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1962 California Golden Bears football team

The 1962 California Golden Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Berkeley in the Athletic Association of Western Universities (AAWU) during the 1962 NCAA University Division football season. In its fourth year under head coach Marv Levy, the team compiled a 1–9 record (0–4 against AAWU opponents), finished in last place in the AAWU, and was outscored by its opponents by a combined total of 247 to 143.[1][2]

1962 California Golden Bears football
ConferenceAthletic Association of Western Universities
1962 record1–9 (0–4 AAWU)
Head coachMarv Levy (3rd season)
Home stadiumCalifornia Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1961
1963 →
1962 AAWU football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 USC $ 4 0 0     11 0 0
Washington 4 1 0     7 1 2
Washington State 1 1 0     5 4 1
Stanford 2 3 0     5 5 0
UCLA 1 3 0     4 6 0
California 0 4 0     1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The team's statistical leaders included Craig Morton with 905 passing yards, Alan Nelson with 334 rushing yards, and Bill Turner with 537 receiving yards.[3] Morton was later inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 22Missouri*L 10–2136,500[4]
September 29San Jose State*
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
W 25–831,500[5]
October 6Pittsburgh*
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 24–2627,000[6]
October 13at Duke*L 7–2131,000[7]
October 20at No. 3 USCL 6–3238,500[8]
October 27Penn State*
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 21–2331,500[9]
November 3UCLA
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA (rivalry)
L 16–2645,000[10]
November 10at WashingtonL 0–2754,800[11]
November 17at Kansas*L 21–3332,000[12]
November 24Stanford
L 13–3072,700[13]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

[14]

RosterEdit

1962 California Golden Bears football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB Craig Morton So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1962 California Golden Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  2. ^ "California 2015 Football Information Guide" (PDF). CalBears.com. Cal Golden Bears Athletics. p. 164. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 26, 2016. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  3. ^ "1962 California Golden Bears Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  4. ^ "California vs Missouri Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  5. ^ "California vs San Jose State Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  6. ^ "California vs Pitt Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  7. ^ "Duke vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  8. ^ "USC vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  9. ^ "California vs Penn State Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  10. ^ "California vs UCLA Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  11. ^ "Washington vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  12. ^ "Kansas vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  13. ^ "California vs Stanford Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  14. ^ 2015 Football Information Guide (PDF). Cal Athletics. 2015. p. 164. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-10-26.