1965 California Golden Bears football team

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1965 California Golden Bears football
ConferenceAthletic Association of Western Universities
1965 record5–5 (2–3 AAWU)
Head coachRay Willsey (2nd season)
Home stadiumCalifornia Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1964
1966 →
1965 AAWU football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 UCLA $ 4 0 0     8 2 1
No. 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 California Golden Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Berkeley in the Athletic Association of Western Universities (AAWU) during the 1965 college football season. In their second year under head coach Ray Willsey, the Golden Bears compiled a 5–5 record (2–3 against AAWU opponents), finished in a tie for fifth place in the AAWU, and was outscored by its opponents by a combined total of 194 to 125.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Jim Hunt with 383 passing yards, Tom Relles with 485 rushing yards, and Jerry Bradley with 360 receiving yards.[3]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 18No. 3 Notre Dame*L 6–4853,000[4]
September 25at No. 4 Michigan*L 7–1081,417[5]
October 2Kansas*
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
W 17–032,000[6]
October 9at Air Force*W 24–729,470[7]
October 16Washington
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
W 16–1235,000[8]
October 23at UCLAL 3–5639,524[9]
October 30Penn State*
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
W 21–1737,000[10]
November 6No. 6 USC
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 0–3552,000[11]
November 13at OregonW 24–016,890[12]
November 20at StanfordL 7–980,000[13]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1965 California Golden Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  2. ^ "California 2015 Football Information Guide" (PDF). CalBears.com. Cal Golden Bears Athletics. p. 164. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 26, 2016. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  3. ^ "1965 California Golden Bears Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  4. ^ "California vs Notre Dame Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Michigan vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  6. ^ "California vs Kansas Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  7. ^ "Air Force vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  8. ^ "California vs Washington Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  9. ^ "UCLA vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  10. ^ "California vs Penn State Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  11. ^ "California vs USC Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  12. ^ "Oregon vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  13. ^ "Stanford vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  14. ^ 2015 Football Information Guide (PDF). Cal Athletics. 2015. p. 165. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-10-26.