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1963 Minnesota Vikings (NFL) 4th place Western Conference 5-8-1 .385
Head Coach: Norm Van Brocklin
Offensive EndsDarrel Brewster
Defensive BacksHarry Gilmer
Offensive BacksTom McCormick
Defensive LineStan West
Offensive LineWalt Yowarsky
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/10/1963NSan Francisco 49ers43-28WPortland, ORMultnomah Stadium20837
Sat8/17/1963ALos Angeles Rams27-3WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum42966
Sun8/25/1963HNew York Giants17-16WBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium29815
Sat8/31/1963APhiladelphia Eagles27-34LHershey, PAHershey Stadium15861
Fri9/6/1963ASt. Louis Cardinals35-0WSt. Louis, MOBusch Stadium30842
Sun9/15/1963ASan Francisco 49ers24-20WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium30781
Sun9/22/1963HChicago Bears7-28LBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium33923
Sun9/29/1963HSan Francisco 49ers45-14WBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium28567
Sun10/6/1963HSt. Louis Cardinals14-56LBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium30220
Sun10/13/1963HGreen Bay Packers28-37LBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium42567
Sun10/20/1963ALos Angeles Rams24-27LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum30555
Sun10/27/1963ADetroit Lions10-28LDetroit, MITiger Stadium44509
Sun11/3/1963HLos Angeles Rams21-13WBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium33567
Sun11/10/1963AGreen Bay Packers7-28LGreen Bay, WICity Stadium42327
Sun11/17/1963HBaltimore Colts34-37LBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium33136
Sun11/24/1963HDetroit Lions34-31WBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium28763
Sun12/1/1963AChicago Bears17-17TChicago, ILWrigley Field47249
Sun12/8/1963ABaltimore Colts10-41LBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium54122
Sun12/15/1963APhiladelphia Eagles34-13WPhiladelphia, PAFranklin Field57403
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
67Grady AldermanLOT6'224225Detroit Mercy1414
63Jim BattleLOG-ROG6'024025Southern Illinois14
61Larry BowieROG6'224724Purdue1414
80Jim BoylanSE6'118524Los Angeles Pierce JC; Washington State3
30Bill BrownFB5'1122525Illinois1413
22Bill ButlerHB5'1018926Tennessee-Chattanooga14
23Lee CallandLCB6'019022Louisville1414
55John CampbellLLB6'322225Minnesota14
81Leon ClarkeFL6'423230Southern California3
14Fred CoxK-P5'1020025Pittsburgh140
62Bob DentonLDE-RDT6'424129Stockton JC; Pacific14
76Paul DicksonRDT6'525226Baylor1414
25Terry DillonRS6'019322Montana7
35Bob FergusonFB5'1122024Ohio State2
85Paul FlatleySE-FL6'118722Northwestern1414
40Tom FranckhauserRS6'019526Purdue14
58Rip HawkinsMLB6'323124North Carolina1414
83Don HultzLDE6'323823Southern Mississippi1414
65Gerry HuthLOG5'1122630Wake Forest1312
57Bill JobkoRLB-MLB6'222428Ohio State13
29Karl KassulkeLS6'019422Marquette; Drake1412
26Terry KosensLS6'319522Hofstra84
21Chuck LamsonLS6'018924Iowa State; Wyoming127
73Errol LindenROT6'525826Houston1414
70Jim MarshallRDE6'323926Ohio State1414
20Tommy MasonHB6'019524Tulane1313
74Dave O'BrienLOG-LOT6'324422Boston College14
86Ray PoageFL6'320323Texas76
79Jim PrestelLDT6'526426Idaho1414
27Bob ReedHB5'1118724Solano CC; Pacific10
89Jerry ReichowTE6'221729Iowa1414
75Pat RussRDT-LDT6'325023Purdue14
45Ed SharockmanRCB6'020024Pittsburgh1414
87Gordon SmithTE6'221124Arizona State; Missouri146
82Steve StonebreakerRLB6'322326Detroit Mercy1410
10Fran TarkentonQB6'119023Georgia1414
53Mick TingelhoffC6'123723Nebraska1414
11Ron Vander KelenQB6'118624Wisconsin6
24Tommy WilsonHB-FB6'020331none8
60Roy WinstonLLB6'122823Louisiana State1414
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Jim Dunaway13TMississippi
Bobby Bell216TMinnesota
Ray Poage331BTexas
Paul Flatley444ENorthwestern
Gary Kaltenbach559TPittsburgh
Jim O'Mahoney8100LBMiami (Florida)
Bob Hoover9115BFlorida
Terry Kosens10128BHofstra
John Campbell11143LBMinnesota
John Sklopan12156BSouthern Mississippi
Dave O'Brien13171TBoston College
Ralph Ferrisi14184BSouthern Connecticut State
John Murio15199EWhitworth
Rex Mirich16212TNorthern ArizonaFuture
Tom Munsey17227BConcord
Tom McIntyre18240TSt. John's (Minnesota)
Frank Horvath19255BYoungstown State
Mailon Kent20268BAuburnFuture
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals441097680
Opponents Totals10310565120
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals30:2622397112147319337.861442.958627
Opponents Totals29:24258103143126617737.3111668.859621
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Fred Cox03939100.0122450.0075
Tommy Mason90000054
Bill Brown80000048
Paul Flatley40000024
Tommy Wilson40000024
Jerry Reichow30000018
Ray Poage20000012
Gordon Smith20000012
Jim Boylan1000006
Bill Butler1000006
Don Hultz1000006
Jim Marshall1000006
Ed Sharockman1000006
Fran Tarkenton1000006
Roy Winston1000006
Team Totals393939100.0122450.00309
Opponents Totals50495098.0132259.11390
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Fred Cox122450.04/51/25/92/70/1
Team Totals122450.04/51/25/92/70/1
Opponents Totals132259.14/54/62/73/30/1
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Tommy Mason1667634.670t7
Bill Brown1284453.5215
Tommy Wilson732823.930t4
Fran Tarkenton281625.8241
Bob Reed21884.2160
Ron Vander Kelen8658.1200
Bill Butler17482.8110
Bob Ferguson310.310
Jerry Reichow1-12-12.0-120
Team Totals44518424.170t17
Opponents Totals41017334.25512
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Fran Tarkenton29717057.211223117.813.667t155.1155.142448186378.0
Ron Vander Kelen582746.6293766.513.953t11.723.497030659.3
Team Totals35519755.514126877.613.667t164.5174.851518216974.9
Opponents Totals40423357.716033628.314.468317.7112.745364299899.1
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Paul Flatley5186717.0624
Tommy Mason403659.141t2
Jerry Reichow3547913.757t3
Bill Brown171096.4302
Ray Poage1535423.667t2
Bob Reed1313710.5450
Tommy Wilson7486.9210
Gordon Smith617729.554t2
Jim Boylan67813.0191
Bill Butler4399.8190
Leon Clarke33411.3140
Team Totals197268713.667t16
Opponents Totals233336214.46831
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Don Hultz13535.035t1
Ed Sharockman59318.647t1
Chuck Lamson177.070
Rip Hawkins166.060
Roy Winston100.000
Tom Franckhauser25929.5320
Team Totals1120018.247t2
Opponents Totals171689.92
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Fred Cox70270738.7570523155245235.0
Team Totals70270738.7570523155245235.0
Opponents Totals60263243.9610411405214735.8
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Butler21822010.560t1
Bob Reed909110.1260
Tommy Mason426315.8230
Karl Kassulke103131.0310
Team Totals351040511.660t1
Opponents Totals27211555.7500
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Butler3371321.6350
Bob Reed1336728.2510
Ed Sharockman713919.9280
Tom Franckhauser49423.5260
Bill Brown310535.078t1
Tommy Mason36120.3210
Lee Calland24522.5250
Gordon Smith22412.0180
John Campbell188.080
Larry Bowie100.000
Team Totals69155622.678t1
Opponents Totals48134228.0103t3
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Grady Alderman0040450
Larry Bowie0001100
Bill Brown720200
Bill Butler880800
Lee Calland111200
John Campbell110100
Paul Dickson0002200
Paul Flatley110100
Tom Franckhauser0010100
Rip Hawkins111200
Don Hultz0009940
Bill Jobko0001100
Karl Kassulke0001100
Chuck Lamson0002200
Jim Marshall1044121
Tommy Mason1420200
Jim Prestel0001100
Bob Reed110100
Ed Sharockman111200
Gordon Smith0011220
Steve Stonebreaker0002200
Fran Tarkenton720200
Mick Tingelhoff0010100
Tommy Wilson200000
Roy Winston00044261
Team Totals4518273158492
Opponents Totals50311918370
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