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1962 Baylor Bears football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1962 record4–6 (3–4 SWC)
Head coachJohn Bridgers (4th season)
CaptainRobert Black
Home stadiumBaylor Stadium
Seasons
← 1961
1963 →
Template:1962 Southwest Conference football standings

The 1962 Baylor Bears football team represented Baylor University in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1962 college football season. In their fourth season under head coach John Bridgers, the Bears compiled a 4–6 record (3–4 against conference opponents), tied for fourth place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 169 to 159.[1][2] They played their home games at Baylor Stadium in Waco, Texas.

The team's statistical leaders included Don Trull with 1,627 passing yards, Tom Davies with 230 rushing yards, Ronnie Goodwin with 414 receiving yards, and Trull, Goodwin, and Larry Elkins each with 24 points scored.[3] Robert Black was the team captain.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 22at Houston*L 0–19
September 29Pittsburgh*L 14–24
October 13at No. 8 ArkansasL 21–28
October 20Texas Tech
W 28–6
October 27Texas A&M
L 3–6
November 3at TCUL 26–28
November 10No. 5 Texas
  • Baylor Stadium
  • Waco, TX
L 12–27
November 17at Air Force*W 10–3
November 24at SMUW 17–13
December 1Rice
  • Baylor Stadium
  • Waco, TX
W 28–15
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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