1962 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football
Middle Three champion
ConferenceMiddle Three Conference
1962 record5–5 (2–0 Middle Three)
Head coachJohn F. Bateman (3rd season)
Home stadiumRutgers Stadium
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The 1962 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team represented Rutgers University in the 1962 college football season. In their third season under head coach John F. Bateman, the Scarlet Knights compiled a 5–5 record, won the Middle Three Conference championship, and were outscored by their opponents 169 to 164.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Bob Yaksick with 502 passing yards, Bill Thompson with 405 rushing yards, and Bill Craft with 426 receiving yards.[3]


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