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1963 California Golden Bears football
ConferenceAthletic Association of Western Universities
1963 record4–5–1 (1–3 AAWU)
Head coachMarv Levy (4th season)
Home stadiumCalifornia Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1962
1964 →
1963 AAWU football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Washington 4 1 0     6 5 0
USC 3 1 0     7 3 0
UCLA 2 2 0     2 8 0
Washington State 1 1 0     3 6 1
California 1 3 0     4 5 1
Stanford 1 4 0     3 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1963 California Golden Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Berkeley in the Athletic Association of Western Universities (AAWU) during the 1963 college football season. In its fourth year under head coach Marv Levy, the team compiled a 4–5–1 record (1–3 against AAWU opponents), finished in fifth place in the AAWU, and was outscored by its opponents by a combined total of 213 to 195.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Craig Morton with 1,475 passing yards, Tom Blanchfield with 387 rushing yards, and Jack Schraub with 467 receiving yards.[3] Morton was later inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 21Iowa State*W 15–831,500[4]
September 28at Illinois*L 0–1042,357[5]
October 5at No. 9 Pittsburgh*L 15–3522,091[6]
October 12Duke*
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
T 22–2236,000[7]
October 19San Jose State*
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
W 34–1337,000[8]
October 26USC
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 6–3641,000[9]
November 2at UCLAW 25–032,711[10]
November 9Washington
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 26–3937,000[11]
November 16at Utah*W 35–2213,974[12]
November 30at StanfordL 17–2882,000[13]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
[14]

RosterEdit

1963 California Golden Bears football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB Morton, CraigCraig Morton Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Dick Stanfel (OL)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1963 California Golden Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/california/1963-schedule.html. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  2. "California 2015 Football Information Guide". Cal Golden Bears Athletics. p. 164. Archived from the original on October 26, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20161026170757/https://admin.xosn.com/attachments1/423534.pdf. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  3. "1963 California Golden Bears Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/california/1963.html. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  4. "California vs Iowa State Summary of Football Game Statistics". NCAA. http://web1.ncaa.org/footballStatsArchive/FootballStats.pdf?id=6021237.0. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  5. "Illinois vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics". NCAA. http://web1.ncaa.org/footballStatsArchive/FootballStats.pdf?id=6021242.0. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  6. "Pittsburgh vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics". NCAA. http://web1.ncaa.org/footballStatsArchive/FootballStats.pdf?id=6021243.0. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  7. "California vs Duke Summary of Football Game Statistics". NCAA. http://web1.ncaa.org/footballStatsArchive/FootballStats.pdf?id=6021236.0. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  8. "California vs San Jose State Summary of Football Game Statistics". NCAA. http://web1.ncaa.org/footballStatsArchive/FootballStats.pdf?id=6021238.0. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  9. "California vs USC Summary of Football Game Statistics". NCAA. http://web1.ncaa.org/footballStatsArchive/FootballStats.pdf?id=6021239.0. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  10. "UCLA vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics". NCAA. http://web1.ncaa.org/footballStatsArchive/FootballStats.pdf?id=6021241.0. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  11. "California vs Washington Summary of Football Game Statistics". NCAA. http://web1.ncaa.org/footballStatsArchive/FootballStats.pdf?id=6021240.0. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  12. "Utah vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics". NCAA. http://web1.ncaa.org/footballStatsArchive/FootballStats.pdf?id=6021245.0. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  13. "Stanford vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics". NCAA. http://web1.ncaa.org/footballStatsArchive/FootballStats.pdf?id=6021244.0. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  14. 2015 Football Information Guide. Cal Athletics. 2015. p. 164. Archived from the original on 2016-10-26. https://web.archive.org/web/20161026170757/https://admin.xosn.com/attachments1/423534.pdf.


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