1965 Ole Miss Rebels football team
The 1965 Ole Miss Rebels football team represented the University of Mississippi in the sport of American football during the 1965 NCAA University Division football season. The team won seven games and lost four. It concluded the season with a 13–7 victory over Auburn in the 1965 Liberty Bowl.
|1965 Ole Miss Rebels football|
|1965 record||7–4 (6–3 SEC)|
|Head coach||Johnny Vaught (19th season)|
|Home stadium||Hemingway Stadium|
Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium
|1965 SEC football standings|
|No. 1 Alabama $||6||–||1||–||1||9||–||1||–||1|
|No. 7 Tennessee||3||–||1||–||2||8||–||1||–||2|
|No. 8 LSU||3||–||3||–||0||8||–||3||–||0|
Rankings from AP Poll
Quarterback Jimmy Heidel led the team in passing, completing 52 of 95 attempts for 586 yards and three touchdowns. Running back Mike Dennis led the team in both rushing and receiving, with 525 and 246 yards respectively. Dennis, defensive tackle Jim Urbanek, and offensive guard Stan Hindman were each first-team selections by both the Associated Press (AP) and United Press International for the 1965 All-SEC football team, and offensive guard Jim Harvey earned second-team honors from the AP.
|September 18||at Memphis State*||W 34–14|
|September 25||at No. 10 Kentucky||L 7–16|
|October 2||at Alabama||L 16–17|
|October 9||No. 10 Florida||L 0–17|
|October 16||Tulane||W 24–7|
|October 23||Vanderbilt||W 24–7|
|October 30||No. 5 LSU||W 23–0|
|November 6||at Houston*||L 3–17|
|November 13||vs. No. 8 Tennessee||W 14–13|
|November 27||at Mississippi State||W 21–0|
|December 18||vs. Auburn||W 13–7|
- "1965 Ole Miss Rebels Schedule and Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved July 4, 2017.
- "Rebs Edge Auburn, 13–7". Kingsport Times-News. December 19, 1965. p. 49. Retrieved July 4, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.
- "1965 Ole Miss Rebels Stats". Sports Reference. Retrieved July 4, 2017.
- "Steve Spurrier Tops All-SEC Offensive Unit". Lake Charles American-Press. Associated Press. November 30, 1965. p. 13. Retrieved July 4, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Ole Miss' Mike Dennis, Stan Hindman On UPI All-Southeastern". The Delta Democrat-Times. United Press International. November 30, 1965. p. 7. Retrieved July 4, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.
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