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Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1963 Ivy League football standings The 1963 Princeton Tigers football team was an American football team that represented Princeton University during the 1963 NCAA University Division football season. Princeton was co-champion of the Ivy League.

In their seventh year under head coach Dick Colman, the Tigers compiled a 7–2 record and outscored opponents 247 to 83. William E. Guedel was the team captain.[1]

Princeton's 5–2 conference record tied for best in the Ivy League standings and earned a share of the league championship, even though Princeton had lost to the other co-champion, Dartmouth. The Tigers outscored Ivy opponents 181 to 83.[2]

Princeton played its home games at Palmer Stadium on the university campus in Princeton, New Jersey.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 28 Rutgers*
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
W 24–0 40,000 [3]
October 5 at Columbia W 7–6 29,048 [4]
October 12 Penn
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
W 34–0 28,000 [5]
October 19 Colgate*
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 42–0 22,500 [6]
October 26 Cornell
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 51–14 28,000 [7]
November 2 Brown
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 34–13 15,000 [8]
November 9 at Harvard L 7–21 25,000 [9]
November 16 Yale
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
W 27–7 42,000 [10]
November 30 ^ Dartmouth
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
L 21–22 35,000 [11]
  • *Non-conference game
  • ^ Postponed from November 23 after the assassination of John F. Kennedy

References

  1. "Results". Princeton Football Record Book. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University. p. 28. http://www.princetontigersfootball.com/themencode-pdf-viewer-sc/?tnc_pvfw=ZmlsZT1odHRwOi8vd3d3LnByaW5jZXRvbnRpZ2Vyc2Zvb3RiYWxsLmNvbS93cC1jb250ZW50L3VwbG9hZHMvMjAxNy8wMi9QcmluY2V0b25fRm9vdGJhbGxfUmVjb3JkX0Jvb2sucGRmJnNldHRpbmdzPSZsYW5nPWVuLVVT. Retrieved June 20, 2020.
  2. "Year-by-Year History". Ivy League Football Media Guide. Princeton, N.J.: Ivy League. 2017. p. 23. https://ivyleague.com/documents/2017/8/23/3_Year_By_Year_History_2017.pdf?id=2998. Retrieved July 10, 2020.
  3. Adams, Frank S. (September 29, 1963). "Tigers Trounce Rutgers by 24-0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  4. Danzig, Allison (October 6, 1963). "Princeton Downs Columbia, 7-6; Roberts Is Heroic". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  5. Cady, Steve (October 13, 1963). "Princeton Crushes Penn; Tigers on Top, 34-0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  6. Adams, Frank S. (October 20, 1963). "Princeton Routs Colgate, 42 to 0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  7. Adams, Frank S. (October 27, 1963). "Princeton Whips Cornell, 51 to 14". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  8. Adams, Frank S. (November 3, 1963). "Undefeated Princeton Eleven Subdues Brown, 34-13, for Its Sixth Victory". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S3.
  9. Danzig, Allison (November 10, 1963). "Harvard Topples Princeton to First Defeat, 21-7; 2 Drives Succeed". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  10. Danzig, Allison (November 17, 1963). "Princeton Routs Yale, 27-7; MacMillan and Iacavazzi Are Tiger Rushing Stars". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  11. Koppett, Leonard (December 1, 1963). "Dartmouth Tops Princeton and Shares Ivy Title; Tigers Bow, 22-21". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.

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