|1961 record 5–4–1 (2–1–1 AAWU)|
Captain John Meyers
Home stadium Husky Stadium
|Head coach Jim Owens (5th year)|
Captain Kermit Jorgensen
|Conference Athletic Association of Western Universities|
The 1961 Washington Huskies football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington during the 1961 college football season. In its fifth season under head coach Jim Owens, the team compiled a 5–4–1 record, finished in a tie for second place in the Athletic Association of Western Universities, and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 119 to 98. Kermit Jorgensen was the team captain.