1965 NCAA College Division football season

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The 1965 NCAA College Division football season was the tenth season of college football in the United States organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association at the NCAA College Division level.

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Conference standings

1965 Big Sky Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Weber State +310  810
Idaho +310  550
Montana 220  460
Idaho State 130  351
Montana State 130  370
  • + Conference co-champions
1965 California Collegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
No. 4 AP / No. 2 UPI Cal St Los Angeles $500  910
No. 9 UPI Cal State Long Beach 410  910
San Diego State 320  820
Fresno State 130  640
Cal Poly 140  280
Valley State 040  190
  • $ Conference champion
Rankings from College Division poll
1965 Central Intercollegiate Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Omaha $400  810
Fort Hays State 310  630
Pittsburg State 220  360
Washburn 130  261
Emporia State 040  180
  • $ Conference champion
1965 College Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Sewanee $400  710
Washington University 310  720
Centre 220  431
Washington and Lee 130  360
Southwestern (TN) 040  260
  • $ Conference champion
1965 College Conference of Illinois football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Illinois Wesleyan $600  800
Carthage 510  620
North Central (IL) 330  530
Augustana (IL) 222  422
Carroll (WI) 141  341
Millikin 141  251
North Park 150  260
  • $ Conference champion
1965 Eastern Football Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Southern Connecticut State $500  730
Central Connecticut State 310  710
Montclair State 310  440
Bridgeport 130  360
Trenton State 140  180
Glassboro State 040  080
  • $ Conference champion
1965 Far Western Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
San Francisco State $500  820
Nevada 410  640
UC Davis 320  460
Humboldt State 230  640
Sacramento State 140  370
Chico State 050  460
Cal State Hayward*000  370
  • $ Conference champion
  • * – Games vs. Cal State Hayward did not count as conference games in 1965.
Rankings from College Division poll
1965 Gulf States Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Southwestern Louisiana +410  630
McNeese State +410  540
Louisiana Tech 320  440
Northwestern State 230  530
Southeastern Louisiana 230  540
Northeast Louisiana State 050  180
  • + Conference co-champions
1965 Hoosier Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Anderson (IN) $410  450
Taylor 311  351
Indiana Central 320  630
Franklin (IN) 221  351
Manchester (IN) 032  252
Hanover 140  180
  • $ Conference champion
1965 Indiana Collegiate Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Ball State $600  901
Butler 420  630
Evansville 330  540
Indiana State 231  431
Saint Joseph's (IN) 240  350
Valparaiso 240  360
DePauw 141  261
  • $ Conference champion
1965 Interstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Northern Illinois $400  910
Central Michigan 310  550
Western Illinois 220  450
Eastern Illinois 130  350
Illinois State 040  090
  • $ Conference champion
1965 Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Central (IA) $700  810
Luther 610  630
Dubuque 520  621
Buena Vista 430  630
Upper Iowa 340  450
Simpson 250  360
Wartburg 160  270
William Penn 070  180
  • $ Conference champion
1965 Lone Star Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Sul Ross $^600  1010
Southwest Texas State 420  820
Stephen F. Austin 420  630
Texas A&I 420  630
East Texas State 240  450
Sam Houston State 140  460
Howard Payne 060  280
McMurry 000  451
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ – NAIA playoff participant
1965 Mason–Dixon Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Randolph–Macon $400  720
Shepherd 200  250
Hampden–Sydney 310  630
Johns Hopkins 110  161
Bridgewater 130  170
Western Maryland 030  360
Gallaudet 030  180
  • $ Conference champion
1965 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Albion $500  720
Kalamazoo 320  530
Hope 320  440
Olivet 230  360
Alma 140  350
Adrian 140  170
  • $ Conference champion
1965 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Bowling Green +510  720
Miami +510  730
Western Michigan 321  621
Kent State 321  541
Marshall 240  550
Toledo 240  551
Ohio 060  0100
  • + Conference co-champions
1965 Mid-Ohio Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Ashland $300  711
Bluffton 210  720
Defiance 120  340
Wilmington (OH) 030  071
  • $ Conference champion
1965 Middle Atlantic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
University
Bucknell x510  630
Hofstra 410  820
Temple 320  550
Delaware 330  540
Gettysburg 240  540
Lehigh 130  180
Lafayette 150  370
College–Northern
Wilkes x610  710
Upsala 520  530
Lycoming 420  530
Juniata 320  350
Moravian 440  540
Albright 340  450
Wagner 230  360
Susquehanna *030  090
College–Southern
Swarthmore x600  610
Dickinson 710  710
Drexel 420  620
Lebanon Valley 430  530
Franklin & Marshall 340  440
Haverford 230  250
Western Maryland 240  360
Pennsylvania Military 260  270
Muhlenberg 180  180
Johns Hopkins 141  161
Ursinus 141  161
West Chester *000  530
  • x Division champion/co-champions
  • * – Ineligible for championship due to insufficient conference games
1965 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Saint John's (MN) $^700  1100
Concordia (MN) 520  620
St. Thomas (MN) 421  441
Gustavus Adolphus 430  540
Minnesota–Duluth 340  450
Augsburg 241  351
Hamline 250  360
Macalester 070  080
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ – NAIA playoff participant
1965 Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
NE Missouri State $500  820
SW Missouri State 410  720
NW Missouri State 320  630
SE Missouri State 230  280
Central Missouri State 140  261
Missouri–Rolla 050  270
  • $ Conference champion
1965 North Central Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
North Dakota State $600  1100
North Dakota 510  910
State College of Iowa 420  450
Morningside 330  540
Augustana (SD) 141  161
South Dakota State 141  181
South Dakota 060  280
  • $ Conference champion
1965 Ohio Valley Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
No. 2 AP / No. 3 UPI Middle Tennessee $700  1000
Austin Peay 610  810
Eastern Kentucky 421  441
Morehead State 340  360
Tennessee Tech 340  370
Murray State 142  262
Western Kentucky 151  262
East Tennessee State 160  261
  • $ Conference champion
Rankings from College Division poll
1965 Presidents' Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Bethany (WV) $510  530
John Carroll 511  511
Eastern Michigan 311  341
Wayne State (MI) 321  341
Western Reserve 341  341
Washington & Jefferson 240  440
Allegheny 240  350
Case Tech 250  350
Thiel 250  350
  • $ Conference champion
1965 Rocky Mountain Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Western State (CO) $300  710
Colorado State–Greeley 210  442
Adams State 120  540
Colorado Mines 030  450
  • $ Conference champion
1965 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Occidental $500  810
Pomona 320  550
Whittier 220  450
Redlands 220  460
Claremont-Mudd 130  270
Caltech 040  070
  • $ Conference champion
1965 Southland Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Lamar Tech $310  640
Arlington State 220  630
Trinity (TX) 220  451
Abilene Christian 220  450
Arkansas State 130  630
  • $ Conference champion
1965 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
No. 13 UPI Grambling $^610  830
Southern 421  541
Texas Southern 421  541
Jackson State 331  531
Prairie View A&M 331  531
Arkansas AM&N 331  351
Alcorn A&M 241  351
Wiley 070  170
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ – College Division playoff participant
Rankings from College Division poll
1965 West Penn Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Waynesburg $201  621
Westminster (PA) 210  530
Grove City 111  441
Geneva 030  350
  • $ Conference champion
1965 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Maine $500  820
UMass 410  720
Vermont 220  620
Connecticut 220  360
Rhode Island 140  270
New Hampshire 050  080
  • $ Conference champion
1965 NCAA College Division independents football records
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Parsons     810
Santa Clara     810
UC Santa Barbara     820
Cortland     720
Wabash     720
Northeastern     620
UC Riverside     620
Tampa     621
Northern Michigan     730
La Verne     530
Rose Poly     530
Drake     640
Chattanooga     541
Lake Forest     440
Cal Poly Pomona     450
Howard (AL)     460
Portland State     460
Colorado College     350
Milwaukee     260
Southern Illinois     280
Pacific (CA)     280
Hawaii     181
Wheaton (IL)     180
Carnegie Tech     170

Rankings

College Division teams (also referred to as "small college") were ranked in polls by the AP (a panel of writers) and by UPI (coaches). The national champion(s) for each season were determined by the final poll rankings, published at or near the end of the regular season, before any bowl games were played.

College Division final polls

In 1965, both services ranked North Dakota State (10–0) first; the UPI coaches' poll had Cal State Los Angeles (8–1) second, while the AP poll had Middle Tennessee (9–0) as the number two team. [1] North Dakota State later beat Grambling, 20–7 in the Pecan Bowl in Abilene, Texas. [2] [3]

Bowl games

The postseason consisted of four bowl games as regional finals, played on December 11.

BowlRegionLocationWinning teamLosing teamRef
Tangerine East Orlando, Florida East Carolina 31 Maine 0 [6]
Grantland Rice Mideast Murfreesboro, Tennessee Tennessee A&I 14, Ball State 14 [7]
Pecan Midwest Abilene, Texas North Dakota State 20 Grambling 7 [2]
Camellia West Sacramento, California Cal State Los Angeles 18 UC Santa Barbara 10 [8]

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References

  1. "Pecan Bowl-Bound Bisons No. 1," Abilene Reporter-News, November 24, 1965, p4-A
  2. 1 2 "Pecan Bowl to N. Dakota State 20 to 7,". Chicago Tribune. Associated Press. December 12, 1965. p. 4, section 2.
  3. "Bisons win Pecan Bowl". Youngstown Vindicator. (Ohio). Associated Press. December 12, 1965. p. D1.
  4. AP (November 26, 1965). "Bisons First In AP Small College Poll" . News-Journal. Mansfield, Ohio . Retrieved February 19, 2017 via newspapers.com.
  5. UPI (December 5, 1965). "Football Honors" . Lansing State Journal . Lansing, Michigan . Retrieved February 19, 2017 via newspapers.com.
  6. "East Carolina whips Maine 31-0, in Tangerine Bowl". Youngstown Vindicator. (Ohio). Associated Press. December 12, 1965. p. D1.
  7. "Rice Bowl rivals tie". Youngstown Vindicator. (Ohio). Associated Press. December 12, 1965. p. D2.
  8. "Los Angeles State Wins in Camellia". Chicago Tribune . UPI. December 12, 1965. sec. 2 p. 3.