1963 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team

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1963 Minnesota Golden Gophers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1963 record 3-6 (2-5 Big Ten)
Head coach Murray Warmath (10th year)
MVP Carl Eller
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1962 1964 »
1963 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Illinois $ 5 1 1     8 1 1
#10 Michigan State 4 1 1     6 2 1
Ohio State 4 1 1     5 3 1
Purdue 4 3 0     5 4 0
Northwestern 3 4 0     5 4 0
Wisconsin 3 4 0     5 4 0
Michigan 2 3 2     3 4 2
Iowa 2 3 1     3 3 2
Minnesota 2 5 0     3 6 0
Indiana 1 5 0     3 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1963 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the 1963 college football season. In their tenth year under head coach Murray Warmath, the Golden Gophers compiled an 3-6 record and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 117 to 95.[1]

Tackle Carl Eller received the team's Most Valuable Player award and was a consensus first-team All-American. Eller was also named All-Big Ten first team.[2] Center Frank Marchiewski was named All-Big Ten second team. Offensive lineman Milt Sunde was named Academic All-Big Ten.[3]

Total attendance for the season was 286,797, which averaged to 57,759. The season high for attendance was against Michigan.[4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
09/28/1963 Nebraska* Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN L 14-7   61,140
10/05/1963 Army* Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN W 24-8   60,264
10/12/1963 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL L 15-8   45,763
10/19/1963 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL L 16-6   61,229
10/26/1963 Michigan Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN W 6-0   62,107
11/02/1963 Indiana Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN L 24-6   51,657
11/09/1963 at Iowa Iowa StadiumIowa City, IA L 27-13   59,300
11/16/1963 at Purdue Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN L 13-11   38,924
11/28/1963 Wisconsin Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN W 14-0   55,271
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minnesota Yearly Results (1960-1964)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 16, 2015. 
  2. ^ Keiser, Jeff (2007), 2007 Media Guide (PDF), p. 180 
  3. ^ Keiser, Jeff (2007), 2007 Media Guide (PDF), pp. 179–182 
  4. ^ Keiser, Jeff (2007), 2007 Media Guide (PDF), p. 160