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1961 Texas Longhorns Stats

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Record: 10-1, .909 W-L% (4th of 111) ▪ Rank: 3rd in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC  ▪ Conference Record: 6-1 (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

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 11 6.4 13.5 47.3 88.5 1.0 50.2 259.8 5.2 2.7
Defense 11 7.8 18.2 43.0 78.1 0.5 34.2 82.0 2.4 0.3
Difference -1.4 -4.7 +4.3 +10.4 +0.5 +16.0 +177.8 +2.8 +2.4

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Mike Cotten 44 77 57.1 500 6.5 7.1 7 2 136.5
2 Johnny Genung 12 30 40.0 179 6.0 2.8 2 3 92.1
3 Duke Carlisle 7 18 38.9 184 10.2 7.7 0 1 113.6
4 Tommy Wade 3 12 25.0 32 2.7 -8.6 0 3 -2.6
5 Jack Collins 3 10 30.0 32 3.2 5.2 1 0 89.9
6 James Saxton 1 1 100.0 46 46.0 66.0 1 0 816.4

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 James Saxton 107 846 7.9 9 7 123 17.6 0 114 969 8.5 9
2 Jerry Cook 96 527 5.5 9 2 22 11.0 0 98 549 5.6 9
3 Tommy Ford 83 415 5.0 5 4 42 10.5 0 87 457 5.3 5
4 Ray Poage 77 383 5.0 3 5 66 13.2 1 82 449 5.5 4
5 Mike Cotten 64 150 2.3 3 64 150 2.3 3
6 Jack Collins 31 175 5.6 0 13 152 11.7 3 44 327 7.4 3
7 Johnny Genung 21 106 5.0 1 21 106 5.0 1
8 John Allen Cook 20 70 3.5 0 3 34 11.3 0 23 104 4.5 0
9 Duke Carlisle 16 29 1.8 0 16 29 1.8 0
10 Derrell Oliver 14 57 4.1 0 14 57 4.1 0
11 David Russell 8 40 5.0 0 8 40 5.0 0
12 Bobby Nunis 7 40 5.7 0 4 97 24.3 1 11 137 12.5 1
13 Tommy Wade 7 18 2.6 0 7 18 2.6 0
14 Pat Culpepper 1 2 2.0 0 1 2 2.0 0
15 Bob Moses 14 177 12.6 5 14 177 12.6 5
16 Sandy Sands 6 131 21.8 1 6 131 21.8 1
17 Charles Talbert 6 74 12.3 0 6 74 12.3 0
18 Tommy Lucas 6 55 9.2 0 6 55 9.2 0