4-1-0) 10 Up 1 Big Ten
6 1963-10-21 10 Navy (4-1-0) 10 NC Ind
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
7 1963-10-28 1 Texas (6-0-0) 1 NC SWC
7 1963-10-28 2 Illinois (4-0-1) 4 Up 2 Big Ten
7 1963-10-28 3 Mississippi (4-0-1) 5 Up 2 SEC
7 1963-10-28 4 Navy (5-1-0) 10 Up 6 Ind
7 1963-10-28 5 Auburn (5-0-0) 8 Up 3 SEC
7 1963-10-28 6 Oklahoma (4-1-0) 7 Up 1 Big 8
7 1963-10-28 7 Alabama (5-1-0) 6 Down 1 SEC
7 1963-10-28 8 Wisconsin (4-1-0) 2 Down 6 Big Ten
7 1963-10-28 9 Ohio State (3-1-1) Up  Big Ten
7 1963-10-28 10 Pittsburgh (4-1-0) 3 Down 7 Ind
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
8 1963-11-04 1 Texas (7-0-0) 1 NC SWC
8 1963-11-04 2 Illinois (5-0-1) 2 NC Big Ten
8 1963-11-04 3 Mississippi (5-0-1) 3 NC SEC
8 1963-11-04 4 Navy (6-1-0) 4 NC Ind
8 1963-11-04 5 Auburn (6-0-0) 5 NC SEC
8 1963-11-04 6 Oklahoma (5-1-0) 6 NC Big 8
8 1963-11-04 7 Alabama (6-1-0) 7 NC SEC
8 1963-11-04 8 Pittsburgh (5-1-0) 10 Up 2 Ind
8 1963-11-04 9 Michigan State (4-1-1) Up  Big Ten
8 1963-11-04 10 Ohio State (4-1-1) 9 Down 1 Big Ten
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
9 1963-11-11 1 Texas (8-0-0) 1 NC SWC
9 1963-11-11 2 Navy (7-1-0) 4 Up 2 Ind
9 1963-11-11 3 Mississippi (6-0-1) 3 NC SEC
9 1963-11-11 4 Michigan State (5-1-1) 9 Up 5 Big Ten
9 1963-11-11 5 Oklahoma (6-1-0) 6 Up 1 Big 8
9 1963-11-11 6 Pittsburgh (6-1-0) 8 Up 2 Ind
9 1963-11-11 7 Alabama (6-1-0) 7 NC SEC
9 1963-11-11 8 Illinois (5-1-1) 2 Down 6 Big Ten
9 1963-11-11 9 Auburn (6-1-0) 5 Down 4 SEC
9 1963-11-11 10 Nebraska (7-1-0) Up  Big 8
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
10 1963-11-18 1 Texas (9-0-0) 1 NC SWC
10 1963-11-18 2 Navy (8-1-0) 2 NC Ind
10 1963-11-18 3 Mississippi (7-0-1) 3 NC SEC
10 1963-11-18 4 Michigan State (6-1-1) 4 NC Big Ten
10 1963-11-18 5 Pittsburgh (7-1-0) 6 Up 1 Ind
10 1963-11-18 6 Oklahoma (7-1-0) 5 Down 1 Big 8
10 1963-11-18 7 Alabama (7-1-0) 7 NC SEC
10 1963-11-18 8 Illinois (6-1-1) 8 NC Big Ten
10 1963-11-18 9 Auburn (7-1-0) 9 NC SEC
10 1963-11-18 10 Nebraska (8-1-0) 10 NC Big 8
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
11 1963-11-25 1 Texas (9-0-0) 1 NC SWC
11 1963-11-25 2 Navy (8-1-0) 2 NC Ind
11 1963-11-25 3 Mississippi (7-0-1) 3 NC SEC
11 1963-11-25 4 Michigan State (6-1-1) 4 NC Big Ten
11 1963-11-25 5 Pittsburgh (7-1-0) 5 NC Ind
11 1963-11-25 6 Alabama (7-1-0) 7 Up 1 SEC
11 1963-11-25 7 Nebraska (9-1-0) 10 Up 3 Big 8
11 1963-11-25 8 Illinois (6-1-1) 8 NC Big Ten
11 1963-11-25 9 Auburn (8-1-0) 9 NC SEC
11 1963-11-25 10 Oklahoma (7-2-0) 6 Down 4 Big 8
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
12 1963-12-02 1 Texas (10-0-0) 1 NC SWC
12 1963-12-02 2 Navy (8-1-0) 2 NC Ind
12 1963-12-02 3 Illinois (7-1-1) 8 Up 5 Big Ten
12 1963-12-02 4 Pittsburgh (8-1-0) 5 Up 1 Ind
12 1963-12-02 5 Auburn (9-1-0) 9 Up 4 SEC
12 1963-12-02 6 Nebraska (9-1-0) 7 Up 1 Big 8
12 1963-12-02 7 Mississippi (7-0-2) 3 Down 4 SEC
12 1963-12-02 8 Oklahoma (8-2-0) 10 Up 2 Big 8
12 1963-12-02 9 Alabama (7-2-0) 6 Down 3 SEC
12 1963-12-02 10 Michigan State (6-2-1) 4 Down 6 Big Ten
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
13 Final 1 Texas 1 NC SWC
13 Final 2 Navy 2 NC Ind
13 Final 3 Illinois 3 NC Big Ten
13 Final 4 Pittsburgh 4 NC Ind
13 Final 5 Auburn 5 NC SEC
13 Final 6 Nebraska 6 NC Big 8
13 Final 7 Mississippi 7 NC SEC
13 Final 8 Alabama 9 Up 1 SEC
13 Final 9 Michigan State 10 Up 1 Big Ten
13 Final 10 Oklahoma 8 Down 2 Big 8