|1965 Minnesota Golden Gophers football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1965 record||5–4–1 (5–2 Big Ten)|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|1965 Big Ten football standings|
|No. 2 Michigan State $||7||–||0||–||0||10||–||1||–||0|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1965 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the 1965 Big Ten Conference football season. In their 12th year under head coach Murray Warmath, the Golden Gophers compiled a 5–4–1 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 188 to 160.
Quarterback John Hankinson received the team's Most Valuable Player award. End Aaron Brown was named an All-American by the Associated Press, Look magazine, United Press International, Collier's/Grantland Rice and Football Writers Association of America. Brown was also named All-Big Ten first team.
|September 17||at No. 7 USC*||T 20–20||58,497|
|September 25||Washington State*||L 13–14||46,917|
|October 2||Missouri*||L 6–17||49,889|
|October 9||Indiana||W 42–18||46,010|
|October 16||at Iowa||W 14–3||59,200|
|October 23||Michigan||W 14–13||58,519|||
|October 30||at Ohio State||L 10–11||84,359|
|November 6||Northwestern||W 27–22||50,565|
|November 13||at Purdue||L 0–35||45,587|
|November 20||Wisconsin||W 42–7||50,847|
- "1965 Minnesota Golden Gophers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 1, 2017.
- Keiser, Jeff (2007), 2007 Media Guide (PDF), pp. 179–182[permanent dead link]
- Keiser, Jeff (2007), 2007 Media Guide (PDF), p. 160[permanent dead link]
- Bill McGrane (October 24, 1965). "Gophers Clip Michigan, 14-13". Minneapolis Tribune. pp. Sports 1, 6 – via Newspapers.com.