|1961 Yale Bulldogs football|
|1961 record||4–5 (3–5 Ivy)|
|Head coach||Jordan Olivar (10th season)|
|Home stadium||Yale Bowl|
Template:1961 Ivy League football standings The 1961 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1961 college football season. The Bulldogs were led by tenth year head coach Jordan Olivar, played their home games at the Yale Bowl and finished fifth in the Ivy League with a 3–4 record, 4–5 overall.
|September 30||Connecticut*||W 18–0|
|October 7||Brown||W 14–3|
|October 14||Columbia||L 0–11|
|October 21||at Cornell||W 12–0|
|October 28||Colgate*||L 8–14|
|November 4||Dartmouth||L 8–24|
|November 11||at Penn||W 23–0|
|November 18||at Princeton||L 16–26|
|November 25||Harvard||L 0–27|
- ↑ "1961 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". Sports Reference. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/yale/1961-schedule.html. Retrieved June 22, 2017.