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1981 Schedule and Results

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National Champion: Clemson (AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Marcus Allen (Southern California)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Danny Ford (Clemson)

AP Preseason #1: Michigan ▪ AP Final #1: Clemson

804 Games

Only Ranked Teams
Rk Wk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat (4) Alabama 24 @ Louisiana State 7
2 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Appalachian State 48 Lenoir-Rhyne 9
3 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Auburn 24 Texas Christian 16
4 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat (16) Brigham Young 31 @ Long Beach State 8
5 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Clemson 45 Wofford 10
6 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Drake 39 @ Northern Iowa 30
7 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat East Carolina 42 Western Carolina 6
8 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat East Tennessee State 31 Tennessee Tech 22
9 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat (19) Florida State 17 Louisville 0
10 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Fresno State 23 Oregon 16
11 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat (10) Georgia 44 Tennessee 0
12 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Houston 21 New Mexico 10
13 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Illinois State 31 Western Illinois 7
14 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Kansas 15 @ Tulsa 11
15 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Kentucky 28 North Texas 6
16 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Lamar 18 @ Baylor 17
17 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Louisiana-Monroe 38 Indiana State 8
18 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat McNeese State 27 Southern Illinois 12
19 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Miami (FL) 21 (17) Florida 20
20 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Mississippi 19 @ Tulane 18
21 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat (14) Mississippi State 20 Memphis 3 Jackson, MS
22 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Nevada-Las Vegas 16 @ San Jose State 6
23 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat New Mexico State 14 @ Texas-El Paso 7
24 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat North Carolina State 27 Richmond 21
25 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Pacific 10 Central Michigan 3
26 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat (8) Pittsburgh 26 Illinois 6
27 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Rutgers 29 @ Syracuse 27
28 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat South Carolina 23 @ Wake Forest 6
29 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Southern Methodist 48 Texas-Arlington 0
30 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Southern Mississippi 33 Louisiana-Lafayette 7
31 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Temple 42 William & Mary 0
32 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Texas A&M 29 @ California 28
33 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Utah 10 Utah State 0
34 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat West Texas A&M 17 Louisiana Tech 10
35 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Wichita State 38 Missouri Southern 6
36 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Wyoming 38 Cal State Fullerton 13
37 1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Youngstown State 19 @ Cincinnati 13
Rk Wk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
38 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Akron 14 @ Eastern Michigan 7
39 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Appalachian State 45 James Madison 0
40 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat (20) Arizona State 52 Utah 10
41 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Arkansas 14 Tulsa 10
42 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Arkansas State 35 @ Louisiana-Monroe 13
43 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Ball State 24 McNeese State 21
44 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Baylor 38 Bowling Green State 0
45 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat (15) Brigham Young 45 Air Force 21
46 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Chattanooga 42 Middle Tennessee State 19
47 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Clemson 13 @ Tulane 5
48 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Colorado 45 Texas Tech 27
49 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Drake 17 Indiana State 14
50 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Florida 35 Furman 7
51 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat (18) Florida State 10 Memphis 5
52 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat (6) Georgia 27 California 13
53 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Georgia Tech 24 @ (2) Alabama 21 Birmingham, AL
54 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Holy Cross 14 Boston University 6
55 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Illinois 27 @ Michigan State 17
56 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Indiana 21 @ Northwestern 20
57 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Iowa 10 (7) Nebraska 7
58 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Iowa State 17 West Texas A&M 13
59 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Kansas 19 Oregon 10
60 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Kansas State 31 South Dakota 10
61 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Long Beach State 17 @ Northern Illinois 7
62 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Louisiana Tech 31 East Tennessee State 3
63 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Louisville 31 Toledo 6
64 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Marshall 20 Morehead State 17
65 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Miami (OH) 33 @ William & Mary 14
66 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Minnesota 19 Ohio 17
67 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Mississippi 20 @ South Carolina 13
68 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Missouri 24 Army 10
69 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Navy 17 Citadel 7
70 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Nevada-Las Vegas 49 New Mexico 42
71 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat (13) North Carolina 56 East Carolina 0
72 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat North Carolina State 28 @ Wake Forest 23
73 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat (4) Notre Dame 27 Louisiana State 9
74 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat (11) Ohio State 34 Duke 13
75 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat (3) Oklahoma 37 Wyoming 20
76 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Oregon State 31 Fresno State 28
77 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat (9) Penn State 52 Cincinnati 0
78 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Purdue 27 (19) Stanford 19
79 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Rutgers 13 Colgate 5
80 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat San Diego State 30 @ Colorado State 14
81 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat San Jose State 41 Santa Clara 7
82 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Southeastern Louisiana 7 @ Louisiana-Lafayette 0
83 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat (5) Southern California 43 Tennessee 7
84 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Southern Methodist 34 North Texas 7
85 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Temple 31 Syracuse 19 Philadelphia, PA
86 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat (8) Texas 31 Rice 3
87 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Texas A&M-Kingsville 37 @ Texas-El Paso 15
88 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Texas-Arlington 26 New Mexico State 13
89 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat (12) UCLA 35 @ Arizona 18
90 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Utah State 14 Cal State Fullerton 9
91 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Vanderbilt 23 Maryland 17
92 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Virginia Military Institute 21 Western Carolina 14
93 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Virginia Tech 28 Richmond 12
94 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat (17) Washington 34 Pacific 14
95 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Washington State 33 Montana State 21 Spokane, WA
96 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat West Virginia 32 @ Virginia 18
97 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Western Michigan 20 @ Kent State 17
98 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Wichita State 13 @ Southern Illinois 7
99 2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Wisconsin 21 (1) Michigan 14
Rk Wk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
100 3 Sep 18, 1981 Fri Rutgers 3 Virginia 0 East Rutherford, NJ
101 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat (12) Alabama 19 @ Kentucky 10
102 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Appalachian State 31 Chattanooga 14
103 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat (18) Arizona State 33 Wichita State 21
104 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Arkansas 38 Northwestern 7 Little Rock, AR
105 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Baylor 28 @ Louisiana Tech 21
106 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Boston College 13 Texas A&M 12
107 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat (13) Brigham Young 65 @ Texas-El Paso 8
108 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat California 14 @ Arizona 13
109 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Central Michigan 17 Northern Illinois 10
110 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Citadel 12 Western Carolina 3
111 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Clemson 13 (4) Georgia 3
112 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Colgate 27 Lehigh 14
113 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Dartmouth 32 Princeton 13
114 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Delaware 13 Temple 7
115 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Drake 21 Western Illinois 6
116 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Florida 27 Georgia Tech 6
117 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Furman 21 East Tennessee State 0
118 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Harvard 23 @ Columbia 6
119 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Hawaii 38 Cal State Fullerton 12
120 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Illinois 17 Syracuse 14
121 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Illinois State 28 Eastern Michigan 7
122 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Indiana State 41 @ New Mexico State 6
123 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Iowa State 23 Iowa 12
124 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Kent State 17 Akron 6
125 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Lamar 50 Sam Houston State 7 Houston, TX
126 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Louisiana State 27 Oregon State 24
127 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Louisiana-Monroe 20 Louisiana-Lafayette 17
128 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Louisville 35 Long Beach State 13
129 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Massachusetts 13 Holy Cross 10
130 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat McNeese State 59 @ Nicholls State 9
131 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat (16) Miami (FL) 12 Houston 7
132 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat (11) Michigan 25 (1) Notre Dame 7
133 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Minnesota 16 Purdue 13
134 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Mississippi 7 @ Memphis 3
135 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat (14) Mississippi State 29 Vanderbilt 9
136 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Missouri 42 Rice 10
137 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Montana State 30 Fresno State 26
138 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Navy 24 Eastern Kentucky 0
139 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat (17) Nebraska 34 (19) Florida State 14
140 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat (10) North Carolina 49 Miami (OH) 7
141 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat North Carolina State 31 East Carolina 10
142 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Ohio 23 Bowling Green State 21
143 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat (8) Ohio State 27 Michigan State 13
144 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Oklahoma State 23 Tulsa 21
145 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Oregon 34 Pacific 0
146 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Pennsylvania 29 Cornell 22
147 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat (7) Pittsburgh 38 Cincinnati 7
148 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Richmond 24 @ Arkansas State 20
149 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat San Jose State 28 @ Stanford 6
150 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat South Carolina 17 Duke 3
151 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat (2) Southern California 21 @ Indiana 0
152 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Southern Methodist 59 Grambling State 27
153 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Southern Mississippi 21 Tulane 3
154 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Tennessee 42 Colorado State 0
155 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Tennessee State 17 @ Southern Illinois 14
156 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat (6) Texas 23 North Texas 10
157 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Texas Christian 38 Texas-Arlington 16
158 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Texas Tech 28 New Mexico 21
159 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Toledo 40 Ball State 0
160 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat (9) UCLA 31 @ (20) Wisconsin 13
161 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Utah 46 Portland State 0
162 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Utah State 31 Weber State 18
163 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Virginia Military Institute 14 @ Army 7
164 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Virginia Tech 47 William & Mary 3
165 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Wake Forest 24 @ Auburn 21
166 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat (15) Washington 20 Kansas State 3
167 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Washington State 14 @ Colorado 10
168 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat West Texas A&M 21 @ Nevada-Las Vegas 17
169 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat West Virginia 17 @ Maryland 13
170 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Western Michigan 14 Marshall 3
171 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Wyoming 17 @ Air Force 10
172 3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Yale 28 Brown 7
Rk Wk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
173 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat (10) Alabama 28 @ Vanderbilt 7
174 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Arizona 37 Cal State Fullerton 16
175 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Arkansas 27 @ Mississippi 13 Jackson, MS
176 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Arkansas State 26 @ Central Michigan 23
177 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Army 23 Brown 17
178 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Baylor 28 Texas Tech 15
179 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat (11) Brigham Young 41 @ Colorado 20
180 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Chattanooga 10 Jacksonville State 3
181 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Cincinnati 10 Rutgers 0
182 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Citadel 34 Appalachian State 20
183 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Colgate 34 @ Cornell 10
184 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Delaware 61 @ Princeton 8
185 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Drake 18 @ Kansas State 17
186 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Duke 29 @ Virginia 24
187 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat East Carolina 28 Toledo 24
188 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat East Tennessee State 14 @ Marshall 0
189 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Furman 31 @ Western Carolina 27
190 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat (17) Georgia 24 South Carolina 0
191 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Hawaii 21 Idaho 6
192 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Holy Cross 33 @ Harvard 19
193 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Houston 35 Utah State 7
194 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Iowa 20 (6) UCLA 7
195 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Iowa State 28 Kent State 19
196 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Kansas 21 Kentucky 16
197 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Lafayette 28 @ Columbia 13
198 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Lehigh 58 Pennsylvania 0
199 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Louisiana State 28 Rice 14
200 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Louisiana-Lafayette 34 North Texas 11
201 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Maryland 34 @ North Carolina State 9
202 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Massachusetts 10 Dartmouth 8
203 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Memphis 28 @ Georgia Tech 15
204 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Miami (OH) 18 @ Eastern Michigan 12
205 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat (7) Michigan 21 Navy 16
206 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Michigan State 10 Bowling Green State 7
207 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Minnesota 42 Oregon State 12
208 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat (12) Mississippi State 28 Florida 7 Jackson, MS
209 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Missouri 34 Louisville 3
210 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Nevada-Las Vegas 32 Long Beach State 31
211 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat New Mexico 27 Air Force 10
212 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat (9) North Carolina 56 Boston College 14
213 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Northern Illinois 40 Illinois State 7
214 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Ohio 30 Ball State 27
215 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat (8) Ohio State 24 @ Stanford 19
216 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat (3) Penn State 30 @ (15) Nebraska 24
217 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Purdue 15 (13) Notre Dame 14
218 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat San Diego State 23 @ Oklahoma State 16
219 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat San Jose State 27 @ California 24
220 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat (1) Southern California 28 (2) Oklahoma 24
221 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Southern Illinois 36 @ Tulsa 34
222 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat (20) Southern Methodist 20 @ Texas Christian 9
223 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Southern Mississippi 17 @ Richmond 10
224 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Syracuse 21 Indiana 7
225 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Tennessee 10 Auburn 7
226 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat (4) Texas 14 (14) Miami (FL) 7
227 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Texas A&M 43 Louisiana Tech 7
228 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Texas State 24 @ Lamar 7
229 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Utah 42 @ Northwestern 0
230 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Virginia Tech 30 Wake Forest 14
231 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat (16) Washington 17 @ Oregon 3
232 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Washington State 24 (18) Arizona State 21
233 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat West Texas A&M 35 Texas-Arlington 31
234 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat West Virginia 49 Colorado State 3
235 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Wichita State 14 Indiana State 14
236 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Wisconsin 21 Western Michigan 10
237 4 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Yale 27 Connecticut 18
Rk Wk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
238 5 Oct 2, 1981 Fri (10) Brigham Young 32 Utah State 26
239 5 Oct 2, 1981 Fri Utah 38 Texas-El Paso 10
240 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Air Force 28 Colorado State 14
241 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat (11) Alabama 38 Mississippi 7
242 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Arizona 17 Stanford 13
243 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Arizona State 26 @ (12) Washington 7
244 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Army 27 @ Harvard 13
245 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Ball State 23 Northern Illinois 0
246 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Cal State Fullerton 34 Cal Poly 10
247 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Central Michigan 63 Eastern Michigan 14
248 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Chattanooga 31 @ Furman 28
249 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat (14) Clemson 21 @ Kentucky 3
250 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Colgate 21 Boston University 14
251 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Columbia 20 Pennsylvania 9
252 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Drake 18 Long Beach State 7
253 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Duke 24 East Carolina 14
254 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat East Tennessee State 17 Citadel 13
255 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Florida 24 @ Louisiana State 10
256 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Florida State 36 @ (7) Ohio State 27
257 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Holy Cross 28 @ Dartmouth 0
258 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Houston 24 Baylor 3
259 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Illinois 38 Minnesota 29
260 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat (18) Iowa 64 @ Northwestern 0
261 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat (20) Iowa State 7 (5) Oklahoma 7
262 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Kansas 17 Arkansas State 16
263 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Louisiana-Monroe 35 @ Louisiana Tech 0
264 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Louisville 36 Marshall 0
265 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat (17) Miami (FL) 48 Vanderbilt 16
266 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Miami (OH) 20 Kent State 13
267 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat (8) Michigan 38 @ Indiana 17
268 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Middle Tennessee State 23 @ Western Carolina 10
269 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Missouri 14 @ (9) Mississippi State 3 Jackson, MS
270 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Nebraska 17 Auburn 3
271 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat (6) North Carolina 28 @ Georgia Tech 7
272 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat North Carolina State 30 Virginia 24
273 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Notre Dame 20 Michigan State 7
274 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Oklahoma State 9 @ North Texas 0 Irving, TX
275 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat (2) Penn State 30 Temple 0
276 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat (4) Pittsburgh 42 @ South Carolina 28
277 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Princeton 20 @ Brown 17
278 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Rice 20 Tulane 16
279 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Richmond 24 James Madison 7
280 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Rutgers 31 Cornell 17
281 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat San Diego State 17 @ New Mexico 15
282 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat San Jose State 65 @ Fresno State 33
283 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat (1) Southern California 56 @ Oregon State 22
284 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Southern Illinois 14 Illinois State 3
285 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Southern Mississippi 52 Texas-Arlington 9
286 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Stephen F. Austin 13 @ Lamar 10
287 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Syracuse 17 Maryland 17
288 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Texas A&M 24 @ Texas Tech 23
289 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Texas Christian 28 (19) Arkansas 24
290 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Toledo 21 Ohio 14
291 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Tulsa 35 Kansas State 21
292 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat (16) UCLA 27 Colorado 7
293 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Virginia Military Institute 31 William & Mary 14
294 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Virginia Tech 17 Memphis 13
295 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Wake Forest 15 Appalachian State 14
296 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Washington State 31 Pacific 0
297 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat West Texas A&M 31 @ McNeese State 24
298 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat West Virginia 38 @ Boston College 10
299 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Western Michigan 21 @ Bowling Green State 7
300 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Wichita State 24 @ New Mexico State 20
301 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Wisconsin 20 Purdue 14
302 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Wyoming 45 Nevada-Las Vegas 21
303 5 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Yale 23 Navy 19
Rk Wk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
304 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Arizona 13 @ (1) Southern California 10
305 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Arizona State 24 Oregon 0
306 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Arkansas 26 @ Texas Tech 14
307 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Arkansas State 14 Louisiana-Lafayette 3
308 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Auburn 19 Louisiana State 7
309 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Brown 26 @ Pennsylvania 24
310 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Cal State Fullerton 13 Fresno State 10
311 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Central Michigan 15 @ Western Michigan 13
312 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Chattanooga 20 Marshall 0
313 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Cincinnati 19 @ Ohio 9
314 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat (9) Clemson 27 Virginia 0
315 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Drake 24 @ Wichita State 23
316 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Duke 14 Virginia Tech 7
317 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat East Carolina 17 @ Richmond 13
318 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Florida 15 Maryland 10
319 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat (20) Florida State 19 @ Notre Dame 13
320 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Furman 22 Appalachian State 18
321 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat (11) Georgia 37 @ Mississippi 7
322 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Harvard 27 @ Cornell 10
323 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Hawaii 14 @ Wyoming 9
324 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Illinois State 25 Eastern Illinois 3
325 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Indiana State 31 Ball State 7
326 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat (15) Iowa 42 Indiana 28
327 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Kent State 31 Northern Illinois 10
328 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Lamar 17 @ Louisiana-Monroe 13
329 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Louisville 14 @ Memphis 7
330 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat McNeese State 42 @ Northwestern State 21
331 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Miami (OH) 7 Bowling Green State 7
332 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat (6) Michigan 38 @ Michigan State 20
333 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Minnesota 35 Northwestern 23
334 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat (19) Mississippi State 37 @ Colorado State 27
335 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat (13) Missouri 58 Kansas State 13
336 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Navy 30 Air Force 13
337 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Nebraska 59 Colorado 0
338 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Nevada-Las Vegas 45 @ (8) Brigham Young 41
339 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat New Mexico 26 Texas-El Paso 3
340 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat (5) North Carolina 48 Wake Forest 10
341 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat North Texas 38 New Mexico State 16
342 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Oklahoma State 20 @ Kansas 7
343 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat (2) Penn State 38 Boston College 7
344 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat (4) Pittsburgh 17 @ West Virginia 0
345 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Princeton 21 Columbia 14
346 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Purdue 44 Illinois 20
347 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Rice 41 Texas Christian 28
348 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Rutgers 17 @ Army 0
349 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat San Diego State 52 (12) Iowa State 31
350 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat South Carolina 28 @ Kentucky 14
351 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Southern Illinois 29 @ West Texas A&M 22
352 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat (14) Southern Methodist 37 Baylor 20
353 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Southern Mississippi 13 (7) Alabama 13 Birmingham, AL
354 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Stanford 26 (17) UCLA 23
355 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Temple 31 Colgate 0 Philadelphia, PA
356 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Tennessee 10 Georgia Tech 7
357 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat (3) Texas 34 (10) Oklahoma 14 Dallas, TX
358 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Texas A&M 7 Houston 6
359 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Texas-Arlington 31 @ Louisiana Tech 14
360 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Toledo 42 @ Eastern Michigan 7
361 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Tulane 14 Vanderbilt 10
362 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Utah State 17 @ Pacific 14
363 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Virginia Military Institute 14 Citadel 0 Norfolk, VA
364 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Washington 27 @ California 26
365 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Washington State 23 @ Oregon State 0
366 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Western Carolina 37 @ Wofford 30
367 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat William & Mary 12 @ Dartmouth 7
368 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Wisconsin 24 (18) Ohio State 21
369 6 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Yale 29 @ Holy Cross 28
Rk Wk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
370 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat (15) Alabama 38 Tennessee 19 Birmingham, AL
371 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Arizona 18 @ Oregon 14
372 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat (20) Arizona State 45 California 17
373 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Arkansas 42 (1) Texas 11
374 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Army 34 Princeton 0
375 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Auburn 31 @ Georgia Tech 7
376 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Baylor 19 Texas A&M 17
377 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Bowling Green State 17 @ Northern Illinois 10
378 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat (17) Brigham Young 27 @ San Diego State 7
379 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Chattanooga 3 @ Arkansas State 2
380 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Cincinnati 27 Richmond 18
381 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Citadel 23 Davidson 3
382 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat (6) Clemson 38 @ Duke 10
383 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Colgate 30 Lafayette 0
384 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Colorado 11 Oklahoma State 10
385 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Connecticut 44 Holy Cross 24
386 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Cornell 14 @ Brown 9
387 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Dartmouth 24 @ Harvard 10
388 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat East Carolina 35 Louisiana-Lafayette 31
389 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat East Tennessee State 34 @ Western Carolina 23
390 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Florida 49 Mississippi 3
391 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Furman 30 @ James Madison 14
392 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat (9) Georgia 53 @ Vanderbilt 21
393 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Hawaii 23 New Mexico 13
394 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Indiana 17 Minnesota 16
395 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat (12) Iowa 9 @ (5) Michigan 7
396 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Iowa State 34 (8) Missouri 13
397 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Kent State 17 @ Ball State 7
398 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Louisiana State 24 Kentucky 10
399 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Louisiana Tech 16 @ Lamar 7
400 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Maryland 45 @ Wake Forest 33
401 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat McNeese State 41 Louisiana-Monroe 25
402 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Miami (OH) 20 Western Michigan 19
403 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Michigan State 33 (14) Wisconsin 14
404 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat (16) Mississippi State 14 (13) Miami (FL) 10
405 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Navy 25 @ Boston College 10
406 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat (19) Nebraska 49 @ Kansas State 3
407 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat New Mexico State 20 @ Illinois State 10
408 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat (4) North Carolina 21 @ North Carolina State 10
409 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Ohio 29 Eastern Michigan 7
410 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Ohio State 34 Illinois 27
411 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Oklahoma 45 Kansas 7
412 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Pacific 17 @ Long Beach State 10
413 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat (2) Penn State 41 @ Syracuse 16
414 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat (3) Pittsburgh 42 (11) Florida State 14
415 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Purdue 35 @ Northwestern 0
416 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Rice 30 @ Texas Tech 23
417 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat San Jose State 45 Cal State Fullerton 23
418 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat South Carolina 21 Virginia 3
419 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat (7) Southern California 25 Stanford 17
420 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Southern Illinois 24 @ Fresno State 18
421 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat (10) Southern Methodist 38 @ Houston 22
422 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Southern Mississippi 10 @ Memphis 0
423 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Temple 24 @ Rutgers 12
424 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Tennessee State 42 @ Louisville 30
425 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Toledo 17 Central Michigan 3
426 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Tulane 31 @ Air Force 13
427 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Tulsa 20 @ Indiana State 19
428 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat UCLA 17 (18) Washington State 17
429 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Utah 24 @ Colorado State 13
430 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Utah State 13 Texas Christian 13
431 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Virginia Military Institute 14 Appalachian State 14
432 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Washington 56 Oregon State 17
433 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat West Texas A&M 23 @ Wichita State 17
434 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat West Virginia 27 Virginia Tech 6
435 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat William & Mary 38 Marshall 7
436 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Wyoming 63 Texas-El Paso 12
437 7 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Yale 48 @ Columbia 17
Rk Wk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
438 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Air Force 20 @ Oregon 10
439 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat (11) Alabama 31 Rutgers 7
440 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat (17) Arizona State 62 @ Stanford 36
441 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Baylor 34 Texas Christian 21
442 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Boston College 41 @ Army 6
443 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Bowling Green State 38 Toledo 0
444 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Central Michigan 24 Kent State 3
445 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Citadel 55 Newberry 14
446 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat (4) Clemson 17 North Carolina State 7
447 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Colgate 41 @ Columbia 3
448 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Dartmouth 42 Cornell 7
449 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Drake 21 West Texas A&M 13
450 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat East Tennessee State 34 @ Wofford 8
451 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat (20) Florida State 38 @ Louisiana State 14
452 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Fresno State 30 @ Pacific 27
453 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Furman 38 Liberty 14
454 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat (7) Georgia 21 Kentucky 0
455 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Hawaii 28 @ San Diego State 10
456 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Holy Cross 34 Brown 24
457 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Houston 20 @ (12) Arkansas 17 Little Rock, AR
458 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Illinois 23 Wisconsin 21
459 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Indiana State 34 Illinois State 14
460 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat (14) Iowa State 17 Colorado 10
461 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Kansas 17 Kansas State 14
462 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Long Beach State 10 Cal State Fullerton 9
463 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Louisiana Tech 37 Northwestern State 33 Shreveport, LA
464 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Maryland 24 Duke 21
465 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat McNeese State 21 Arkansas State 7
466 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Miami (FL) 31 @ East Carolina 6
467 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Miami (OH) 40 Ohio 14
468 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat (18) Michigan 38 Northwestern 0
469 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Minnesota 12 @ (6) Iowa 10
470 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat (9) Mississippi State 21 @ Auburn 17
471 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Navy 27 William & Mary 0
472 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat (15) Nebraska 6 @ (19) Missouri 0
473 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat New Mexico 17 @ New Mexico State 13
474 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Northern Illinois 30 @ Eastern Michigan 7
475 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Ohio State 29 Indiana 10
476 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Oklahoma 42 Oregon State 3
477 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Oklahoma State 19 Louisville 11
478 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat (1) Penn State 30 West Virginia 7
479 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat (2) Pittsburgh 23 Syracuse 10
480 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Princeton 17 Harvard 17
481 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Purdue 27 Michigan State 26
482 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat San Jose State 27 @ Utah State 24
483 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat South Carolina 31 @ (3) North Carolina 13
484 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Southeastern Louisiana 50 Louisiana-Monroe 47
485 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat (5) Southern California 14 @ Notre Dame 7
486 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Southern Illinois 41 Louisiana-Lafayette 0
487 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Temple 24 @ Cincinnati 13
488 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Tennessee 28 @ Memphis 9
489 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat (10) Texas 9 @ (8) Southern Methodist 7
490 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Texas A&M 51 @ Rice 26
491 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Texas-Arlington 7 North Texas 6 Irving, TX
492 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Texas-El Paso 35 Colorado State 29
493 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Tulane 27 Georgia Tech 10
494 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Tulsa 52 Wichita State 21
495 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat UCLA 34 California 6
496 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Utah 69 @ Nevada-Las Vegas 28
497 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Vanderbilt 27 @ Mississippi 23
498 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Virginia Military Institute 20 @ Marshall 16
499 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Virginia Tech 34 Appalachian State 12
500 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Wake Forest 24 @ Virginia 21
501 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Washington 14 @ Texas Tech 7
502 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat (16) Washington State 34 @ Arizona 19
503 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Western Carolina 24 Chattanooga 10
504 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Western Michigan 14 Ball State 3
505 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Wyoming 33 (13) Brigham Young 20
506 8 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Yale 24 Pennsylvania 3
Rk Wk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
507 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Air Force 7 Army 3
508 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat (8) Alabama 13 (7) Mississippi State 10
509 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Arizona 48 Texas-El Paso 15
510 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat (10) Arizona State 31 San Jose State 24
511 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat (20) Arkansas 41 @ Rice 7
512 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Arkansas State 10 @ Texas-Arlington 7
513 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Auburn 14 Florida 12
514 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Ball State 35 Eastern Michigan 13
515 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Bowling Green State 13 Kent State 7
516 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Brigham Young 31 New Mexico 7
517 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat California 45 Oregon State 3
518 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Central Michigan 38 @ Ohio 21
519 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Chattanooga 17 @ East Tennessee State 0
520 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Cincinnati 17 Tulane 13
521 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Citadel 21 Presbyterian 3
522 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat (3) Clemson 82 Wake Forest 24
523 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Cornell 22 Bucknell 15
524 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Duke 38 @ Georgia Tech 24
525 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat (17) Florida State 56 Western Carolina 31
526 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Furman 35 Marshall 3
527 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat (5) Georgia 49 Temple 3
528 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Harvard 41 @ Brown 7
529 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Hawaii 57 Nevada-Las Vegas 21
530 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Holy Cross 14 Columbia 7
531 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Houston 20 @ Texas Christian 16
532 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Illinois 24 (16) Iowa 7
533 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Kansas State 10 (11) Iowa State 7
534 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Louisiana State 27 Mississippi 27 Jackson, MS
535 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Louisiana Tech 17 Louisiana-Lafayette 17
536 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Louisiana-Monroe 55 Nicholls State 18
537 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat McNeese State 20 Lamar 20
538 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Miami (FL) 17 (1) Penn State 14
539 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat (15) Michigan 34 @ Minnesota 13
540 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Michigan State 26 Indiana 3
541 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat (12) Nebraska 31 Kansas 15
542 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat New Mexico State 31 Western Illinois 24
543 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat (9) North Carolina 17 @ Maryland 10
544 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Notre Dame 38 Navy 0
545 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Ohio State 45 @ Purdue 33
546 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat (19) Oklahoma 49 Colorado 0
547 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Oklahoma State 16 @ Missouri 12
548 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Pacific 17 Cal State Fullerton 16
549 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat (2) Pittsburgh 29 @ Boston College 24
550 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Princeton 38 @ Pennsylvania 30
551 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat South Carolina 20 North Carolina State 12
552 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat (4) Southern California 41 (14) Washington State 17
553 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Southern Illinois 17 @ Indiana State 3
554 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat (13) Southern Methodist 27 @ Texas A&M 7
555 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Southern Mississippi 22 @ North Texas 0
556 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Syracuse 47 Colgate 24
557 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat (6) Texas 26 Texas Tech 9
558 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Toledo 17 Miami (OH) 10
559 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Tulsa 59 Drake 6
560 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat UCLA 28 @ Oregon 11
561 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Utah 17 San Diego State 14
562 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Utah State 20 Fresno State 0
563 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Vanderbilt 26 Memphis 0
564 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Virginia 13 Virginia Military Institute 10
565 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Virginia Tech 29 @ Kentucky 3
566 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat (18) Washington 42 Stanford 31
567 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat West Virginia 20 East Carolina 3
568 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Western Michigan 23 @ Northern Illinois 12
569 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Wichita State 38 Illinois State 7
570 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat William & Mary 31 James Madison 19
571 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Wisconsin 52 Northwestern 0
572 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Wyoming 55 Colorado State 21
573 9 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Yale 24 Dartmouth 3
Rk Wk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
574 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat (19) Arkansas 41 Baylor 39 Little Rock, AR
575 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Arkansas State 16 Lamar 9
576 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Auburn 20 North Texas 0
577 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Boston College 52 Massachusetts 22
578 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Bowling Green State 14 @ Ball State 10
579 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Brigham Young 63 @ Colorado State 14
580 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Brown 10 Rhode Island 8
581 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Cal State Fullerton 20 Boise State 17
582 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Cincinnati 38 Memphis 7
583 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Citadel 28 Chattanooga 28
584 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat (2) Clemson 10 @ (8) North Carolina 8
585 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Colgate 24 Bucknell 6
586 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Dartmouth 21 @ Columbia 7
587 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Delaware 40 @ Pennsylvania 6
588 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Drake 22 @ Southern Illinois 17
589 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Duke 31 @ Wake Forest 10
590 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat East Carolina 66 @ East Tennessee State 23
591 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Fresno State 42 Nevada-Las Vegas 26
592 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Furman 30 @ Davidson 12
593 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat (4) Georgia 26 Florida 21 Jacksonville, FL
594 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Harvard 23 @ William & Mary 14
595 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Hawaii 35 @ Texas-El Paso 7
596 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Holy Cross 28 @ Army 13
597 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Iowa 33 Purdue 7
598 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Kansas 24 @ Iowa State 11
599 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Kent State 13 Eastern Michigan 7
600 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Kentucky 17 @ Vanderbilt 10
601 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Louisiana-Monroe 40 @ Louisville 7
602 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Maine 55 @ Princeton 44
603 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Marshall 17 @ Appalachian State 10
604 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat McNeese State 27 Louisiana Tech 20
605 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat (13) Miami (FL) 27 @ (14) Florida State 19
606 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Miami (OH) 7 @ Central Michigan 3
607 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat (12) Michigan 70 Illinois 21
608 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Michigan State 61 @ Northwestern 14
609 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Minnesota 35 (18) Ohio State 31
610 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Missouri 30 @ Colorado 14
611 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Navy 35 Syracuse 23
612 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat (11) Nebraska 54 @ Oklahoma State 7
613 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Northern Illinois 38 Ohio 14
614 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Notre Dame 35 Georgia Tech 3
615 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat (17) Oklahoma 28 @ Kansas State 21
616 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Pacific 23 @ South Carolina 21
617 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat (6) Penn State 22 @ North Carolina State 15
618 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat (1) Pittsburgh 47 @ Rutgers 3 East Rutherford, NJ
619 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Richmond 45 @ Virginia Military Institute 14
620 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat (3) Southern California 21 @ California 3
621 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat (10) Southern Methodist 33 Rice 12
622 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat (20) Southern Mississippi 7 (15) Mississippi State 6 Jackson, MS
623 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Stanford 63 @ Oregon State 9
624 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Tennessee 24 Wichita State 21
625 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat (5) Texas 14 Houston 14
626 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Texas Christian 39 Texas Tech 39
627 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Texas-Arlington 23 @ Louisiana-Lafayette 7
628 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Toledo 28 @ Western Michigan 14
629 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Tulane 14 Maryland 7
630 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Tulsa 31 New Mexico State 0
631 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat UCLA 31 (16) Washington 0
632 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Utah 7 New Mexico 7
633 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Utah State 28 @ Long Beach State 2
634 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Washington State 39 Oregon 7
635 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat West Texas A&M 17 Indiana State 14
636 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat West Virginia 24 Temple 19
637 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Wisconsin 28 @ Indiana 7
638 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Wyoming 24 @ San Diego State 13
639 10 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Yale 23 @ Cornell 17
Rk Wk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
640 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat (6) Alabama 31 @ (5) Penn State 16
641 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Arizona 40 @ Oregon State 7
642 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat (16) Arkansas 10 @ Texas A&M 7
643 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Bowling Green State 28 @ Eastern Michigan 0
644 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Brigham Young 13 @ (19) Hawaii 3
645 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Central Michigan 28 @ Ball State 7
646 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Chattanooga 28 Tennessee State 9
647 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Cincinnati 24 Louisville 0
648 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Citadel 24 Wofford 14
649 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat (2) Clemson 21 Maryland 7
650 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Colgate 32 @ Holy Cross 13
651 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Cornell 15 Columbia 9
652 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Dartmouth 38 Brown 13
653 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Drake 13 @ Illinois State 10
654 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Duke 17 North Carolina State 7
655 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat East Tennessee State 21 Appalachian State 14
656 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Florida 33 Kentucky 12
657 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Fresno State 31 @ Long Beach State 30
658 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Furman 33 @ Virginia Military Institute 21
659 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat (4) Georgia 24 Auburn 13
660 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Harvard 45 Pennsylvania 7
661 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Idaho State 50 Utah State 24
662 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Illinois 35 Indiana 14
663 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Indiana State 27 @ Eastern Illinois 14
664 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Iowa 17 @ Wisconsin 7
665 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Kansas 27 Colorado 0
666 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Lamar 14 Louisiana-Lafayette 12
667 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Louisiana Tech 32 Arkansas State 0
668 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat (12) Miami (FL) 21 Virginia Tech 14
669 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Miami (OH) 30 Northern Illinois 3
670 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat (11) Michigan 28 @ Purdue 10
671 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Michigan State 43 Minnesota 36
672 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Mississippi State 17 @ Louisiana State 9
673 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Missouri 19 (15) Oklahoma 14
674 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Navy 20 @ Georgia Tech 14
675 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat (7) Nebraska 31 Iowa State 7
676 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat New Mexico 28 @ Colorado State 16
677 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat (13) North Carolina 17 @ Virginia 14
678 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat North Texas 17 @ Louisiana-Monroe 14
679 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Northern Michigan 32 @ Wichita State 30
680 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Notre Dame 35 @ Air Force 7
681 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Ohio 37 Western Michigan 20
682 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Ohio State 70 Northwestern 6
683 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Oklahoma State 31 Kansas State 10
684 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat (1) Pittsburgh 48 Army 0
685 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Princeton 35 Yale 31
686 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Rice 17 @ Baylor 14
687 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat San Diego State 38 @ Nevada-Las Vegas 20
688 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat San Jose State 40 Pacific 25
689 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Southern Illinois 23 @ New Mexico State 15
690 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat (8) Southern Methodist 30 Texas Tech 6
691 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat (14) Southern Mississippi 58 @ (20) Florida State 14
692 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Stanford 42 Oregon 3
693 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Syracuse 27 Boston College 17
694 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Tennessee 28 Mississippi 20
695 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat (10) Texas 31 Texas Christian 15
696 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Texas-Arlington 21 McNeese State 20
697 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Toledo 17 Kent State 0
698 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Tulane 24 @ Memphis 7
699 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Tulsa 24 @ West Texas A&M 10
700 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat (18) UCLA 34 (9) Arizona State 24
701 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Utah 30 Wyoming 27
702 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Wake Forest 34 @ Richmond 22
703 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Washington 13 (3) Southern California 3
704 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat (17) Washington State 19 California 0 Spokane, WA
705 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat West Virginia 20 Rutgers 3
706 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Western Carolina 38 @ Marshall 28
707 11 Nov 14, 1981 Sat William & Mary 31 @ East Carolina 21
Rk Wk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
708 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat (20) Arizona State 52 Colorado State 7
709 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Arkansas State 31 Tulsa 7
710 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Ball State 14 @ Illinois State 10
711 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Boston College 27 Rutgers 21
712 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat (18) Brigham Young 56 Utah 28
713 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Brown 23 Columbia 20
714 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Central Michigan 6 @ Bowling Green State 3
715 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Citadel 35 Furman 18
716 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat (2) Clemson 29 @ South Carolina 13
717 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Colorado 24 Kansas State 21
718 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Dartmouth 33 @ Pennsylvania 13
719 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Drake 53 Nebraska-Omaha 0
720 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Fresno State 23 @ Arizona 17
721 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Houston 15 Texas Tech 7
722 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Illinois 49 @ Northwestern 12
723 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Indiana 20 Purdue 17
724 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Indiana State 42 @ Marshall 0
725 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat (19) Iowa 36 Michigan State 7
726 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat James Madison 17 East Tennessee State 14
727 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Kansas 19 Missouri 11
728 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Kentucky 21 Tennessee 10
729 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Louisville 13 (9) Southern Mississippi 10
730 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Maryland 48 Virginia 7
731 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat McNeese State 14 @ Louisiana-Lafayette 7
732 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat (11) Miami (FL) 14 @ North Carolina State 6
733 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Miami (OH) 7 Cincinnati 3
734 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Mississippi 21 Mississippi State 17 Jackson, MS
735 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat (5) Nebraska 37 @ Oklahoma 14
736 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Nevada 36 @ Cal State Fullerton 34
737 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Nevada-Las Vegas 24 Air Force 21
738 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat (12) North Carolina 31 @ Duke 10
739 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Northwestern State 41 Louisiana-Monroe 9
740 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Ohio 20 @ Kent State 7
741 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Ohio State 14 @ (7) Michigan 9
742 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Oklahoma State 27 @ Iowa State 7
743 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Oregon 47 Oregon State 17
744 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Pacific 23 @ Hawaii 17
745 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat (13) Penn State 24 Notre Dame 21
746 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat (1) Pittsburgh 35 @ Temple 0
747 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Princeton 37 Cornell 14
748 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat San Diego State 59 Texas-El Paso 14
749 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat San Jose State 24 @ Long Beach State 22
750 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat (10) Southern California 22 (15) UCLA 21
751 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat (6) Southern Methodist 32 @ (16) Arkansas 18
752 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Stanford 42 California 21
753 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Syracuse 27 West Virginia 24
754 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat (8) Texas 34 Baylor 12
755 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Texas A&M 37 @ Texas Christian 7
756 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Texas-Arlington 31 Lamar 7
757 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Toledo 31 @ Northern Illinois 0
758 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Vanderbilt 28 Chattanooga 14
759 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Virginia Military Institute 6 @ Virginia Tech 0
760 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat (17) Washington 23 (14) Washington State 10
761 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat West Texas A&M 45 @ New Mexico State 9
762 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Western Carolina 21 Appalachian State 10
763 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Western Michigan 38 Eastern Michigan 7
764 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat William & Mary 35 Richmond 21
765 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Wisconsin 26 @ Minnesota 21
766 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Wyoming 13 @ New Mexico 12
767 12 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Yale 28 Harvard 0
Rk Wk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
768 13 Nov 26, 1981 Thu Richmond 18 Pennsylvania 12
769 13 Nov 26, 1981 Thu (7) Texas 21 @ Texas A&M 13
770 13 Nov 27, 1981 Fri (9) Miami (FL) 37 Notre Dame 15
771 13 Nov 28, 1981 Sat Air Force 21 San Diego State 16 Mirage Bowl (Tokyo, Japan)
772 13 Nov 28, 1981 Sat (4) Alabama 28 Auburn 17 Birmingham, AL
773 13 Nov 28, 1981 Sat (18) Arizona State 24 Arizona 13
774 13 Nov 28, 1981 Sat Boston College 28 @ Holy Cross 24
775 13 Nov 28, 1981 Sat Florida 35 Florida State 3
776 13 Nov 28, 1981 Sat Hawaii 59 Colorado State 6
777 13 Nov 28, 1981 Sat Houston 40 @ Rice 3
778 13 Nov 28, 1981 Sat Navy 3 Army 3 Philadelphia, PA
779 13 Nov 28, 1981 Sat Nevada-Las Vegas 27 @ Texas-El Paso 20
780 13 Nov 28, 1981 Sat Oklahoma 27 @ Oklahoma State 3
781 13 Nov 28, 1981 Sat (11) Penn State 48 @ (1) Pittsburgh 14
782 13 Nov 28, 1981 Sat San Jose State 28 North Texas 16
783 13 Nov 28, 1981 Sat (17) Southern Mississippi 45 Lamar 14
784 13 Nov 28, 1981 Sat Tennessee 38 Vanderbilt 34
785 13 Nov 28, 1981 Sat Tulane 48 Louisiana State 7
786 13 Nov 28, 1981 Sat Virginia Tech 20 @ Virginia 3
Rk Wk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
787 14 Dec 5, 1981 Sat (2) Georgia 44 @ Georgia Tech 7
788 14 Dec 5, 1981 Sat Hawaii 33 South Carolina 10
Rk Wk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
789 15 Dec 12, 1981 Sat Texas A&M 33 Oklahoma State 16 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)
790 15 Dec 13, 1981 Sun Tennessee 28 Wisconsin 21 Garden State Bowl (East Rutherford, NJ)
Rk Wk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
791 16 Dec 18, 1981 Fri (14) Brigham Young 38 (20) Washington State 36 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
792 16 Dec 19, 1981 Sat Missouri 19 (18) Southern Mississippi 17 Tangerine Bowl (Orlando, FL)
793 16 Dec 19, 1981 Sat Toledo 27 San Jose State 25 California Bowl (Fresno, CA)
Rk Wk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
794 17 Dec 26, 1981 Sat Oklahoma 40 Houston 14 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
795 17 Dec 28, 1981 Mon (11) North Carolina 31 Arkansas 27 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
Rk Wk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
796 18 Dec 30, 1981 Wed (15) Ohio State 31 Navy 28 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
797 18 Dec 31, 1981 Thu (16) Michigan 33 (19) UCLA 14 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
798 18 Dec 31, 1981 Thu Mississippi State 10 Kansas 0 Hall of Fame Classic (Birmingham, AL)
799 18 Dec 31, 1981 Thu West Virginia 26 Florida 6 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
800 18 Jan 1, 1982 Fri (1) Clemson 22 (4) Nebraska 15 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
801 18 Jan 1, 1982 Fri (7) Penn State 26 (8) Southern California 10 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
802 18 Jan 1, 1982 Fri (10) Pittsburgh 24 (2) Georgia 20 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
803 18 Jan 1, 1982 Fri (6) Texas 14 (3) Alabama 12 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
804 18 Jan 1, 1982 Fri (12) Washington 28 (13) Iowa 0 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)