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 season)
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
No. 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 234Total
• North Carolina 7 007 14
Ohio State 0 300 3
  • Date: September 25
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 80,182
  • Game weather: Clear, wind SE 5mph, 68°F

[1]

Washington[edit]

1 234Total
• Ohio State 0 1463 23
Washington 7 680 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 234Total
Illinois 7 007 14
• Ohio State 0 2170 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 234Total
Ohio State 0 007 7
• Michigan State 7 0520 32

[4]

Wisconsin[edit]

1 234Total
• Ohio State 17 003 20
Wisconsin 3 070 10

[5]

Minnesota[edit]

1 234Total
Minnesota 7 030 10
• Ohio State 0 803 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 234Total
Indiana 0 1000 10
• Ohio State 7 037 17
  • Date: November 6
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 83,863
  • Game weather: Clear, 68°F

[7]

Iowa[edit]

1 234Total
Iowa 0 000 0
• Ohio State 7 10210 38
  • Date: November 13
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 84,116
  • Game weather: Clear, 49°F

[8]

Michigan[edit]

1 234Total
• Ohio State 6 003 9
Michigan 0 700 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