1965 Stanford Indians football team

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1965 Stanford Indians football
Stanford block S.jpg
Conference Athletic Association of Western Universities
1965 record 6–3–1 (2–3 AAWU)
Head coach John Ralston (3rd year)
Home stadium Stanford Stadium
Seasons
« 1964 1966 »
1965 AAWU football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 UCLA 4 0 0     8 2 1
#10 USC 4 1 0     7 2 1
Washington State 2 1 0     7 3 0
Washington 4 3 0     5 5 0
Stanford 2 3 0     6 3 1
California 2 3 0     5 5 0
Oregon State 1 3 0     5 5 0
Oregon 0 5 0     4 5 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1965 Stanford Indians football team represented Stanford University in the 1965 NCAA football season. The team was led by third-year head coach John Ralston and played their home games at Stanford Stadium in Stanford, California.

Stanford finished with a losing record within the AAWU conference, but were undefeated (4–0–1) outside the conference.[1] They were led by defensive end Gary Pettigrew and fullback Ray Handley.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 17 San Jose State* Stanford StadiumStanford, CA W 26–6  
September 25 Navy* Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA T 7–7  
October 2 at Air Force* Falcon StadiumColorado Springs, CO W 17–16  
October 9 Oregon Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA W 17–14  
October 16 at #6 USC Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 0–14  
October 23 Army* Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA W 31–14  
October 30 at Washington Husky StadiumSeattle, WA L 8–41  
November 6 at Tulane* Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA W 16–0  
November 13 #7 UCLA Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA L 13–30  
November 20 California Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA (68th Big Game) W 9–7  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Players drafted by the NFL/AFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL/AFL Club[a 1]
Gary Pettigrew Defensive tackle 2/6 20/49 Philadelphia Eagles/San Diego Chargers[a 2]
John Mason End 8 114 Philadelphia Eagles
Craig Ritchey Defensive back 16 143 Oakland Raiders

[2][3]

  1. ^ AFL Draft selections shown in italics.
  2. ^ Signed with Philadelphia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stanford Game-by-Game Results; 1965–1969". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved November 22, 2011. 
  2. ^ "1966 NFL Draft". Retrieved November 25, 2013. 
  3. ^ "1966 AFL Draft". Retrieved November 25, 2013.