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1961 Southeastern Conference Schedule and Results

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Record: 70-53-1, .569 W-L% (2nd of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 9.78 (2nd of 12) ▪ SOS: 7.29 (3rd of 12)

Conference Champion: Alabama and Louisiana State

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Alabama, Louisiana State and Mississippi)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Alabama, Georgia Tech, Louisiana State and Mississippi)

39 Games

Only Ranked Teams ▪ Conference games only
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1 Sep 23, 1961 Sat (3) Alabama 32 @ Georgia 6
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2 Sep 30, 1961 Sat (4) Alabama 9 Tulane 0 Mobile, AL
3 Sep 30, 1961 Sat Auburn 24 @ Tennessee 21
4 Sep 30, 1961 Sat (2) Mississippi 20 @ Kentucky 6
5 Sep 30, 1961 Sat Vanderbilt 21 @ Georgia 0
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
6 Oct 6, 1961 Fri Florida 14 @ Tulane 3
7 Oct 7, 1961 Sat (4) Alabama 35 @ Vanderbilt 6
8 Oct 7, 1961 Sat Kentucky 14 @ Auburn 12
9 Oct 7, 1961 Sat Louisiana State 10 (3) Georgia Tech 0
10 Oct 7, 1961 Sat Tennessee 17 Mississippi State 3
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
11 Oct 21, 1961 Sat (5) Alabama 34 Tennessee 3 Birmingham, AL
12 Oct 21, 1961 Sat Florida 7 @ Vanderbilt 0
13 Oct 21, 1961 Sat Georgia 10 Mississippi State 7 Atlanta, GA
14 Oct 21, 1961 Sat (8) Georgia Tech 7 Auburn 6
15 Oct 21, 1961 Sat (10) Louisiana State 24 Kentucky 14
16 Oct 21, 1961 Sat (2) Mississippi 41 Tulane 0 Jackson, MS
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
17 Oct 28, 1961 Sat Georgia 16 Kentucky 15
18 Oct 28, 1961 Sat (9) Georgia Tech 35 @ Tulane 0
19 Oct 28, 1961 Sat (7) Louisiana State 23 @ Florida 0
20 Oct 28, 1961 Sat (2) Mississippi 47 Vanderbilt 0
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
21 Nov 4, 1961 Sat (4) Alabama 24 Mississippi State 0
22 Nov 4, 1961 Sat (7) Georgia Tech 20 Florida 0
23 Nov 4, 1961 Sat (6) Louisiana State 10 (2) Mississippi 7
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
24 Nov 11, 1961 Sat Florida 21 Georgia 14 Jacksonville, FL
25 Nov 11, 1961 Sat Kentucky 16 @ Vanderbilt 3
26 Nov 11, 1961 Sat Mississippi State 11 @ Auburn 10 Birmingham, AL
27 Nov 11, 1961 Sat Tennessee 10 (9) Georgia Tech 6
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
28 Nov 17, 1961 Fri Tulane 17 Vanderbilt 14
29 Nov 18, 1961 Sat (2) Alabama 10 Georgia Tech 0 Birmingham, AL
30 Nov 18, 1961 Sat Auburn 10 @ Georgia 7
31 Nov 18, 1961 Sat (4) Louisiana State 14 Mississippi State 6
32 Nov 18, 1961 Sat (6) Mississippi 24 Tennessee 10 Memphis, TN
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
33 Nov 25, 1961 Sat Auburn 32 Florida 15
34 Nov 25, 1961 Sat (4) Louisiana State 62 Tulane 0
35 Nov 25, 1961 Sat Tennessee 26 @ Kentucky 16
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
36 Dec 2, 1961 Sat (1) Alabama 34 Auburn 0 Birmingham, AL
37 Dec 2, 1961 Sat Georgia Tech 22 Georgia 7
38 Dec 2, 1961 Sat (5) Mississippi 37 @ Mississippi State 7
39 Dec 2, 1961 Sat Tennessee 41 Vanderbilt 7