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1981 Western Athletic Conference Schedule and Results

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Record: 51-50-2, .505 W-L% (10th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -0.18 (8th of 14) ▪ SOS: -0.65 (8th of 14)

Conference Champion: Brigham Young

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Brigham Young)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Brigham Young)

32 Games

Only Ranked Teams ▪ Conference games only
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1 Sep 12, 1981 Sat (15) Brigham Young 45 Air Force 21
2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat San Diego State 30 @ Colorado State 14
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat (13) Brigham Young 65 @ Texas-El Paso 8
4 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Wyoming 17 @ Air Force 10
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
5 Sep 26, 1981 Sat New Mexico 27 Air Force 10
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
6 Oct 2, 1981 Fri Utah 38 Texas-El Paso 10
7 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Air Force 28 Colorado State 14
8 Oct 3, 1981 Sat San Diego State 17 @ New Mexico 15
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
9 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Hawaii 14 @ Wyoming 9
10 Oct 10, 1981 Sat New Mexico 26 Texas-El Paso 3
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
11 Oct 17, 1981 Sat (17) Brigham Young 27 @ San Diego State 7
12 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Hawaii 23 New Mexico 13
13 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Utah 24 @ Colorado State 13
14 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Wyoming 63 Texas-El Paso 12
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
15 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Hawaii 28 @ San Diego State 10
16 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Texas-El Paso 35 Colorado State 29
17 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Wyoming 33 (13) Brigham Young 20
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
18 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Brigham Young 31 New Mexico 7
19 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Utah 17 San Diego State 14
20 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Wyoming 55 Colorado State 21
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
21 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Brigham Young 63 @ Colorado State 14
22 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Hawaii 35 @ Texas-El Paso 7
23 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Utah 7 New Mexico 7
24 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Wyoming 24 @ San Diego State 13
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
25 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Brigham Young 13 @ (19) Hawaii 3
26 Nov 14, 1981 Sat New Mexico 28 @ Colorado State 16
27 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Utah 30 Wyoming 27
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
28 Nov 21, 1981 Sat (18) Brigham Young 56 Utah 28
29 Nov 21, 1981 Sat San Diego State 59 Texas-El Paso 14
30 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Wyoming 13 @ New Mexico 12
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
31 Nov 28, 1981 Sat Air Force 21 San Diego State 16 Mirage Bowl (Tokyo, Japan)
32 Nov 28, 1981 Sat Hawaii 59 Colorado State 6