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1961 Texas Longhorns Schedule and Results

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Record: 10-1, .909 W-L% (4th of 111) ▪ Rank: 3rd in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Darrell Royal (10-1)

PS/G: 27.5 (8th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 6.0 (6th of 111)
SRS: 25.33 (1st of 111) ▪ SOS: 5.97 (34th of 111)

Bowl Game: Won Cotton Bowl 12-7 versus Mississippi

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
4 6 5 4 3 3 3 1 1 5 4 3

11 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 23, 1961 Sat (4) Texas @ California AAWU W 28 3 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 30, 1961 Sat (6) Texas Texas Tech SWC W 42 14 2 0 0 W 2
3 Oct 7, 1961 Sat (5) Texas Washington State Ind W 41 8 3 0 0 W 3
4 Oct 14, 1961 Sat (4) Texas N Oklahoma Big 8 W 28 7 4 0 0 W 4 Dallas, TX
5 Oct 21, 1961 Sat (3) Texas @ (10) Arkansas SWC W 33 7 5 0 0 W 5
6 Oct 28, 1961 Sat (3) Texas Rice SWC W 34 7 6 0 0 W 6
7 Nov 4, 1961 Sat (3) Texas @ Southern Methodist SWC W 27 0 7 0 0 W 7
8 Nov 11, 1961 Sat (1) Texas Baylor SWC W 33 7 8 0 0 W 8
9 Nov 18, 1961 Sat (1) Texas Texas Christian SWC L 0 6 8 1 0 L 1
10 Nov 23, 1961 Thu (5) Texas @ Texas A&M SWC W 25 0 9 1 0 W 1
11 Jan 1, 1962 Mon (4) Texas N (5) Mississippi SEC W 12 7 10 1 0 W 2 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)