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Gopher Football 1960 Season

1960 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L/T Score
09/24/1960 @ Nebraska (4-6) W 26-14
10/01/1960 Indiana (1-8) W 42-0
10/08/1960 Northwestern (5-4) W 7-0
10/15/1960 Homecoming
Illinois (5-4)
W 21-10
10/22/1960 @ Michigan (5-4) W 10-0
10/29/1960 Kansas State (1-9) W 48-7
11/05/1960 Iowa (8-1) W 27-10
11/12/1960 Purdue (4-4-1) L 14-23
11/19/1960 @ Wisconsin (4-5) W 26-7
01/02/1961 Rose Bowl
vs. Washington (10-1)
L 7-17

1960 Big Ten Standings

Team Conference Overall
W L T PCT W L T PCT
Minnesota 5 1 0 .833 8 2 0 .800
Iowa 5 1 0 .833 8 1 0 .889
Ohio State 4 2 0 .667 7 2 0 .778
Michigan State 3 2 0 .600 6 2 1 .722
Illinois 2 4 0 .333 5 4 0 .556
Michigan 2 4 0 .333 5 4 0 .556
Northwestern 2 4 0 .333 5 4 0 .556
Purdue 2 4 0 .333 4 4 1 .500
Wisconsin 2 5 0 .286 4 5 0 .444

Season notes:

Coached by Murray Warmath (7th season).

National Champions! This is the Gophers' 6th National Championship!

Indiana was put on probation this year by the Big Ten, so the game against them is considered to be a non-conference game.

Team Roster:

By Name By Number By Position By Eligibility

1960 Poll Results

Associated Press United Press
1. Minnesota 8-2-0
2. Mississippi 10-0-1
3. Iowa 8-1-0
4. Navy 9-2-0
5. Missouri 10-1-0
6. Washington 10-1-0
7. Arkansas 8-3-0
8. Ohio State 7-2-0
9. Alabama 8-1-2
10. Duke 8-3-0
11. Kansas 7-2-1
12. Baylor 8-3-0
13. Auburn 8-2-0
14. Yale 9-0-0
15. Michigan State 6-2-1
16. Penn State 7-3-0
17. New Mexico State 11-0-0
18. Florida 9-2-0
19. Syracuse 7-2-0
19. Purdue 4-4-1
1. Minnesota 8-2-0
2. Iowa 8-1-0
3. Mississippi 10-0-1
4. Missouri 10-1-0
5. Wisconsin 4-5-0
6. Navy 9-2-0
7. Arkansas 8-3-0
8. Ohio State 7-2-0
9. Kansas 7-2-1
10. Alabama 8-1-2
11. Baylor 8-3-0
11. Duke 8-3-0
11. Michigan State 6-2-1
14. Auburn 8-2-0
15. Purdue 4-4-1
16. Florida 9-2-0
17. Texas 7-3-1
18. Yale 9-0-0
19. Tennessee 6-2-0
19. New Mexico State 11-0-0

1960 Season Big Ten Bowl Results
Rose Bowl - 01/02/1961
Washington 17, Minnesota 7

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1960 Season Bowl Results
Orange Bowl - 01/02/1961
Missouri 21, Navy 14
Sugar Bowl - 01/02/1961
Mississippi 14, Rice 6
Cotton Bowl - 01/02/1961
Duke 7, Arkansas 6
Sun Bowl - 12/30/1960
New Mexico State 20, Utah State 13
Gator Bowl - 12/31/1960
Florida 13, Baylor 12
Tangerine Bowl - 12/30/1960
Citadel 27, Tennessee Tech 0
Liberty Bowl - 12/17/1960
Penn State 41, Oregon 12
Bluebonnet - 12/17/1960
Alabama 3, Texas 3