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1965 Football Results

Gopher Football 1965 Season

  • Head Coach: Murray Warmath (12th season)
  • Overall Record: 5 - 4 - 1
  • Conference Record: 5 - 2 - 1
  • The game at Southern California was the first night game in Minnesota football history.

1965 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
09/17/1965 @ Southern California (7-2-1) T 20-20
09/25/1965 Washington State (7-3) L 13-14
10/02/1965 Missouri (8-2-1) L 6-17
10/09/1965 Indiana (2-8) W 42-18
10/16/1965 @ Iowa (1-9) W 14-3
10/23/1965 Homecoming
Michigan (4-6)
W 14-13
10/30/1965 @ Ohio State (7-2) L 10-11
11/06/1965 Northwestern (4-6) W 27-22
11/13/1965 @ Purdue (7-2-1) L 0-35
11/20/1965 Wisconsin (2-7-1) W 42-7

1965 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Michigan State 7-0-0 10-1-0
Ohio State 6-1-0 7-2-0
Minnesota 5-2-0 5-4-1
Purdue 5-2-0 7-2-1
Illinois 4-3-0 6-4-0
Northwestern 3-4-0 4-6-0
Michigan 2-5-0 4-6-0
Wisconsin 2-5-0 2-7-1
Indiana 1-6-0 2-8-0
Iowa 0-7-0 1-9-0

1965 Gopher Football Roster

No. Name Pos. Yr. Ht. Wt. Hometown
88 Anderson, Chester TE Jr. 6-3 242 Duluth, MN
19 Baldridge, David LS So. 6-2 205 Minneapolis, MN
58 Barle, James Louis OC Jr. 6-1 207 Coleraine, MN
73 Baudler, John OT Jr. 6-4 219 Austin, MN
72 Bedney, Robert DT So. 6-3 245 Owatonna, MN
83 Bevan, Jerry Eugene TE Jr. 5-11 207 Chisago City, MN
15 Bevan, William QB Sr. 6-0 182 Chisago City, MN
78 Boston, McKinley DT So. 6-1 245 Elizabeth City, NC
81 Brothen, Robert TE So. 6-2 207 Minneapolis, MN
89 Brown, Aaron TE Sr. 6-4 241 Port Arthur, TX
63 Brown, Andrew OG Fr. 6-1 215 St. Paul, MN
86 Bruggers, Robert TE Sr. 6-0 216 Roseland, MN
43 Bruton, Jim LS So. 5-11 186 St. Paul, MN
42 Bryant, Hubert WR So. 5-10 156 Pittsburgh, PA
62 Callahan, Brian OG Sr. 5-10 224 Austin, MN
10 Carlson, Lawrence QB So. 6-1 190 Williston, ND
39 Christian, Edward FB Jr. 6-0 216 Mounds View, MN
45 Colburn, David RB Jr. 5-10 186 LaCrosse, WI
44 Condo,Gordon FS So. 5-11 180 Howard, PA
61 Dallman, William OG Sr. 6-0 201 Madison, WI
68 Dropp, James Michael OG Jr. 6-0 193 Chisholm, MN
77 Duren, Edward NT So. 6-1 250 Winston-Salem, NC
52 Faust, Paul Timothy OG Sr. 6-1 214 Edina, MN
76 Fulgham, James OT Sr. 6-6 275 Biwabik, MN
74 Gillingham, Gale OT Sr. 6-3 250 Little Falls, MN
46 Givens, Archie RB Sr. 5-11 178 Minneapolis, MN
12 Haines, Andrew QB Sr. 6-0 193 New Orleans, LA
16 Hankinson, John QB Sr. 6-1 190 Edina, MN
21 Hatfield, Eugene RB Jr. 6-1 194 Holcombe, WI
38 Henderson, Melvin FB Jr. 5-11 195 St. Paul, MN
31 Hoglin, Dennis OG So. 6-1 202 Long Lake, MN
36 Holmberg, Joseph FB Jr. 6-0 209 Mounds View, MN
55 Killian, Charles OC Jr. 6-1 224 Arcadia, WI
79 Klick, Ronald OT So. 6-1 227 Delano, MN
84 Kramer, Kent TE Sr. 6-5 226 Temple City, CA
70 Krause, Jim OT Sr. 6-2 232 Lake Benton, MN
85 Last, Kenny TE Jr. 6-4 211 Bloomington, MN
27 Lee, Bobby TE So. 6-3 197 Montgomery, AL
65 Long, James William OG Jr. 6-2 208 Eau Claire, WI
22 Maples, Stewart RB Sr. 5-11 181 Cedar Rapids, IA
82 Michalski, Roger Allan TE Jr. 6-3 206 Silver Bay, MN
41 Morgan, Lonnie RB Sr. 5-8 170 Dade City, FL
35 Newsom, Jerome LB Jr. 6-1 206 Minneapolis, MN
53 Parr, Patric OC So. 6-5 248 Eau Claire, WI
49 Peterson, Richard WR So. 6-2 218 Fridley, MN
80 Rajala, John TE Sr. 6-1 214 Anoka, MN
50 Rajala, Randolph LB So. 6-2 205 Big Fork, MN
54 Ramey, Deryl OC Sr. 6-1 198 Atwater, MN
57 Reierson, Gary LB Jr. 6-0 191 Edina, MN
73 Rosen, Donald OT Sr. 6-2 226 Rosemount, MN
51 Rucker, Dale OC Sr. 6-2 202 Springfield, MN
11 Sakal, Thomas CB So. 6-1 193 Alquippa, PA
48 Sanders, Charles RB So. 6-4 198 Richlands, NC
47 Seitz, Richard RB Jr. 6-0 190 Columbia Heights, MN
75 Staebler, Jon OT Sr. 6-3 226 Morris, MN
64 Staten, Randolph OG Sr. 6-1 215 Charlotte, NC
66 Sullivan, Richard OG So. 6-0 200 Bloomington, IL
26 Suneson, Bruce TE So. 6-2 193 St. Paul, MN
37 Van De Walker, Bruce FB Sr. 6-0 193 St. Paul, MN
62 Walsh, John OG Fr. 6-1 210 Austin, MN
33 Wheeler, Timothy Allan LB Jr. 5-11 203 Richfield, MN
20 Whitlow, Ray Errol RB Jr. 5-9 165 Houston, TX
14 Wilson, Curtis RB So. 5-11 190 Lawton, OK
17 Wirtanen, Glen Wilfred QB Jr. 6-0 196 Downers Grove, IL
69 Yagodich, Barry OG So. 6-3 225 Monessen, PA

1965 Final AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Alabama 9-1-1
2 Michigan State 10-1-0
3 Arkansas 10-1-0
4 UCLA 8-2-1
5 Nebraska 10-1-0
6 Missouri 8-2-1
7 Tennessee 8-1-2
8 Louisiana State 8-3-0
9 Notre Dame 7-2-1
10 Southern California 7-2-1

1965 Final United Press Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Michigan State 10-1-0
2 Arkansas 10-1-0
3 Nebraska 10-1-0
4 Alabama 9-1-1
5 UCLA 8-2-1
6 Missouri 8-2-1
7 Tennessee 8-1-2
8 Notre Dame 7-2-1
9 Southern California 7-2-1
10 Texas Tech 8-3-0
11 Ohio State 7-2-0
12 Florida 7-4-0
13 Purdue 7-2-1
14 Louisiana State 8-3-0
15 Georgia 6-4-0
16 Tulsa 8-3-0
17 Mississippi 7-4-0
18 Kentucky 6-4-0
19 Syracuse 7-3-0
20 Colorado 6-2-2

1965 Big Ten Bowl Results

Rose Bowl - 01/01/1966
UCLA 14, Michigan State 12

1965 Other Bowl Results

Orange Bowl - 01/01/1966
Alabama 39, Nebraska 28
Sugar Bowl - 01/01/1966
Missouri 20, Florida 18
Cotton Bowl - 01/01/1966
Louisiana State 14, Arkansas 7
Sun Bowl - 12/31/1965
Texas-El Paso 13, Texas Christian 12
Gator Bowl - 12/31/1965
Georgia Tech 31, Texas Tech 21
Tangerine Bowl - 12/11/1965
East Carolina 31, Maine 0
Liberty Bowl - 12/18/1965
Mississippi 13, Auburn 7
Bluebonnet Bowl - 12/18/1965
Tennessee 27, Tulsa 6