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1965 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
Gator Bowl champion
Gator Bowl, W 31–21 vs. Texas Tech
ConferenceIndependent
1965 record7–3–1
Head coachBobby Dodd (21st season)
CaptainJohn Battle
Tommy Bleick
Home stadiumGrant Field
(Capacity: 53,300)
Seasons
← 1964
1966 →
1965 NCAA University Division independents football records
v · d · e 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
[[{{{school}}}|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 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology during the 1965 NCAA University Division football season. The Yellow Jackets were led by 21st-year head coach Bobby Dodd, and played their home games at Grant Field in Atlanta. They competed as independents, finishing the regular season with a record of 6–3–1. They were invited to the 1965 Gator Bowl, where they defeated Texas Tech, 31–21.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 18at VanderbiltT 10–1022,275
September 25Texas A&ML 10–1445,843
October 2Clemson
W 38–646,736
October 9at TulaneW 13–1035,000
October 16Auburn
W 23–1450,164
October 23Navy
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
W 37–1649,793
October 30Dukedagger
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
W 35–2346,981
November 6at TennesseeNo. 7L 7–2152,174
November 13Virginia
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
W 42–1940,094
November 27Georgia
L 7–1752,013
December 31vs. No. 10 Texas TechABCW 31–2160,127
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Source:[2]

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