1965 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1965 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 11
1965 record 7–2 (6–1 Big Ten)
Head coach Woody Hayes (15th year)
Defensive coordinator Lyal Clark
MVP Doug Van Horn
Captain Ike Kelley, Greg Lashutka
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
(Capacity: 81,103)
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 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the 1965 Big Ten Conference football season. The Buckeyes compiled a 7–2 record.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 25 1:30 p.m. North Carolina* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 3–14   80,182
October 2 3:30 p.m. at Washington* Husky StadiumSeattle, WA NBC W 23–21   52,500
October 9 1:30 p.m. Illinois Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH (Illibuck Trophy) W 28–14   83,712
October 16 1:30 p.m. at No. 4 Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI L 7–32   75,288
October 23 2:30 p.m. at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 20–10   65,269
October 30 1:30 p.m. Minnesota Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 11–10   84,359
November 6 1:30 p.m. Indiana Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 17–10   83,863
November 13 1:30 p.m. Iowa Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 38–0   84,116
November 20 1:00 p.m. at Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI (The Game) NBC W 9–7   77,733
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

Coaching staff[edit]

Game summaries[edit]

North Carolina[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• North Carolina 7 0 0 7 14
Ohio State 0 3 0 0 3
  • Date: September 25
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 80,182
  • Game weather: Clear, wind SE 5mph, 68°F

[1]

Washington[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Ohio State 0 14 6 3 23
Washington 7 6 8 0 21
  • Date: September 2
  • Location: U.W. Stadium, Seattle, WA
  • Game attendance: 52,500
  • Game weather: wind SE 4 mph, 60°F
  • Television network: NBC

[2]

Illinois[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Illinois 7 0 0 7 14
• Ohio State 0 21 7 0 28
  • Date: September 9
  • Location: Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH
  • Game attendance: 83,712
  • Game weather: Rain, wind WSW 15-20 mph, 54°F

[3]

Michigan State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Ohio State 0 0 0 7 7
• Michigan State 7 0 5 20 32

[4]

Wisconsin[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Ohio State 17 0 0 3 20
Wisconsin 3 0 7 0 10

[5]

Minnesota[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Minnesota 7 0 3 0 10
• Ohio State 0 8 0 3 11
  • Date: October 30
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 84,359
  • Game weather: Clear, wind SW 10-15 mph, 60°F

[6]

Indiana[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Indiana 0 10 0 0 10
• Ohio State 7 0 3 7 17
  • Date: November 6
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 83,863
  • Game weather: Clear, 68°F

[7]

Iowa[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Iowa 0 0 0 0 0
• Ohio State 7 10 21 0 38
  • Date: November 13
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 84,116
  • Game weather: Clear, 49°F

[8]

Michigan[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Ohio State 6 0 0 3 9
Michigan 0 7 0 0 7

[9] [10]

1966 Pro draftees[edit]

Player Draft Round Pick Position NFL Club
Tom Barrington NFL 3 38 Running Back Washington Redskins
Tom Barrington AFL 16 142 Running Back Kansas City Chiefs
Doug Van Horn NFL 4 55 Guard Detroit Lions
Doug Van Horn AFL 5 39 Guard Kansas City Chiefs
Ike Kelley NFL 17 249 Linebacker Philadelphia Eagles
Greg Lashutka AFL 18 163 End Buffalo Bills

References[edit]

Win/Loss statistics
Draft data