1962 Penn State Nittany Lions football team

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1962 Penn State Nittany Lions football
Gator Bowl, L 7–17 vs. Florida
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches No. 9
AP No. 9
1962 record 9–2
Head coach Rip Engle (13th year)
Home stadium Beaver Stadium
(Capacity: 46,284)
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 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1962 college football season.[1] The team was coached by Rip Engle and played its home games in Beaver Stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 22 Navy No. 9 Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA W 41–7  
September 29 Air Force No. 4 Beaver Stadium • University Park, PA W 20–6  
October 6 at Rice No. 4 Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 18–7  
October 13 at Army No. 3 Michie StadiumWest Point, NY L 6–9  
October 20 Syracusedagger Beaver Stadium • University Park, PA (Rivalry) W 20–19  
October 27 at California California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA W 23–21  
November 3 Maryland Beaver Stadium • University Park, PA (Rivalry) W 23–7  
November 10 West Virginia Beaver Stadium • University Park, PA (Rivalry) W 34–6  
November 17 at Holy Cross Fitton FieldWorcester, MA W 48–20  
November 24 at Pittsburgh No. 9 Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA (Rivalry) W 16–0  
December 29 vs. Florida No. 9 Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL (Gator Bowl) L 7–17  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Penn State Yearly Results (1960-1964)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 26, 2015.