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1962 Big Eight Conference Year Summary

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Record: 42-38-3, .524 W-L% (6th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 3.56 (5th of 12) ▪ SOS: 3.66 (5th of 12)

Conference Champion: Oklahoma

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Oklahoma)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Oklahoma 8 3 0 .727 7 0 0 1.000 24.3 5.5 16.82 6.27
Missouri 8 1 2 .818 5 1 1 .786 18.5 5.6 13.75 4.30
Nebraska 9 2 0 .818 5 2 0 .714 26.6 14.6 11.12 0.85
Kansas 6 3 1 .650 4 2 1 .643 21.4 11.6 9.15 1.55
Iowa State 5 5 0 .500 3 4 0 .429 23.5 23.5 2.48 2.78
Oklahoma State 4 6 0 .400 2 5 0 .286 13.8 21.4 -1.21 4.89
Colorado 2 8 0 .200 1 6 0 .143 12.2 34.6 -10.87 2.53
Kansas State 0 10 0 .000 0 7 0 .000 3.9 28.3 -12.78 6.12

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 Final
Oklahoma                   10 8 8
Missouri   10           7 6      

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1963-01-01 Orange Bowl Alabama 17 Oklahoma 0 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
1962-12-22 Bluebonnet Bowl Missouri 14 Georgia Tech 10 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
1962-12-15 Gotham Bowl Nebraska 36 Miami (FL) 34 Gotham Bowl (Bronx, NY)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Mike Miller (OKST) 81
2. Frank Cesarek (CO) 78
3. Dennis Claridge (NE) 56
4. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 40
5. Monte Deere (OK) 38
6. Larry Ethridge (CO) 37
7. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 28
  Rodger McFarland (KS) 28
9. Doug Dusenbury (KSST) 24
10. Larry Switzer (IAST) 17
Pass Attempts
1. Mike Miller (OKST) 180
2. Frank Cesarek (CO) 167
3. Dennis Claridge (NE) 128
4. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 89
5. Larry Ethridge (CO) 88
6. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 84
7. Doug Dusenbury (KSST) 69
8. Rodger McFarland (KS) 66
9. Monte Deere (OK) 65
10. Norman Smith (OK) 41
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Frank Cesarek (CO) 46.7
2. Mike Miller (OKST) 45.0
Passing Yards
1. Mike Miller (OKST) 1056
2. Dennis Claridge (NE) 829
3. Monte Deere (OK) 789
4. Frank Cesarek (CO) 786
5. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 679
6. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 441
7. Rodger McFarland (KS) 366
8. Larry Ethridge (CO) 365
9. Larry Switzer (IAST) 325
10. Doug Dusenbury (KSST) 244
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Mike Miller (OKST) 5.9
2. Frank Cesarek (CO) 4.7
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Mike Miller (OKST) 4.4
2. Frank Cesarek (CO) 2.1
Passing Touchdowns
1. Mike Miller (OKST) 9
  Monte Deere (OK) 9
3. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 6
4. Frank Cesarek (CO) 5
5. Dennis Claridge (NE) 4
6. Norman Smith (OK) 3
  Rodger McFarland (KS) 3
8. Brian Palmer (KS) 2
  John Faiman (NE) 2
  Johnny Roland (MO) 2
  Larry Corrigan (KSST) 2
  Larry Switzer (IAST) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Frank Cesarek (CO) 12
2. Mike Miller (OKST) 10
3. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 9
4. Larry Ethridge (CO) 8
  Dennis Claridge (NE) 8
6. Doug Dusenbury (KSST) 6
  Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 6
  Jim Johnson (MO) 6
9. Rodger McFarland (KS) 4
  Norman Smith (OK) 4
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Mike Miller (OKST) 99.7
2. Frank Cesarek (CO) 81.8
Rush Attempts
1. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 198
2. Johnny Roland (MO) 159
3. Gale Sayers (KS) 158
4. Bill Harris (CO) 157
5. Jim Grisham (OK) 147
6. Joe Don Looney (OK) 137
7. Rodger McFarland (KS) 123
8. Don Derrick (OKST) 110
  Paul Underhill (MO) 110
10. Dennis Claridge (NE) 104
  Tom Vaughn (IAST) 104
Rushing Yards
1. Gale Sayers (KS) 1125
2. Joe Don Looney (OK) 852
3. Johnny Roland (MO) 830
4. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 798
5. Jim Grisham (OK) 711
6. Bill Harris (CO) 597
  Tom Vaughn (IAST) 597
8. Don Derrick (OKST) 539
9. Paul Underhill (MO) 462
10. Willie Ross (NE) 431
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Gale Sayers (KS) 7.1
2. Joe Don Looney (OK) 6.2
3. Tom Vaughn (IAST) 5.7
4. Johnny Roland (MO) 5.2
5. Don Derrick (OKST) 4.9
6. Willie Ross (NE) 4.8
7. Jim Grisham (OK) 4.8
8. Wardell Hollis (OKST) 4.8
9. Armand Baughman (KS) 4.6
10. Ken Coleman (KS) 4.6
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Johnny Roland (MO) 12
2. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 11
3. Dennis Claridge (NE) 10
4. Joe Don Looney (OK) 9
  Tom Vaughn (IAST) 9
6. Jim Grisham (OK) 8
7. Gale Sayers (KS) 7
8. Armand Baughman (KS) 5
9. Jackie Dempsey (OK) 4
  Frank Cesarek (CO) 4
Receptions
1. John McGuire (CO) 36
2. Ken Blair (CO) 35
3. Don Karns (OKST) 21
4. Don Brewington (OKST) 19
5. Dick Limerick (IAST) 17
6. Leon Mavity (CO) 15
7. Jack King (KSST) 13
8. Wardell Hollis (OKST) 12
9. James Huge (NE) 11
  Bill Symons (CO) 11
Receiving Yards
1. John McGuire (CO) 376
2. Ken Blair (CO) 356
3. Don Karns (OKST) 328
4. Dick Limerick (IAST) 296
5. John Flynn (OK) 247
6. Don Brewington (OKST) 243
7. Virgil Boll (OK) 237
8. James Huge (NE) 208
9. Richard Callahan (NE) 189
10. Leon Mavity (CO) 188
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Don Karns (OKST) 15.6
2. Don Brewington (OKST) 12.8
3. John McGuire (CO) 10.4
4. Ken Blair (CO) 10.2
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Dick Limerick (IAST) 4
2. John Porterfield (OK) 3
3. Bill Tobin (MO) 2
  Don Brewington (OKST) 2
  Tony Leiker (KS) 2
  John McGuire (CO) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 201
2. Johnny Roland (MO) 165
  Gale Sayers (KS) 165
4. Bill Harris (CO) 162
5. Jim Grisham (OK) 147
6. Joe Don Looney (OK) 144
7. Rodger McFarland (KS) 123
8. Don Derrick (OKST) 119
9. Paul Underhill (MO) 111
10. Bill Symons (CO) 109
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Gale Sayers (KS) 1186
2. Joe Don Looney (OK) 971
3. Johnny Roland (MO) 889
4. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 841
5. Jim Grisham (OK) 711
6. Bill Harris (CO) 628
7. Don Derrick (OKST) 624
8. Tom Vaughn (IAST) 615
9. Willie Ross (NE) 519
10. Paul Underhill (MO) 474
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Johnny Roland (MO) 13
2. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 11
3. Joe Don Looney (OK) 10
  Dennis Claridge (NE) 10
5. Tom Vaughn (IAST) 9
6. Jim Grisham (OK) 8
7. Gale Sayers (KS) 7
8. Armand Baughman (KS) 6
9. Tony Leiker (KS) 5
10. Don Derrick (OKST) 4
  Jackie Dempsey (OK) 4
  Frank Cesarek (CO) 4
  Paul Lea (OK) 4
  Dick Limerick (IAST) 4
Total Plays
1. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 287
2. Dennis Claridge (NE) 232
3. Mike Miller (OKST) 206
4. Frank Cesarek (CO) 193
5. Rodger McFarland (KS) 189
6. Johnny Roland (MO) 171
7. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 166
8. Gale Sayers (KS) 160
9. Bill Harris (CO) 157
10. Jim Grisham (OK) 147
Total Yards
1. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 1477
2. Dennis Claridge (NE) 1199
3. Gale Sayers (KS) 1138
4. Mike Miller (OKST) 999
5. Monte Deere (OK) 946
6. Joe Don Looney (OK) 852
7. Johnny Roland (MO) 850
8. Frank Cesarek (CO) 736
9. Rodger McFarland (KS) 718
10. Jim Grisham (OK) 711
Total Touchdowns
1. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 17
2. Dennis Claridge (NE) 14
  Johnny Roland (MO) 14
4. Monte Deere (OK) 12
5. Mike Miller (OKST) 10
6. Joe Don Looney (OK) 9
  Frank Cesarek (CO) 9
  Tom Vaughn (IAST) 9
9. Jim Grisham (OK) 8
10. Gale Sayers (KS) 7