1963 Oklahoma Sooners football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 8
APNo. 9
Record8–2 (6–1 Big 8)
Head coach
Captains
  • John Garrett
  • Larry Vermillion
Home stadiumOklahoma Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 61,836)
Seasons
← 1962
1964 →
1963 Big Eight Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 6 Nebraska $ 7 0 0 10 1 0
No. 9 Oklahoma 6 1 0 8 2 0
Missouri 5 2 0 7 3 0
Kansas 3 4 0 5 5 0
Iowa State 3 4 0 4 5 0
Colorado 2 5 0 2 8 0
Kansas State 1 5 0 2 7 0
Oklahoma State 0 6 0 1 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1963 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma during the 1963 NCAA University Division football season. They played their home games at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium and competed as members of the Big Eight Conference. They were coached by head coach Bud Wilkinson, who would retire from coaching after the conclusion of the season.

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 21Clemson*No. 4W 31–1462,034
September 28at No. 1 USC*No. 3CBSW 17–1252,245
October 12vs. No. 2 Texas*No. 1CBSL 7–2876,004
October 19KansasNo. 6
  • Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
W 21–1861,080
October 26at Kansas StateNo. 7W 34–912,200
November 2ColoradoNo. 6
  • Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
W 35–049,402
November 9Iowa StateNo. 6
  • Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
W 24–1451,688
November 16at MissouriNo. 5CBSW 13–350,711
November 23at No. 10 NebraskaNo. 6L 20–2938,362
November 30Oklahoma StateNo. 10
W 34–1050,678
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

[1]

Rankings

See also: 1963 NCAA University Division football rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
( ) = First place votes.
Week
PollPre1234567891011Final
AP43 (2)1 (36)1 (40)67665610810

Postseason

NFL draft

The following players were drafted into the National Football League following the season.[2]

Player Position Round Pick Franchise
Joe Don Looney Running back 1 12 New York Giants
Glen Condren Tackle 11 152 New York Giants
John Garrett Linebacker 14 189 Los Angeles Rams

References

  1. ^ "SoonerSports.com". Archived from the original on November 4, 2012. Retrieved October 25, 2012.
  2. ^ "1964 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved November 29, 2020.