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1961 Independent Coaches

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Record: 147-117-3, .556 W-L% (3rd of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -0.81 (7th of 12) ▪ SOS: -2.47 (7th of 12)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Penn State and Syracuse)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Arizona, Penn State, Rutgers and Syracuse)

27 Coaches

Rk Coach School W L T Pct Notes
1 John Bateman Rutgers 9 0 0 1.000
2 Jim LaRue Arizona 8 1 1 .850
3 Alex Bell Villanova 8 2 0 .800
4 Billy Murphy Memphis 8 2 0 .800
5 Rip Engle Penn State 8 3 0 .727
6 Ben Schwartzwalder Syracuse 8 3 0 .727
7 Edward Anderson Holy Cross 7 3 0 .700
8 Wayne Hardin Navy 7 3 0 .700
9 Andy Gustafson Miami (FL) 7 4 0 .636
10 Edward Doherty Xavier 6 4 0 .600
11 Dale Hall Army 6 4 0 .600
12 Robert Titchenal San Jose State 6 4 0 .600
13 Alva Kelley Colgate 5 4 0 .556
14 Jim Miller Detroit Mercy 5 4 0 .556
15 John Rohde Pacific 5 4 0 .556
16 Hal Lahar Houston 5 4 1 .550
17 Joe Kuharich Notre Dame 5 5 0 .500
18 Tommy Prothro Oregon State 5 5 0 .500
19 Bill Peterson Florida State 4 5 1 .450
20 Steve Sinko Boston University 4 5 0 .444
Rk Coach School W L T Pct Notes
21 Len Casanova Oregon 4 6 0 .400
22 Ernest Hefferle Boston College 4 6 0 .400
23 Ben Martin Air Force 3 7 0 .300
24 John Michelosen Pittsburgh 3 7 0 .300
25 Jim Sutherland Washington State 3 7 0 .300
26 Skip Stahley Idaho 2 7 0 .222
27 Stan Zajdel Dayton 2 8 0 .200