1962 College Football All-America Team
The 1962 College Football All-America team is composed of college football players who were selected as All-Americans by various organizations and writers that chose College Football All-America Teams in 1962. The six selectors recognized by the NCAA as "official" for the 1962 season are (1) the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), (2) the Associated Press (AP), (3) the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), (4) the Newspaper Enterprise Association (NEA), (5) the Sporting News, and (6) the United Press International (UPI).
For the year 1962, the NCAA recognizes six published All-American teams as "official" designations for purposes of its consensus determinations. The following chart identifies the NCAA-recognized consensus All-Americans and displays which first-team designations they received.
|Bobby Bell||Tackle||Minnesota||6/6||AFCA, AP, FWAA, NEA, SN, UPI||Time, WC|
|Lee Roy Jordan||Center||Alabama||6/6||AFCA, AP, FWAA, NEA, SN, UPI||Time, WC|
|Terry Baker||Quarterback||Oregon State||6/6||AFCA, AP, FWAA, NEA, SN, UPI||Time, WC|
|Jerry Stovall||Halfback||LSU||6/6||AFCA, AP, FWAA, NEA, SN, UPI||Time, WC|
|Johnny Treadwell||Guard||Texas||6/6||AFCA, AP, FWAA, NEA, SN, UPI||WC|
|Pat Richter||End||Wisconsin||5/6||AFCA, AP, FWAA, SN, UPI||Time, WC|
|Hal Bedsole||End||USC||5/6||AFCA, FWAA, NEA, SN, UPI||WC|
|George Saimes||Fullback||Michigan State||5/6||AFCA, AP, FWAA, SN, UPI||WC|
|Jim Dunaway||Tackle||Ole Miss||3/6||NEA, SN, UPI||Time, WC|
|Jack Cvercko||Guard||Northwestern||2/6||SN, UPI||Time, WC|
|Mel Renfro||Halfback||Oregon||2/6||SN, UPI||Time, WC|
All-American selections for 1962
- Pat Richter, Wisconsin (AFCA-1, AP-1, FWAA, NEA-3, SN-1, UPI, Time, WC)
- Hal Bedsole, Southern California (AFCA-1, AP-3, FWAA, NEA-1, SN-1, UPI, WC)
- Dave Robinson, Penn State (AFCA-2, AP-1, NEA-1, FWAA, SN-2, Time)
- Conrad Hitchler, Missouri (AP-3, FWAA, NEA-2)
- Hugh Campbell, Washington State (AFCA-2, AP-2, NEA-3, SN-2)
- Tom Hutchinson, Kentucky (AFCA-3, AP-2, SN-3)
- Vern Burke, Oregon State (AFCA-3, NEA-2)
- Woody Babbs, Ole Miss (SN-3)
- Bobby Bell, Minnesota (AFCA-1, AP-1, FWAA, NEA-1, SN-1, UPI, Time, WC)
- Jim Dunaway, Mississippi (AFCA-2, NEA-1, SN-1, UPI, Time, WC)
- Don Brumm, Purdue (AFCA-3 [guard], AP-1, FWAA, NEA-2)
- Steve Barnett, Oregon (AFCA-1, FWAA, NEA-3, SN-3)
- Fred Miller, LSU (AFCA-3, AP-3, FWAA, NEA-2, SN-2)
- Art Gregory, Duke (AP-2)
- Ray Schoenke, SMU (AP-2)
- Bob Vogel, Ohio State (AFCA-2, SN-2)
- Scott Appleton, Texas (AFCA-3)
- Tom Nomina, Miami (Ohio) (AP-3)
- Charles Sieminsky, Penn State (NEA-3, SN-3)
- Johnny Treadwell, Texas (AFCA-1, AP-1, FWAA, NEA-1, SN-1, UPI, WC)
- Jack Cvercko, Northwestern (AFCA-2, AP-3, NEA-2, SN-1, UPI, Time, WC)
- Rufus Guthrie, Georgia Tech (AFCA-1, AP-2, FWAA, NEA-2)
- Jean Berry, Duke (FWAA)
- Leon Cross, Oklahoma (AP-2, FWAA, NEA-3, SN-3)
- Damon Bame, USC (AP-1)
- Ed Budde, Michigan State (Time)
- Tom Hertz, Missouri (AFCA-3, NEA-3, SN-2)
- Dave Watson, Georgia Tech (SN-2)
- Gene McDowell, Florida State (AP-3)
- Steve Underwood, Wisconsin (SN-3)
- Lee Roy Jordan, Alabama (AFCA-1, AP-1, FWAA, NEA-1, SN-1, UPI, Time, WC)
- Donald McKinnon, Dartmouth (AFCA-3, AP-2, NEA-1 [guard], FWAA, SN-3)
- Dave Behrman, Michigan State (AFCA-2, SN-2)
- Ray Mansfield, Washington (AFCA-2 [guard], AP-3)
- Wayne Lee, Oklahoma (NEA-2)
- Billie Joe Armstrong, Ohio State (NEA-3)
- Terry Baker, Oregon State (AP-1, NEA-1, UPI, WC, AFCA-1, FWAA, SN-1, Time)
- George Mira, Miami (Fla) (AFCA-2, AP-1, FWAA, SN-2)
- Glynn Griffing, Mississippi (AP-2, FWAA, NEA-2, SN-3)
- Tom Myers, Northwestern (AFCA-3)
- Daryle Lamonica, Notre Dame (AP-3)
- Bill King, Dartmouth (NEA-3)
- Jerry Stovall, LSU (AFCA-1, AP-1, FWAA, NEA-1, SN-1, UPI, Time, WC)
- Mel Renfro, Oregon (AFCA-2, AP-2, NEA-2, SN-1, UPI, Time, WC)
- Billy Moore, Arkansas (AP-2, NEA-1, FWAA)
- Dave Hoppman, Iowa State (AP-3, FWAA)
- Roger Kochman, Penn State (AFCA-1, SN-2)
- Joe Don Looney, Oklahoma (SN-2)
- Kermit Alexander, UCLA (AFCA-2)
- Jim Pilot, New Mexico State (NEA-2)
- Billy Gambrell, South Carolina (AFCA-3)
- Jerry Yost, West Virginia (AP-3)
- Bobby Santiago, New Mexico (AP-3)
- Paul Flatley, Northwestern (SN-3)
- Johnny Roland, Missouri (SN-3)
- Pete Pedro, West Texas State (NEA-3)
- Gary Wood, Cornell (NEA-3)
- Mike McNames, Georgia Tech (NEA-3)
- George Saimes, Michigan State (AFCA-1, AP-1, FWAA, NEA-2, SN-1, UPI, WC)
- Eldon Fortie, BYU (AFCA-3 [halfback], AP-2 [quarterback], NEA-1)
- Tom Myers, Syracuse (FWAA)
- Ray Poage, Texas (SN-2, Time)
- Bill Thornton, Nebraska (AFCA-2, SN-3)
- Ed Cummings, Stanford (AFCA-3)
- Bold – Consensus All-American
- -1 – First-team selection
- -2 – Second-team selection
- -3 – Third-team selection
- AFCA = American Football Coaches Association sponsored by the Eastman Kodak Company, selected by AFCA members "on the basis of on-the-field observations, scouting report data and analysis of game movies"
- AP = Associated Press, "picked on recommendations of eight regional boards composed of sports writers and broadcasters"
- FWAA = Football Writers Association of America
- NEA = Newspaper Enterprise Association, "elected by the nation's coaches and football writers", NEA All-Americans also required to meet "scholastic requirements"
- SN = Sporting News
- UPI = United Press International
- 1962 All-Atlantic Coast Conference football team
- 1962 All-Big Eight Conference football team
- 1962 All-Big Ten Conference football team
- 1962 All-Pacific Coast football team
- 1962 All-SEC football team
- 1962 All-Southwest Conference football team
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- Harry Grayson, NEA Sports Editor (November 23, 1962). "Jordan Named NEA All-America". The Tuscaloosa News. p. 8.
- "Baker Summits SN All-American". Daytona Beach Sunday News-Journal. November 25, 1962. p. 3B.
- "4-deep UPI All-America". Daily Leader-Times. Kittanning, Pennsylvania.
- "Central Press Captains' All-America". Morning Herald. Hagastown, Maryland.
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