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1962 College Football All-America Team

The 1962 College Football All-America team is composed of college football players who were selected as All-Americans by various organizations and writers that chose College Football All-America Teams in 1962. The six selectors recognized by the NCAA as "official" for the 1962 season are (1) the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), (2) the Associated Press (AP), (3) the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), (4) the Newspaper Enterprise Association (NEA), (5) the Sporting News, and (6) the United Press International (UPI).

Consensus All-Americans

For the year 1962, the NCAA recognizes six published All-American teams as "official" designations for purposes of its consensus determinations. The following chart identifies the NCAA-recognized consensus All-Americans and displays which first-team designations they received.

Name Position School Number Official Other
Bobby Bell Tackle Minnesota 6/6 AFCA, AP, FWAA, NEA, SN, UPI Time, WC
Lee Roy Jordan Center Alabama 6/6 AFCA, AP, FWAA, NEA, SN, UPI Time, WC
Terry Baker Quarterback Oregon State 6/6 AFCA, AP, FWAA, NEA, SN, UPI Time, WC
Jerry Stovall Halfback LSU 6/6 AFCA, AP, FWAA, NEA, SN, UPI Time, WC
Johnny Treadwell Guard Texas 6/6 AFCA, AP, FWAA, NEA, SN, UPI WC
Pat Richter End Wisconsin 5/6 AFCA, AP, FWAA, SN, UPI Time, WC
Hal Bedsole End USC 5/6 AFCA, FWAA, NEA, SN, UPI WC
George Saimes Fullback Michigan State 5/6 AFCA, AP, FWAA, SN, UPI WC
Jim Dunaway Tackle Ole Miss 3/6 NEA, SN, UPI Time, WC
Jack Cvercko Guard Northwestern 2/6 SN, UPI Time, WC
Mel Renfro Halfback Oregon 2/6 SN, UPI Time, WC

All-American selections for 1962


  • Pat Richter, Wisconsin (AFCA-1, AP-1, FWAA, NEA-3, SN-1, UPI, Time, WC)
  • Hal Bedsole, Southern California (AFCA-1, AP-3, FWAA, NEA-1, SN-1, UPI, WC)
  • Dave Robinson, Penn State (AFCA-2, AP-1, NEA-1, FWAA, SN-2, Time)
  • Conrad Hitchler, Missouri (AP-3, FWAA, NEA-2)
  • Hugh Campbell, Washington State (AFCA-2, AP-2, NEA-3, SN-2)
  • Tom Hutchinson, Kentucky (AFCA-3, AP-2, SN-3)
  • Vern Burke, Oregon State (AFCA-3, NEA-2)
  • Woody Babbs, Ole Miss (SN-3)


  • Bobby Bell, Minnesota (AFCA-1, AP-1, FWAA, NEA-1, SN-1, UPI, Time, WC)
  • Jim Dunaway, Mississippi (AFCA-2, NEA-1, SN-1, UPI, Time, WC)
  • Don Brumm, Purdue (AFCA-3 [guard], AP-1, FWAA, NEA-2)
  • Steve Barnett, Oregon (AFCA-1, FWAA, NEA-3, SN-3)
  • Fred Miller, LSU (AFCA-3, AP-3, FWAA, NEA-2, SN-2)
  • Art Gregory, Duke (AP-2)
  • Ray Schoenke, SMU (AP-2)
  • Bob Vogel, Ohio State (AFCA-2, SN-2)
  • Scott Appleton, Texas (AFCA-3)
  • Tom Nomina, Miami (Ohio) (AP-3)
  • Charles Sieminsky, Penn State (NEA-3, SN-3)


  • Johnny Treadwell, Texas (AFCA-1, AP-1, FWAA, NEA-1, SN-1, UPI, WC)
  • Jack Cvercko, Northwestern (AFCA-2, AP-3, NEA-2, SN-1, UPI, Time, WC)
  • Rufus Guthrie, Georgia Tech (AFCA-1, AP-2, FWAA, NEA-2)
  • Jean Berry, Duke (FWAA)
  • Leon Cross, Oklahoma (AP-2, FWAA, NEA-3, SN-3)
  • Damon Bame, USC (AP-1)
  • Ed Budde, Michigan State (Time)
  • Tom Hertz, Missouri (AFCA-3, NEA-3, SN-2)
  • Dave Watson, Georgia Tech (SN-2)
  • Gene McDowell, Florida State (AP-3)
  • Steve Underwood, Wisconsin (SN-3)


  • Lee Roy Jordan, Alabama (AFCA-1, AP-1, FWAA, NEA-1, SN-1, UPI, Time, WC)
  • Donald McKinnon, Dartmouth (AFCA-3, AP-2, NEA-1 [guard], FWAA, SN-3)
  • Dave Behrman, Michigan State (AFCA-2, SN-2)
  • Ray Mansfield, Washington (AFCA-2 [guard], AP-3)
  • Wayne Lee, Oklahoma (NEA-2)
  • Billie Joe Armstrong, Ohio State (NEA-3)




  • George Saimes, Michigan State (AFCA-1, AP-1, FWAA, NEA-2, SN-1, UPI, WC)
  • Eldon Fortie, BYU (AFCA-3 [halfback], AP-2 [quarterback], NEA-1)
  • Tom Myers, Syracuse (FWAA)
  • Ray Poage, Texas (SN-2, Time)
  • Bill Thornton, Nebraska (AFCA-2, SN-3)
  • Ed Cummings, Stanford (AFCA-3)


  • Bold – Consensus All-American[1]
  • -1 – First-team selection
  • -2 – Second-team selection
  • -3 – Third-team selection

Official selectors

Other selectors


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  2. ^ "Baker Tops Coaches' All-America". Lodi News-Sentinel. November 28, 1962. p. 10. 
  3. ^ "AP's 1962 All-America Team". The Miami News. December 6, 1962. p. 19C. 
  4. ^ Ted Gangi (ed.). "FWAA All-America Since 1944: The All-Time Team" (PDF). Retrieved February 8, 2015. 
  5. ^ Harry Grayson, NEA Sports Editor (November 23, 1962). "Jordan Named NEA All-America". The Tuscaloosa News. p. 8. 
  6. ^ "Baker Summits SN All-American". Daytona Beach Sunday News-Journal. November 25, 1962. p. 3B. 
  7. ^ "4-deep UPI All-America". Daily Leader-Times (Kittanning, Pennsylvania). 
  8. ^ "Central Press Captains' All-America". Morning Herald (Hagastown, Maryland). 
  9. ^ "Time All-America Teams: Picked by the Pros". Time. 
  10. ^ "All-America Teams". Walter Camp Football Foundation. Retrieved 19 April 2009.