1965 Pittsburgh Panthers football team

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1965 Pittsburgh Panthers football
Pitt Panthers wordmark.svg
Conference Independent
1965 record 3–7
Head coach John Michelosen (11th season)
Home stadium Pitt Stadium
(Capacity: 56,500)
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 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 1965 college football season. The team compiled a 3–7 record under head coach John Michelosen. The team's statistical leaders included Kenny Lucas with 1,921 passing yards and Barry McKnight with 406 rushing yards.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 18 Oregon Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA L 15–17  
September 25 Oklahoma Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 13–9  
October 2 at West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV (Backyard Brawl) L 48–63  
October 9 at Duke Duke StadiumDurham, NC L 13–21  
October 16 at Navy District of Columbia Stadium[2]Washington, DC L 0–12   24,183
October 23 Miami (FL) Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 28–14  
October 30 vs. Syracuse Shea Stadium[3]New York, NY (Rivalry) L 13–51  
November 6 No. 4 Notre Dame Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA (Rivalry) L 13–69  
November 13 at No. 6 USC Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 0–28  
November 20 Penn State Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA (Rivalry) W 30–27  
#Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1965 Pittsburgh Panthers Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. May 21, 2016. 
  2. ^ Werden, Lincoln A. (October 17, 1965). "Middle Defense Holds: Navy 12-0 Victor Over Pittsburgh". New York Times. p. S1. 
  3. ^ "Shea Stadium Gets Syracuse-Pitt Game". The Washington Post. February 7, 1965. p. C1.