| 5–5 (2–0 Middle Three)|| Rutgers Stadium|
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John F. Bateman (3rd year)
1962 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team Wikipedia
The 1962 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team represented Rutgers University in the 1962 college football season. In their third season under head coach John F. Bateman, the Scarlet Knights compiled a 5–5 record, won the Middle Three Conference championship, and were outscored by their opponents 169 to 164. The team's statistical leaders included Bob Yaksick with 502 passing yards, Bill Thompson with 405 rushing yards, and Bill Craft with 426 receiving yards.