1963 Oklahoma Sooners football team

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1963 Oklahoma Sooners football
Conference Big Eight Conference
Ranking
Coaches #8
AP #9
1963 record 8–2 (6–1 Big 8)
Head coach Bud Wilkinson (17th year)
Home stadium Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 61,836)
Seasons
« 1962 1964 »
1963 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Nebraska 7 0 0     10 1 0
#9 Oklahoma 6 1 0     8 2 0
Missouri 5 2 0     7 3 0
Kansas 3 4 0     5 5 0
Iowa State 3 4 0     4 5 0
Colorado 2 5 0     2 8 0
Kansas State 1 5 0     2 7 0
Oklahoma State 0 6 0     1 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1963 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma during the 1963 college football season. They played their home games at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium and competed as members of the Big Eight Conference. They were coached by head coach Bud Wilkinson, who would retire from coaching after the conclusion of the season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 21 Clemson* #4 Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK W 31–14   62,034
September 28 at #1 USC* #3 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA CBS W 17–12   52,245
October 12 vs. #2 Texas* #1 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) CBS L 7–28   76,004
October 19 Kansas #6 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK W 21–18   61,080
October 26 at Kansas State #7 Memorial StadiumManhattan, KS W 34–9   12,200
November 2 Colorado #6 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK W 35–0   49,402
November 9 Iowa State #6 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK W 24–14   51,688
November 16 at Missouri #5 Memorial StadiumColumbia, MO (Tiger-Sooner Peace Pipe) CBS W 13–3   50,711
November 23 at #10 Nebraska #6 Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE (Rivalry) L 20–29   38,362
November 30 Oklahoma State #10 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK (Bedlam Series) W 34–10   50,678
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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