1961 Oregon State Beavers football team

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1961 Oregon State Beavers football
Conference Independent
1961 record 5-5
Head coach Tommy Prothro
Home stadium Parker Stadium
Seasons
« 1960 1962 »

The 1961 Oregon State Beavers football team represented Oregon State University in the 1961 NCAA college football season. 1961 was the Beavers' third season as an independent. The Beavers ended this season with five wins and five losses. 1961 was the first under the university's current title, Oregon State University, which was adopted on March 6, 1961 by a legislative act signed into law by Governor Mark Hatfield. The Beavers scored 198 points and allowed 192 points. The team was led by head coach Tommy Prothro.

Schedule[edit]

The Beavers finished the season with an 5–5 record. Ranks are based on the time the game was played.

Date Opponent Rank Site Beaver points Opponents Attendance Record
September 23 vs. #10 Syracuse #17 Multnomah StadiumPortland, OR 8 19 35,279 0-1
September 30 Stanford Parker StadiumCorvallis, OR 0 34 28,000 0-2
October 7 Idaho Parker StadiumCorvallis, OR 44 6 9,329 1-2
October 14 @ Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI 14 38 33,504 1-3
October 21 @ Arizona State Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ 23 24 32,231 1-4
November 4 Washington State Parker StadiumCorvallis, OR 14 6 13,716 2-4
November 11 @ Washington Husky StadiumSeattle, WA 3 0 51,500 3-4
November 18 Brigham Young Parker StadiumCorvallis, OR 35 0 8,495 4-4
November 25 @ Oregon Hayward FieldEugene, OR 6 2 21,300 5-4
December 2 @ Houston Houston StadiumHouston, TX 12 23 12,000 5-5

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Team players drafted into the AFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Mike Kline Guard 11 82 Denver Broncos
Don Kasso Halfback 22 170 Denver Broncos

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Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Hank Rivera Defensive Back 5 67 Cleveland Browns
Roger Johnson Halfback 16 222 New York Giants
Don Kasso Halfback 17 230 St. Louis Cardinals

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oregon State Historical Scores". Archived from the original on 2009-07-21. Retrieved 2009-06-29. 
  2. ^ "Oregon State University Official Athletic Site". Archived from the original on 2009-07-21. Retrieved 2009-06-29. 
  3. ^ 50 Years of College Football: A Modern History of America's Most Colorful Sport
  4. ^ "1962 NFL Draft Listing | Pro-Football-Reference.com". Archived from the original on 2009-09-26. Retrieved 2009-09-24. 
  5. ^ "1962 NFL Draft Listing | Pro-Football-Reference.com". Archived from the original on 2009-09-26. Retrieved 2009-09-24.