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1965 Indiana Hoosiers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1965 record2–8 (1–6 Big Ten)
Head coachJohn Pont (1st season)
MVPBill Malinchak
Home stadiumSeventeenth Street Stadium
(Capacity: 48,344)
Seasons
← 1964
1966 →
1965 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2/1 Michigan State 7 0 0     10 1 0
#NR/11 Ohio State 6 1 0     7 2 0
#NR/13 Purdue 5 2 0     7 2 1
Minnesota 5 2 0     5 4 1
Illinois 4 3 0     6 4 0
Northwestern 3 4 0     4 6 0
Michigan 2 5 0     4 6 0
Wisconsin 2 5 0     2 7 1
Indiana 1 6 0     2 8 0
Iowa 0 7 0     1 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1965 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented the Indiana Hoosiers in the 1965 Big Ten Conference football season. They participated as members of the Big Ten Conference. The Hoosiers played their home games at Seventeenth Street Stadium in Bloomington, Indiana. The team was coached by John Pont, in his first year as head coach of the Hoosiers.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 18Kansas State*
  • Seventeenth Street Stadium
  • Bloomington, IN
NBCL 19–722,883
September 25Northwestern
  • Seventeenth Street Stadium
  • Bloomington, IN
W 0–20-
October 27:30 PMat Texas*L 12–2757,000
October 9at MinnesotaL 18–4246,010
October 16at IllinoisL 13–3461,257
October 23Washington State*
  • Seventeenth Street Stadium
  • Bloomington, IN
L 7–8-
October 30Iowadagger
  • Seventeenth Street Stadium
  • Bloomington, IN
W 21–17-
November 6at Ohio StateL 10–1783,863
November 13at No. 1 Michigan StateL 13–2775,280
November 20Purdue
L 21–2650,046
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time
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1966 NFL drafteesEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Randy Beisler Defensive End 1 4 Philadelphia Eagles
Bill Malinchak Wide Receiver 3 39 Detroit Lions
Ken Hollister Tackle 12 171 Atlanta Falcons
Tom Gallagher Defensive End 20 299 St. Louis Cardinals
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