1962 Miami Hurricanes football team

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1962 Miami Hurricanes football
Gotham Bowl, L 34–36 vs. Nebraska
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
CoachesNo. 18
1962 record7–4
Head coachAndy Gustafson (15th season)
Home stadiumMiami Orange Bowl
Seasons
← 1961
1963 →
1962 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Memphis State         8 1 0
Oregon State         9 2 0
No. 9 Penn State         9 2 0
West Texas State         9 2 0
Boston College         8 2 0
Utah State         8 2 0
Villanova         7 3 0
Buffalo         6 3 0
Oregon         6 3 1
Houston         7 4 0
Miami (FL)         7 4 0
Army         6 4 0
Holy Cross         6 4 0
Louisville         6 4 0
Xavier         6 4 0
Florida State         4 3 3
Air Force         5 5 0
Montana         5 5 0
Navy         5 5 0
Notre Dame         5 5 0
Pacific (CA)         5 5 0
Pittsburgh         5 5 0
Rutgers         5 5 0
Syracuse         5 5 0
Texas Western         4 5 0
New Mexico State         4 6 0
Colgate         3 5 1
Idaho         2 6 1
San Jose State         2 8 1
Boston University         2 7 0
Dayton         2 8 0
Detroit         1 8 0
Hardin–Simmons         1 9 0
Colorado State         0 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1962 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami in the 1962 college football season. The team's offense scored 189 points while the defense allowed 217 points. The Hurricanes competed in the final Gotham Bowl, held at Yankee Stadium. Just 6,166 people came to the game, in which the Nebraska defeated Miami, 36–34. As of 2009. It was the only college bowl game ever played at the stadium.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 15at PittsburghW 23–14
September 29TCUW 21–20
October 5Florida State
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL (rivalry)
W 7–6
October 13at LSUL 3–17
October 19Maryland
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
W 28–24
October 27at Air ForceW 21–3
November 2Kentucky
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
W 25–17
November 10at AlabamaL 3–3643,200
November 23Northwestern
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
L 7–29
December 1Florida
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL (rivalry)
W 17–15
December 15vs. NebraskaL 32–346,166

Roster[edit]

  • QB #10 George Mira, Jr.

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round NFL club
Roland Benson Tackle 5 Los Angeles Rams
Jim Mahoney Linebacker 8 Minnesota Vikings
Nick Ryder Running back 10 Detroit Lions
Jim Simon Guard 15 Detroit Lions
Ben Dentel Center 15 Chicago Bears
Ben Rizzo Defensive back 20 Philadelphia Eagles

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