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1961 Army Cadets football
ConferenceIndependent
1961 record6–4
Head coachDale Hall (3rd season)
Home stadiumMichie Stadium
Seasons
← 1960
1962 →
1961 NCAA University Division independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 15 Rutgers         9 0 0
No. 17 Arizona         8 1 1
Memphis State         8 2 0
Villanova         8 2 0
No. 17 Penn State         8 3 0
No. 14 Syracuse         8 3 0
Holy Cross         7 3 0
Navy         7 3 0
Miami (FL)         7 4 0
Army         6 4 0
San Jose State         6 4 0
Xavier         6 4 0
Colgate         5 4 0
Detroit         5 4 0
Pacific         5 4 0
Houston         5 4 1
Notre Dame         5 5 0
Oregon State         5 5 0
Florida State         4 5 1
Boston University         4 5 0
Boston College         4 6 0
Oregon         4 6 0
Air Force         3 7 0
Pittsburgh         3 7 0
Washington State         3 7 0
Idaho         2 7 0
Dayton         2 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1961 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1961 college football season. In their third year under head coach Dale Hall, the Cadets compiled a 6–4 record and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 224 to 118.[1] In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets lost to the Midshipmen by a 13 to 7 score. The Cadets also lost to Michigan, West Virginia, and Oklahoma.[2]

No Army players were selected on the 1961 College Football All-America Team.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 23RichmondW 24–6
September 30Boston University
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 31–7
October 7at MichiganL 8–38
October 14at Penn StateW 10–6
October 21Idaho
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 51–7
October 28West Virginia
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
L 3–7
November 4Detroit
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 34–7
November 11William & Mary
  • Michie Stadium
  • West Point, NY
W 48–13
November 18vs. OklahomaL 8–14
December 2vs. NavyL 7–13

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Army Yearly Results (1960-1964)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/a/army/1960-1964_yearly_results.php. Retrieved August 2, 2015.
  2. "1961 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/army/1961-schedule.html. Retrieved August 2, 2015.
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