|1965 Baylor Bears football|
|1965 record||5–5 (3–4 SWC)|
|Head coach||John Bridgers (7th season)|
|Captain||Mike V. Bourland, Bill Ferguson|
|Home stadium||Baylor Stadium|
Template:1965 Southwest Conference football standings The 1965 Baylor Bears football team represented Baylor University in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1965 college football season. In their seventh season under head coach John Bridgers, the Bears compiled a 5–5 record (3–4 against conference opponents), tied for fourth place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 171 to 156. They played their home games at Baylor Stadium in Waco, Texas.
The team's statistical leaders included Ken Stockdale with 978 passing yards, Richard Defee with 429 rushing yards, Harlan Lane with 643 receiving yards, and Billy Hayes and George Cheshire with 24 points scored each. Mike V. Bourland and Bill Ferguson were the team captains.
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|September 18||at Auburn*||W 14–8|
|September 25||Washington*||W 17–14|
|October 2||at Florida State*||L 7–9|
|October 9||No. 3 Arkansas||L 7–38|
|October 23||at Texas A&M||W 31–0|
|October 30||TCU||L 7–10|
|November 6||at Texas||L 14–35|
|November 13||at Texas Tech||L 22–34|
|November 20||SMU||W 20–10|
|November 27||at Rice||W 17–13|
References[edit | edit source]
- "1965 Baylor Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/baylor/1965-schedule.html. Retrieved October 11, 2017.
- "2018 Baylor Football Media Almanac". Baylor University. p. 114. https://s3.amazonaws.com/baylorbears.com/documents/2018/8/9/BU_FB_Media_Almanac_2018_Section05_History.pdf. Retrieved March 24, 2019.
- "1965 Baylor Bears Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/baylor/1965.html. Retrieved October 11, 2017.
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