1962 California Golden Bears football team

The 1962 California Golden Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Berkeley in the Athletic Association of Western Universities (AAWU) during the 1962 NCAA University Division football season. In its fourth year under head coach Marv Levy, the team compiled a 1–9 record (0–4 against AAWU opponents), finished in last place in the AAWU, and was outscored by its opponents by a combined total of 247 to 143.[1][2]

American college football season
1962California Golden Bears football
Conference Athletic Association of Western Universities
1962 record 1–9 (0–4 AAWU)
Head coach
Home stadium California Memorial Stadium
Seasons
 1961
1963 

1962 Athletic Association of Western Universities football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 1 USC $ 4 0 0 11 0 0
Washington 4 1 0 7 1 2
Washington State 1 1 0 5 4 1
Stanford 2 3 0 5 5 0
UCLA 1 3 0 4 6 0
California 0 4 0 1 9 0
  • $ Conference champion

Rankings from AP Poll

The team’s statistical leaders included Craig Morton with 905 passing yards, Alan Nelson with 334 rushing yards, and Bill Turner with 537 receiving yards.[3] Morton was later inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

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Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 22 Missouri* L 10–21 36,500[4]
September 29 San Jose State*
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
W 25–8 31,500[5]
October 6 Pittsburgh*
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 24–26 27,000[6]
October 13 at Duke* L 7–21 31,000[7]
October 20 at No. 3 USC L 6–32 38,500[8]
October 27 Penn State*
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 21–23 31,500[9]
November 3 UCLA
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA (rivalry)
L 16–26 45,000[10]
November 10 at Washington L 0–27 54,800[11]
November 17 at Kansas* L 21–33 32,000[12]
November 24 Stanford
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA (Big Game)
L 13–30 72,700[13]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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