1965 Navy Midshipmen football
ConferenceIndependent
1965 record4–4–2
Head coachBill Elias (1st season)
Home stadiumNavy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
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
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 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy (USNA) during the 1965 college football season. Navy competed as an independent with no conference affiliation. The team was led by first-year head coach Bill Elias.[1][2]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 18SyracusedaggerL 6–14
September 25at StanfordT 7–7
October 2at OklahomaW 10–056,148
October 9William & Marydagger
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 42–14
October 16vs. PittsburghW 12–0
October 23at Georgia TechL 16–37
October 30at No. 4 Notre DameL 3–2959,206
November 6Maryland
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD (rivalry)
W 19–7
November 13at Penn StateL 6–14
November 27vs. ArmyT 7–7
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Personnel[edit | edit source]

1965 Navy Midshipmen football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB Cartwright, JohnJohn Cartwright So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

References[edit | edit source]


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