1961 UMass Redmen football
ConferenceYankee Conference
1961 record5–4 (3–1 YC)
Head coachVic Fusia (1st season)
Home stadiumAlumni Field
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Template:1961 Yankee Conference football standings The 1961 UMass Redmen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1961 NCAA College Division football season as a member of the Yankee Conference. The team was coached by Vic Fusia and played its home games at Alumni Field in Amherst, Massachusetts. The 1961 season was Fusia's first as coach of the Redmen. UMass finished the season with a record of 5–4 overall and 3–1 in conference play.


September 30[[{{{school}}}|American International]]*W 21–12
October 7Villanova*
  • Alumni Field
  • Amherst, MA
L 13–33
October 14at ConnecticutW 31–13
October 21Rhode Island
  • Alumni Field
  • Amherst, MA
W 25–0
October 28at Northeastern*W 26–7
November 4Boston University*
  • Alumni Field
  • Amherst, MA
L 7–21
November 11at Holy Cross*L 7–44
November 18at New HampshireW 9–7
November 22at MaineOrono, MEL 7–10
  • *Non-conference game


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