1962 Auburn Tigers football
Auburn Tigers logo (pre-1971).png
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Record6–3–1 (4–3 SEC)
Head coach
Home stadiumCliff Hare Stadium
Legion Field
Seasons
← 1961
1963 →
1962 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 3 Ole Miss $ 6 0 0 10 0 0
No. 5 Alabama 6 1 0 10 1 0
No. 7 LSU 5 1 0 9 1 1
Georgia Tech 5 2 0 7 3 1
Florida 4 2 0 7 4 0
Auburn 4 3 0 6 3 1
Georgia 2 3 1 3 4 3
Kentucky 2 3 1 3 5 2
Mississippi State 2 5 0 3 6 0
Tennessee 2 6 0 4 6 0
Vanderbilt 1 6 0 1 9 0
Tulane 0 7 0 0 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1962 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1962 NCAA University Division football season. It was the Tigers' 71st overall and 29th season as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The team was led by head coach Ralph "Shug" Jordan, in his 12th year, and played their home games at Cliff Hare Stadium in Auburn and Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama. They finished with a record of six wins, three losses and one tie (6–3–1 overall, 4–3 in the SEC).

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 29TennesseeW 22–2148,000[1]
October 7at KentuckyW 16–6
October 13Chattanooga*W 54–620,000[2]
October 20Georgia Tech
  • Legion Field
  • Birmingham, AL
W 17–14
October 27at Clemson*W 17–14
November 3at FloridaNo. 10L 3–2236,000
November 10Mississippi State
  • Cliff Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, AlL
W 9–3
November 17Georgia
L 21–30
November 24Florida State*
  • Cliff Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, AL
T 14–14
December 1vs. No. 5 Alabama
L 0–3854,000[3]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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Roster

References

  1. ^ "Auburn's Laster scores twice as Tennessee is upset 22–21". The Jackson Sun. September 30, 1962. Retrieved April 26, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "Auburn buries 'Nooga". The Montgomery Advertiser. October 14, 1962. Retrieved September 10, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ Land, Charles (December 2, 1962). "Orange Bowl-bound Tide crushes Tigers, 38–0". The Tuscaloosa News. p. 13. Retrieved March 21, 2013.
  4. ^ 2009 Auburn Football Media Guide (PDF). Auburn, Alabama: Auburn Media Relations Office. 2009. p. 189. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-10-06. Retrieved 2012-12-19.
  5. ^ "1962–1963 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Archived from the original on September 1, 2012. Retrieved December 18, 2012.