1962 Arizona Wildcats football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1962 record5–5 (2–2 WAC)
Head coach
CaptainKen Cook, Howard Breinig
Home stadiumArizona Stadium
Seasons
← 1961
1963 →
1962 Western Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
New Mexico $ 2 1 1 7 2 1
Arizona State 1 1 0 7 2 1
Arizona 2 2 0 5 5 0
Wyoming 2 2 0 5 5 0
BYU 2 2 0 4 6 0
Utah 1 2 1 4 5 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1962 Arizona Wildcats football team represented the University of Arizona in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) during the 1962 NCAA University Division football season. In their fourth season under head coach Jim LaRue, the Wildcats compiled a 5–5 record (2–2 against WAC opponents), finished in a tie for third place in the WAC, and were outscored by their opponents, 171 to 134.[1][2] The team captains were Ken Cook and Howard Breinig.[3] The team played its home games in Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Arizona.

The team's statistical leaders included Bill Brechler with 261 passing yards, Tom Kosser with 415 rushing yards, and Ken Cook with 187 receiving yards.[4]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 22BYUW 27–21
September 29at New MexicoL 25–35
October 6at Missouri*L 7–17
October 13Air Force*
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
L 6–20
October 20at WyomingL 8–31
October 27West Texas State*
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
W 8–3
November 3Idaho*
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
L 12–14
November 10Kansas State*
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
W 14–13
November 17at Texas Western*W 7–0
November 24Arizona State
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ (rivalry)
W 20–17
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ "1962 Arizona Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 6, 2016.
  2. ^ "Arizona Football 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). University of Arizona. 2016. pp. 102, 106. Retrieved September 6, 2016.
  3. ^ 2016 Media Guide, p. 102.
  4. ^ "1962 Arizona Wildcats Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 6, 2016.