|1962 Illinois Fighting Illini football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1962 record||2–7 (2–5 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Pete Elliott (3rd season)|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|1962 Big Ten football standings|
|#2/2 Wisconsin †||6||–||1||–||0||8||–||2||–||0|
|#NR/13 Ohio State||4||–||2||–||0||6||–||3||–||0|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll
The 1962 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1962 Big Ten Conference football season. In their third year under head coach Pete Elliott, the Illini compiled a 2–7 record and finished in eighth place in the Big Ten Conference. Halfback Ken Zimmerman was selected as the team's most valuable player.
|September 29||at Washington*||L 7–28|
|October 6||at Northwestern||L 0–45|
|October 13||No. 10 Ohio State||L 15–51|
|October 20||at Minnesota||L 0–17|
|October 27||No. 4 USC*||L 16–28|
|November 3||at Purdue||W 14–10|
|November 10||at Michigan||L 10–14|
|November 17||No. 4 Wisconsin||L 6–35|
|November 24||Michigan State||W 7–6|
- ↑ "1962 Illinois Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/illinois/1962-schedule.html. Retrieved December 16, 2015.
- ↑ "Fighting Illini Football Record Book". University of Illinois. 2015. p. 155. http://sidearm.sites.s3.amazonaws.com/fightingillini.com/documents/2015/8/3/3_History_7_30.pdf. Retrieved December 28, 2016.
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