1962 Miami Hurricanes football team

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1962 Miami Hurricanes football
Gotham Bowl, L 34–36 vs. Nebraska
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches No. 18
1962 record 7–4
Head coach Andy Gustafson (15th year)
Home stadium Miami Orange Bowl
Seasons
← 1961
1963 →
1962 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Southern Miss         9 1 0
Memphis State         8 1 0
Oregon State         9 2 0
#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]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 15 at Pittsburgh Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA W 23–14    
September 29 TCU Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL W 21–20    
October 5 Florida State Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 7–6    
October 13 at LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA L 3–17    
October 19 Maryland Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 28–24    
October 27 at Air Force Falcon StadiumColorado Springs, CO W 21–3    
November 2 Kentucky Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 25–17    
November 10 at Alabama Denny StadiumTuscaloosa, AL L 3–36   43,200
November 23 Northwestern Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL L 7–29    
December 1 Florida Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 17–15    
December 15 vs. Nebraska Yankee StadiumNew York, NY (Gotham Bowl) L 32–34   6,166
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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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