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1962 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1962 record4–4–1 (3–3 Big Ten)
Head coachJack Mollenkopf (7th season)
MVPRoy Walker
Home stadiumRoss–Ade 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 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1962 Big Ten Conference football season. In their seventh season under head coach Jack Mollenkopf, the Boilermakers compiled a 4–4–1 record, finished in fifth place in the Big Ten Conference with a 3–3 record against conference opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 141 to 68.[1][2]

Notable players from the 1962 Purdue football team included quarterback Ron DiGravio, fullback Roy Walker, end Forest Farmer, and tackle Don Brumm. Brumm was selected as a first-team All-American in 1962 by both the Associated Press and the Football Writers Association of America.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 22at No. 10 Washington*No. 7T 7–7
October 6at Notre Dame*W 24–6
October 13Miami (OH)*No. 9L 7–10
October 20Michigan
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 37–0
October 27at IowaW 26–3
November 3Illinois
L 10–14
November 10at Michigan StateW 17–9
November 17at No. 8 MinnesotaL 6–7
November 24Indiana
L 7–12
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game


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