1961 TCU Horned Frogs football team

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1961 TCU Horned Frogs football
Conference Southwest Conference
1961 record 3–5–2 (2–4–1 SWC)
Head coach Abe Martin (9th season)
Home stadium Amon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 46,083)
Seasons
← 1960
1962 →
1961 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Texas + 6 1 0     10 1 0
No. 9 Arkansas + 6 1 0     8 3 0
No. 17 Rice 5 2 0     7 4 0
Texas A&M 3 4 0     4 5 1
TCU 2 4 1     3 5 2
Baylor 2 5 0     6 5 0
Texas Tech 2 5 0     4 6 0
SMU 1 5 1     2 7 1
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1961 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1961 college football season. The Horned Frogs finished the season 3–5–2 overall and 2–4–1 in the Southwest Conference. The team was coached by Abe Martin in his ninth year as head coach. The Frogs played their home games in Amon G. Carter Stadium, which is located on campus in Fort Worth, Texas.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 23 No. 8 Kansas* Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas W 17–16   27,000
September 30 1:30 PM at No. 3 Ohio State* Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio T 7–7   82,878
October 7 at Arkansas War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, Arkansas L 3–28   -
October 14 at Texas Tech Jones StadiumLubbock, Texas L 0–10   -
October 21 Texas A&M Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas W 15–14   -
November 4 Baylor Baylor StadiumWaco, Texas (The Revivalry) L 14–28   -
November 10 at UCLA* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles L 7–28   -
November 18 2:00 PM at No. 1 Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, Texas W 6–0   50,000
November 25 Rice Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas L 16–35   -
December 2 SMU Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas (Battle for the Iron Skillet) T 28–28   20,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1961 TCU Horned Frogs". Retrieved 21 July 2016.