1963 Arkansas Razorbacks football team

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1963 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Conference Southwest Conference
1963 record 5–5 (3–4 SWC)
Head coach Frank Broyles (6th year)
Captain Jim Grizzle
Captain Mike Parker
Home stadium Razorback Stadium
War Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1962
1964 →
1963 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Texas $ 7 0 0     11 0 0
Baylor 6 1 0     8 3 0
Rice 4 3 0     6 4 0
Arkansas 3 4 0     5 5 0
TCU 2 4 1     4 5 1
Texas Tech 2 5 0     5 5 0
SMU 2 5 0     4 7 0
Texas A&M 1 5 1     2 7 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1963 Arkansas Razorbacks football team represented the University of Arkansas in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1963 college football season. In their sixth year under head coach Frank Broyles, the Razorbacks compiled a 5–5 record (3–4 against SWC opponents), finished in fourth place in the SWC, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 179 to 96.[1][2]

Ken Hatfield led the nation in punt return yards, gaining 350 on 21 returns. Razorback Ronnie Caveness set a school record in the Texas game with 29 tackles. The NCAA record is 30, set in 2001.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 21, 1963 Oklahoma State* No. 8 War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR W 21–0  
September 28, 1963 Mizzou* No. 8 War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR L 6–7  
October 5, 1963 TCU Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR W 18–3  
October 12, 1963 at Baylor Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX L 10–14  
October 19, 1963 No. 1 Texas War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR L 13–17  
November 26, 1963 Tulsa* Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR W 56–7  
November 2, 1963 Texas A&M War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR W 21–7  
November 9, 1963 at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX L 0–7  
November 16, 1963 at SMU Ownby StadiumDallas, TX L 7–14  
November 23, 1963 Texas Tech* Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR W 27–20  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arkansas Yearly Results (1960-1964)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 3, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1963 Arkansas Razorbacks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 3, 2015. 
  3. ^ Arkansas Media Guide. University of Arkansas. Nov. 4, 2006. "Career Leaders-Defense." p. 74.