1965 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team

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1965 Minnesota Golden Gophers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1965 record 5-4-1 (5-2 Big Ten)
Head coach Murray Warmath (12th year)
MVP John Hankinson
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1964 1966 »
1965 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Michigan State $ 7 0 0     10 1 0
Ohio State 6 1 0     7 2 0
Purdue 5 2 0     7 2 1
Minnesota 5 2 0     5 4 1
Illinois 4 3 0     6 4 0
Northwestern 3 4 0     4 6 0
Michigan 2 5 0     4 6 0
Wisconsin 2 5 0     2 7 1
Indiana 1 6 0     2 8 0
Iowa 0 7 0     1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1965 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the 1965 college football season. In their 12th year under head coach Murray Warmath, the Golden Gophers compiled an 5-4-1 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 188 to 160.[1]

Quarterback John Hankinson received the team's Most Valuable Player award. End Aaron Brown was named an All-American by the Associated Press, Look magazine, United Press International, Collier's/Grantland Rice and Football Writers Association of America. Brown was also named All-Big Ten first team.[2]

Total attendance for the season was 302,747, which averaged to 50,458. The season high for attendance was against Michigan.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
09/17/1965 at Southern Cal* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA T 20-20   58,497
09/25/1965 Washington* Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN L 14-13   46,917
10/02/1965 Missouri* Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN L 17-6   49,889
10/09/1965 Indiana Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN W 42-18   46,010
10/16/1965 at Iowa Iowa StadiumIowa City, IA W 14-3   59,200
10/23/1965 Michigan Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN W 14-13   58,519
10/30/1965 at Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 11-10   84,359
11/06/1965 Northwestern Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN W 27-22   50,565
11/13/1965 at Purdue Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN L 35-0   45,587
11/20/1965 Wisconsin Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN W 42-7   50,847
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.


Game notes[edit]

Michigan[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Michigan 7 0 0 6 13
Minnesota 0 0 7 7 14

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minnesota Yearly Results (1965-1969)". College Football Data Warehouse (David DeLassus). Retrieved July 16, 2015. 
  2. ^ Keiser, Jeff (2007), 2007 Media Guide (PDF), pp. 179–182 
  3. ^ Keiser, Jeff (2007), 2007 Media Guide (PDF), p. 160