American Football Database
American Football Database
1965 Sugar Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
Louisiana State University 2 0 8 3 13
Syracuse University 10 0 0 0 10
Date January 1, 1965
Season 1964
Stadium Tulane Stadium
Location New Orleans, Louisiana
Sugar Bowl
 < 1964  1966

The 1965 edition to the Sugar Bowl featured the 7th ranked LSU Tigers, and the unranked Syracuse Orangemen.

Syracuse jumped on top following a 23 yard Smith field goal taking a 3-0 lead. When Syracuse got the ball next, LSU's defense forced a safety, making it 3-2. Syracuse's Clarke returned a blocked punt 28 yards for a touchdown, as Syracuse led 10-2. In the third quarter, LSU quarterback Ezell threw a 57 yard touchdown pass to Doug Moreau tying the game at 10. In the fourth quarter, Moreau kicked the winning 28 yard field goal, as LSU won 13-10. Doug Moreau was named Sugar Bowl MVP.


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