1962 Michigan Wolverines football team

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1962 Michigan Wolverines football
Michigan Wolverines Logo.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
1962 record 2–7 (1–6 Big Ten)
Head coach Bump Elliott (4th year)
MVP Dave Raimey
Captain Bob Brown
Home stadium Michigan Stadium
Seasons
« 1961 1963 »
1962 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2/2 Wisconsin 6 1 0     8 2 0
#10/10 Minnesota 5 2 0     6 2 1
#NR/16 Northwestern 4 2 0     7 2 0
#NR/13 Ohio State 4 2 0     6 3 0
Michigan State 3 3 0     5 4 0
Purdue 3 3 0     4 4 1
Iowa 3 3 0     4 5 0
Illinois 2 5 0     2 7 0
Indiana 1 5 0     3 6 0
Michigan 1 6 0     2 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1962 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1962 college football season. The team's head coach was Bump Elliott. The Wolverines played their home games at Michigan Stadium.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 29, 1962 Nebraska* Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI L 13–25   70,287
October 6, 1962 #10/9 Army* Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 17–7   70,749
October 13, 1962 at Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI L 0–28   77,501
October 20, 1962 at Purdue Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN L 0–37   48,907
October 27, 1962 Minnesotadagger Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI L 0–17   65,484
November 3, 1962 Wisconsin Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI L 12–34   53,789
November 10, 1962 Illinois Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 14–10   49,756
November 17, 1962 at Iowa Iowa StadiumIowa City, IA L 14–28   52,880
November 24, 1962 at Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 0–28   82,349
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Statistical leaders[edit]

Rushing[edit]

Player Attempts Net yards Yards per attempt Touchdowns
Dave Raimey 124 385 3.1 5
Wayne Sparkman 35 133 3.8 0
Bob Timberlake 74 108 1.5 0

Passing[edit]

Player Attempts Completions Interceptions Comp % Yards Yds/Comp TD Long
Bob Chandler 64 29 4 45.3 401 13.8 1 17
Bob Timberlake 34 16 3 47.1 179 11.2 0 13
Forest Evashevski, Jr. 35 11 3 31.4 83 7.5 0 17

Receiving[edit]

Player Receptions Yards Yds/Recp TD Long
Harvey Chapman 11 225 20.4 0 32
Bob Timberlake 10 160 16.0 1 50
Ron Kocan 5 49 9.8 0 11

Kickoff returns[edit]

Player Returns Yards Yds/Return TD Long
Dave Raimey 10 170 17.0 0 25
Jack Strobel 8 138 17.3 0 27
Harvey Chapman 5 112 22.4 0

Punt returns[edit]

Player Returns Yards Yds/Return TD Long
Harvey Chapman 4 24 6.0 0 12
Dave Raimey 8 22 2.8
Tom Prichard 5 17 3.4 0

Players[edit]

  • Bob Brown - started 6 games at left end
  • Robert Chandler - started 3 games at quarterback
  • Harvey Chapman - started 3 games at right halfback, 1 game at left halfback
  • Jim Conley - started 3 games at left end
  • Bill Dodd - started 4 games at fullback
  • Dave Glinka - started 2 game at quarterback
  • Jim Green - started 3 games at center
  • John Houtman - started 1 game at left tackle
  • Tom Keating - started 1 game at left tackle
  • Ron Kocan - started 3 games at right end
  • Dave Kurtz - started 8 games at right guard
  • Bill Laskey - started 5 games at right end
  • John Marcum - started 1 game at right guard
  • John Minko - started 9 games at left guard
  • William Muir - started 4 games at center
  • Joe O'Donnell - started 9 games at right tackle
  • Lou Pavloff - started 1 game at center
  • Tom Prichard - started 3 games at left halfback
  • Dave Raimey - started 4 games at right halfback
  • Dick Rindfuss - started 2 games at right halfback
  • Wayne Sparkman - started 5 games at fullback
  • Jack Strobel - started 3 games at left halfback
  • Dick Szymanski - started 1 game at center
  • Bob Timberlake - started 6 games at quarterback, 2 games at left halfback
  • Jim Ward - started 1 game at right end

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Captain: Bob Brown
  • Most Valuable Player: Dave Raimey
  • Meyer Morton Award: John Minko
  • John Maulbetsch Award: Bob Timberlake

Coaching staff[edit]

References[edit]

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