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1961 Big Ten Conference School Ratings

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Record: 52-38-1, .577 W-L% (1st of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 11.51 (1st of 12) ▪ SOS: 8.95 (1st of 12)

Conference Champion: Ohio State

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Iowa, Michigan State and Ohio State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Michigan State, Minnesota, Ohio State and Purdue)

The SRS columns are SRS broken up into offensive and defensive components.
The Scoring columns are points per game adjusted for strength of opposition.
The Passing, Rushing, and Total columns are yards per attempt adjusted for strength of opposition.

10 Schools

SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
1 Michigan State 7.09 12.95 20.05 26.29 0.10
2 Ohio State 8.81 10.39 19.20 28.48 3.13
3 Minnesota 5.74 11.69 17.43 22.85 1.28
4 Michigan 13.78 3.05 16.83 31.57 11.05
5 Iowa 11.95 2.91 14.86 29.73 10.80
6 Purdue 4.62 7.73 12.35 20.50 4.62
7 Wisconsin 8.63 2.12 10.75 26.73 12.03
8 Northwestern 2.58 6.95 9.53 20.91 6.18
9 Indiana -0.95 2.27 1.32 16.49 11.84
10 Illinois -2.74 -4.48 -7.21 15.16 24.86