Sunday, June 30, 2013

Villanova football season countdown: 62 is for the 1962 Liberty Bowl team

Leading up to the opening game of the Villanova football season on August 31 against Boston College, Fact on Villanova Sports will be counting down the days between now and the beginning of the football season using the jersey numbers of Villanova football players of the past. For as many numbers as possible, effort will be taken to introduce players from the current team, with the exception of "important" players from the past.a Also, it's a ton of work to get pictures of all the players, so it may be incomplete. Oh well. 

Although they lost 6-0 to Oregon State, the 1962 Villanova Wildcats are significant for being the final team to play in a bowl game. A distinction that it looks like they will hold forever. Rich Richman played in two games that day for Villanova, as quarterback of the football team, and as a reserve off the bench for the basketball team.

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