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1981 Independent Schedule and Results

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Record: 160-149-4, .518 W-L% (6th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 2.81 (7th of 14) ▪ SOS: 2.15 (7th of 14)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Florida State, Notre Dame, Penn State and Pittsburgh)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Miami (FL), Penn State, Pittsburgh and West Virginia)

75 Games

Only Ranked Teams ▪ Conference games only
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat (19) Florida State 17 Louisville 0
2 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Rutgers 29 @ Syracuse 27
3 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Temple 42 William & Mary 0
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
4 Sep 12, 1981 Sat (18) Florida State 10 Memphis 5
5 Sep 12, 1981 Sat (9) Penn State 52 Cincinnati 0
6 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Rutgers 13 Colgate 5
7 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Temple 31 Syracuse 19 Philadelphia, PA
8 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Virginia Tech 28 Richmond 12
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
9 Sep 19, 1981 Sat (7) Pittsburgh 38 Cincinnati 7
10 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Southern Mississippi 21 Tulane 3
11 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Virginia Tech 47 William & Mary 3
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
12 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Cincinnati 10 Rutgers 0
13 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Memphis 28 @ Georgia Tech 15
14 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Southern Mississippi 17 @ Richmond 10
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
15 Oct 3, 1981 Sat (2) Penn State 30 Temple 0
16 Oct 3, 1981 Sat (4) Pittsburgh 42 @ South Carolina 28
17 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Virginia Tech 17 Memphis 13
18 Oct 3, 1981 Sat West Virginia 38 @ Boston College 10
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
19 Oct 10, 1981 Sat East Carolina 17 @ Richmond 13
20 Oct 10, 1981 Sat (20) Florida State 19 @ Notre Dame 13
21 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Louisville 14 @ Memphis 7
22 Oct 10, 1981 Sat (2) Penn State 38 Boston College 7
23 Oct 10, 1981 Sat (4) Pittsburgh 17 @ West Virginia 0
24 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Rutgers 17 @ Army 0
25 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Temple 31 Colgate 0 Philadelphia, PA
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
26 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Cincinnati 27 Richmond 18
27 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Navy 25 @ Boston College 10
28 Oct 17, 1981 Sat (2) Penn State 41 @ Syracuse 16
29 Oct 17, 1981 Sat (3) Pittsburgh 42 (11) Florida State 14
30 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Southern Mississippi 10 @ Memphis 0
31 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Temple 24 @ Rutgers 12
32 Oct 17, 1981 Sat West Virginia 27 Virginia Tech 6
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
33 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Boston College 41 @ Army 6
34 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Miami (FL) 31 @ East Carolina 6
35 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Navy 27 William & Mary 0
36 Oct 24, 1981 Sat (1) Penn State 30 West Virginia 7
37 Oct 24, 1981 Sat (2) Pittsburgh 23 Syracuse 10
38 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Temple 24 @ Cincinnati 13
39 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Tulane 27 Georgia Tech 10
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
40 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Cincinnati 17 Tulane 13
41 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Miami (FL) 17 (1) Penn State 14
42 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Notre Dame 38 Navy 0
43 Oct 31, 1981 Sat (2) Pittsburgh 29 @ Boston College 24
44 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Southern Mississippi 22 @ North Texas 0
45 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Syracuse 47 Colgate 24
46 Oct 31, 1981 Sat West Virginia 20 East Carolina 3
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
47 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Cincinnati 38 Memphis 7
48 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Holy Cross 28 @ Army 13
49 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Louisiana-Monroe 40 @ Louisville 7
50 Nov 7, 1981 Sat (13) Miami (FL) 27 @ (14) Florida State 19
51 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Navy 35 Syracuse 23
52 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Notre Dame 35 Georgia Tech 3
53 Nov 7, 1981 Sat (1) Pittsburgh 47 @ Rutgers 3 East Rutherford, NJ
54 Nov 7, 1981 Sat West Virginia 24 Temple 19
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
55 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Cincinnati 24 Louisville 0
56 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Colgate 32 @ Holy Cross 13
57 Nov 14, 1981 Sat (12) Miami (FL) 21 Virginia Tech 14
58 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Navy 20 @ Georgia Tech 14
59 Nov 14, 1981 Sat North Texas 17 @ Louisiana-Monroe 14
60 Nov 14, 1981 Sat (1) Pittsburgh 48 Army 0
61 Nov 14, 1981 Sat (14) Southern Mississippi 58 @ (20) Florida State 14
62 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Syracuse 27 Boston College 17
63 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Tulane 24 @ Memphis 7
64 Nov 14, 1981 Sat West Virginia 20 Rutgers 3
65 Nov 14, 1981 Sat William & Mary 31 @ East Carolina 21
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
66 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Boston College 27 Rutgers 21
67 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Louisville 13 (9) Southern Mississippi 10
68 Nov 21, 1981 Sat (13) Penn State 24 Notre Dame 21
69 Nov 21, 1981 Sat (1) Pittsburgh 35 @ Temple 0
70 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Syracuse 27 West Virginia 24
71 Nov 21, 1981 Sat William & Mary 35 Richmond 21
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
72 Nov 27, 1981 Fri (9) Miami (FL) 37 Notre Dame 15
73 Nov 28, 1981 Sat Boston College 28 @ Holy Cross 24
74 Nov 28, 1981 Sat Navy 3 Army 3 Philadelphia, PA
75 Nov 28, 1981 Sat (11) Penn State 48 @ (1) Pittsburgh 14