1965 Auburn Tigers football team

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1965 Auburn Tigers football
AuburnTigers.svg
Liberty Bowl, L 7–13 vs. Ole Miss
Conference Southeastern Conference
1965 record 5–5–1 (4–1–1 SEC)
Head coach Ralph Jordan
Home stadium Cliff Hare Stadium
Legion Field
Seasons
« 1964 1966 »
1965 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Alabama 6 1 1     9 1 1
Auburn 4 1 1     5 5 1
Florida 4 2 0     7 4 0
#7 Tennessee 3 1 2     8 1 2
Ole Miss 5 3 0     7 4 0
#8 LSU 3 3 0     8 3 0
Kentucky 3 3 0     6 4 0
Georgia 3 3 0     6 4 0
Vanderbilt 1 5 0     2 7 1
Tulane 1 5 0     2 8 0
Mississippi State 1 5 0     4 6 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1965 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1965 college football season. It was the Tigers' 74th overall and 32nd season as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The team was led by head coach Ralph "Shug" Jordan, in his 15th year, and played their home games at Cliff Hare Stadium in Auburn and Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama. They finished with a record of five wins, five losses and one tie (5–5–1 overall, 4–1–1 in the SEC) and with a loss against Ole Miss in the Liberty Bowl.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 18 Baylor* Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, AL L 8–14  
September 25 at Tennessee Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN T 13–13  
October 2 #6 Kentucky Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 23–18  
October 9 Chattanooga* Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 30–7  
October 16 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 14–23  
October 23 Southern Miss* Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL L 0–3  
November 30 #7 Florida Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL (Rivalry) W 28–17  
November 6 Mississippi State Legion FieldBirmingham, AL W 25–18  
November 13 at Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 21–19  
November 27 vs. #5 Alabama Legion Field • Birmingham, AL (Iron Bowl) L 3–30  
December 18 vs. Ole Miss Memphis Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN (Liberty Bowl) L 7–13  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
  • Source: 1965 Auburn football schedule[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009 Auburn Football Media Guide (PDF). Auburn, Alabama: Auburn Media Relations Office. 2009. p. 189. 
  2. ^ "1965–1966 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Retrieved December 18, 2012.