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1961 Minnesota Golden Gophers Stats

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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

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 10 5.4 15.6 34.6 86.9 48.8 181.2 3.7
Defense 10 7.4 17.2 43.0 109.1 0.4 39.9 81.4 2.0 0.5
Difference -2.0 -1.6 -8.4 -22.2 -0.4 +8.9 +99.8 +1.7 -0.5

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Sandy Stephens 54 153 35.3 869 5.7 3.0 9 13 85.4
2 Duane Blaska 0 3 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Sandy Stephens 122 533 4.4 8 122 533 4.4 8
2 Judge Dickson 94 320 3.4 1 2 32 16.0 0 96 352 3.7 1
3 Bill Munsey 66 252 3.8 2 4 34 8.5 2 70 286 4.1 4
4 Jerry Jones 55 198 3.6 1 6 65 10.8 0 61 263 4.3 1
5 Dave Mulholland 54 190 3.5 0 7 55 7.9 0 61 245 4.0 0
6 Jim Cairns 44 209 4.8 0 10 180 18.0 0 54 389 7.2 0
7 Tom King 36 79 2.2 0 3 25 8.3 0 39 104 2.7 0
8 Al Fischer 8 36 4.5 0 2 9 4.5 1 10 45 4.5 1
9 Duane Blaska 1 4 4.0 0 1 4 4.0 0
10 Tom Hall 10 207 20.7 3 10 207 20.7 3
11 Bob Deegan 7 95 13.6 1 7 95 13.6 1
12 John Campbell 3 117 39.0 2 3 117 39.0 2