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1963 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1963 record5–4 (4–3 Big Ten)
Head coachJack Mollenkopf (8th season)
MVPRon DiGravio
Home stadiumRoss–Ade 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 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1963 Big Ten Conference football season. In their eighth season under head coach Jack Mollenkopf, the Boilermakers compiled a 5–4 record, finished in fourth place in the Big Ten Conference with a 4–3 record against conference opponents, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 149 to 119.[1][2]

Notable players from the 1963 Purdue football team included quarterback Ron DiGravio and end Bob Hadrick.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 28at Miami (FL)*L 0–3
October 5Notre Dame*W 7–6
October 12at No. 5 WisconsinL 20–38
October 19at MichiganW 23–12
October 26Iowa
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 14–0
November 2at No. 2 IllinoisL 21–41
November 9No. 9 Michigan State
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 0–23
November 16Minnesota
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 13–11
November 30at IndianaW 21–15
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game


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