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1961 Southwest Conference Schedule and Results

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Record: 44-36-4, .548 W-L% (4th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 8.99 (3rd of 12) ▪ SOS: 7.77 (2nd of 12)

Conference Champion: Arkansas and Texas

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Texas)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Arkansas, Rice and Texas)

28 Games

Only Ranked Teams ▪ Conference games only
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1 Sep 30, 1961 Sat (6) Texas 42 Texas Tech 14
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2 Oct 7, 1961 Sat Arkansas 28 Texas Christian 3 Little Rock, AR
3 Oct 7, 1961 Sat Texas A&M 38 @ Texas Tech 7
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
4 Oct 14, 1961 Sat Arkansas 23 @ (9) Baylor 13
5 Oct 14, 1961 Sat Texas Tech 10 Texas Christian 0
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
6 Oct 21, 1961 Sat Rice 10 Southern Methodist 0
7 Oct 21, 1961 Sat (3) Texas 33 @ (10) Arkansas 7
8 Oct 21, 1961 Sat Texas Christian 15 Texas A&M 14
9 Oct 21, 1961 Sat Texas Tech 19 Baylor 17
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
10 Oct 28, 1961 Sat Southern Methodist 8 Texas Tech 7
11 Oct 28, 1961 Sat (3) Texas 34 Rice 7
12 Oct 28, 1961 Sat Texas A&M 23 Baylor 0
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
13 Nov 4, 1961 Sat Arkansas 15 Texas A&M 8
14 Nov 4, 1961 Sat Baylor 28 Texas Christian 14
15 Nov 4, 1961 Sat Rice 42 @ Texas Tech 7
16 Nov 4, 1961 Sat (3) Texas 27 @ Southern Methodist 0
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
17 Nov 11, 1961 Sat Arkansas 10 @ Rice 0
18 Nov 11, 1961 Sat (1) Texas 33 Baylor 7
19 Nov 11, 1961 Sat Texas A&M 25 Southern Methodist 12
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
20 Nov 18, 1961 Sat Arkansas 21 @ Southern Methodist 7
21 Nov 18, 1961 Sat Rice 21 Texas A&M 7
22 Nov 18, 1961 Sat Texas Christian 6 @ (1) Texas 0
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
23 Nov 23, 1961 Thu (5) Texas 25 @ Texas A&M 0
24 Nov 25, 1961 Sat (9) Arkansas 28 Texas Tech 0 Little Rock, AR
25 Nov 25, 1961 Sat Baylor 31 Southern Methodist 6
26 Nov 25, 1961 Sat Rice 35 @ Texas Christian 16
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
27 Dec 2, 1961 Sat Rice 26 Baylor 14
28 Dec 2, 1961 Sat Southern Methodist 28 Texas Christian 28