|1961 Indiana Hoosiers football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1961 record||2–7 (0–6 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Phil Dickens (4th season)|
|Home stadium||Seventeenth Street Stadium|
|1961 Big Ten football standings|
|#2/2 Ohio State †||6||–||0||–||0||8||–||0||–||1|
|#8/9 Michigan State||5||–||2||–||0||7||–||2||–||0|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll
The 1961 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented the Indiana Hoosiers in the 1961 Big Ten Conference football season. They participated as members of the Big Ten Conference. The Hoosiers played their home games at Seventeenth Street Stadium in Bloomington, Indiana. The team was coached by Phil Dickens, in his fourth year as head coach of the Hoosiers.
|September 23||at Kansas State*||L 8–14||7,800|
|October 7||Wisconsin||L 3–6||23,270|
|October 14||at No. 2 Iowa||L 8–27||-|
|October 21||Washington State*||W 33–7||-|
|October 28||at No. 1 Michigan State||L 0–35||-|
|November 4||at Northwestern||L 8–14||-|
|November 11||No. 3 Ohio State||L 7–16||27,108|
|November 18||at West Virginia*||W 17–9||-|
|November 25||Purdue||L 12–34||-|
- ↑ "1961 Football Schedule". Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/indiana/1961-schedule.html. Retrieved October 21, 2015.
- ↑ "1961 Homecoming". Indiana Arbutus (yearboook). http://www.static.getsnworks.com/ids/arbutus/1962/. Retrieved October 21, 2015.
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