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1962 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

The 1962 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1962 NCAA University Division football season.

1962 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
ConferenceIndependent
1962 record5–5
Head coachJoe Kuharich (4th season)
CaptainMike Lind
Home stadiumNotre Dame Stadium
(c. 59,075, grass)
Seasons
← 1961
1963 →
1962 NCAA University Division independents football records
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

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 29at No. 6 OklahomaW 13–760,500
October 6PurdueL 6–2461,296
October 13at WisconsinL 8–1761,098
October 20Michigan State
L 7–3160,116
October 27at No. 3 NorthwesternL 6–3555,752
November 2vs. NavyW 20–1235,000
November 10Pittsburgh
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN (rivalry)
W 43–2252,215
November 17North Carolina
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN
W 21–735,553
November 24Iowa
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN
W 35–1242,653
December 1at No. 1 USCL 0–2581,676
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Source:[1]

PersonnelEdit

1962 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
G Jim Carroll So
HB Jack Snow So
C Ben Martorano Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Team players drafted into the NFLEdit

Player Position Round NFL Club
Ed Hoerster LB 10 Chicago Bears
Daryle Lamonica QB 12 Green Bay Packers
John Slafkosky Tackle 16 St. Louis Cardinals

Source:[2]

ReferencesEdit