1962 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1962 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 13
1962 record 6–3 (4–2 Big Ten)
Head coach Woody Hayes (12th year)
Defensive coordinator William Gunlock
MVP Bill Armstrong
Captain Gary Moeller, Bob Vogel
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
(Capacity: 81,109)
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 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the 1962 Big Ten Conference football season. The Buckeyes compiled a 6–3 record.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 29 North Carolina* No. 2 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 41–7   84,009
October 6 at UCLA* No. 1 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 7–9   48,513
October 13 at Illinois No. 10 Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL (Illibuck Trophy) W 51–15   56,017
October 20 No. 8 Northwestern No. 6 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH L 14–18   84,376
October 27 Wisconsin Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 14–7   82,540
November 3 at Iowa Iowa StadiumIowa City, IA L 14–28   58,400
November 10 Indiana Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 10–7   75,378
November 17 Oregon* Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 26–7   72,828
November 24 Michigan Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH (The Game) W 28–0   82,349
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Game Summaries[edit]

North Carolina[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
North Carolina 0 7 0 0 7
• Ohio St 7 7 14 13 41

John Mummey 15 Rush Att, 110 Yds, 1TD; 1/1 passing, 42 yards, 1 TD [1]

UCLA[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Ohio State 0 7 0 0 7
• UCLA 6 0 0 3 9

[2]

Illinois[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Ohio State 7 17 14 13 51
Illinois 0 7 0 8 15

[3]

Northwestern[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Northwestern 0 12 0 6 18
Ohio State 14 0 0 0 14
  • Date: October 20
  • Location: Dyche Stadium, Evanston, IL
  • Game attendance: 84,376
  • Game weather: Cloudy, wind S 10-15 mph, 69°F

[4]

Wisconsin[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Wisconsin 0 7 0 0 7
• HOME 7 0 0 7 14
  • Date: October 27
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 82,540
  • Game weather: Cloudy, wind SSW 15 mph, 44°F

[5]

Iowa[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Ohio State 0 7 7 0 14
• Iowa 14 7 0 7 28
  • Date: MONTHDAY
  • Location: Iowa Stadium, Ames, IA
  • Game attendance: 58,400
  • Game weather: Cloudy, 44°F

[6]

Indiana[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Indiana 0 0 7 0 7
• Ohio State 0 7 0 3 10
  • Date: November 10
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 75,378
  • Game weather: Rainy, wind 25 mph, 44°F

[7]

Oregon[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Oregon 0 7 0 0 7
• Ohio State 7 7 6 6 26
  • Date: November 17
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 72,828
  • Game weather: Rainy, wind NW 10 mph, 39°F

[8]

Michigan[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Michigan 0 0 0 0 0
• Ohio State 7 0 7 14 28
  • Date: November 24
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 82,349
  • Game weather: Clear, wind ENE 8 mph, 40°F

[9]

Coaching staff[edit]

1963 Pro draftees[edit]

Player Draft Round Pick Position NFL Club
Bob Vogel NFL 1 5 Tackle Baltimore Colts
Bob Vogel AFL 3 23 Tackle Boston Patriots
Daryl Sanders NFL 1 12 Tackle Detroit Lions
Daryl Sanders AFL 4 32 Tackle Kansas City Chiefs
Gary Moeller NFL 5 66 Guard San Francisco 49ers
Dave Francis NFL 7 91 Fullback Washington Redskins
Rod Foster AFL 8 62 Guard Boston Patriots
Rod Foster NFL 10 134 Guard Washington Redskins
Dave Katterhenrich NFL 13 177 Back Cleveland Browns
Bob Middleton AFL 23 180 End Buffalo Bills

References[edit]

Win/Loss statistics
Draft data