Video to promote the 50th Reunion of the 1965 Springfield College Football team, October 2014
- Video to promote the 50th Reunion of the 1965 Springfield College Football team, October 2014
A video created to promote the 50th reunion of the 1965 Springfield College Foorball Team. The video was created in October 2014 to promote the 50th reunion being held in October 2015. In the video there are interviews with head coach Ted Dunn and various players and coaches on the team. All wish for the alum to come and join them for the celebrations.
- Springfield College
- Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
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College Archives Digital Collections
Springfield College Football Team Papers
Springfield College--Alumni and alumnae
Dunn, Edward (Ted)
Coupe, Douglass L.
Auxter, David M.
Whiting, Richard A.
- DVD 00:21:04
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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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