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1962 Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) 2nd place Eastern Conference 9-5-0 .643
Head Coach: Buddy Parker
Assistant CoachJack Butler
Assistant CoachMike Nixon
Assistant CoachGarrard Ramsey
Assistant CoachKen Stilley
Assistant CoachLaVern Torgeson
Assistant CoachWillie Walls
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/11/1962NChicago Bears19-14WAtlanta, GAGrady Stadium11000
Sat8/18/1962ACleveland Browns10-33LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium77683Doubleheader
Mon8/27/1962ADetroit Lions20-26LDetroit, MITiger Stadium23246
Sat9/1/1962APhiladelphia Eagles14-35LHershey, PAHershey Stadium13800
Sun9/9/1962HBaltimore Colts20-9WPittsburgh, PAPitt Stadium8962
Sun9/16/1962ADetroit Lions7-45LDetroit, MITiger Stadium46641
Sun9/23/1962ADallas Cowboys30-28WDallas, TXCotton Bowl19478
Sun9/30/1962HNew York Giants27-31LPittsburgh, PAPitt Stadium40916
Sat10/6/1962HPhiladelphia Eagles13-7WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field23164
Sun10/14/1962ANew York Giants20-17WNew York, NYYankee Stadium62808
Sun10/21/1962HDallas Cowboys27-42LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field23106
Sun10/28/1962HCleveland Browns14-41LPittsburgh, PAPitt Stadium35417
Sun11/4/1962HMinnesota Vikings39-31WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field14642
Sun11/11/1962ASt. Louis Cardinals26-17WSt. Louis, MOBusch Stadium20264
Sun11/18/1962HWashington Redskins23-21WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field21231
Sun11/25/1962ACleveland Browns14-35LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium53601
Sun12/2/1962HSt. Louis Cardinals19-7WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field18556
Sun12/9/1962APhiladelphia Eagles26-17WPhiladelphia, PAFranklin Field60671
Sun12/16/1962AWashington Redskins27-24WWashington, DCD.C. Stadium34508
Sun1/6/1963NDetroit Lions10-17LMiami, FLOrange Bowl36284Playoff Bowl
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
48Gary BallmanHB6'020322Michigan State3
65Tom BettisMLB-LLB6'222829Purdue11
71Charlie BradshawROT6'625526Baylor14
15Ed BrownP-QB6'220934Hartnell JC; San Francisco14
86Johnny BurrellSE6'319122Rice14
40Preston CarpenterTE6'219728Arkansas13
74Lou CordileoneRDT6'024725Clemson12
44Willie DanielRS-LCB5'1118725Mississippi State13
84Buddy DialFL6'119425Rice14
46Bob FergusonFB5'1122023Ohio State13
87Glenn GlassRS6'019722Tennessee7
27Dick HaleyLS5'1019325Pittsburgh14
36Rudy HayesLB6'021727Clemson4
87Harlon HillSE6'319930North Alabama7
42Dick HoakHB5'1119123Penn State14
77Dan JamesLOT-ROG6'426225Ohio State14
35John Henry JohnsonFB6'221033St. Mary's (California); Arizona State14
64John KapeleRDE6'024025Brigham Young6
74John KenersonDT6'325524Kentucky State1
26Brady KeysRCB6'018925East Los Angeles JC; Colorado State14
37Ken KirkRLB6'222924Mississippi14
75Joe KrupaLDT6'223229Purdue14
22Bobby LayneQB6'120136Texas13
72Ray LemekROG-LOT6'023828Notre Dame14
76Gene LipscombRDT6'628431none14
23Bill MackSE-FL5'1018525Notre Dame14
79Lou MichaelsLDE-K6'224327Kentucky14
18Terry NofsingerQB6'420924Utah1
51Buzz NutterC6'423031Virginia Tech14
88John PowersTE6'221122Notre Dame14
50John RegerRLB-MLB6'022531Pittsburgh9
24Johnny SampleRS6'120326Maryland-Eastern Shore6
62Mike SanduskyLOG6'023127Maryland14
67Bob SchmitzLB6'123524Wisconsin; Montana State9
34Bob SimmsRLB-LLB6'221724Rutgers5
47Jackie SimpsonRS5'1018328Florida13
70Ernie StautnerRDE6'123037Boston College14
68Ron StehouwerROG-LOT6'223225Colorado State14
74George StrugarDT6'525928Washington1
82George TarasovicLLB-RLB6'424532Boston College; Northeast Louisana JC; Louisiana State14
28Clendon ThomasLCB6'219627Oklahoma14
30Tom TracyHB5'920528Tennessee4
32Joe WomackHB5'921026Los Angeles CC; Los Angeles State11
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Bob Ferguson15BOhio State
Jack Collins789HBTexas
Gary Ballman8104BMichigan State
John Powers9117ENotre Dame
Larry Vignali10132GPittsburgh
Bob Wills11145ECalifornia
Sam Mudie12160BRutgers
Dave Woodward13173TAuburn
Jim Whitaker14188ENevada-Reno
Vern Hatch15201ENorth Carolina Central
Bobby Ply16216BBaylor
Nat Tucker17229BFlorida A&M
Ferrell Yarbrough18244TNorthwestern State (Louisiana)
John Kuprok19257EPittsburgh
John Knight20272BValparaiso
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals588456114
Opponents Totals519087135
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals2611331121645427
Opponents Totals250781571553581
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Lou Michaels0323397.0264261.90110
John Henry Johnson90000054
Buddy Dial60000036
Joe Womack50000030
Preston Carpenter40000024
Dick Hoak40000024
Bill Mack20000012
Willie Daniel1000006
Bobby Layne1000006
Bob Schmitz1000006
Ernie Stautner0000012
(Team)0000012
Team Totals33323397.0264261.92312
Opponents Totals484848100.091947.40363
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Lou Michaels264261.99/6/8/3/0/
Team Totals264261.99/6/8/3/0/
Opponents Totals91947.41/2/3/2/1/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
John Henry Johnson25111414.5407
Joe Womack1284683.7285
Dick Hoak1174423.8384
Tom Tracy201165.8350
Harlon Hill77210.3240
Johnny Burrell6386.3180
Bob Ferguson20371.9130
Bobby Layne15251.7171
Gary Ballman372.330
Bill Mack2-2-1.070
Preston Carpenter1-3-3.0-30
Ed Brown2-8-4.0-20
Team Totals57223334.14017
Opponents Totals36314193.913
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Bobby Layne23311649.810016867.214.56293.9177.3193149356.2
Ed Brown844351.2357268.616.95056.067.115756970.8
Tom Tracy11100.0077.07.0700.000.000795.8
Dick Hoak100.0100.000.000.000039.6
Team Totals31916050.213624197.615.114144.4237.2350206960.1
Opponents Totals43822350.918734908.015.7347.8286.4284320677.0
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Buddy Dial5098119.6626
Preston Carpenter3649213.743t4
John Henry Johnson322267.1182
Dick Hoak913314.8230
Bill Mack820325.4402
Johnny Burrell819324.1420
Harlon Hill710114.4250
Joe Womack6579.5330
Tom Tracy2115.560
John Powers11616.0160
Bob Ferguson166.060
Team Totals160241915.16214
Opponents Totals223349015.734
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Clendon Thomas7486.9150
Willie Daniel58517.049t1
George Tarasovic45513.8370
Dick Haley4266.5180
Bob Schmitz36521.724t1
Brady Keys3165.3130
Ernie Stautner122.020
John Reger100.000
Johnny Sample02121L0
Team Totals2831811.449t2
Opponents Totals2325711.20
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Ed Brown60240040.0780119
Team Totals60240040.0780119
Opponents Totals62252440.7169
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Preston Carpenter710915.6600
Brady Keys7466.6250
Johnny Sample410.310
Dick Haley11313.0130
Team Totals19191698.9600
Opponents Totals181196.60
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Glenn Glass1639624.8550
Brady Keys2866723.8570
Dick Haley710515.0230
Johnny Sample25226.0300
Dick Hoak24020.0220
Bob Ferguson23015.0210
Lou Michaels2157.5150
Preston Carpenter12929.0290
Joe Womack11616.0160
Mike Sandusky100.000
Team Totals62135021.8570
Opponents Totals54115121.30
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Tom Bettis0001100
Ed Brown100000
Bob Ferguson310100
Dick Hoak330340
John Henry Johnson500000
Ken Kirk0001100
Joe Krupa0001100
Bobby Layne720200
Ray Lemek0010100
Gene Lipscomb0001130
Bill Mack100000
Lou Michaels100000
John Reger0003300
Mike Sandusky0030300
Bob Simms0001100
Ernie Stautner0002200
Joe Womack300000
Team Totals2413111021100
Opponents Totals21101113241
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