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1961 Baylor Bears Schedule and Results

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Record: 6-5, .545 W-L% (56th of 111)
Conference: SWC  ▪ Conference Record: 2-5 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John Bridgers (6-5)

PS/G: 19.3 (32nd of 111) ▪ PA/G: 15.7 (63rd of 111)
SRS: 8.68 (28th of 111) ▪ SOS: 5.77 (35th of 111)

Bowl Game: Won Gotham Bowl 24-9 versus Utah State

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 Final
    10 9                

11 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 23, 1961 Sat Baylor Wake Forest ACC W 31 0 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 30, 1961 Sat Baylor @ Pittsburgh Ind W 16 13 2 0 0 W 2
3 Oct 14, 1961 Sat (9) Baylor Arkansas SWC L 13 23 2 1 0 L 1
4 Oct 21, 1961 Sat Baylor @ Texas Tech SWC L 17 19 2 2 0 L 2
5 Oct 28, 1961 Sat Baylor @ Texas A&M SWC L 0 23 2 3 0 L 3
6 Nov 4, 1961 Sat Baylor Texas Christian SWC W 28 14 3 3 0 W 1
7 Nov 11, 1961 Sat Baylor @ (1) Texas SWC L 7 33 3 4 0 L 1
8 Nov 18, 1961 Sat Baylor Air Force Ind W 31 7 4 4 0 W 1
9 Nov 25, 1961 Sat Baylor Southern Methodist SWC W 31 6 5 4 0 W 2
10 Dec 2, 1961 Sat Baylor @ (17) Rice SWC L 14 26 5 5 0 L 1
11 Dec 9, 1961 Sat Baylor N (10) Utah State Skyline W 24 9 6 5 0 W 1 Gotham Bowl (New York, NY)