FANDOM


1961 Oklahoma Sooners football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1961 record5–5 (4–3 Big 8)
Head coachBud Wilkinson
Home stadiumOklahoma Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 61,724)
Seasons
← 1960
1962 →
1961 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Colorado 7 0 0     9 2 0
#11 Missouri 5 2 0     7 2 1
Kansas 5 2 0     7 3 1
Oklahoma 4 3 0     5 5 0
Iowa State 3 4 0     5 5 0
Oklahoma State 2 5 0     4 6 0
Nebraska 2 5 0     3 6 1
Kansas State 0 7 0     2 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1961 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma during the 1961 college football season. They played their home games at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium and competed as members of the Big Eight Conference. They were coached by head coach Bud Wilkinson.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 30* at Notre Dame Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN ABC L 6–19   54,906
October 7 Iowa State Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK L 15–21   45,365
October 14* vs. #4 Texas Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) L 7–28   75,504
October 21 Kansas Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK L 0–10   54,794
October 28 #10 Colorado Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK L 14–22   45,117
November 4 at Kansas State Memorial StadiumManhattan, KS W 17–6   11,906
November 11 at #10 Missouri Memorial StadiumColumbia, MO (Tiger-Sooner Peace Pipe) W 7–0   45,164
November 14* at Army Yankee StadiumBronx, NY ABC W 14–8   39,552
November 25 at Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE (Rivalry) W 21–14   26,139
December 2 Oklahoma State Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK (Bedlam Series) W 21–13   52,598
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
[1]

ReferencesEdit

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