1961 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1961 Yale Bulldogs football
Conference Ivy League
1961 record 4–5 (3–5 Ivy)
Head coach Jordan Olivar (10th season)
Home stadium Yale Bowl
Seasons
← 1960
1962 →
1961 Ivy League football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Columbia + 6 1 0     6 3 0
Harvard + 6 1 0     6 3 0
Dartmouth 5 2 0     6 3 0
Princeton 5 2 0     5 4 0
Yale 3 4 0     4 5 0
Cornell 2 5 0     3 6 0
Penn 1 6 0     2 7 0
Brown 0 7 0     0 9 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

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]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 30 Connecticut* Yale BowlNew Haven, CT W 18–0  
October 7 Brown Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT (Rivalry) W 14–3  
October 14 Columbia Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT L 0–11  
October 21 at Cornell Schoellkopf FieldIthaca, NY W 12–0  
October 28 Colgate* Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT L 8–14  
November 4 Dartmouth Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT L 8–24  
November 11 at Penn Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA (Rivalry) W 23–0  
November 18 at Princeton Palmer StadiumPrinceton, NJ (Rivalry) L 16–26  
November 25 Harvard Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT (The Game) L 0–27  
*Non-conference game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1961 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved June 22, 2017.