1963 Ohio State Buckeyes football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1963 record5-3-1 (4-1-1 Big Ten)
Head coachWoody Hayes
MVPMatt Snell
CaptainOrmonde Ricketts
CaptainMatt Snell
Home stadiumOhio Stadium
Seasons
← 1962
1964 →
1963 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3/4 Illinois 5 1 1     8 1 1
#10/10 Michigan State 4 1 1     6 2 1
Ohio State 4 1 1     5 3 1
Purdue 4 3 0     5 4 0
Northwestern 3 4 0     5 4 0
Wisconsin 3 4 0     5 4 0
Michigan 2 3 2     3 4 2
Iowa 2 3 1     3 3 2
Minnesota 2 5 0     3 6 0
Indiana 1 5 0     3 6 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1963 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the 1963 college football season. The Buckeyes compiled a 5–3–1 record.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 28* Texas A&M Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 17-0   81,241
October 5 at Indiana Seventeenth Street Football StadiumBloomington, IN W 21-0   43,000
October 12 Illinois #8 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH T 20-20   84,712
October 19* at USC #4 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 3-32   61,883
October 26 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 13-10   65,319
November 2 Iowa #9 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 7-3   83,163
November 9* Penn State #10 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 7-10   83,519
November 16 Northwestern Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 8-17   83,988
November 30 at Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI W 14-10   36,424
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Coaching staff[edit | edit source]

[1]

1964 Pro draftees[edit | edit source]

Player Draft Round Pick Position NFL Club
Matt Snell AFL 1 3 Running Back New York Jets
Matt Snell NFL 4 49 Running Back New York Giants
Paul Warfield NFL 1 11 Wide Receiver Cleveland Browns
Paul Warfield AFL 4 28 Wide Receiver Buffalo Bills
Dick Van Raaphorst NFL 10 138 Kicker Cleveland Browns
Tom Jenkins NFL 14 191 Guard Pittsburgh Steelers

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Ohio State Football Record Book. OhioStateBuckeyes.com. Retrieved 2011-10-27.
Win/Loss statistics
Draft data
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