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1961 Mississippi Rebels Schedule and Results

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Record: 9-2, .818 W-L% (8th of 111) ▪ Rank: 5th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John Vaught (9-2)

PS/G: 30.3 (5th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 4.7 (2nd of 111)
SRS: 21.98 (3rd of 111) ▪ SOS: 6.17 (32nd of 111)

Bowl Game: Lost Cotton Bowl 12-7 versus Texas

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
9 2 2 1 2 2 2 7 6 6 5 5

11 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 23, 1961 Sat (9) Mississippi Arkansas SWC W 16 0 1 0 0 W 1 Jackson, MS
2 Sep 30, 1961 Sat (2) Mississippi @ Kentucky SEC W 20 6 2 0 0 W 2
3 Oct 7, 1961 Sat (2) Mississippi Florida State Ind W 33 0 3 0 0 W 3
4 Oct 14, 1961 Sat (1) Mississippi Houston Ind W 47 7 4 0 0 W 4 Memphis, TN
5 Oct 21, 1961 Sat (2) Mississippi Tulane SEC W 41 0 5 0 0 W 5 Jackson, MS
6 Oct 28, 1961 Sat (2) Mississippi Vanderbilt SEC W 47 0 6 0 0 W 6
7 Nov 4, 1961 Sat (2) Mississippi @ (6) Louisiana State SEC L 7 10 6 1 0 L 1
8 Nov 11, 1961 Sat (7) Mississippi Chattanooga Non-Major W 54 0 7 1 0 W 1
9 Nov 18, 1961 Sat (6) Mississippi N Tennessee SEC W 24 10 8 1 0 W 2 Memphis, TN
10 Dec 2, 1961 Sat (5) Mississippi @ Mississippi State SEC W 37 7 9 1 0 W 3
11 Jan 1, 1962 Mon (5) Mississippi N (4) Texas SWC L 7 12 9 2 0 L 1 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)