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1961 Minnesota Golden Gophers Schedule and Results

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Record: 8-2, .800 W-L% (10th of 111) ▪ Rank: 6th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Murray Warmath (8-2)

PS/G: 16.1 (53rd of 111) ▪ PA/G: 7.8 (10th of 111)
SRS: 17.43 (8th of 111) ▪ SOS: 9.83 (8th of 111)

Bowl Game: Won Rose Bowl 21-3 versus UCLA

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
              5 5 3 7 6

10 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 30, 1961 Sat Minnesota Missouri Big 8 L 0 6 0 1 0 L 1
2 Oct 7, 1961 Sat Minnesota Oregon Ind W 14 7 1 1 0 W 1
3 Oct 14, 1961 Sat Minnesota @ Northwestern Big Ten W 10 3 2 1 0 W 2
4 Oct 21, 1961 Sat Minnesota @ Illinois Big Ten W 33 0 3 1 0 W 3
5 Oct 28, 1961 Sat Minnesota Michigan Big Ten W 23 20 4 1 0 W 4
6 Nov 4, 1961 Sat Minnesota (1) Michigan State Big Ten W 13 0 5 1 0 W 5
7 Nov 11, 1961 Sat (5) Minnesota @ Iowa Big Ten W 16 9 6 1 0 W 6
8 Nov 18, 1961 Sat (5) Minnesota (7) Purdue Big Ten W 10 7 7 1 0 W 7
9 Nov 25, 1961 Sat (3) Minnesota Wisconsin Big Ten L 21 23 7 2 0 L 1
10 Jan 1, 1962 Mon (7) Minnesota @ UCLA AAWU W 21 3 8 2 0 W 1 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)