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1962 Penn State Nittany Lions football
Gator Bowl, L 7–17 vs. Florida
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
CoachesNo. 9
APNo. 9
1962 record9–2
Head coachRip Engle (13th season)
Home stadiumBeaver Stadium
(Capacity: 46,284)
Seasons
← 1961
1963 →
1962 NCAA University Division independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
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 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1962 NCAA University Division football season.[1] The team was coached by Rip Engle and played its home games in Beaver Stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 22NavyNo. 9W 41–7
September 29Air ForceNo. 4
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA
W 20–6
October 6at RiceNo. 4W 18–7
October 13at ArmyNo. 3L 6–9
October 20Syracusedagger
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA (rivalry)
W 20–19
October 27at CaliforniaW 23–21
November 3Maryland
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA (rivalry)
W 23–7
November 10West Virginia
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA (rivalry)
W 34–6
November 17at Holy CrossW 48–20
November 24at PittsburghNo. 9W 16–0
December 29vs. FloridaNo. 9L 7–17
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

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