1963 Syracuse Orangemen football team

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1963 Syracuse Orangemen football
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches #18
1963 record 8-2
Head coach Ben Schwartzwalder
Home stadium Archbold Stadium
Seasons
« 1962 1964 »

The 1963 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University in the 1963 NCAA University Division college football season. The offense scored 255 points while the defense allowed 101 points. Led by head coach Ben Schwartzwalder, the team won eight games. Despite their 8-2 record, the team did not qualify for a Bowl game.

Regular season[edit]

  • Syracuse played in the final college football game played at Yankee Stadium on Thanksgiving Day. The eighth and final game was played in 1963, with the Orangemen defeating Notre Dame, 14–7. This was a rematch following the teams' controversial 1961 game won by Notre Dame, 17–15.

Schedule[edit]

Game Date Opponent Result Orangemen points Opponents Record
1 Sept. 21 Boston College Win 32 21 1-0
2 Sept. 28 Kansas Loss 0 10 1-1
3 Oct. 5 Holy Cross Win 48 0 2-1
4 Oct. 11 @ UCLA Win 29 7 3-1
5 Oct. 19 Penn State Win 19 0 4-1
6 Oct. 26 Oregon State Win 31 8 5-1
7 Nov. 2 Pittsburgh Loss 27 35 5-2
8 Nov. 9 West Virginia Win 15 13 6-2
9 Nov. 16 Richmond Win 50 0 7-2
10 Nov. 28 Notre Dame Win 14 7 8-2

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1963 Team Players in the NFL[edit]

Player Round Pick Position Club
Jim Majurek 6 78 Tackle Baltimore Colts
Dick Bowman 6 80 Guard St. Louis Cardinals
John Paglio 11 148 Tackle Baltimore Colts
Bob Meehan 13 179 Guard Cleveland Browns
Len Slaby 14 192 Center St. Louis Cardinals
Dave Archer 20 278 Tackle Cleveland Browns

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