1961 Clemson Tigers football team

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1961 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1961 record 5–5 (3–3 ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard (22nd season)
Captain Ron Andreo, Calvin West
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1960
1962 →
1961 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 20 Duke $   5 1         7 3  
North Carolina   4 3         5 5  
Maryland   3 3         7 3  
Clemson   3 3         5 5  
NC State   3 4         4 6  
South Carolina   3 4         4 6  
Wake Forest   3 4         4 6  
Virginia   2 4         4 6  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1961 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson University during the 1961 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 23* at Florida Florida FieldGainesville, Florida L 17–21
September 30 Maryland Memorial StadiumClemson, South Carolina L 21–24
October 7 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, North Carolina W 27–0
October 14 Wake Forest Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina L 13–17
October 21 at Duke Duke StadiumDurham, North Carolina W 17–7
October 28* at Auburn Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, Alabama (Rivalry) L 14–24
November 4* Tulane Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina W 21–6
November 11 at South Carolina Carolina StadiumColumbia, South Carolina (Battle of the Palmetto State) L 14–21
November 18* Furman Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina W 35–6
November 25 NC State Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina (Textile Bowl) W 20–0
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1961 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 22, 2013.