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1962 Syracuse Orangemen football
ConferenceIndependent
1962 record5–5
Head coachBen Schwartzwalder (14th season)
CaptainLeon Cholakis[1]
Home stadiumArchbold Stadium
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 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University in the 1962 NCAA University Division football season. The offense scored 159 points while the defense allowed 110 points.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 22at OklahomaL 3–754,000
September 29at ArmyL 2–929,500
October 13Boston CollegeW 12–031,000
October 20at Penn StateL 19–2046,920
October 27at Holy CrossW 30–2020,000
November 3at PittsburghL 6–2423,473
November 10Navy
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
W 34–640,500
November 17George Washington
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
W 35–018,000
November 24West Virginia
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY (Rivalry)
L 6–1713,000
December 8at UCLAW 12–714,485

Source:[1]

1963 NFL DraftEdit

Player Round Pick Position Club
John Mackey 2 19 Tight End Baltimore Colts
Don King 6 83 Halfback Detroit Lions
Walt Sweeney 8 107 Guard Cleveland Browns
Dave Meggyesy 17 226 Linebacker St. Louis Cardinals
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