1965 Sugar Bowl

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1965 Sugar Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
LSU 2 0 8 3 13
Syracuse 10 0 0 0 10
Date January 1, 1965
Season 1964
Stadium Tulane Stadium
Location New Orleans, Louisiana
Sugar Bowl
 < 1964  1966

The 1965 Sugar Bowl featured the seven-ranked LSU Tigers, and the unranked Syracuse Orangemen.

Syracuse jumped on top following a 23-yard Smith field goal, taking a 3–0 lead. When Syracuse got the ball next, LSU's defense forced a safety, making it 3–2. Syracuse's Clarke returned a blocked punt 28 yards for a touchdown, as Syracuse led 10–2. In the third quarter, LSU quarterback Ezell threw a 57-yard touchdown pass to Doug Moreau, tying the game at 10. In the fourth quarter, Moreau kicked the winning 28-yard field goal, as LSU won 13–10. Moreau was named Sugar Bowl MVP.