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1961 NC State Wolfpack football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1961 record4–6 (3–4 ACC)
Head coachEarle Edwards (8th season)
Home stadiumRiddick Stadium
Seasons
← 1960
1962 →
1961 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#20 Duke   5 1         7 3  
North Carolina   4 3         5 5  
Maryland   3 3         7 3  
Clemson   3 3         5 5  
NC State   3 4         4 6  
South Carolina   3 4         4 6  
Wake Forest   3 4         4 6  
Virginia   2 4         4 6  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1961 NC State Wolfpack football team represented North Carolina State University during the 1961 college football season. The Wolfpack were led by eighth-year head coach Earle Edwards and played their home games at Riddick Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina. They competed as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, finishing tied for fifth.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 23at Wyoming*L 14–15
September 30at North CarolinaL 22–27
October 7at VirginiaW 21–14
October 14at No. 3 Alabama*L 7–26
October 21Wake ForestW 7–0
October 28Duke
  • Riddick Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
L 6–17
November 4at Southern Miss*W 7–6
November 11at MarylandL 7–10
November 18South Carolina
  • Riddick Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC (Rivalry)
W 38–14
November 25at ClemsonL 0–20
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

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