1963 San Francisco 49ers season

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1963 San Francisco 49ers season
Head coachRed Hickey (0–3) Jack Christiansen (2–9)
OwnerVictor Morabito
Home fieldKezar Stadium
Results
Record2–12
Division place7th NFL Western
Playoff finishDid not qualify

In the 1963 San Francisco 49ers season, the 49ers did not qualifiy for playoffs, having only two wins in preseason and the actual season combined. Compared to seventeen losses total (both pre and actual season).

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
1 8 Kermit Alexander Back UCLA
2 21 Walt Rock Guard Maryland
3 36 Don Lisbon Back Bowling Green
4 46 Harrison Rosdahl Guard Penn State (Choice from Philadelphia)
4 49 Choice to Chicago
4 50 Hugh Campbell End Washington State (Choice from Washington)
5 64 Vern Burke End Oregon State
5 65 Jim Pilot Back New Mexico State (Choice from Cleveland)
5 66 Gary Moeller Guard Ohio State (Choice from Chicago)

Preseason[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Result Record Venue Attendance
August 10 Minnesota Vikings L 28–43 0–1 Portland, Oregon 20,837
August 16 St. Louis Cardinals L 22–24 0–2 Salt Lake City 19,038
August 25 Cleveland Browns L 7–24 0–3 Kezar Stadium 28,335
August 30 Dallas Cowboys L 24–37 0–4 Bakersfield, California 9,927
September 7 at Los Angeles Rams L 0–17 0–5 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 34,405

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Game Date Opponent Result Record Attendance
1 September 15 Minnesota Vikings L 20–24 0–1 30,781
2 September 22 Baltimore Colts L 14–20 0–2 31,006
3 September 29 at Minnesota Vikings L 14–45 0–3 28,567
4 October 6 at Detroit Lions L 3–26 0–4 44,088
5 October 13 at Baltimore Colts L 3–20 0–5 56,962
6 October 20 Chicago Bears W 20–14 1–5 35,837
7 October 27 at Los Angeles Rams L 21–28 1–6 45,532
8 November 3 Detroit Lions L 7–45 1–7 33,511
9 November 10 Dallas Cowboys W 31–24 2–7 29,563
10 November 17 at New York Giants L 14–48 2–8 62,982
11 November 24 at Green Bay Packers L 10–28 2–9 45,905
12 December 1 Los Angeles Rams L 17–21 2–10 33,321
13 December 8 at Chicago Bears L 7–27 2–11 46,994
14 December 14 Green Bay Packers L 17–21 2–12 31,031

Notes[edit]

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 11 1 2 .917 10–1–1 301 144 W2
Green Bay Packers 11 2 1 .846 9–2–1 369 206 W2
Baltimore Colts 8 6 0 .571 7–5 316 285 W3
Detroit Lions 5 8 1 .385 4–7–1 326 265 L1
Minnesota Vikings 5 8 1 .385 4–7–1 309 390 W1
Los Angeles Rams 5 9 0 .357 5–7 210 350 L2
San Francisco 49ers 2 12 0 .143 1–11 198 391 L5

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

Roster[edit]

Awards, records, and honors[edit]

Tommy Davis: Pro Bowl selection
Abe Woodson: Pro Bowl selection

References[edit]

External links[edit]