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1961 Syracuse Orange Stats

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Record: 8-3, .727 W-L% (16th of 111) ▪ Rank: 14th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ben Schwartzwalder (8-3)

PS/G: 24.4 (14th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 11.9 (31st of 111)
SRS: 12.81 (16th of 111) ▪ SOS: 2.91 (53rd of 111)

Bowl Game: Won Liberty Bowl 15-14 versus Miami (FL)

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Dave Sarette 55 106 51.9 813 7.7 6.0 9 8 129.2
2 Bob Lelli 14 22 63.6 180 8.2 8.9 3 1 168.3
3 Walt Sofsian 7 16 43.8 56 3.5 3.5 0 0 73.2

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Ernie Davis 150 823 5.5 12 16 157 9.8 2 166 980 5.9 14
2 Gary Fallon 66 299 4.5 2 2 10 5.0 0 68 309 4.5 2
3 Dick Easterly 41 141 3.4 0 12 207 17.3 3 53 348 6.6 3
4 Dave Sarette 41 71 1.7 3 41 71 1.7 3
5 Pete Brokaw 33 146 4.4 1 6 77 12.8 0 39 223 5.7 1
6 Don King 29 118 4.1 1 3 22 7.3 0 32 140 4.4 1
7 Bill Schoonover 25 137 5.5 1 25 137 5.5 1
8 Bill Meyers 23 163 7.1 0 2 10 5.0 0 25 173 6.9 0
9 Gus Giardi 14 117 8.4 0 14 117 8.4 0
10 Walt Sofsian 10 -37 -3.7 0 10 -37 -3.7 0
11 Bob Lelli 8 2 0.3 0 8 2 0.3 0
12 John Mackey 15 321 21.4 4 15 321 21.4 4
13 Ken Ericson 9 145 16.1 3 9 145 16.1 3
14 Walt Sweeney 9 137 15.2 1 9 137 15.2 1
15 Dick Bowman 6 57 9.5 0 6 57 9.5 0