FANDOM


1961 Iowa Hawkeyes football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1961 record5–4 (2–4 Big Ten)
Head coachJerry Burns
MVPAl Hinton
Captain
Home stadiumIowa Stadium
Seasons
← 1960
1962 →
1961 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2/2 Ohio State 6 0 0     8 0 1
#6/6 Minnesota 6 1 0     8 2 0
#8/9 Michigan State 5 2 0     7 2 0
#12/11 Purdue 4 2 0     6 3 0
#NR/18 Wisconsin 4 3 0     6 3 0
Michigan 3 3 0     6 3 0
Iowa 2 4 0     5 4 0
Northwestern 2 4 0     4 5 0
Indiana 0 6 0     2 7 0
Illinois 0 7 0     0 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1961 Iowa Hawkeyes football team represented the University of Iowa in the 1961 college football season. This season marks Jerry Burns' first season as head coach.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result
September 30* California #1 Iowa StadiumIowa City, IA W 28–7  
October 7* at USC #1 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA ABC W 35–34  
October 14 Indiana #2 Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, IA W 27–8  
October 21† Wisconsin #4 Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, IA W 47–15  
October 28 Purdue #5 Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, IA L 0–9  
November 4 #5 Ohio State #9 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 13–29  
November 11 #5 Minnesota Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, IA (Floyd of Rosedale) ABC L 9–16  
November 18 at Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI L 14–23  
November 25* Notre Dame Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, IA W 41–21  
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
[1]

ReferencesEdit

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.