Leading up to the opening game of the Villanova football season on August 29 against Syracuse, 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 and present. 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. Also, it's a ton of work to get pictures of all the players, so it may be incomplete. Oh well.
The 1962 Liberty Bowl Team
Although they lost 6-0 to Oregon State, the 1962 Villanova Wildcats are significant for being the final Villanova 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.