1963 Utah State Aggies football team

The 1963 Utah State Aggies football team was an American football team that represented Utah State University as an independent during the 1963 college football season. In their first season under head coach Tony Knap, the Aggies compiled an 8–2 record and outscored all opponents by a total of 318 to 99.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Bill Munson with 1,699 passing yards, Larry Campbell with 585 rushing yards, Roger Foulk with 229 receiving yards, and Darrell Steele with 52 points scored.[3][4]

1963 Utah State Aggies football
ConferenceIndependent
1963 record8–2
Head coachTony Knap (1st season)
1963 NCAA University Division independents football records
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
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

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 21at ArizonaW 42–025,000
September 28at WyomingL 14–2118,221[5]
October 5San Jose State
W 20–09,005
October 12New Mexico
  • Romney Stadium
  • Logan, UT
W 47–149,377
October 19at MontanaW 62–63,500
October 26Pacific
  • Romney Stadium
  • Logan, UT
W 40–1411,453
November 2at BYU
W 26–013,343
November 9at Colorado StateFort Collins, COW 36–136,500
November 16at New Mexico State
W 7–68,400[6]
November 23Utah
L 23–2515,520

References

  1. ^ "1963 Utah State Aggies Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Retrieved October 16, 2018.
  2. ^ "2018 Utah State Football Media Guide" (PDF). Utah State University. 2018. pp. 190, 195.
  3. ^ "1963 Utah State Aggies Stats". SR/College Football. Retrieved October 16, 2018.
  4. ^ 2018 Media Guide, pp. 154-155.
  5. ^ Bill Herald (September 29, 1963). "Wyoming Takes Home Opener! Big Laramie 'Band Day' Crowd Sees Explosive 21 to 14 Victory". Casper Star-Tribune. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ https://www.newspapers.com/image/156700301/?terms=utah
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