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1965 Bowl Games

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National Champions: Michigan State (FWAA, NFF, UPI), Alabama (AP, FWAA)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Mike Garrett (Southern California)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Duffy Daugherty (Michigan State)

AP Preseason #1: Nebraska ▪ AP Final #1: Alabama

9 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1966-01-01 Cotton Bowl Louisiana State 14 Arkansas 7 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1966-01-01 Orange Bowl Alabama 39 Nebraska 28 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
1966-01-01 Rose Bowl UCLA 14 Michigan State 12 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
1966-01-01 Sugar Bowl Missouri 20 Florida 18 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
1965-12-31 Gator Bowl Georgia Tech 31 Texas Tech 21 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
1965-12-31 Sun Bowl Texas-El Paso 13 Texas Christian 12 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
1965-12-18 Bluebonnet Bowl Tennessee 27 Tulsa 6 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
1965-12-18 Liberty Bowl Mississippi 13 Auburn 7 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
1965-12-11 Tangerine Bowl East Carolina 31 Maine 0 Tangerine Bowl (Orlando, FL)