1961 Louisville Cardinals football
ConferenceIndependent
Record6–3
Head coach
Home stadiumFairgrounds Stadium
Seasons
← 1960
1962 →
1961 NCAA College Division independents football records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 2 Baldwin–Wallace     9 0 0
Wheaton (IL)     8 0 0
Tampa     8 1 0
Mississippi Southern     8 2 0
Howard (AL)     7 2 0
La Verne     7 2 0
Arlington State     7 3 0
Northern Michigan     6 2 0
Sewanee     5 2 1
Cal Poly Pomona     6 3 0
Louisville     6 3 0
Montana State     4 3 1
Drake     5 4 0
Pacific (CA)     5 4 0
Wabash     5 4 0
Northeastern     4 4 0
Santa Clara     3 3 0
Buffalo     4 5 0
Norfolk State     3 4 0
Abilene Christian     4 6 0
Chattanooga     4 6 0
North Park     3 5 0
Union (NY)     3 5 0
Arkansas State     3 6 0
Trinity (TX)     2 7 0
Carnegie Tech     1 7 0
UC Riverside     1 7 0
Pepperdine     1 9 0
Rose Poly     0 8 0
Washington University     0 9 0
Rankings from AP poll

The 1961 Louisville Cardinals football team was an American football team that represented the University of Louisville as an independent during the 1961 NCAA College Division football season. In their 16th season under head coach Frank Camp, the Cardinals compiled a 6–3 record.[1]

The team's statistical leaders included Lee Calland with 600 rushing yards, John Giles with 1,209 passing yards, and D. Hockensmith with 392 receiving yards.[2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 16Tennessee TechW 29–13
September 22at Eastern KentuckyRichmond, KYW 33–6
September 30Marshall
  • Fairgrounds Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
W 32–6
October 7Memphis State
  • Fairgrounds Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
L 13–28
October 14Dayton
  • Fairgrounds Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
L 6–7
October 21Western Kentucky
  • Fairgrounds Stadium
  • Louisville, KY
W 20–0
November 4at XavierL 8–16
November 11at Kent StateW 19–15
November 18at North Texas StateW 20–0[3]

References

  1. ^ "2019 Louisville Cardinals Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Louisville. 2019. p. 153. Retrieved March 29, 2020.
  2. ^ 2019 Media Guide, p. 177, 182, and 186.
  3. ^ "Cardinals clip Eagles by 20–0". Fort Worth Star-Telegram. November 19, 1961. Retrieved November 2, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.