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1965 Washington State Cougars football
ConferenceAthletic Association of Western Universities
1965 record7–3 (2–1 AAWU)
Head coachBert Clark (2nd season)
Home stadiumRogers Field,
Joe Albi Stadium (Spokane, WA)
Seasons
← 1964
1966 →
1965 AAWU football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 UCLA 4 0 0     8 2 1
#10 USC 4 1 0     7 2 1
Washington State 2 1 0     7 3 0
Washington 4 3 0     5 5 0
Stanford 2 3 0     6 3 1
California 2 3 0     5 5 0
Oregon State 1 3 0     5 5 0
Oregon 0 5 0     4 5 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1965 Washington State Cougars football team was an American football team that represented Washington State University in the Athletic Association of Western Universities (AAWU) during the 1965 college football season. In their second season under head coach Bert Clark, the Cougars compiled a 7–3 record (2–1 against AAWU opponents), finished in third place in the AAWU, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 139 to 103.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Tom Roth with 1,257 passing yards, Larry Eilmes with 818 rushing yards, and Doug Flansburg with 578 receiving yards.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 18at Iowa*W 7–0 53,000
September 25at Minnesota*W 14–13 46,917
October 2Idaho*L 13–17 22,600
October 9Villanova*W 24–14 13,732
October 16Arizona*
  • Joe Albi Stadium
  • Spokane, WA
W 21–3 16,500
October 23at Indiana*W 8–7 32,061
October 30at Oregon StateW 10–8 20,079
November 6Oregondagger
  • Rogers Field
  • Pullman, WA
W 27–7 20,000
November 13at Arizona State*L 6–7 32,872
November 20at WashingtonL 9–27 56,800
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
1965 Washington State Cougars football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
FB Gerela, TedTed Gerela
QB Roth, TomTom Roth
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

ReferencesEdit

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