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1981 Southern Conference Schedule and Results

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Record: 43-40-4, .517 W-L% (9th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -6.84 (12th of 14) ▪ SOS: -6.91 (12th of 14)

Conference Champion: Furman

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

25 Games

Only Ranked Teams ▪ Conference games only
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Virginia Military Institute 21 Western Carolina 14
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Appalachian State 31 Chattanooga 14
3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Citadel 12 Western Carolina 3
4 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Furman 21 East Tennessee State 0
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
5 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Citadel 34 Appalachian State 20
6 Sep 26, 1981 Sat East Tennessee State 14 @ Marshall 0
7 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Furman 31 @ Western Carolina 27
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
8 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Chattanooga 31 @ Furman 28
9 Oct 3, 1981 Sat East Tennessee State 17 Citadel 13
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
10 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Chattanooga 20 Marshall 0
11 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Furman 22 Appalachian State 18
12 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Virginia Military Institute 14 Citadel 0 Norfolk, VA
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
13 Oct 17, 1981 Sat East Tennessee State 34 @ Western Carolina 23
14 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Virginia Military Institute 14 Appalachian State 14
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
15 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Virginia Military Institute 20 @ Marshall 16
16 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Western Carolina 24 Chattanooga 10
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
17 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Chattanooga 17 @ East Tennessee State 0
18 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Furman 35 Marshall 3
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
19 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Citadel 28 Chattanooga 28
20 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Marshall 17 @ Appalachian State 10
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
21 Nov 14, 1981 Sat East Tennessee State 21 Appalachian State 14
22 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Furman 33 @ Virginia Military Institute 21
23 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Western Carolina 38 @ Marshall 28
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
24 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Citadel 35 Furman 18
25 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Western Carolina 21 Appalachian State 10