1963 Auburn Tigers football team

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1963 Auburn Tigers football
AuburnTigers.svg
Orange Bowl, L 7–13 vs. Nebraska
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
Coaches #6
AP #5
1963 record 9–2 (6–1 SEC)
Head coach Ralph Jordan
Home stadium Cliff Hare Stadium
Seasons
« 1962 1964 »
1963 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Ole Miss 5 0 1     7 1 2
#5 Auburn 6 1 0     9 2 0
#8 Alabama 6 2 0     9 2 0
Mississippi State 4 1 2     7 2 2
LSU 4 2 0     7 4 0
Georgia Tech 4 3 0     7 3 0
Florida 3 3 1     6 3 1
Tennessee 3 5 0     5 5 0
Georgia 2 4 0     4 5 1
Vanderbilt 0 5 2     1 7 2
Kentucky 0 5 1     3 6 1
Tulane 0 6 1     1 8 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1963 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1963 college football season. It was the Tigers' 72nd overall and 30th season as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The team was led by head coach Ralph "Shug" Jordan, in his 13th year, and played their home games at Cliff Hare Stadium in Auburn, Alabama. They finished with a record of nine wins and two losses (9–2 overall, 6–1 in the SEC).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 21 at Houston* Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 21–14  
September 28 at Tennessee Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN W 23–19  
October 5 Kentucky Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, AL W 14–13  
October 12 Chattanooga* Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 28–0  
October 19 at #8 Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA W 29–21  
November 2 Florida #5 Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL (Rivalry) W 19–0  
November 9 at Mississippi State #5 Mississippi Veterans Memorial StadiumJackson, MS L 10–13  
November 16 at Georgia #9 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 14–0  
November 23 Florida State* #9 Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 21–15  
November 30 vs. #6 Alabama #9 Legion FieldBirmingham, AL (Iron Bowl) W 10–8  
January 1, 1964 vs. #6 Nebraska* #5 Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL (Orange Bowl) L 7–13  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
  • Source: 1963 Auburn football schedule[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009 Auburn Football Media Guide (PDF). Auburn, Alabama: Auburn Media Relations Office. 2009. p. 189. 
  2. ^ "1963–1964 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Retrieved December 18, 2012.