† 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.
The 1965 Maryland Terrapins football team represented the University of Maryland in the 1965 college football season. In their seventh and final season under head coach Tom Nugent, the Terrapins compiled a 4–6 record (3–3 in conference), finished in a tie for fourth place in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and were outscored by their opponents 164 to 132. The team's statistical leaders included Phil Petry with 763 passing yards, Ernie Torain with 370 rushing yards, and Bobby Collins with 462 receiving yards.