1961 Vanderbilt Commodores football team

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1961 Vanderbilt Commodores football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1961 record 2–8 (1–6 SEC)
Head coach Arthur Guepe (9th season)
Home stadium Dudley Field
Seasons
← 1960
1962 →
1961 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Alabama + 7 0 0     11 0 0
No. 4 LSU + 6 0 0     10 1 0
No. 5 Ole Miss 5 1 0     9 2 0
No. 13 Georgia Tech 4 3 0     7 4 0
Tennessee 4 3 0     6 4 0
Florida 3 3 0     4 5 1
Auburn 3 4 0     6 4 0
Kentucky 2 4 0     5 5 0
Georgia 2 5 0     3 7 0
Mississippi State 1 5 0     5 5 0
Tulane 1 5 0     2 8 0
Vanderbilt 1 6 0     2 8 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1961 Vanderbilt Commodores football team represented Vanderbilt University in the 1961 college football season. The Commodores were led by head coach Arthur Guepe in his ninth season and finished the season with a record of two wins and eight losses (2–8 overall, 1–6 in the SEC).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 23 West Virginia* Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee W 16–6  
September 30 at Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, Georgia (Rivalry) W 21–0  
October 7 No. 4 Alabama Dudley Field • Nashville, Tennessee L 6–35  
October 31 at UCLA* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles L 21–28  
October 21 Florida Dudley Field • Nashville, Tennessee L 0–7  
October 28 No. 2 Ole Miss Dudley Field • Nashville, Tennessee (Rivalry) L 0–47  
November 11 Kentucky Dudley Field • Nashville, Tennessee (Rivalry) L 3–16  
November 17 at Tulane Tulane StadiumNew Orleans L 14–17  
November 25 South Carolina* Dudley Field • Nashville, Tennessee L 7–23  
December 2 at Tennessee Shields–Watkins FieldKnoxville, Tennessee (Rivalry) L 7–41  
*Non-conference game.
  • Source: 1961 Vanderbilt football schedule[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1961 Vanderbilt Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 19, 2015.