1965 Ohio State Buckeyes football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 11
Record7–2 (6–1 Big Ten)
Head coach
MVPDoug Van Horn
Captains
Home stadiumOhio Stadium
Seasons
← 1964
1966 →
1965 Big Ten Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 2 Michigan State $ 7 0 0 10 1 0
Ohio State 6 1 0 7 2 0
Purdue 5 2 0 7 2 1
Minnesota 5 2 0 5 4 1
Illinois 4 3 0 6 4 0
Northwestern 3 4 0 4 6 0
Michigan 2 5 0 4 6 0
Wisconsin 2 5 0 2 7 1
Indiana 1 6 0 2 8 0
Iowa 0 7 0 1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1965 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the 1965 Big Ten Conference football season. The Buckeyes compiled a 7–2 record.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendanceSource
September 251:30 p.m.North Carolina*L 3–1480,182[1]
October 23:30 p.m.at Washington*NBCW 23–2152,500
October 91:30 p.m.Illinois
W 28–1483,712
October 161:30 p.m.at No. 4 Michigan StateL 7–3275,288
October 232:30 p.m.at WisconsinW 20–1065,269
October 301:30 p.m.Minnesota
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
W 11–1084,359
November 61:30 p.m.Indiana
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
W 17–1083,863
November 131:30 p.m.Iowa
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
W 38–084,116
November 201:00 p.m.at MichiganNBCW 9–777,733[2]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

Coaching staff

Game summaries

North Carolina

1 234Total
• North Carolina 7 007 14
Ohio State 0 300 3
  • Date: September 25
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 80,182
  • Game weather: Clear, wind SE 5mph, 68 °F (20 °C)

Washington

1 234Total
• Ohio State 0 1463 23
Washington 7 680 21
  • Date: September 2
  • Location: U.W. Stadium, Seattle, WA
  • Game attendance: 52,500
  • Game weather: wind SE 4 mph, 60 °F (16 °C)
  • Television network: NBC

Illinois

1 234Total
Illinois 7 007 14
• Ohio State 0 2170 28
  • Date: September 9
  • Location: Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH
  • Game attendance: 83,712
  • Game weather: Rain, wind WSW 15-20 mph, 54 °F (12 °C)

Michigan State

1 234Total
Ohio State 0 007 7
• Michigan State 7 0520 32

Wisconsin

1 234Total
• Ohio State 17 003 20
Wisconsin 3 070 10

Minnesota

1 234Total
Minnesota 7 030 10
• Ohio State 0 803 11
  • Date: October 30
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 84,359
  • Game weather: Clear, wind SW 10-15 mph, 60 °F (16 °C)

Indiana

1 234Total
Indiana 0 1000 10
• Ohio State 7 037 17
  • Date: November 6
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 83,863
  • Game weather: Clear, 68 °F (20 °C)

Iowa

1 234Total
Iowa 0 000 0
• Ohio State 7 10210 38
  • Date: November 13
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 84,116
  • Game weather: Clear, 49 °F (9 °C)

Michigan

1 234Total
• Ohio State 6 003 9
Michigan 0 700 7

1966 pro draftees

Player Draft Round Pick Position NFL club
Tom Barrington NFL 3 38 Running Back Washington Redskins
Tom Barrington AFL 16 142 Running Back Kansas City Chiefs
Doug Van Horn NFL 4 55 Guard Detroit Lions
Doug Van Horn AFL 5 39 Guard Kansas City Chiefs
Ike Kelley NFL 17 249 Linebacker Philadelphia Eagles
Greg Lashutka AFL 18 163 End Buffalo Bills

References

  1. ^ "Tar Heels stun Ohio State, 14 to 3". Asheville Citizen-Times. September 26, 1965. Retrieved January 20, 2024 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ Bob Pille (November 22, 1965). "Late FG Edges U-M, 9-7". Detroit Free Press. pp. 1C, 5C – via Newspapers.com.