American Football Database
1965 TCU Horned Frogs football
Sun Bowl, L 12–13 vs. Texas Western
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1965 record6–5 (5–2 SWC)
Head coachAbe Martin (13th season)
Home stadiumAmon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 46,083)
← 1964
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Template:1965 Southwest Conference football standings The 1965 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1965 college football season. The Horned Frogs finished the season 6–5 overall and 5–2 in the Southwest Conference. The team was coached by Abe Martin in his 13th year as head coach. The Frogs played their home games in Amon G. Carter Stadium, which is located on campus in Fort Worth, Texas. They were invited to the Sun Bowl where they lost to Texas Western by a score of 13–12.


September 18at No. 1 Nebraska*L 14–3453,650
September 25Florida State*W 7–3
October 2at No. 4 ArkansasL 0–28
October 9at Texas TechL 24–28
October 16Texas A&MFort Worth, TX (rivalry)W 17–9
October 23at Clemson*L 0–3
October 30at BaylorW 10–7
November 132:00 TexasW 25–1051,500
November 20Rice
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
W 42–14
November 27SMU
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX (rivalry)
W 10–719,000
December 31vs. Texas WesternL 12–1327,450
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time