1965 Auburn Tigers football team

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1965 Auburn Tigers football
Liberty Bowl, L 7–13 vs. Ole Miss
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1965 record5–5–1 (4–1–1 SEC)
Head coachRalph Jordan (15th season)
Home stadiumCliff Hare Stadium
Legion Field
Seasons
← 1964
1966 →
1965 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Alabama $ 6 1 1     9 1 1
Auburn 4 1 1     5 5 1
Florida 4 2 0     7 4 0
No. 7 Tennessee 3 1 2     8 1 2
Ole Miss 5 3 0     7 4 0
No. 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 NCAA University Division 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]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 18Baylor*L 8–14
September 25at TennesseeT 13–13
October 2No. 6 Kentucky
  • Cliff Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, Alabama
W 23–18
October 9Chattanooga*
  • Cliff Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, Alabama
W 30–7
October 16at Georgia Tech*L 14–23
October 23Southern Miss*
  • Cliff Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, Alabama
L 0–3
November 30No. 7 Florida
  • Cliff Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, Alabama (Rivalry)
W 28–17
November 6Mississippi StateW 25–18
November 13at GeorgiaW 21–19
November 27vs. No. 5 Alabama
L 3–30
December 18vs. Ole Miss*L 7–13
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • 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.