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1962 Nebraska Cornhuskers football
University of Nebraska Logo 1962-1966.PNG
Gotham Bowl champions
Gotham Bowl, Win, 36-34, Miami Hurricanes
Conference Big 8
Ranking
Coaches #Not ranked
AP #Not ranked
1962 record 9-2 ( )
Head coach Bob Devaney
Seasons
« 1961 1963 »
1962 Big 8 Football standings
     Conf       Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8 / 7 Oklahoma 7 0 0     8 3 0
#NR / 12 Missouri 5 1 1     8 1 2
Nebraska 5 2 0     9 2 0
Kansas 4 2 1     6 3 1
Iowa State 3 4 0     5 5 0
Oklahoma State 2 5 0     4 6 0
Colorado 1 6 0     2 8 0
Kansas State 0 7 0     0 10 0

Rankings: AP / Coaches

The 1962 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team represented the University of Nebraska in the 1962 college football season. The Cornhuskers offense scored 293 points while the defense allowed 161 points. Led by head coach Bob Devaney, the Cornhuskers participated in the Gotham Bowl.

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Schedule

Game Date Opponent Result Cornhuskers points Opponents Record
1 Sept. 22 South Dakota Win 53 0 1-0
2 Sept. 29 @ Michigan Win 25 13 2-0
3 Oct. 6 Iowa State Win 36 22 3-0
4 Oct. 13 North Carolina State Win 19 14 4-0
5 Oct. 20 Kansas State Win 26 6 5-0
6 Oct. 27 @ Colorado Win 31 6 6-0
7 Nov. 3 Missouri Loss 7 16 6-1
8 Nov. 10 @ Kansas Win 40 16 7-1
9 Nov. 17 Oklahoma State Win 14 0 8-1
10 Nov. 24 @ Oklahoma Loss 6 34 8-2

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Team Players drafted into in the NFL

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Dennis Claridge Back 3 39 Green Bay Packers
Bill (Thunder) Thornton Back 5 58 St. Louis Cardinals
Dave Theisen Back 11 141 Los Angeles Rams

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