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1962 Independent Year Summary

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Record: 173-159-7, .521 W-L% (4th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -1.23 (7th of 12) ▪ SOS: -1.62 (7th of 12)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Penn State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Penn State)

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Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Memphis 8 1 0 .889 0 0 0 29.0 7.4 7.78 -6.11
Oregon State 9 2 0 .818 0 0 0 25.4 13.5 11.42 1.61
Penn State 9 2 0 .818 0 0 0 23.3 10.8 15.99 4.54
West Texas A&M 9 2 0 .818 0 0 0 28.4 10.5 5.60 -5.68
Boston College 8 2 0 .800 0 0 0 25.1 12.3 9.46 -1.54
Utah State 8 2 0 .800 0 0 0 27.3 13.9 3.24 -7.86
Villanova 7 3 0 .700 0 0 0 20.8 9.5 2.95 -6.95
Buffalo 6 3 0 .667 0 0 0 17.7 16.4 -7.14 -9.14
Oregon 6 3 1 .650 0 0 0 22.9 15.6 12.20 5.60
Houston 7 4 0 .636 0 0 0 18.0 15.5 8.99 5.45
Miami (FL) 7 4 0 .636 0 0 0 17.2 19.7 10.32 10.69
Army 6 4 0 .600 0 0 0 15.2 10.4 3.50 -0.50
Holy Cross 6 4 0 .600 0 0 0 21.6 20.4 0.43 -2.47
Louisville 6 4 0 .600 0 0 0 17.4 17.3 -1.11 -3.61
Xavier 6 4 0 .600 0 0 0 12.4 13.3 -3.00 -4.40
Florida State 4 3 3 .550 0 0 0 17.0 6.9 8.75 3.55
Air Force 5 5 0 .500 0 0 0 17.3 17.1 0.45 0.95
Montana 5 5 0 .500 0 0 0 16.1 20.9 -13.81 -10.41
Navy 5 5 0 .500 0 0 0 18.4 17.4 8.59 7.59
Notre Dame 5 5 0 .500 0 0 0 15.9 19.2 11.23 13.83
Pacific 5 5 0 .500 0 0 0 18.0 18.7 -8.72 -8.92
Pittsburgh 5 5 0 .500 0 0 0 14.2 18.5 4.04 6.74
Rutgers 5 5 0 .500 0 0 0 16.4 16.9 -13.05 -12.75
Syracuse 5 5 0 .500 0 0 0 15.9 11.0 8.42 5.72
Texas-El Paso 4 5 0 .444 0 0 0 9.3 16.0 -6.67 -4.45
New Mexico State 4 6 0 .400 0 0 0 19.1 25.9 -6.70 -2.10
Colgate 3 5 1 .389 0 0 0 10.8 14.9 -15.96 -12.07
Idaho 2 6 1 .278 0 0 0 12.0 23.2 -13.51 -5.29
San Jose State 2 8 1 .227 0 0 0 12.1 23.7 -11.13 -2.49
Boston University 2 7 0 .222 0 0 0 10.4 17.3 -10.60 -3.71
Dayton 2 8 0 .200 0 0 0 10.0 21.0 -14.07 -3.17
Detroit Mercy 1 8 0 .111 0 0 0 10.0 22.1 -13.00 -1.00
Hardin-Simmons 1 9 0 .100 0 0 0 7.2 20.6 -18.35 -6.55
Colorado State 0 10 0 .000 0 0 0 6.6 26.9 -18.48 -0.08

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
Penn State 9 4 4 3           9 9 9
Army     10                  
Miami (FL)     9                  

5 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1962-12-31 Sun Bowl West Texas A&M 15 Ohio 14 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
1962-12-29 Gator Bowl Florida 17 Penn State 7 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
1962-12-22 Tangerine Bowl Houston 49 Miami (OH) 21 Tangerine Bowl (Orlando, FL)
1962-12-15 Gotham Bowl Nebraska 36 Miami (FL) 34 Gotham Bowl (Bronx, NY)
1962-12-15 Liberty Bowl Oregon State 6 Villanova 0 Liberty Bowl (Philadelphia, PA)