1965 Auburn Tigers football
Auburn Tigers logo (pre-1971).png
Liberty Bowl, L 7–13 vs. Ole Miss
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Record5–5–1 (4–1–1 SEC)
Head coach
Home stadiumCliff Hare Stadium
Legion Field
Seasons
← 1964
1966 →
1965 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 1 Alabama $ 6 1 1 9 1 1
Auburn 4 1 1 5 5 1
Florida 4 2 0 7 4 0
No. 7 Tennessee 2 1 2 8 1 2
Ole Miss 5 3 0 7 4 0
No. 8 LSU 3 3 0 8 3 0
Kentucky 3 3 0 6 4 0
Georgia 2 3 0 6 4 0
Vanderbilt 1 5 0 2 7 1
Tulane 1 5 0 2 8 0
Mississippi State 1 5 0 4 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1965 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1965 NCAA University Division football season. It was the Tigers' 74th overall and 32nd season as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The team was led by head coach Ralph "Shug" Jordan, in his 15th year, and played their home games at Cliff Hare Stadium in Auburn and Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama. They finished with a record of five wins, five losses and one tie (5–5–1 overall, 4–1–1 in the SEC) and with a loss against Ole Miss in the Liberty Bowl.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 18Baylor*L 8–14
September 25at TennesseeT 13–13[1]
October 2No. 6 Kentucky
  • Cliff Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, Alabama
W 23–18
October 9Chattanooga*
  • Cliff Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, Alabama
W 30–7[2]
October 16at Georgia Tech*L 14–23
October 23Southern Miss*
  • Cliff Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, Alabama
L 0–3[3]
October 30No. 7 Florida
  • Cliff Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, Alabama (rivalry)
W 28–17
November 6Mississippi StateW 25–18
November 13at GeorgiaW 21–19
November 27vs. No. 5 Alabama
L 3–30
December 18vs. Ole Miss*L 7–13
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. ^ "Auburn holds Volunteers to 13–13 deadlock". The Anniston Star. September 26, 1965. Retrieved May 7, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "Passing, defense click as Auburn rips Mocs". The Montgomery Advertiser. October 10, 1965. Retrieved September 13, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Stumbling Auburn bows to Southern". The Montgomery Advertiser. October 24, 1965. Retrieved March 21, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ 2009 Auburn Football Media Guide (PDF). Auburn, Alabama: Auburn Media Relations Office. 2009. p. 189. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-10-06. Retrieved 2012-12-19.
  5. ^ "1965–1966 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Archived from the original on September 1, 2012. Retrieved December 18, 2012.