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Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1965 Ivy League football standings The 1965 Princeton Tigers football team was an American football team that represented Princeton University during the 1965 NCAA University Division football season. After winning the Ivy League championship the previous year, Princeton dropped to second place.

In their ninth year under head coach Dick Colman, the Tigers compiled an 8–1 record and outscored opponents 281 to 100. G. Paul Savidge was the team captain.[1]

Princeton's 6–1 conference record was the second-best in the Ivy League standings; their only loss was to the conference champion, undefeated Dartmouth, in the final week. The Tigers outscored Ivy opponents 222 to 94.[2]

Princeton played its home games at Palmer Stadium on the university campus in Princeton, New Jersey.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 25 Rutgers*
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
W 32–6 40,000 [3]
October 2 at Columbia W 31–0 20,137 [4]
October 9 at Cornell W 36–27 21,000 [5]
October 16 Colgate*
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 27–0 28,000 [6]


October 23 Penn
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
W 51–0 26,000 [7]
October 30 Brown
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 45–27 22,000 [8]
November 6 at Harvard W 14–6 34,000 [9]
November 13 Yale
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
W 31–6 38,000 [10]
November 20 Dartmouth
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
L 14–28 45,725 [11]
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. "Results". Princeton Football Record Book. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University. p. 29. http://www.princetontigersfootball.com/themencode-pdf-viewer-sc/?tnc_pvfw=ZmlsZT1odHRwOi8vd3d3LnByaW5jZXRvbnRpZ2Vyc2Zvb3RiYWxsLmNvbS93cC1jb250ZW50L3VwbG9hZHMvMjAxNy8wMi9QcmluY2V0b25fRm9vdGJhbGxfUmVjb3JkX0Jvb2sucGRmJnNldHRpbmdzPSZsYW5nPWVuLVVT. Retrieved June 20, 2020.
  2. "Year-by-Year History". Ivy League Football Media Guide. Princeton, N.J.: Ivy League. 2017. p. 24. https://ivyleague.com/documents/2017/8/23/3_Year_By_Year_History_2017.pdf?id=2998. Retrieved July 10, 2020.
  3. "Lafayette Beats Columbia After 14 Losses, 14-10". The Philadelphia Inquirer. United Press International (Philadelphia, Pa.): sec. 3, p. 2. September 26, 1965. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/55693411/1965-princeton-rutgers.
  4. "Princeton Registers 31-0 Win". The Boston Sunday Globe. Associated Press (Boston, Mass.): p. 56. October 3, 1965. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/55695665/1965-columbia-princeton.
  5. "Princeton Rolls, 36-27 by Cornell". The Boston Sunday Globe. Associated Press (Boston, Mass.): p. 54. October 10, 1965. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/55697115/1965-cornell-princeton.
  6. Adams, Frank S. (October 17, 1965). "Princeton Blanks Colgate; Gogolak Sets 2 Records". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  7. Adams, Frank S. (October 24, 1965). "Princeton Victor over Penn, 51-0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  8. Adams, Frank S. (October 31, 1965). "Princeton's Passes Stop Brown, 45-27". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  9. Danzig, Allison (November 7, 1965). "Princeton Takes 16th in Row; Tigers Score, 14-6". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  10. Danzig, Allison (November 14, 1965). "Yale Loses, 31-6; Landeck Gets Three Scores as Princeton Wins 17th in Row". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  11. Danzig, Allison (November 21, 1965). "Tigers' Streak Ends at 17 as Indians Take Ivy Title". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
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