1961 Villanova Wildcats football team

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1961 Villanova Wildcats football
Sun Bowl champion
Sun Bowl, W 17–9 vs. Wichita State
Conference Independent
1961 record 8–2
Head coach Alexander F. Bell (2nd season)
Captain Richard Ross
Home stadium Villanova Stadium
Seasons
← 1960
1962 →
1961 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 15 Rutgers         9 0 0
No. 17 Arizona         8 1 1
Memphis State         8 2 0
Mississippi Southern         8 2 0
Villanova         8 2 0
No. 17 Penn State         8 3 0
No. 14 Syracuse         8 3 0
Holy Cross         7 3 0
Navy         7 3 0
Miami (FL)         7 4 0
Army         6 4 0
San Jose State         6 4 0
Xavier         6 4 0
Colgate         5 4 0
Detroit         5 4 0
Pacific         5 4 0
Houston         5 4 1
Notre Dame         5 5 0
Oregon State         5 5 0
Florida State         4 5 1
Boston University         4 5 0
Boston College         4 6 0
Oregon         4 6 0
Air Force         3 7 0
Pittsburgh         3 7 0
Washington State         3 7 0
Idaho         2 7 0
Dayton         2 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1961 Villanova Wildcats football team represented the Villanova University during the 1961 college football season. The head coach was Alexander F. Bell, coaching his second season with the Wildcats. The team played their home games at Villanova Stadium in Villanova, Pennsylvania. Villanova won the 1961 Sun Bowl and finished the season 8–2.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 16 at Miami (OH)* Miami FieldOxford, OH W 33–0  
September 23 VMI Villanova StadiumVillanova, PA W 22–0  
September 30 at Holy Cross* Fitton FieldWorchester, MA W 20–6  
October 7 at UMass* Alumni FieldAmherst, MA W 33–13  
October 14 Buffalo Villanova Stadium • Villanova, PA W 28–6  
October 21 at Boston College Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA L 6–22  
October 28 Quantico Marines* Villanova Stadium • Villanova, PA W 34–0  
November 4 West Chester* Villanova Stadium • Villanova, PA W 40–13  
November 10 at Detroit University of Detroit StadiumDetroit, MI L 6–20  
December 30 vs. Wichita Sun BowlEl Paso, TX (Sun Bowl) W 17–9  

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 Villanova football Media Guide". Villanova.com. Retrieved June 20, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Villanova Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved June 20, 2017.