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1965 Oklahoma State Cowboys football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1965 record3–7 (2–5 Big 8)
Head coachPhil Cutchin (3rd season)
Home stadiumLewis Field
Seasons
← 1964
1966 →
1965 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Nebraska 7 0 0     10 1 0
#6 Missouri 6 1 0     8 2 1
Colorado 4 2 1     6 2 2
Iowa State 3 3 1     5 4 1
Oklahoma 3 4 0     3 7 0
Oklahoma State 2 5 0     3 7 0
Kansas 2 5 0     2 8 0
Kansas State 0 7 0     0 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1965 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team represented Oklahoma State University–Stillwater in the Big Eight Conference during the 1965 NCAA University Division football season. In their third season under head coach Phil Cutchin, the Cowboys compiled a 3–7 record (2–5 against conference opponents), tied for fifth place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 173 to 131.[1][2]

On offense, the 1965 team averaged 13.1 points scored, 159.4 rushing yards, and 78.5 passing yards per game.[3] On defense, the team allowed an average of 17.3 points scored, 202.5 rushing yards, and 104.4 passing yards per game.[4] The team's statistical leaders included Walt Garrison with 924 rushing yards, Glenn Baxter with 574 passing yards, Tony Sellari with 226 receiving yards, and placekicker Charles Durkee with 37 points scored.[5]

Running back Walt Garrison and guard Charles Harper were selected as a first-team All-Big Eight Conference player.[6]

The team played its home games at Lewis Field in Stillwater, Oklahoma.[7]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 18at No. 6 Arkansas*L 14–28
September 25MissouriL 0–13
October 2Tulsa*
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK (rivalry)
W 17–14
October 9at ColoradoL 11–34
October 16at Texas Tech*L 14–17
October 23at KansasL 0–9
October 30at Iowa StateL 10–14
November 13No. 3 Nebraska
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK
L 17–21
November 20Kansas State
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK
W 31–7
December 4at OklahomaW 17–16
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1965 Oklahoma State Cowboys Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/oklahoma-state/1965-schedule.html. Retrieved September 26, 2017.
  2. "Oklahoma State Cowboy Football 2016 Guide". Oklahoma State University. p. 173. https://s3.amazonaws.com/sidearm.sites/okstate.com/documents/2016/8/1/2016_Oklahoma_State_Football_Guide.pdf. Retrieved September 26, 2017.
  3. 2016 Football Guide, p. 138.
  4. 2016 Football Guide, p. 140.
  5. 2016 Football Guide, pp. 168, 170.
  6. 2016 Football Guide, p. 155.
  7. 2016 Football Guide, pp. 217, 219.
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