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1963 Receiving Stats

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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

  • Players sorted by Yds/Rec (minimum 1.875 Rec/G).
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91 Players

Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Paul Krause Iowa Big Ten 19 442 23.3 6 4 43 10.8 23 485 21.1 6
2 Walt Roberts San Jose State Ind 23 477 20.7 5 49 180 3.7 0 72 657 9.1 5
3 Rich Schwab Oregon Ind 22 455 20.7 5 22 455 20.7 5
4 Paul Flowers George Washington Southern 22 452 20.5 4 22 452 20.5 4
5 Jim Whalen Boston College Ind 26 523 20.1 2 26 523 20.1 2
6 Gary Crum Northwestern Big Ten 22 417 19.0 1 22 417 19.0 1
7 Fred Smith New Mexico State Ind 28 511 18.3 7 6 -6 -1.0 0 34 505 14.9 7
8 Scott Creelman Dartmouth Ivy 24 435 18.1 3 24 435 18.1 3
9 Cloyd Webb Iowa Big Ten 24 424 17.7 4 3 -6 -2.0 27 418 15.5 4
10 Kurt Altenberg UCLA AAWU 24 419 17.5 1 24 419 17.5 1
11 Dick Imwalle Oregon Ind 23 401 17.4 3 23 401 17.4 3
12 Jimmy Jones Wisconsin Big Ten 22 379 17.2 3 22 379 17.2 3
13 Darrell Cox Kentucky SEC 20 333 16.7 2 58 293 5.1 1 78 626 8.0 3
14 Joe Bush Virginia Military Institute Southern 20 333 16.7 1 20 333 16.7 1
15 Hal Bedsole Southern California AAWU 22 365 16.6 3 22 365 16.6 3
16 Jimmy Dill Alabama SEC 19 316 16.6 3 19 316 16.6 3
17 Vern Burke Oregon State Ind 48 792 16.5 9 48 792 16.5 9
18 Hoyt Sparks Miami (FL) Ind 27 435 16.1 1 27 435 16.1 1
19 Herman Harrison Arizona State WAC 23 371 16.1 4 23 371 16.1 4
20 Chuck Logan Northwestern Big Ten 22 352 16.0 1 22 352 16.0 1
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Jim Curry Cincinnati MVC 39 621 15.9 3 39 621 15.9 3
22 Tom Delaney Wyoming WAC 19 301 15.8 3 19 301 15.8 3
23 David Parks Texas Tech SWC 32 499 15.6 4 32 499 15.6 4
24 Jack Schraub California AAWU 30 467 15.6 5 30 467 15.6 5
25 Pat Hodgson Georgia SEC 24 375 15.6 2 24 375 15.6 2
26 Bob Long Wichita State MVC 42 653 15.5 9 42 653 15.5 9
27 Jim Gravel Holy Cross Ind 19 290 15.3 2 38 134 3.5 0 57 424 7.4 2
28 Ken Hodge Baylor SWC 19 287 15.1 0 19 287 15.1 0
29 Charlie Weaver William & Mary Southern 33 495 15.0 3 78 303 3.9 2 111 798 7.2 5
30 Roy Jefferson Utah WAC 29 435 15.0 4 1 -6 -6.0 0 30 429 14.3 4
31 Ed Weisacosky Miami (FL) Ind 20 299 15.0 1 20 299 15.0 1
32 Fred Biletnikoff Florida State Ind 24 358 14.9 4 24 358 14.9 4
33 Kenny Stoudt Richmond Southern 20 295 14.8 3 65 373 5.7 1 85 668 7.9 4
34 Rick Reichardt Wisconsin Big Ten 26 383 14.7 1 20 87 4.4 0 46 470 10.2 1
35 Charlie Mudd Louisville MVC 25 367 14.7 4 30 93 3.1 0 55 460 8.4 4
36 Jim Kelly Notre Dame Ind 18 264 14.7 2 18 264 14.7 2
37 Bill Malinchak Indiana Big Ten 25 353 14.1 2 25 353 14.1 2
38 Dick Limerick Iowa State Big 8 24 339 14.1 4 32 104 3.3 56 443 7.9 4
39 Mel Profit UCLA AAWU 28 393 14.0 1 28 393 14.0 1
40 John Simmons Tulsa MVC 39 543 13.9 3 39 543 13.9 3
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
41 Byron Nelson UCLA AAWU 21 291 13.9 5 37 114 3.1 0 58 405 7.0 5
42 Jerry Richardson West Texas A&M Ind 18 246 13.7 2 52 187 3.6 3 70 433 6.2 5
43 Jim Morel Purdue Big Ten 17 233 13.7 2 27 93 3.4 0 44 326 7.4 2
44 Jim Cure Marshall MAC 40 543 13.6 2 40 543 13.6 2
45 James Ingram Baylor SWC 40 537 13.4 4 40 537 13.4 4
46 Bob Hadrick Purdue Big Ten 29 388 13.4 2 29 388 13.4 2
47 Jim Evans Texas-El Paso Ind 36 480 13.3 2 36 480 13.3 2
48 Jeff Jordan Tulsa MVC 34 451 13.3 3 12 112 9.3 1 46 563 12.2 4
49 Willie Brown Southern California AAWU 34 448 13.2 3 80 387 4.8 4 114 835 7.3 7
50 Jim Marcellino Holy Cross Ind 21 277 13.2 1 105 406 3.9 1 126 683 5.4 2
51 Gerry Shaw Washington State AAWU 32 409 12.8 1 32 409 12.8 1
52 Bill Corley William & Mary Southern 26 334 12.8 2 26 334 12.8 2
53 Jack Jacobson Oklahoma State Big 8 22 282 12.8 0 22 282 12.8 0
54 Ed Orr* Navy Ind 34 433 12.7 1 1 -10 -10.0 0 35 423 12.1 1
55 Dennis Kloke Washington State AAWU 19 242 12.7 2 19 242 12.7 2
56 Bob Donohue Columbia Ivy 26 328 12.6 3 26 328 12.6 3
57 Clem Beard Houston Ind 19 240 12.6 3 19 240 12.6 3
58 Lawrence Elkins Baylor SWC 70 873 12.5 8 2 -3 -1.5 0 72 870 12.1 8
59 Andy Martin Maryland ACC 19 238 12.5 2 19 238 12.5 2
60 Bob Seiple Brown Ivy 29 356 12.3 3 29 356 12.3 3
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
61 Joe Kuzneski Pittsburgh Ind 21 258 12.3 2 21 258 12.3 2
62 Nick Spinelli Miami (FL) Ind 41 501 12.2 4 41 501 12.2 4
63 John Henderson Michigan Big Ten 27 330 12.2 4 27 330 12.2 4
64 Tom Hillary Southern Methodist SWC 25 306 12.2 2 25 306 12.2 2
65 Loren Hawley California AAWU 25 305 12.2 4 25 305 12.2 4
66 Red Dawson Florida State Ind 19 231 12.2 1 19 231 12.2 1
67 Howard Twilley Tulsa MVC 32 386 12.1 3 32 386 12.1 3
68 Paul Warfield Ohio State Big Ten 22 266 12.1 3 62 260 4.2 1 84 526 6.3 4
69 Darryl Hill Maryland ACC 43 516 12.0 7 21 108 5.1 8 64 624 9.8 15
70 Vince Petno Citadel Southern 38 452 11.9 2 38 452 11.9 2
71 John Parry Brown Ivy 39 457 11.7 4 39 457 11.7 4
72 Stan Crisson Duke ACC 48 559 11.6 7 48 559 11.6 7
73 Tanny Phelps Louisville MVC 22 256 11.6 2 22 256 11.6 2
74 John McLean Dartmouth Ivy 20 231 11.6 2 77 313 4.1 4 97 544 5.6 6
75 Billy Martin Georgia Tech SEC 19 221 11.6 2 19 221 11.6 2
76 Joe Scarpati North Carolina State ACC 24 273 11.4 2 49 137 2.8 2 73 410 5.6 4
77 Ralph McFillen Kansas State Big 8 29 328 11.3 3 29 328 11.3 3
78 Mickey Babb Georgia SEC 21 236 11.2 2 21 236 11.2 2
79 Bob Lacey* North Carolina ACC 51 568 11.1 1 51 568 11.1 1
80 Cass Jackson San Jose State Ind 33 361 10.9 1 59 231 3.9 0 92 592 6.4 1
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
81 Dick Anderson Penn State Ind 21 229 10.9 2 21 229 10.9 2
82 Tommy Marvin Virginia Tech Southern 28 303 10.8 1 28 303 10.8 1
83 Pete Emelianchik Richmond Southern 21 221 10.5 4 21 221 10.5 4
84 Steve Heckard Davidson Southern 17 176 10.4 1 17 176 10.4 1
85 Gerry Hug Columbia Ivy 26 268 10.3 1 26 268 10.3 1
86 Fred Yakin George Washington Southern 17 163 9.6 0 17 163 9.6 0
87 Charlie Phillips Tulsa MVC 22 201 9.1 1 40 158 4.0 3 62 359 5.8 4
88 Mickey Bitsko Dayton Ind 19 172 9.1 1 51 176 3.5 1 70 348 5.0 2
89 Paul Strelick Rutgers Ind 27 242 9.0 0 60 218 3.6 1 87 460 5.3 1
90 Harry Haught George Washington Southern 18 138 7.7 1 28 158 5.6 2 46 296 6.4 3
91 Tom Spangenberg Dartmouth Ivy 24 157 6.5 1 117 468 4.0 2 141 625 4.4 3