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Springfield College on defense, 1965

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Title:
Springfield College on defense, 1965
Description:
A photograph of Springfield College football team on defense in 1965. The opposing team, most likely Wagner College, is about to snap the ball. Springfield College is on defense. Number 24 and Number 83 can be seen waiting for the snap.
Date:
1965
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
Collection (local):
College Archives Digital Collections
Series:
Dick Whiting Collection
Subjects:
Springfield College
Springfield College--Sports
Springfield College--Sports--Men
Springfield College--Football
Football
Football players
Places:
MassachusettsHampden (county)Springfield
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Publisher:
Springfield College
Notes:
The 1965 Springfield College Football team went 9-0-0 and remains the only College Football team to go undefeated and untied during a season. Springfield College’s opponents in ’65-'66 were the US. Coast Guard (30-14), Amherst College (13-0), Williams College (28-8), Colby College (42-13), Northeastern University (16-14), American International College (43-6), Rhode Island University (7-6), University of New Hampshire (43-13), and Wagner College (30-13). The game against Amherst College was televised on Channel 22 and was the first Western Mass football game ever televised in the region. The team received many honors, including Ted Dunn being named UPI New England College Division Coach of the Year and several players received honors including being selected for the All Decade Team. The team came in second to the University of Maine for selection for a bid to play in the Tangerine Bowl in Orlando, FL, December 11, 1965.
Identifier:
MS518-01-07-003