1963 Air Force Falcons football
Air Force Falcons logo 1963-1994.png
ConferenceIndependent
Record7–4
Head coach
CaptainTerry Isaacson, Todd Jagerson
Home stadiumFalcon Stadium
Seasons
← 1962
1964 →
1963 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Memphis State     9 0 1
No. 4 Pittsburgh     9 1 0
No. 2 Navy     9 2 0
Syracuse     8 2 0
Utah State     8 2 0
Oregon     8 3 0
Penn State     7 3 0
Army     7 3 0
Air Force     7 4 0
Boston College     6 3 0
Buffalo     5 3 1
Southern Miss     5 3 1
Idaho     5 4 0
Villanova     5 4 0
Oregon State     5 5 0
San Jose State     5 5 0
Xavier     5 4 1
West Texas State     4 4 1
Florida State     4 5 1
Colgate     3 4 1
New Mexico State     3 6 1
Colorado State     3 7 0
Miami (FL)     3 7 0
Texas Western     3 7 0
Detroit     2 6 1
Holy Cross     2 6 1
Notre Dame     2 7 0
Pacific (CA)     2 8 0
Houston     2 8 0
Boston University     1 6 1
Dayton     1 7 2
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1963 Air Force Falcons football team represented the United States Air Force Academy as an independent during the 1963 NCAA University Division football season. Led by sixth-year head coach Ben Martin, the Falcons compiled a record of 7–4. Air Force played in its second bowl game, the Gator Bowl, where they were shut out, 35–0, by North Carolina.[1] The Falcons played their home games at Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 21No. 10 WashingtonW 10–723,542
September 28Colorado State
  • Falcon Stadium
  • Colorado Springs, CO (rivalry)
W 69–0
October 5at SMUL 0–1030,000
October 12at NebraskaW 17–1338,000
October 19at MarylandL 14–2131,000
October 25Boston College
  • Falcon Stadium
  • Colorado Springs, CO
W 34–730,114
November 2vs. ArmyL 10–1476,660
November 9UCLA
  • Falcon Stadium
  • Colorado Springs, CO
W 48–2131,937
November 16at New MexicoW 30–829,004
December 7Colorado
  • Falcon Stadium
  • Colorado Springs, CO
W 17–1426,016
December 28vs. North CarolinaL 0–3550,018
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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Personnel

1963 Air Force Falcons football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
HB 27 Dick Czarnota
E Fritz Greenlee So
QB 17 Terry Isaacson Sr
C Joe Rodwell Sr
  Paul Wargo
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
PK Bart Holiday
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured
    Injured
  • Redshirt
    Redshirt

Awards and honors

Joe Rodwell

References

  1. ^ "Tar Heels roar past Air Force". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. December 29, 1963. p. 1, sports.
  2. ^ "1963 Air Force Falcons Schedule and Results". Sports-Reference. Retrieved December 7, 2017.