1965 Fresno State Bulldogs football team

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1965 Fresno State Bulldogs football
Fresno State wordmark.png
Conference California Collegiate Athletic Association
1965 record 6–4 (1–3 CCAA)
Head coach Phil Krueger (2nd season)
Home stadium Ratcliffe Stadium
(Capacity: 13,000)
Seasons
← 1964
1966 →
1965 California Collegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 AP / #2 UPI Cal St Los Angeles $ 5 0 0     9 1 0
#9 UPI Cal State Long Beach 4 1 0     9 1 0
San Diego State 3 2 0     8 2 0
Fresno State 1 3 0     6 4 0
Cal Poly 1 4 0     2 8 0
Valley State 0 4 0     1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from College Division poll

The 1965 Fresno State Bulldogs football team represented Fresno State College[note 1] during the 1965 College Division football season.

The team was led by second-year head coach Phil Krueger and played home games at Ratcliffe Stadium on the campus of Fresno City College in Fresno, California. They finished the season with a record of six wins and four losses (6–4, 1–3 CCAA).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 25 at Colorado* Folsom FieldBoulder, CO L 7–10   29,000
October 2 Washburn* Ratcliffe StadiumFresno, CA W 54–0   9,388
October 9 Montana State* Ratcliffe Stadium • Fresno, CA W 25–14   10,862
October 16 at Cal Poly[note 2] Mustang StadiumSan Luis Obispo, CA W 23–13   7,000
October 23 No. 4 Cal State Los Angeles Ratcliffe Stadium • Fresno, CA L 12–32[1]   13,455
October 30 San Diego State[note 3] Ratcliffe Stadium • Fresno, CA (Rivalry) L 7–26[2]   9,009
November 6 at Long Beach State[note 4] Veterans StadiumLong Beach, CA L 12–14   9,100
November 13 at Pacific (CA)* Pacific Memorial StadiumStockton, CA W 20–0[3]   4,000
November 20 San Jose State[note 5]* Ratcliffe Stadium • Fresno, CA (Rivalry) W 24–18   7,897
November 27 at Hawaii* Honolulu StadiumHonolulu, HI (Rivalry) W 7–3   2,356
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Small-College Football Poll.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

No Fresno State Bulldogs were selected in the 1966 NFL Draft.[6][7]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ California State University, Fresno was known as Fresno State College from 1949 to 1971.
  2. ^ The official name of Cal Poly has been California Polytechnic State University since 1947. However, it is more commonly known as either Cal Poly San Luis Obispo or just Cal Poly.
  3. ^ San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935 to 1971.
  4. ^ California State University, Long Beach (Long Beach State) was known as California State College, Long Beach from 1964 to 1971.
  5. ^ San Jose State University was known as San Jose State College from 1935 to 1971.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diablos Score Early, Hang On to Spill Fresno, 17-15". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. October 24, 1965. p. D-6. Retrieved January 20, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "Diablos Gallop by Hawaii, 37-7". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. November 1, 1965. p. III-10. Retrieved January 20, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ Jeff Prugh (November 14, 1965). "Diablos Too Much for 49ers, 27-21". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. p. D-11. Retrieved January 20, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  4. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  5. ^ "Fresno State Yearly Results". Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  6. ^ "1966 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016.
  7. ^ "Fresno St. Players/Alumni". Retrieved December 12, 2016.