1962 Valley State Matadors football team

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1962 Valley State Matadors football
Conference California Collegiate Athletic Association
1962 record 3–6 (2–3 CCAA)
Head coach Sam Winningham (1st season)
Home stadium Monroe High
Seasons
1963 →
1962 California Collegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
San Diego State $ 6 0 0     8 2 0
Fresno State 4 1 0     7 3 0
Long Beach State 3 3 0     5 5 0
Cal Poly 3 3 0     4 5 0
Valley State 2 3 0     3 6 0
UC Santa Barbara 2 4 0     2 8 0
Los Angeles State 0 6 0     2 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1962 Valley State Matadors football team represented Valley State [note 1] during the 1962 College Division football season.

Valley State competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). This was the first year Valley State played a varsity schedule, the team was led by head coach Sam Winningham. The Matadors played home games at Monroe High in Sepulveda, California,[note 2] they finished the season with a record of three wins and six losses (3–6, 2–3 CCAA).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 22 at UC Riverside* Highlander Stadium • Riverside, California W 7–6  
September 29 Claremont-Mudd [note 3]* Monroe HighSepulveda, California L 7–11  
October 6 at Cal Poly [note 4] Mustang StadiumSan Luis Obispo, California L 7–38  
October 13 Occidental* Monroe High • Sepulveda, California L 7–34  
October 20 Long Beach State [note 5] Monroe High • Sepulveda, California L 6–41  
October 27 at UC Santa Barbara La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, California W 13–6  
November 3 at San Diego State [note 6] Aztec BowlSan Diego L 0–39   6,500[1]
November 10 San Diego Marines [note 7]*  ? • San Diego L 0–41  
November 17 Los Angeles State [note 8] Monroe High • Sepulveda, California W 15–13  
*Non-conference game.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

No Valley State players were selected in the 1963 NFL Draft.[3][4][5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ California State University, Northridge was known as San Fernando Valley State College from 1958 to 1971.
  2. ^ The community of North Hills, California (within the City of Los Angeles) was known as Sepulveda, California from World War II to 1992.
  3. ^ The athletic teams for Claremont-Mudd-Scripps did not include Scripps College prior to 1980.
  4. ^ The official name of Cal Poly has been California Polytechnic State University since 1947. However, it is more commonly known as either Cal Poly San Luis Obispo or just Cal Poly.
  5. ^ California State University, Long Beach was known as Long Beach State College from 1950 to 1963.
  6. ^ San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935 to 1971.
  7. ^ The Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) in San Diego fielded a team that played against colleges and other military teams from 1922 to 1964.
  8. ^ California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) was known as Los Angeles State College of Applied Arts and Sciences from 1947 to 1963.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Howard Hagen (November 4, 1962). "Aztecs Trounce San Fernando 39-0". The San Diego Union. p. B-1. 
  2. ^ "1962 - Cal St.-Northridge". Retrieved January 21, 2017. 
  3. ^ "1963 NFL Draft". Retrieved January 19, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Cal State-Northridge Players/Alumni". Retrieved February 21, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Draft History: Cal State-Northridge". Retrieved March 18, 2017.