1962 LSU Tigers football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 8
APNo. 7
Record9–1–1 (5–1 SEC)
Head coach
Home stadiumTiger Stadium
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 LSU Tigers football team was an American football team that represented Louisiana State University (LSU) as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) during the 1962 NCAA University Division football season. In their first year under head coach Charles McClendon, the Tigers complied an overall record of 9–1–1, with a conference record of 5–1, and finished third in the SEC.[1]

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendanceSource
September 22Texas A&M*No. 5W 21–068,000[2]
September 29Rice*No. 5
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
T 6–667,500[3]
October 6at No. 5 Georgia TechNBCW 10–749,744[4]
October 13Miami (FL)*No. 6
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 17–367,500[5]
October 20at KentuckyNo. 4W 7–037,000[6]
October 27FloridadaggerNo. 6
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
W 23–067,000[7]
November 3No. 6 Ole MissNo. 4
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA (rivalry)
L 7–1567,500[8]
November 10TCU*No. 9
  • Tiger Stadium
  • Baton Rouge, LA
W 5–066,500[9]
November 17at Mississippi StateNo. 10W 28–040,000[10]
November 24at TulaneNo. 8W 38–341,000[11]
January 1, 1963vs. No. 4 Texas*No. 7CBSW 13–075,500[12]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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References

  1. ^ "1962 LSU Fighting Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 12, 2023.
  2. ^ "LSU mauls Aggies". The Huntsville Times. September 23, 1962. Retrieved October 12, 2023 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Underdog Rice ties LSU, 6–6". Daily Press. September 30, 1962. Retrieved October 12, 2023 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "L.S.U. stuns Georgia Tech 10–7". The Courier-Journal. October 7, 1962. Retrieved October 12, 2023 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Stovall dashes for big TD as LSU stifles Miami, 17–3". The Atlanta Journal & Constitution. October 14, 1962. Retrieved October 12, 2023 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "LSU nips pesky Kentucky". The Lima Citizen. October 21, 1962. Retrieved October 12, 2023 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "LSU beats Florida, 23–0". The Palm Beach Post-Times. October 28, 1962. Retrieved October 12, 2023 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ Bill McIntyre (November 4, 1962). "Griffing Guides Ole Miss Rebels To 15-7 Victory". The Shreveport Times. pp. 1A, 1D – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Tigers rock TCU Frogs". The Shreveport Times. November 11, 1962. Retrieved October 12, 2023 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "LSU slaps 28–0 defeat on Maroons". Fort Worth Star-Telegram. November 18, 1962. Retrieved October 12, 2023 – via Newspapers.com.
  11. ^ "LSU whips Wave, accepts bowl bid". Monroe Morning World. November 25, 1962. Retrieved September 20, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  12. ^ "Bayou Bengals romp over Texas for 13–0 Cotton Bowl victory". Lake Charles American-Press. January 2, 1963. Retrieved April 30, 2023 – via Newspapers.com.
  13. ^ 1962 season