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1961 Texas Longhorns football
Cotton Bowl Classic Champions
Southwest Conference Co-Champions
Cotton Bowl Classic vs. #5 Ole Miss, W 12–7
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 4
APNo. 3
1961 record10–1 (6–1 SWC)
Head coachDarrell Royal
Home stadiumTexas Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 60,130)
Seasons
← 1960
1962 →

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 23* 3:30 PM at California #4 California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA W 28–3   41,500
September 30 7:30 PM Texas Tech #6 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX (Rivalry) W 42–14   43,500
October 7* 7:30 PM Washington State #5 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 41–8   40,000
October 14* 2:00 PM vs. Oklahoma #4 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) ABC W 28–7   75,504
October 21 2:00 PM at #10 Arkansas #3 Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR (Rivalry) W 33–7   33,000
October 27 7:30 PM Rice #3 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 34–7   62,310
November 4 2:00 PM at SMU #3 Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX W 27–0   41,000
November 11 2:00 PM Baylor #1 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX W 33–7   62,000
November 18 2:00 PM TCU #1 Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX L 0–6   50,000
November 23 1:30 PM at Texas A&M #4 Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX (Rivalry) ABC W 21–14   42,000
January 1* 1:30 PM vs. #5 Ole Miss #3 Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) CBS W 12–7   75,000
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.
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Awards and honorsEdit

  • Mike Cotten, Quarterback, Cotton Bowl co-Most Valuable Player
  • Bob Moses, End, Cotton Bowl co-Most Valuable Player
  • Jimmy Saxton, Back, Consensus All-American[2]

ReferencesEdit

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  2. Award Winners. NCAA Football. NCAA. 2010
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