1965 Springfield College Football Team video, narrated by Hal Lynch
- 1965 Springfield College Football Team video, narrated by Hal Lynch
A video on the 1965 undefeated, untied Springfield College football team. The video is narrated by Hal Lynch. It has clips of the original games as well as giving the history of the year and the season.
- Springfield College
- Lynch, Hal
- Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
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College Archives Digital Collections
Springfield College Football Team Papers
- DVD 00:15:09
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The 1965 team went on to be 9-0-0, and is the only Springfield College Football team to go undeated and untied in a season. The letter goes on to outline the upcoming games, including quotes and statements about the teams and last years results. 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.
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