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1962 Standings

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National Champion: Southern California (AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Terry Baker (Oregon State)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: John McKay (Southern California)

AP Preseason #1: Ohio State ▪ AP Final #1: Southern California

120 Schools

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
1 Southern California AAWU 11 0 0 1.000 4 0 0 1.000 23.7 8.4 23.29 8.66 1 1
2 Washington AAWU 7 1 2 .800 4 1 0 .800 20.8 8.3 16.98 6.28 10 7
3 Washington State AAWU 5 4 1 .550 1 1 0 .500 21.3 16.7 4.53 2.33
4 Stanford AAWU 5 5 0 .500 2 3 0 .400 12.4 17.4 2.79 6.59
5 UCLA AAWU 4 6 0 .400 1 3 0 .250 11.8 13.9 3.05 4.85
6 California AAWU 1 9 0 .100 0 4 0 .000 14.3 24.7 -1.94 8.96
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
7 Duke ACC 8 2 0 .800 6 0 0 1.000 19.9 10.5 11.65 3.95 8 8
8 Clemson ACC 6 4 0 .600 5 1 0 .833 16.8 13.0 3.49 0.99
9 Maryland ACC 6 4 0 .600 5 2 0 .714 17.0 12.8 5.31 1.71
10 South Carolina ACC 4 5 1 .450 3 4 0 .429 18.7 14.8 2.01 0.21
11 North Carolina State ACC 3 6 1 .350 3 4 0 .429 10.8 13.9 -2.68 -0.58
12 North Carolina ACC 3 7 0 .300 3 4 0 .429 11.2 20.6 -3.79 4.42
13 Virginia ACC 5 5 0 .500 1 4 0 .200 19.4 16.7 -4.29 -5.99
14 Wake Forest ACC 0 10 0 .000 0 7 0 .000 6.6 27.8 -16.94 1.46
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
15 Oklahoma Big 8 8 3 0 .727 7 0 0 1.000 24.3 5.5 16.82 6.27 8 8
16 Missouri Big 8 8 1 2 .818 5 1 1 .786 18.5 5.6 13.75 4.30 6
17 Nebraska Big 8 9 2 0 .818 5 2 0 .714 26.6 14.6 11.12 0.85
18 Kansas Big 8 6 3 1 .650 4 2 1 .643 21.4 11.6 9.15 1.55
19 Iowa State Big 8 5 5 0 .500 3 4 0 .429 23.5 23.5 2.48 2.78
20 Oklahoma State Big 8 4 6 0 .400 2 5 0 .286 13.8 21.4 -1.21 4.89
21 Colorado Big 8 2 8 0 .200 1 6 0 .143 12.2 34.6 -10.87 2.53
22 Kansas State Big 8 0 10 0 .000 0 7 0 .000 3.9 28.3 -12.78 6.12
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
23 Wisconsin Big Ten 8 2 0 .800 6 1 0 .857 32.2 13.0 25.50 11.10 2 2
24 Minnesota Big Ten 6 2 1 .722 5 2 0 .714 14.6 6.8 21.25 13.03 5 10
25 Northwestern Big Ten 7 2 0 .778 4 2 0 .667 26.3 17.6 20.19 12.97 1
26 Ohio State Big Ten 6 3 0 .667 4 2 0 .667 22.8 10.9 17.60 9.04 1 1
27 Michigan State Big Ten 5 4 0 .556 3 3 0 .500 21.0 10.7 16.78 8.89 4 4
28 Purdue Big Ten 4 4 1 .500 3 3 0 .500 15.7 7.6 15.51 10.51 7 7
29 Iowa Big Ten 4 5 0 .444 3 3 0 .500 14.1 18.4 11.32 14.88
30 Illinois Big Ten 2 7 0 .222 2 5 0 .286 8.3 26.0 4.77 17.55
31 Indiana Big Ten 3 6 0 .333 1 5 0 .167 14.0 15.6 7.30 9.74
32 Michigan Big Ten 2 7 0 .222 1 6 0 .143 7.8 23.8 0.82 14.15
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
33 Memphis Ind 8 1 0 .889 29.0 7.4 7.78 -6.11
34 Oregon State Ind 9 2 0 .818 25.4 13.5 11.42 1.61
35 Penn State Ind 9 2 0 .818 23.3 10.8 15.99 4.54 9 3 9
36 West Texas A&M Ind 9 2 0 .818 28.4 10.5 5.60 -5.68
37 Boston College Ind 8 2 0 .800 25.1 12.3 9.46 -1.54
38 Utah State Ind 8 2 0 .800 27.3 13.9 3.24 -7.86
39 Villanova Ind 7 3 0 .700 20.8 9.5 2.95 -6.95
40 Buffalo Ind 6 3 0 .667 17.7 16.4 -7.14 -9.14
41 Oregon Ind 6 3 1 .650 22.9 15.6 12.20 5.60
42 Houston Ind 7 4 0 .636 18.0 15.5 8.99 5.45
43 Miami (FL) Ind 7 4 0 .636 17.2 19.7 10.32 10.69 9
44 Army Ind 6 4 0 .600 15.2 10.4 3.50 -0.50 10
45 Holy Cross Ind 6 4 0 .600 21.6 20.4 0.43 -2.47
46 Louisville Ind 6 4 0 .600 17.4 17.3 -1.11 -3.61
47 Xavier Ind 6 4 0 .600 12.4 13.3 -3.00 -4.40
48 Florida State Ind 4 3 3 .550 17.0 6.9 8.75 3.55
49 Air Force Ind 5 5 0 .500 17.3 17.1 0.45 0.95
50 Montana Ind 5 5 0 .500 16.1 20.9 -13.81 -10.41
51 Navy Ind 5 5 0 .500 18.4 17.4 8.59 7.59
52 Notre Dame Ind 5 5 0 .500 15.9 19.2 11.23 13.83
53 Pacific Ind 5 5 0 .500 18.0 18.7 -8.72 -8.92
54 Pittsburgh Ind 5 5 0 .500 14.2 18.5 4.04 6.74
55 Rutgers Ind 5 5 0 .500 16.4 16.9 -13.05 -12.75
56 Syracuse Ind 5 5 0 .500 15.9 11.0 8.42 5.72
57 Texas-El Paso Ind 4 5 0 .444 9.3 16.0 -6.67 -4.45
58 New Mexico State Ind 4 6 0 .400 19.1 25.9 -6.70 -2.10
59 Colgate Ind 3 5 1 .389 10.8 14.9 -15.96 -12.07
60 Idaho Ind 2 6 1 .278 12.0 23.2 -13.51 -5.29
61 San Jose State Ind 2 8 1 .227 12.1 23.7 -11.13 -2.49
62 Boston University Ind 2 7 0 .222 10.4 17.3 -10.60 -3.71
63 Dayton Ind 2 8 0 .200 10.0 21.0 -14.07 -3.17
64 Detroit Mercy Ind 1 8 0 .111 10.0 22.1 -13.00 -1.00
65 Hardin-Simmons Ind 1 9 0 .100 7.2 20.6 -18.35 -6.55
66 Colorado State Ind 0 10 0 .000 6.6 26.9 -18.48 -0.08
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
67 Dartmouth Ivy 9 0 0 1.000 7 0 0 1.000 26.2 6.3 3.73 -12.27
68 Harvard Ivy 6 3 0 .667 5 2 0 .714 22.4 13.1 -3.97 -11.41
69 Columbia Ivy 5 4 0 .556 4 3 0 .571 13.8 22.9 -16.41 -11.53
70 Princeton Ivy 5 4 0 .556 4 3 0 .571 20.8 16.2 -9.66 -12.22
71 Cornell Ivy 4 5 0 .444 4 3 0 .571 18.7 26.3 -13.70 -9.36
72 Pennsylvania Ivy 3 6 0 .333 2 5 0 .286 10.0 19.3 -18.11 -11.34
73 Yale Ivy 2 5 2 .333 1 5 1 .214 11.3 12.0 -13.61 -12.16
74 Brown Ivy 1 6 2 .222 0 6 1 .071 12.9 20.9 -18.91 -11.57
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
75 Bowling Green State MAC 7 1 1 .833 5 0 1 .917 22.7 10.1 4.85 -5.04
76 Ohio MAC 8 3 0 .727 5 1 0 .833 23.7 10.2 6.86 -3.50
77 Miami (OH) MAC 8 2 1 .773 3 1 1 .700 21.9 15.9 4.17 -2.47
78 Western Michigan MAC 5 4 0 .556 3 3 0 .500 17.6 12.4 0.01 -4.22
79 Kent State MAC 3 6 0 .333 2 4 0 .333 11.9 20.6 -9.77 -2.66
80 Toledo MAC 3 6 0 .333 1 5 0 .167 14.8 19.6 -9.08 -4.30
81 Marshall MAC 4 6 0 .400 0 5 0 .000 13.7 23.7 -12.57 -6.07
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
82 Tulsa MVC 5 5 0 .500 3 0 0 1.000 21.9 18.1 0.76 -0.84
83 North Texas MVC 6 4 0 .600 2 1 0 .667 17.4 18.2 -4.03 -5.63
84 Cincinnati MVC 2 8 0 .200 1 2 0 .333 14.2 20.2 -10.98 -3.38
85 Wichita State MVC 3 7 0 .300 0 3 0 .000 12.7 13.9 -10.17 -7.87
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
86 Mississippi SEC 10 0 0 1.000 6 0 0 1.000 24.7 5.3 18.68 3.08 6 2 3
87 Alabama SEC 10 1 0 .909 6 1 0 .857 26.3 3.5 22.47 5.11 3 1 5
88 Louisiana State SEC 9 1 1 .864 5 1 0 .833 15.9 3.1 19.76 7.76 5 4 7
89 Georgia Tech SEC 7 3 1 .682 5 2 0 .714 19.2 8.8 17.54 8.81 5
90 Florida SEC 7 4 0 .636 4 2 0 .667 20.1 12.6 13.22 8.32
91 Auburn SEC 6 3 1 .650 4 3 0 .571 17.3 16.8 7.29 6.29 10
92 Georgia SEC 3 4 3 .450 2 3 1 .417 10.9 17.4 2.19 6.89
93 Kentucky SEC 3 5 2 .400 2 3 1 .417 8.5 10.1 3.50 4.80
94 Mississippi State SEC 3 6 0 .333 2 5 0 .286 8.4 14.7 4.62 10.28
95 Tennessee SEC 4 6 0 .400 2 6 0 .250 17.9 13.4 3.67 2.47
96 Vanderbilt SEC 1 9 0 .100 1 6 0 .143 6.2 21.5 -6.66 5.84
97 Tulane SEC 0 10 0 .000 0 7 0 .000 7.6 29.3 -9.32 9.38
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
98 West Virginia Southern 8 2 0 .800 4 0 0 1.000 21.1 13.7 5.13 -0.97
99 Virginia Military Institute Southern 6 4 0 .600 6 0 0 1.000 11.9 11.9 -4.66 -4.86
100 Richmond Southern 6 3 0 .667 3 2 0 .600 15.2 17.0 -10.68 -10.57
101 William & Mary Southern 4 5 1 .450 4 3 1 .563 10.9 13.1 -7.56 -5.76
102 Furman Southern 4 6 0 .400 2 2 0 .500 15.9 20.9 -12.70 -9.60
103 Virginia Tech Southern 5 5 0 .500 2 3 0 .400 13.7 13.7 -4.29 -4.59
104 Citadel Southern 3 7 0 .300 1 4 0 .200 14.3 26.4 -10.61 -5.71
105 George Washington Southern 3 7 0 .300 1 5 0 .167 10.6 16.5 -9.82 -3.82
106 Davidson Southern 3 5 1 .389 0 4 1 .100 10.8 14.6 -14.22 -11.11
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
107 Texas SWC 9 1 1 .864 6 0 1 .929 16.7 6.5 15.23 5.50 2 1 4
108 Arkansas SWC 9 2 0 .818 6 1 0 .857 27.2 10.5 15.01 1.92 6 6
109 Texas Christian SWC 6 4 0 .600 5 2 0 .714 16.7 15.4 8.77 6.67
110 Baylor SWC 4 6 0 .400 3 4 0 .429 15.9 16.9 3.07 4.67
111 Texas A&M SWC 3 7 0 .300 3 4 0 .429 6.1 15.5 0.02 7.82
112 Rice SWC 2 6 2 .300 2 4 1 .357 11.9 17.3 2.75 8.15
113 Southern Methodist SWC 2 8 0 .200 2 5 0 .286 8.8 13.0 1.30 6.40
114 Texas Tech SWC 1 9 0 .100 0 7 0 .000 8.3 25.0 -9.87 5.03
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
115 New Mexico WAC 7 2 1 .750 2 1 1 .625 21.0 15.9 -1.70 -7.00
116 Arizona State WAC 7 2 1 .750 1 1 0 .500 30.4 12.6 8.74 -4.86
117 Arizona WAC 5 5 0 .500 2 2 0 .500 13.4 17.1 -4.27 -1.37
118 Wyoming WAC 5 5 0 .500 2 2 0 .500 16.5 14.3 -2.81 -4.61
119 Brigham Young WAC 4 6 0 .400 2 2 0 .500 19.7 17.0 -4.80 -6.10
120 Utah WAC 4 5 1 .450 1 2 1 .375 16.9 19.6 -4.59 -2.49