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1962 Michigan Wolverines football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1962 record2–7 (1–6 Big Ten)
Head coachBump Elliott (4th season)
MVPDave Raimey
CaptainBob Brown
Home stadiumMichigan Stadium
Seasons
← 1961
1963 →
1962 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2/2 Wisconsin 6 1 0     8 2 0
#10/10 Minnesota 5 2 0     6 2 1
#NR/16 Northwestern 4 2 0     7 2 0
#NR/13 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 / Coaches' Poll

The 1962 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1962 college football season. The team's head coach was Bump Elliott. The Wolverines played their home games at Michigan Stadium.

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 29, 1962* Nebraska Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI L 25–13   70,287
October 6, 1962* #10/9 Army Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 17–7   70,749
October 13, 1962 at Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI L 28–0   77,501
October 20, 1962 at Purdue Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN L 37–0   48,907
October 27, 1962† Minnesota Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI L 17–0   65,484
November 3, 1962 Wisconsin Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI L 34–12   53,789
November 10, 1962 Illinois Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 14–10   49,756
November 17, 1962 at Iowa Iowa StadiumIowa City, IA L 28–14   52,880
November 24, 1962 at Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 28–0   82,349
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Statistical leadersEdit

RushingEdit

Player Attempts Net yards Yards per attemptTouchdowns
Dave Raimey1243853.15
Wayne Sparkman351333.8 0
Bob Timberlake741081.50

PassingEdit

Player AttemptsCompletions InterceptionsComp %YardsYds/CompTDLong
Bob Chandler6429445.340113.8117
Bob Timberlake3416347.117911.2013
Forest Evashevski, Jr.3511331.4837.5017

ReceivingEdit

Player ReceptionsYards Yds/RecpTDLong
Harvey Chapman1122520.4032
Bob Timberlake1016016.0150
Ron Kocan5499.8011

Kickoff returnsEdit

Player ReturnsYards Yds/ReturnTDLong
Dave Raimey1017017.0025
Jack Strobel813817.3027
Harvey Chapman511222.40

Punt returnsEdit

Player ReturnsYards Yds/ReturnTDLong
Harvey Chapman4246.0012
Dave Raimey8222.8
Tom Prichard5173.40

PlayersEdit

  • Bob Brown - started 6 games at left end
  • Robert Chandler - started 3 games at quarterback
  • Harvey Chapman - started 3 games at right halfback, 1 game at left halfback
  • Jim Conley - started 3 games at left end
  • Bill Dodd - started 4 games at fullback
  • Dave Glinka - started 2 game at quarterback
  • Jim Green - started 3 games at center
  • John Houtman - started 1 game at left tackle
  • Tom Keating - started 1 game at left tackle
  • Ron Kocan - started 3 games at right end
  • Dave Kurtz - started 8 games at right guard
  • Bill Laskey - started 5 games at right end
  • John Marcum - started 1 game at right guard
  • John Minko - started 9 games at left guard
  • William Muir - started 4 games at center
  • Joe O'Donnell - started 9 games at right tackle
  • Lou Pavloff - started 1 game at center
  • Tom Prichard - started 3 games at left halfback
  • Dave Raimey - started 4 games at right halfback
  • Dick Rindfuss - started 2 games at right halfback
  • Wayne Sparkman - started 5 games at fullback
  • Jack Strobel - started 3 games at left halfback
  • Dick Szymanski - started 1 game at center
  • Bob Timberlake - started 6 games at quarterback, 2 games at left halfback
  • Jim Ward - started 1 game at right end

Awards and honorsEdit

  • Captain: Bob Brown
  • Most Valuable Player: Dave Raimey
  • Meyer Morton Award: John Minko
  • John Maulbetsch Award: Bob Timberlake

Coaching staffEdit

ReferencesEdit

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