1965 Connecticut Huskies football team

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1965 Connecticut Huskies football
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record3–6 (2–2 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1964
1966 →
1965 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Maine $ 5 0 0 8 2 0
UMass 4 1 0 7 2 0
Vermont 2 2 0 6 2 0
Connecticut 2 2 0 3 6 0
Rhode Island 1 4 0 2 7 0
New Hampshire 0 5 0 0 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1965 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut as a member of the Yankee Conference during the 1965 NCAA College Division football season. Led by second-year head coach Rick Forzano, Huskies compiled an overall record of 3–6 with a mark of 2–2 in conference play, tying for third place in the Yankee Conference.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 25at Yale*W 13–634,157[3]
October 2Rutgers*L 8–1710,629[4]
October 9UMass
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
L 7–2012,551
October 16at MaineL 6–249,400[5]
October 23Temple*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 11–127,048[6]
October 30New Hampshire
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 27–0
November 6at Boston University*L 14–15
November 13at Rhode IslandW 14–0
November 20Holy Cross*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 0–221,164[7]
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 121. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2015. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 24 March 2016. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  3. ^ Newell, Bill (September 26, 1965). "UConns End Yale's 86-Game State Win Streak". Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. 1C – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Lee, Bill (October 3, 1965). "UConn Bows to Rutgers". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. 1C – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ Pat Bolduc (October 17, 1965). "Maine Trounces UConns, 24-6". The Hartford Courant. p. 1C – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ Newell, Bill (October 24, 1965). "Mike Derchak Sparks Crushing Ground Attack". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. 1C – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ Bolduc, Pat (November 21, 1965). "UConn Blanked, 22-0". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. 1C – via Newspapers.com.
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