1965 Knoxville Bears 2nd place 7-3-2 .700
Head Coach: Bert Rechichar
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat6/19/1965HCharlotte Vikings10-6WKnoxville, TNEvans-Collins Field7500
Sat7/3/1965AJacksonville Robins7-0WJacksonville, FLHutcheson Memorial Field4500
Sat7/10/1965HChattanooga Cherokees10-7WKnoxville, TNEvans-Collins Field7557
Sat7/17/1965AOrlando Thunderbirds14-17LOrlando, FLTangerine Bowl
Sat7/24/1965HJacksonville Robins14-14TKnoxville, TNEvans-Collins Field6041
Sat7/31/1965AChattanooga Cherokees7-14LRossville, GAHutcheson Memorial Field5546
Sat8/7/1965HOrlando Thunderbirds14-14TKnoxville, TNEvans-Collins Field
Sat8/21/1965HJacksonville Robins31-14WKnoxville, TNEvans-Collins Field4500
Sat8/28/1965HCharlotte Vikings17- 3WKnoxville, TNEvans-Collins Field3222
Sat9/4/1965HColumbus Mustangs21-14WKnoxville, TNEvans-Collins Field4963
Sat9/18/1965AColumbus Mustangs21-40LColumbus, GAMemorial Stadium
Sat9/25/1965ACharlotte Vikings21-14WCharlotte, NCMemorial Stadium300
Sat10/2/1965HOrlando Thunderbirds24-14WKnoxville, TNEvans-Collins Field6082
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
Don BasketteTE6'3210Kentucky
Jim BeardC220Tennessee
Ken BerryFB6'1205Maryville
Dave CaldwellT6'4240Mississippi
Charlie CovingtonDB-HB6'0195Fisk
Jerry DanielsT6'123035Tennessee Tech
Fred DavisDB6'0205Knoxville
Mallon FairclothHB6'019422Tennessee
Cal FrazierWR-DB6'0200none
Phil HatcherDB5'10190none
Lon HerzbrunLB5'1123029Tennessee
Bryant JarniganLB6'220723none
Tom JohnsonT270Tennessee
Mike LaSorsaDB195Tennessee
Mike LineweberDB220Purdue
Gordon MasonQB6'522326Tennessee Tech
John McCauleyWR6'1202Maryville
Jack NicholsFB6'222824Tennessee
Grant OwensDB-QB200Colorado Mines
Jim ParsonsOT235
Mitchell PattersonFL184
Matt PayneE6'1195Tennessee
Sonny PayneP-HB6'121023Tennessee
Bert RechicharDB6'120935Tennessee
Teddy RiversC6'323519none
Bo ShaferOG200Tennessee
Martin ShaferGTennessee Military Institute
Jim SmelcherDE6'022530Tennessee
Mickey SnyderDB215none
Jack StokesDE6'1213East Tennessee State
Ned SullivanT215Tennessee
Phil TroutmanQB5'11180East Central JC; Louisiana College
John WarwickOG6'125028Tennessee
Billie WattsOE220Shaw
Charlie WeaverK200none11
Lee WhiteOT245Knoxville
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