1965 Stanford Indians football team

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1965 Stanford Indians football
ConferenceAthletic Association of Western Universities
1965 record6–3–1 (2–3 AAWU)
Head coachJohn Ralston (3rd season)
Home stadiumStanford Stadium
Seasons
← 1964
1966 →
1965 AAWU football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 UCLA $ 4 0 0     8 2 1
No. 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 Stanford Indians football team represented Stanford University in the 1965 NCAA University Division football season. The team was led by third-year head coach John Ralston and played their home games at Stanford Stadium in Stanford, California.

Stanford finished with a losing record within the AAWU conference, but were undefeated (4–0–1) outside the conference.[1] They were led by defensive end Gary Pettigrew and fullback Ray Handley.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 17San Jose State*W 26–6
September 25Navy*
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA
T 7–7
October 2at Air Force*W 17–16
October 9Oregon
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA
W 17–14
October 16at No. 6 USCL 0–14
October 23Army*
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA
W 31–14
October 30at WashingtonL 8–41
November 6at Tulane*W 16–0
November 13No. 7 UCLA
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA
L 13–30
November 20California
W 9–7
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Players drafted by the NFL/AFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL/AFL Club[a 1]
Gary Pettigrew Defensive tackle 2/6 20/49 Philadelphia Eagles/San Diego Chargers[a 2]
John Mason End 8 114 Philadelphia Eagles
Craig Ritchey Defensive back 16 143 Oakland Raiders

[2][3]

  1. ^ AFL Draft selections shown in italics.
  2. ^ Signed with Philadelphia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stanford Game-by-Game Results; 1965–1969". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 2011-10-19. Retrieved November 22, 2011.
  2. ^ "1966 NFL Draft". Retrieved November 25, 2013.
  3. ^ "1966 AFL Draft". Retrieved November 25, 2013.