1962 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team

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1962 Minnesota Golden Gophers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 10
AP No. 10
1962 record 6-2-1 (5-2 Big Ten)
Head coach Murray Warmath (9th year)
MVP Bobby Bell
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1961 1963 »
1962 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Wisconsin $ 6 1 0     8 2 0
#10 Minnesota 5 2 0     6 2 1
Northwestern 4 2 0     7 2 0
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

The 1962 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the 1962 college football season. In their ninth year under head coach Murray Warmath, the Golden Gophers compiled an 6-2-1 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 131 to 61.[1] The team finished tenth in both the Associated Press and United Press International polls.

Tackle Bobby Bell received the team's Most Valuable Player award and the Outland Trophy. Bell, guard Julian Hook and end John Campbell were named All-Big Ten first team. Tackle Carl Eller and defensive end Bob Prawdzik were named All-Big Ten second team.[2]

Total attendance for the season was 377,744, which averaged to 62,957. The season high for attendance was against Purdue.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
09/29/1962 Missouri* Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN T 0-0   60,133
10/06/1962 Navy* Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN W 21-0   64,364
10/13/1962 Northwestern Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN L 34-22   61,652
10/20/1962 Illinois Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN W 17-0   59,427
10/27/1962 at Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI W 17-0   65,484
11/03/1962 at Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI W 28-7   64,783
11/10/1962 Iowa No. 10 Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN W 10-0   65,087
11/17/1962 Purdue No. 8 Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN W 7-6   67,081
11/24/1962 at No. 3 Wisconsin No. 5 Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI L 14-9   65,541
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minnesota Yearly Results (1960-1964)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 16, 2015. 
  2. ^ Keiser, Jeff (2007), 2007 Media Guide (PDF), pp. 179–182 
  3. ^ Keiser, Jeff (2007), 2007 Media Guide (PDF), p. 160