1965 Penn State Nittany Lions football
ConferenceIndependent
Record5–5
Head coach
CaptainBob Andronici
Home stadiumBeaver Stadium (capacity: 46,284)
Seasons
← 1964
1966 →
1965 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
New Mexico State     8 2 0
Utah State     8 2 0
Xavier     8 2 0
Texas Western     8 3 0
No. 9 Notre Dame     7 2 1
Southern Miss     7 2 0
Syracuse     7 3 0
VPI     7 3 0
Georgia Tech     7 3 1
Boston College     6 4 0
West Texas State     6 4 0
Boston University     5 3 1
Buffalo     5 3 2
Miami (FL)     5 4 1
Penn State     5 5 0
Memphis State     5 5 0
San Jose State     5 5 0
Navy     4 4 2
Colgate     4 5 1
Florida State     4 5 1
Army     4 5 1
Houston     4 5 1
Colorado State     4 6 0
Air Force     3 6 1
Pittsburgh     3 7 0
Dayton     3 7 0
Holy Cross     2 7 1
Villanova     1 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1965 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented Penn State University during the 1965 NCAA University Division football season.[1] It was Rip Engle's last season as head coach of Penn State.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 25Michigan StateL 0–2346,121
October 2UCLA
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA
L 22–2446,429
October 9at Boston CollegeW 17–024,300
October 16at SyracuseL 21–2839,000
October 23West Virginiadagger
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA (rivalry)
W 44–644,230
October 30at CaliforniaL 17–2136,418
November 6Kent State
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA
W 21–630,323
November 13Navy
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA
W 14–647,163
November 20at PittsburghL 27–3035,576
December 4at MarylandW 19–724,000
  • daggerHomecoming

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References

  1. ^ "Penn State Yearly Results (1965-1969)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Archived from the original on August 5, 2015. Retrieved July 26, 2015.
  2. ^ "2020 Penn State Football Media Guide". Penn State Athletics. Retrieved June 5, 2021.