1965 Penn State Nittany Lions football team

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1965 Penn State Nittany Lions football
Conference Independent
1965 record 5–5
Head coach Rip Engle (16th season)
Home stadium Beaver Stadium
(Capacity: 46,284)
Seasons
← 1964
1966 →
1965 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
New Mexico State         8 2 0
Utah State         8 2 0
Xavier         8 2 0
Texas Western         8 3 0
No. 9 Notre Dame         7 2 1
Southern Miss         7 2 0
Syracuse         7 3 0
VPI         7 3 0
Georgia Tech         7 3 1
Boston College         6 4 0
West Texas State         6 4 0
Boston University         5 3 1
Buffalo         5 3 2
Miami (FL)         5 4 1
Penn State         5 5 0
Memphis State         5 5 0
San Jose State         5 5 0
Navy         4 4 2
Colgate         4 5 1
Florida State         4 5 1
Army         4 5 1
Houston         4 5 1
Colorado State         4 6 0
Rutgers         3 6 0
Air Force         3 6 1
Pittsburgh         3 7 0
Dayton         3 7 0
Holy Cross         2 7 1
Pacific (CA)         2 8 0
Villanova         1 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1965 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented Penn State University during the 1965 college football season.[1] It was Rip Engle's last season as head coach of Penn State.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 25 Michigan State Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA (Rivalry) L 0–23  
October 2 UCLA Beaver Stadium • University Park, PA L 22–24  
October 9 at Boston College Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA W 17–0  
October 16 at Syracuse Archbold StadiumSyracuse, NY (Rivalry) L 21–28  
October 23 West Virginiadagger Beaver Stadium • University Park, PA (Rivalry) W 44–6  
October 30 at California California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA L 17–21  
November 6 Kent State Beaver Stadium • University Park, PA W 21–6  
November 13 Navy Beaver Stadium • University Park, PA W 14–6  
November 20 at Pittsburgh Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA (Rivalry) L 27–30  
December 4 at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD (Rivalry) W 19–7  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Penn State Yearly Results (1965-1969)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 26, 2015.