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1963 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
ConferenceIndependent
1963 record2–7
Head coachHugh Devore (1st year of 2nd stint; 2nd overall season)
CaptainBob Lehmann
Home stadiumNotre Dame Stadium
(c. 59,075, grass)
Seasons
← 1962
1964 →
1963 NCAA University Division independents football records
v · d · e 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
[[{{{school}}}|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
Florida State         4 5 1
Texas Western         4 5 0
Colgate         3 4 1
New Mexico State         3 6 1
Rutgers         3 6 0
Colorado State         3 7 0
Louisville         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 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1963 NCAA University Division football season.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 28No. 6 WisconsinL 9–1456,806
October 5at PurdueL 6–751,723
October 12No. 7 USC
W 17–1459,135
October 19UCLA
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN
W 27–1242,948
October 26at StanfordNo. 7L 14–2455,000
November 2No. 4 Navy
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN (rivalry)
L 14–3559,362
November 9No. 8 Pittsburgh
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN (rivalry)
L 7–2741,306
November 16at No. 4 Michigan StateL 7–1270,128
November 28at SyracuseL 7–1456,972
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Source:[1]

PersonnelEdit

1963 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
G Carroll, JimJim Carroll Jr
HB Snow, JackJack Snow Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Team players drafted into the NFLEdit

Player Position Round NFL Club
Jim KellyTE 2 Pittsburgh Steelers
Paul CostaTE 4 Green Bay Packers
Frank BudkaDB 4 Chicago Bears
Jim SnowdenTackle 5 Washington Redskins
George BednarGuard 8 St. Louis Cardinals
Tom MacDonaldBack 13 Washington Redskins
Dave HumenikTackle 17 New York Giants

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ReferencesEdit

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