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1981 Mississippi State Bulldogs Schedule and Results

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Record: 8-4, .667 W-L% (33rd of 137)
Conference: SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Emory Bellard (8-4)

PS/G: 17.7 (91st of 137) ▪ PA/G: 11.4 (5th of 137)
SRS: 11.27 (25th of 137) ▪ SOS: 5.60 (40th of 137)

Bowl Game: Won Hall of Fame Classic 10-0 versus Kansas

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 Final
14 14 14 12 9 19 16 9 7 15          

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat (14) Mississippi State Memphis Ind W 20 3 1 0 0 W 1 Jackson, MS
2 Sep 19, 1981 Sat (14) Mississippi State Vanderbilt SEC W 29 9 2 0 0 W 2
3 Sep 26, 1981 Sat (12) Mississippi State Florida SEC W 28 7 3 0 0 W 3 Jackson, MS
4 Oct 3, 1981 Sat (9) Mississippi State Missouri Big 8 L 3 14 3 1 0 L 1 Jackson, MS
5 Oct 10, 1981 Sat (19) Mississippi State @ Colorado State WAC W 37 27 4 1 0 W 1
6 Oct 17, 1981 Sat (16) Mississippi State (13) Miami (FL) Ind W 14 10 5 1 0 W 2
7 Oct 24, 1981 Sat (9) Mississippi State @ Auburn SEC W 21 17 6 1 0 W 3
8 Oct 31, 1981 Sat (7) Mississippi State @ (8) Alabama SEC L 10 13 6 2 0 L 1
9 Nov 7, 1981 Sat (15) Mississippi State N (20) Southern Mississippi Ind L 6 7 6 3 0 L 2 Jackson, MS
10 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Mississippi State @ Louisiana State SEC W 17 9 7 3 0 W 1
11 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Mississippi State N Mississippi SEC L 17 21 7 4 0 L 1 Jackson, MS
12 Dec 31, 1981 Thu Mississippi State N Kansas Big 8 W 10 0 8 4 0 W 1 Hall of Fame Classic (Birmingham, AL)