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1963 Auburn Tigers football
Orange Bowl, L 7–13 vs. Nebraska
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 6
APNo. 5
1963 record9–2 (6–1 SEC)
Head coachRalph Jordan
Home stadiumCliff Hare Stadium
Seasons
← 1962
1964 →
1963 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7/7 Ole Miss 5 0 1     7 1 2
#5/6 Auburn 6 1 0     9 2 0
#8/9 Alabama 6 2 0     9 2 0
#NR/11 Mississippi State 4 1 2     7 2 2
LSU 4 2 0     7 4 0
Georgia Tech 4 3 0     7 3 0
Florida 3 3 1     6 3 1
Tennessee 3 5 0     5 5 0
Georgia 2 4 0     4 5 1
Vanderbilt 0 5 2     1 7 2
Kentucky 0 5 1     3 6 1
Tulane 0 6 1     1 8 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1963 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1963 college football season. It was the Tigers' 72nd overall and 30th season as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The team was led by head coach Ralph "Shug" Jordan, in his 13th year, and played their home games at Cliff Hare Stadium in Auburn, Alabama. They finished with a record of nine wins and two losses (9–2 overall, 6–1 in the SEC) and with a loss against Nebraska in the Orange Bowl.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 21* at Houston Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 21–14  
September 28 at Tennessee Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN W 23–19  
October 5 Kentucky Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, AL W 14–13  
October 12* Chattanooga Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 28–0  
October 19 at #8 Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA W 29–21  
November 2 Florida #5 Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL (Rivalry) W 19–0  
November 9 at Mississippi State #5 Mississippi Veterans Memorial StadiumJackson, MS L 10–13  
November 16 at Georgia #9 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 14–0  
November 23* Florida State #9 Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 21–15  
November 30 vs. #6 Alabama #9 Legion FieldBirmingham, AL (Iron Bowl) W 10–8  
January 1, 1964* vs. #6 Nebraska #5 Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL (Orange Bowl) L 7–13  
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
  • Source: 1963 Auburn football schedule[1][2]

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