1965 Clemson Tigers football team

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1965 Clemson Tigers football
ACC co-champion
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1965 record 5–5 (5–2[a] ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard (26th season)
Captain Bill Hecht, Floyd Rogers
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1964
1966 →
1965 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
NC State + 5 2 0     6 4 0†
Clemson + 5 2 0     5 5 0†
Duke 4 2 0     6 4 0
Maryland 3 3 0     4 6 0
North Carolina 3 3 0     4 6 0
Virginia 3 3 0     4 6 0†
Wake Forest 2 4 0     3 7 0†
South Carolina 0 6 0     5 5 0†
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • † South Carolina forfeited its 4 conference wins (Clemson, NC State, Virginia, Wake Forest) due to an ineligible player. This moved Clemson and NC State to 5–2, making them co-Champions. Overall records do not reflect this. Duke and South Carolina were originally co-champions with records of 4–2.[1]
Rankings from AP Poll[2]

The 1965 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson University during the 1965 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 18 NC State Memorial StadiumClemson, South Carolina (Textile Bowl) W 21–7
September 25 at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, Virginia W 20–14
October 2* at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta (Rivalry) L 6–38
October 9* at #4 Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, Georgia (Rivalry) L 9–23
October 16 at Duke Duke StadiumDurham, North Carolina W 3–2
October 23* TCU Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina W 3–0
October 30 Wake Forest Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina W 26–13
November 6 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, North Carolina L 13–17
November 13 Maryland Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina L 0–6
November 20 at South Carolina Carolina StadiumColumbia, South Carolina (Battle of the Palmetto State) L 16–17[a]
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

^a South Carolina was forced by the ACC to forfeit all conference games due to ineligible players. Clemson and NC State, who had both lost to South Carolina, were declared co-champions.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ACC Champions". 2007 Football Media Guide. Atlantic Coast Conference. p. 93. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 10, 2011. Retrieved January 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1965 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 24, 2013. 
  3. ^ "ACC Champions" (PDF). 2007 Football Media Guide. Atlantic Coast Conference. p. 93. Archived (PDF) from the original on 10 August 2011. Retrieved 10 August 2011.