1961 Auburn Tigers football team

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1961 Auburn Tigers football
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Conference Southeastern Conference
1961 record 6–4 (3–4 SEC)
Head coach Ralph Jordan
Home stadium Cliff Hare Stadium
Seasons
« 1960 1962 »
1961 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Alabama § 7 0 0     11 0 0
#4 LSU § 6 0 0     10 1 0
#5 Ole Miss 5 1 0     9 2 0
#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 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1961 college football season. It was the Tigers' 70th overall and 28th season as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The team was led by head coach Ralph "Shug" Jordan, in his 11th year, and played their home games at Cliff Hare Stadium in Auburn and Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama. They finished with a record of six wins and four losses (6–4 overall, 3–4 in the SEC).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 30 at Tennessee Shields-Watkins FieldKnoxville, TN W 24–21  
October 7 Kentucky Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, AL L 12–14  
October 14 Chattanooga* Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 35–7  
October 21 at #8 Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 6–7  
October 28 Clemson* Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 24–14  
November 4 Wake Forest* Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 21–7  
November 11 Mississippi State Legion FieldBirmingham, AL L 10–11  
November 18 at Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 10–7  
November 25 Florida Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL (Rivalry) W 32–15  
December 2 vs. #1 Alabama Legion Field • Birmingham, AL (Iron Bowl) L 0–34  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
  • Source: 1961 Auburn football schedule[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009 Auburn Football Media Guide (PDF). Auburn, Alabama: Auburn Media Relations Office. 2009. p. 188. 
  2. ^ "1961–1962 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Retrieved December 18, 2012.