1961 Yale Bulldogs football
ConferenceIvy League
1961 record4–5 (3–5 Ivy)
Head coachJordan Olivar (10th season)
Home stadiumYale Bowl
← 1960
1962 →

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.[1]


September 30Connecticut*W 18–0
October 7Brown
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 14–3
October 14Columbia
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
L 0–11
October 21at CornellW 12–0
October 28Colgate*
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
L 8–14
November 4Dartmouth
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
L 8–24
November 11at PennW 23–0
November 18at PrincetonL 16–26
November 25Harvard
L 0–27
  • *Non-conference game


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