1961 Colorado State Rams football
ConferenceSkyline Conference
1961 record0–10 (0–6 Skyline)
Head coachDon Mullison (6th season)
Home stadiumColorado Field
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Template:1961 Skyline Conference football standings

The 1961 Colorado State Rams football team represented Colorado State University in the Skyline Conference during the 1961 college football season. In their sixth and final season under head coach Don Mullison, the Rams compiled a 0–10 record (0–6 against Skyline opponents), finished last in the Skyline Conference, and were outscored by a total of 249 to 74.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included LeeRoy Gutierrez with 387 passing yards, Dennis Wohlhueter with 308 rushing yards, and Kay McFarland with 196 receiving yards.[3]

The Skyline Conference disbanded after the 1961 season, and Colorado State became an independent for the 1962 season.


September 16at UtahL 0–40
September 23at Arizona*L 6–28
September 30Arizona State*L 6–14
October 7at San Jose State*L 0–14
October 14at WyomingL 7–18
October 21Utah State
  • Colorado Field
  • Fort Collins, CO
L 3–49
October 28at MontanaL 19–22
November 4at Air Force*L 9–14
November 11at BYU
L 16–30
November 18New Mexico
  • Colorado Field
  • Fort Collins, CO
L 8–20
  • *Non-conference game


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