1962 Stanford Indians football team

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1962 Stanford Indians football
Stanford block S.jpg
Conference Athletic Association of Western Universities
1962 record 5–5 (2–3 AAWU)
Head coach Jack Curtice (5th year)
Home stadium Stanford Stadium
Seasons
« 1961 1963 »
1962 AAWU football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 USC 4 0 0     11 0 0
Washington 4 1 0     7 1 2
Washington State 1 1 0     5 4 1
Stanford 2 3 0     5 5 0
UCLA 1 3 0     4 6 0
California 0 4 0     1 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1962 Stanford Indians football team represented Stanford University in the 1962 NCAA football season. Stanford was led by fifth-year head coach Jack Curtice. Following the season, Curtice was fired after failing to produce a winning season in five years.[1] The team played their home games at Stanford Stadium in Stanford, California.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 21 at Tulane* Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA W 6–3  
September 29 #6 Michigan State* Stanford StadiumStanford, CA W 16–13  
October 6 Oregon State* Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA L 0–27  
October 13 vs. Washington State Memorial StadiumSpokane, WA L 6–21  
October 20 #9 Washington Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA L 0–14  
October 27 at UCLA Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA W 17–7  
November 3 vs. Oregon* Multnomah StadiumPortland, OR L 14–28  
November 10 #2 USC Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA L 14–39  
November 17 San Jose State* Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA W 21–9  
November 24 at California California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA (65th Big Game) W 30–13  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.


Players drafted by the NFL/AFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL/AFL Club[a 1]
Carlton Simons Center 4 56 Green Bay Packers
Frank Atkinson Defensive tackle 8 108 Pittsburgh Steelers
Al Hildebrand Tackle 13/27 169/214 Los Angeles Rams/Houston Oilers
C. B. Simons Linebacker 24 189 Denver Broncos

[3][4]

  1. ^ AFL Draft selections shown in italics.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coach Jack Curtice fired by Stanford". The News and Courier. November 27, 1962. Retrieved November 25, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Stanford Game-by-Game Results; 1962–1966". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved November 25, 2013. 
  3. ^ "1963 NFL Draft". Retrieved November 25, 2013. 
  4. ^ "1963 AFL Draft". Retrieved November 25, 2013.