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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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89 Players

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