1965 Louisville Cardinals football
ConferenceMissouri Valley Conference
1965 record6–4 (2–1 MVC)
Head coach
Home stadiumFairgrounds Stadium
Seasons
← 1964
1966 →
1965 Missouri Valley Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Tulsa $ 4 0 0 8 3 0
Louisville 2 1 0 6 4 0
North Texas State 2 2 0 3 7 0
Cincinnati 1 2 0 5 5 0
Wichita State 0 4 0 2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1965 Louisville Cardinals football team was an American football team that represented the University of Louisville in the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) during the 1965 NCAA University Division football season. In their 20th season under head coach Frank Camp, the Cardinals compiled a 6–4 record (2–1 against conference opponents) and outscored opponents by a total of 218 to 164.[1]

The team's statistical leaders included Benny Russell with 1,791 passing yards, Wayne Patrick with 428 rushing yards, Mike Dennis with 587 receiving yards, and Al MacFarlane and Benny Russell with 48 points each.[2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 18at Western Michigan*L 13–17
September 25Southern Illinois*W 13–0
October 2at North Texas StateW 29–21[3]
October 9Dayton*
  • Fairgrounds Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
W 34–0
October 16East Carolina*
  • Fairgrounds Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
L 20–34[4]
October 23Marshall*
  • Fairgrounds Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
W 23–7
October 30Wichita State
  • Fairgrounds Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
W 30–10
November 6at TulsaL 18–51
November 13at Drake*W 32–17
November 20at Kent State*L 6–7
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ "1965 Louisville Cardinals Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 29, 2020.
  2. ^ "1965 Louisville Cardinals Statistics". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 29, 2020.
  3. ^ "UL wins conference game!". The Courier-Journal. October 3, 1965. Retrieved November 1, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Fullback Flinger is thorn for UL in 34–20 defeat". The Courier-Journal. October 17, 1965. Retrieved March 2, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.