|1962 Minnesota Golden Gophers football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1962 record||6–2–1 (5–2 Big Ten)|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|1962 Big Ten football standings|
|No. 2 Wisconsin $||6||–||1||–||0||8||–||2||–||0|
|No. 10 Minnesota||5||–||2||–||0||6||–||2||–||1|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1962 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the 1962 Big Ten Conference football season. In their ninth year under head coach Murray Warmath, the Golden Gophers compiled a 6–2–1 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 131 to 61. The team finished tenth in both the Associated Press and United Press International polls.
Tackle Bobby Bell received the team's Most Valuable Player award and the Outland Trophy. Bell, guard Julian Hook and end John Campbell were named All-Big Ten first team. Tackle Carl Eller and defensive end Bob Prawdzik were named All-Big Ten second team.
|September 29||No. 10 Missouri*||T 0–0||60,133|
|October 6||Navy*||W 21–0||64,364|
|October 13||Northwestern||L 22–34||61,652|
|October 20||Illinois||W 17–0||59,427|
|October 27||at Michigan||W 17–0||65,484|||
|November 3||at No. 7 Michigan State||W 28–7||64,783|
|November 10||Iowa||No. 10||W 10–0||65,087|
|November 17||Purdue||No. 8||W 7–6||67,081|
|November 24||at No. 3 Wisconsin||No. 5||L 9–14||65,541|
- Carl Eller, Jr.
- "1962 Minnesota Golden Gophers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 1, 2017.
- Keiser, Jeff (2007), 2007 Media Guide (PDF), pp. 179–182[permanent dead link]
- Keiser, Jeff (2007), 2007 Media Guide (PDF), p. 160[permanent dead link]
- Lyall Smith (October 28, 1962). "U-M Shut Out 3rd Time, 17-0". Detroit Free Press. pp. 1F, 3F – via Newspapers.com.