1963 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1963 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1963 record 5–3–1 (4–1–1 Big Ten)
Head coach Woody Hayes (13th season)
Defensive coordinator Lyal Clark
MVP Matt Snell
Captain Ormonde Ricketts
Captain Matt Snell
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
(Capacity: 81,109)
Seasons
← 1962
1964 →
1963 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Illinois $ 5 1 1     8 1 1
No. 9 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 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the 1963 Big Ten Conference football season. The Buckeyes compiled a 5–3–1 record.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 28 1:30 p.m. Texas A&M* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 17–0   81,241
October 5 1:30 p.m. at Indiana Seventeenth Street Football StadiumBloomington, IN W 21–0   42,296[1]
October 12 1:30 p.m. Illinois No. 8 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH (Illibuck Trophy) T 20–20   84,712
October 19 3:30 p.m. at USC* No. 4 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles L 3–32   61,883
October 26 2:30 p.m. at No. 2 Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 13–10   65,319
November 2 1:30 p.m. Iowa No. 9 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 7–3   83,163
November 9 2:00 p.m. Penn State* No. 10 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH (Rivalry) L 7–10   83,519
November 16 1:30 p.m. Northwestern Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH L 8–17   83,988
November 30 1:30 p.m. at Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI (The Game) W 14–10   36,424
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

Coaching staff[edit]

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Game summaries[edit]

Texas A&M[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Texas A&M 0 0 0 0 0
• Ohio St 7 0 7 3 17

[3]

Indiana[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Ohio St 9 0 0 12 21
Indiana 0 0 0 0 0

[4]

Illinois[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Illinois 7 0 0 13 20
Ohio St 0 3 14 3 20

[5]

USC[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Ohio State 3 0 0 0 3
• USC 2 10 13 7 32

[6]

Wisconsin[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Ohio St 3 3 0 7 13
Wisconsin 3 0 7 0 10

[7]

Iowa[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Iowa 0 0 3 0 3
• Ohio St 0 0 7 0 7
  • Date: November 2
  • Location: Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH
  • Game attendance: 83,163
  • Game weather: Cloudy; 44°F; wind 25–35 WNW

[8]

Penn State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Penn State 0 0 10 0 10
Ohio State 0 7 0 0 7
  • Date: November 9
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 83,519
  • Game weather: Clear, wind SW 3 mph, 59°F

[9]

Northwestern[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Northwestern 0 10 0 7 17
Ohio State 0 0 0 8 8
  • Date: November 16
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 83,988
  • Game weather: Cloudy, 49°F

[10]

Michigan[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Ohio St 0 7 0 7 14
Michigan 3 7 0 0 10

[11]

Draft picks[edit]

Rnd. Pick # NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
1 11 Cleveland Browns Warfield, PaulPaul Warfielddouble-dagger WR Ohio St Big Ten 4th round pick in 1964 AFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills[12]
4 49 New York Giants Snell, MattMatt Snell  FB Ohio St Big Ten 1st round pick in 1964 AFL Draft by the New York Jets[12]
10 138 Cleveland Browns Van Raaphorst, DickDick Van Raaphorst  K Ohio St Big Ten
14 191 Pittsburgh Steelers Jenkins, TomTom Jenkins  G Ohio St Big Ten
Notes

† Pro Bowl Selection
‡ Member of the NFL Hall of Fame

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://grfx.cstv.com/schools/osu/graphics/pdf/m-footbl/1963/1963-2-Indiana.pdf
  2. ^ Ohio State Football Record Book. OhioStateBuckeyes.com. Retrieved 2011-10-27.
  3. ^ [1]. Retrieved 2014-Nov-30.
  4. ^ Ohio State Official Athletic Site - Football - Archives. Retrieved 2015-Feb-03.
  5. ^ Ohio State Official Athletic Site - Football - Archives. Retrieved 2015-Feb-03.
  6. ^ http://grfx.cstv.com/schools/osu/graphics/pdf/m-footbl/1963/1963-4-SouthernCalifornia.pdf
  7. ^ Ohio State Official Athletic Site - Football - Archives. Retrieved 2015-Feb-03.
  8. ^ Ohio State Official Athletic Site - Football - Archives. Retrieved 2015-Feb-03.
  9. ^ http://grfx.cstv.com/schools/osu/graphics/pdf/m-footbl/1963/1963-7-PennState.pdf
  10. ^ http://grfx.cstv.com/schools/osu/graphics/pdf/m-footbl/1963/1963-8-Northwestern.pdf
  11. ^ [2]. Retrieved 2014-Nov-30.
  12. ^ a b Boyles, Bob; Guido, Paul (2005). Fifty Years of College Football : A Modern History of America's Most Colorful Sport. Wilmington, Del.: Sideline Communications, Inc. p. 130. ISBN 097556840X. 
Win/Loss statistics
Draft data