1962 Syracuse Orangemen football team

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1962 Syracuse Orangemen football
Conference Independent
1962 record 5–5
Head coach Ben Schwartzwalder (14th season)
Home stadium Archbold Stadium
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
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 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University in the 1962 NCAA University Division football season. The offense scored 159 points while the defense allowed 110 points.

Schedule[edit]

Game Date Opponent Result Orangemen points Opponents Record
1 Sept. 22 @ Oklahoma Loss 3 7 0-1
2 Sept. 29 @ Army Loss 2 9 0-2
3 Oct. 13 Boston College Win 12 0 1-2
4 Oct. 20 @ Penn State Loss 19 20 1-3
5 Oct. 27 @ Holy Cross Win 30 20 2-3
6 Nov. 3 @ Pittsburgh Loss 6 24 2-4
7 Nov. 10 Navy Win 34 6 3-4
8 Nov. 17 George Washington Win 35 0 4-4
9 Nov. 24 West Virginia Loss 6 17 4-5
10 Dec. 8 @ UCLA Win 12 7 5-5

1962 team players in the NFL[edit]

Player Round Pick Position Club
John Mackey 2 19 Tight End Baltimore Colts
Don King 6 83 Halfback Detroit Lions
Walt Sweeney 8 107 Guard Cleveland Browns
Dave Meggyesy 17 226 Linebacker St. Louis Cardinals

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