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1962 Season

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1962 Varsity Football Team

Record: 6-5
Combined Statistics: Link

Head Coach: Leo Strang (5th year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 45-7-1

Team Captains: Ben Bradley, Jim Ehmer

All-Ohio: Ben Bradley (1st)

AP State Poll
1. Toledo Central (9-0)
2. Warren Harding (9-0-1)
3. Niles (8-0-1) – tied Alliance
4. Sandusky (8-0-2)
5. Middletown (9-1)
6. Toledo DeVilbiss (8-1) – defeated Alliance
7. Steubenville (9-1)
8. Cincinnati Roger Bacon (9-0)
9. Cleveland St. Ignatius (8-0)
10. Alliance (7-2-1) – tied Niles; lost to LIma Senior, Toledo DeVilbiss

All-Time Record: 427-135-30
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 34-27-5

Noteworthy Items: (1) The Tigers suffered through their worst year since 1931. (2) Alliance handed Massillon its worst defeat in 31 years, 46-0. (3) Canton McKinley was barred from playing due to a recruiting violation. Instead, Canton Lincoln became the season finale.

OpponentRecordH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*
Fremont RossH78L11,596Game Story and Stats
Akron SouthH526W9,570Game Story and Stats
Cincinnati TaftH436W9,267Game Story and Stats
Alliance8-2-1A046L9,344Game Story and Stats
Steubenville9-1H814L12,869Game Story and Stats
Akron EastH4216W8,476Game Story and Stats
MansfieldA426W11,500Game Story and Stats
Warren Harding9-0-1A720L14,500Game Story and Stats
Cleveland BenedictineH1426L8,871Game Story and Stats
Akron GarfieldH190W6,184Game Story and Stats
Canton LincolnH3516W8,414Game Story and Stats