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National Champions: Minnesota (AP, NFF, UPI), Mississippi (FWAA)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Joe Bellino (Navy)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Murray Warmath (Minnesota)

AP Preseason #1: Syracuse ▪ AP Final #1: Minnesota

AP Polls

Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
1 Preseason 1 Syracuse NA Ind
1 Preseason 2 Mississippi NA SEC
1 Preseason 3 Washington NA AAWU
1 Preseason 4 Texas NA SWC
1 Preseason 5 Illinois NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 6 Southern California NA AAWU
1 Preseason 7 Pittsburgh NA Ind
1 Preseason 8 Michigan State NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 9 Clemson NA ACC
1 Preseason 10 Oklahoma NA Big 8
1 Preseason 11 Texas Christian NA SWC
1 Preseason 12 Auburn NA SEC
1 Preseason 13 Georgia NA SEC
1 Preseason 14 Northwestern NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 15 Iowa NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 16 Ohio State NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 17 Notre Dame NA Ind
1 Preseason 18 Tennessee NA SEC
1 Preseason 19 Arkansas NA SWC
1 Preseason 19 Penn State NA Ind
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
2 1960-09-19 1 Mississippi (1-0-0) 2 Up 1 SEC
2 1960-09-19 2 Syracuse 1 Down 1 Ind
2 1960-09-19 3 Washington (1-0-0) 3 NC AAWU
2 1960-09-19 4 Illinois 5 Up 1 Big Ten
2 1960-09-19 5 Alabama (1-0-0) Up  SEC
2 1960-09-19 6 Michigan State 8 Up 2 Big Ten
2 1960-09-19 7 Kansas (1-0-0) Up  Big 8
2 1960-09-19 8 UCLA (1-0-0) Up  AAWU
2 1960-09-19 9 Clemson 9 NC ACC
2 1960-09-19 10 Oregon State (1-0-0) Up  Ind
2 1960-09-19 11 Penn State (1-0-0) 19 Up 8 Ind
2 1960-09-19 12 Nebraska (1-0-0) Up  Big 8
2 1960-09-19 13 Georgia Tech (1-0-0) Up  SEC
2 1960-09-19 14 Northwestern 14 NC Big Ten
2 1960-09-19 15 Texas (0-1-0) 4 Down 11 SWC
2 1960-09-19 16 Missouri (1-0-0) Up  Big 8
2 1960-09-19 17 Pittsburgh (0-1-0) 7 Down 10 Ind
2 1960-09-19 18 Louisiana State (1-0-0) Up  SEC
2 1960-09-19 19 Iowa 15 Down 4 Big Ten
2 1960-09-19 20 Ohio State 16 Down 4 Big Ten
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
3 1960-09-26 1 Mississippi (2-0-0) 1 NC SEC
3 1960-09-26 2 Syracuse (1-0-0) 2 NC Ind
3 1960-09-26 3 Washington (2-0-0) 3 NC AAWU
3 1960-09-26 4 Illinois (1-0-0) 4 NC Big Ten
3 1960-09-26 5 Kansas (2-0-0) 7 Up 2 Big 8
3 1960-09-26 6 Northwestern (1-0-0) 14 Up 8 Big Ten
3 1960-09-26 7 Clemson (1-0-0) 9 Up 2 ACC
3 1960-09-26 8 Iowa (1-0-0) 19 Up 11 Big Ten
3 1960-09-26 9 Ohio State (1-0-0) 20 Up 11 Big Ten
3 1960-09-26 10 Georgia Tech (2-0-0) 13 Up 3 SEC
3 1960-09-26 11 Tennessee (1-0-0) Up  SEC
3 1960-09-26 12 Notre Dame (1-0-0) Up  Ind
3 1960-09-26 13 Texas (1-1-0) 15 Up 2 SWC
3 1960-09-26 14 Arkansas (2-0-0) Up  SWC
3 1960-09-26 15 Alabama (1-0-1) 5 Down 10 SEC
3 1960-09-26 16 UCLA (1-0-1) 8 Down 8 AAWU
3 1960-09-26 17 Navy (2-0-0) Up  Ind
3 1960-09-26 18 Minnesota (1-0-0) Up  Big Ten
3 1960-09-26 19 Missouri (2-0-0) 16 Down 3 Big 8
3 1960-09-26 20 Penn State (1-0-0) 11 Down 9 Ind
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
4 1960-10-03 1 Syracuse (2-0-0) 2 Up 1 Ind
4 1960-10-03 2 Mississippi (3-0-0) 1 Down 1 SEC
4 1960-10-03 3 Iowa (2-0-0) 8 Up 5 Big Ten
4 1960-10-03 4 Illinois (2-0-0) 4 NC Big Ten
4 1960-10-03 5 Ohio State (2-0-0) 9 Up 4 Big Ten
4 1960-10-03 6 Navy (3-0-0) 17 Up 11 Ind
4 1960-10-03 7 Purdue (1-0-1) Up  Big Ten
4 1960-10-03 8 Clemson (2-0-0) 7 Down 1 ACC
4 1960-10-03 9 Arkansas (3-0-0) 14 Up 5 SWC
4 1960-10-03 10 Kansas (2-1-0) 5 Down 5 Big 8
4 1960-10-03 11 Missouri (3-0-0) 19 Up 8 Big 8
4 1960-10-03 12 Washington (2-1-0) 3 Down 9 AAWU
4 1960-10-03 13 Michigan State (1-0-1) Up  Big Ten
4 1960-10-03 14 Minnesota (2-0-0) 18 Up 4 Big Ten
4 1960-10-03 15 Texas (2-1-0) 13 Down 2 SWC
4 1960-10-03 16 UCLA (1-0-1) 16 NC AAWU
4 1960-10-03 17 Alabama (2-0-1) 15 Down 2 SEC
4 1960-10-03 18 Army (3-0-0) Up  Ind
4 1960-10-03 18 Florida (3-0-0) Up  SEC
4 1960-10-03 20 Baylor (2-0-0) Up  SWC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
5 1960-10-10 1 Mississippi (4-0-0) 2 Up 1 SEC
5 1960-10-10 2 Iowa (3-0-0) 3 Up 1 Big Ten
5 1960-10-10 3 Ohio State (3-0-0) 5 Up 2 Big Ten
5 1960-10-10 4 Syracuse (3-0-0) 1 Down 3 Ind
5 1960-10-10 5 Navy (4-0-0) 6 Up 1 Ind
5 1960-10-10 6 Missouri (4-0-0) 11 Up 5 Big 8
5 1960-10-10 7 Baylor (3-0-0) 20 Up 13 SWC
5 1960-10-10 8 Clemson (3-0-0) 8 NC ACC
5 1960-10-10 9 Kansas (3-1-0) 10 Up 1 Big 8
5 1960-10-10 10 Minnesota (3-0-0) 14 Up 4 Big Ten
5 1960-10-10 11 Texas (3-1-0) 15 Up 4 SWC
5 1960-10-10 12 Wisconsin (3-0-0) Up  Big Ten
5 1960-10-10 13 Washington (3-1-0) 12 Down 1 AAWU
5 1960-10-10 14 Michigan State (1-1-1) 13 Down 1 Big Ten
5 1960-10-10 15 Alabama (2-0-1) 17 Up 2 SEC
5 1960-10-10 15 UCLA (1-0-1) 16 Up 1 AAWU
5 1960-10-10 17 Oregon State (3-1-0) Up  Ind
5 1960-10-10 18 Arizona State (4-0-0) Up  BIAA
5 1960-10-10 19 Georgia Tech (3-1-0) Up  SEC
5 1960-10-10 20 Penn State (2-1-0) Up  Ind
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
6 1960-10-17 1 Iowa (4-0-0) 2 Up 1 Big Ten
6 1960-10-17 2 Mississippi (5-0-0) 1 Down 1 SEC
6 1960-10-17 3 Syracuse (4-0-0) 4 Up 1 Ind
6 1960-10-17 4 Navy (5-0-0) 5 Up 1 Ind
6 1960-10-17 5 Missouri (5-0-0) 6 Up 1 Big 8
6 1960-10-17 6 Minnesota (4-0-0) 10 Up 4 Big Ten
6 1960-10-17 7 Baylor (4-0-0) 7 NC SWC
6 1960-10-17 8 Washington (4-1-0) 13 Up 5 AAWU
6 1960-10-17 9 Ohio State (3-1-0) 3 Down 6 Big Ten
6 1960-10-17 10 Purdue (2-1-1) Up  Big Ten
6 1960-10-17 11 Wisconsin (3-1-0) 12 Up 1 Big Ten
6 1960-10-17 12 Tennessee (3-0-1) Up  SEC
6 1960-10-17 13 Michigan State (2-1-1) 14 Up 1 Big Ten
6 1960-10-17 14 Arkansas (4-1-0) Up  SWC
6 1960-10-17 15 Kansas (3-1-1) 9 Down 6 Big 8
6 1960-10-17 16 Texas (3-2-0) 11 Down 5 SWC
6 1960-10-17 17 Auburn (3-1-0) Up  SEC
6 1960-10-17 18 Oregon State (4-1-0) 17 Down 1 Ind
6 1960-10-17 19 UCLA (1-1-1) 15 Down 4 AAWU
6 1960-10-17 20 Rice (3-1-0) Up  SWC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
7 1960-10-24 1 Iowa (5-0-0) 1 NC Big Ten
7 1960-10-24 2 Mississippi (6-0-0) 2 NC SEC
7 1960-10-24 3 Syracuse (5-0-0) 3 NC Ind
7 1960-10-24 4 Navy (6-0-0) 4 NC Ind
7 1960-10-24 5 Missouri (6-0-0) 5 NC Big 8
7 1960-10-24 6 Minnesota (5-0-0) 6 NC Big Ten
7 1960-10-24 7 Baylor (5-0-0) 7 NC SWC
7 1960-10-24 8 Ohio State (4-1-0) 9 Up 1 Big Ten
7 1960-10-24 9 Washington (5-1-0) 8 Down 1 AAWU
7 1960-10-24 10 Michigan State (3-1-1) 13 Up 3 Big Ten
7 1960-10-24 11 Tennessee (4-0-1) 12 Up 1 SEC
7 1960-10-24 12 Arkansas (4-2-0) 14 Up 2 SWC
7 1960-10-24 13 Rice (4-1-0) 20 Up 7 SWC
7 1960-10-24 14 Auburn (4-1-0) 17 Up 3 SEC
7 1960-10-24 15 Purdue (2-2-1) 10 Down 5 Big Ten
7 1960-10-24 15 Oregon State (4-2-0) 18 Up 3 Ind
7 1960-10-24 15 Duke (4-1-0) Up  ACC
7 1960-10-24 18 New Mexico State (6-0-0) Up  BIAA
7 1960-10-24 19 Kansas (4-1-1) 15 Down 4 Big 8
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
8 1960-10-31 1 Iowa (6-0-0) 1 NC Big Ten
8 1960-10-31 2 Missouri (7-0-0) 5 Up 3 Big 8
8 1960-10-31 3 Minnesota (6-0-0) 6 Up 3 Big Ten
8 1960-10-31 4 Navy (7-0-0) 4 NC Ind
8 1960-10-31 5 Ohio State (5-1-0) 8 Up 3 Big Ten
8 1960-10-31 6 Mississippi (6-0-1) 2 Down 4 SEC
8 1960-10-31 7 Washington (6-1-0) 9 Up 2 AAWU
8 1960-10-31 8 Tennessee (5-0-1) 11 Up 3 SEC
8 1960-10-31 9 Syracuse (5-1-0) 3 Down 6 Ind
8 1960-10-31 10 Rice (5-1-0) 13 Up 3 SWC
8 1960-10-31 11 Baylor (5-1-0) 7 Down 4 SWC
8 1960-10-31 12 Auburn (5-1-0) 14 Up 2 SEC
8 1960-10-31 13 Duke (5-1-0) 15 Up 2 ACC
8 1960-10-31 14 Pittsburgh (3-2-2) Up  Ind
8 1960-10-31 15 UCLA (3-1-1) Up  AAWU
8 1960-10-31 16 Arkansas (5-2-0) 12 Down 4 SWC
8 1960-10-31 17 Michigan State (3-2-1) 10 Down 7 Big Ten
8 1960-10-31 18 Utah State (7-0-0) Up  Skyline
8 1960-10-31 18 Colorado (5-1-0) Up  Big 8
8 1960-10-31 20 New Mexico State (7-0-0) 18 Down 2 BIAA
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
9 1960-11-07 1 Minnesota (7-0-0) 3 Up 2 Big Ten
9 1960-11-07 2 Missouri (8-0-0) 2 NC Big 8
9 1960-11-07 3 Ohio State (6-1-0) 5 Up 2 Big Ten
9 1960-11-07 4 Mississippi (7-0-1) 6 Up 2 SEC
9 1960-11-07 5 Iowa (6-1-0) 1 Down 4 Big Ten
9 1960-11-07 6 Washington (7-1-0) 7 Up 1 AAWU
9 1960-11-07 7 Duke (6-1-0) 13 Up 6 ACC
9 1960-11-07 8 Navy (7-1-0) 4 Down 4 Ind
9 1960-11-07 9 Arkansas (6-2-0) 16 Up 7 SWC
9 1960-11-07 10 Auburn (6-1-0) 12 Up 2 SEC
9 1960-11-07 11 UCLA (4-1-1) 15 Up 4 AAWU
9 1960-11-07 12 Pittsburgh (4-2-2) 14 Up 2 Ind
9 1960-11-07 13 Michigan State (4-2-1) 17 Up 4 Big Ten
9 1960-11-07 14 Tennessee (5-1-1) 8 Down 6 SEC
9 1960-11-07 15 New Mexico State (7-0-0) 20 Up 5 BIAA
9 1960-11-07 16 Rice (5-2-0) 10 Down 6 SWC
9 1960-11-07 17 Syracuse (5-2-0) 9 Down 8 Ind
9 1960-11-07 17 Yale (7-0-0) Up  Ivy
9 1960-11-07 19 Utah State (8-0-0) 18 Down 1 Skyline
9 1960-11-07 20 Florida (6-2-0) Up  SEC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
10 1960-11-14 1 Missouri (9-0-0) 2 Up 1 Big 8
10 1960-11-14 2 Iowa (7-1-0) 5 Up 3 Big Ten
10 1960-11-14 3 Mississippi (8-0-1) 4 Up 1 SEC
10 1960-11-14 4 Minnesota (7-1-0) 1 Down 3 Big Ten
10 1960-11-14 5 Washington (8-1-0) 6 Up 1 AAWU
10 1960-11-14 6 Duke (7-1-0) 7 Up 1 ACC
10 1960-11-14 7 Arkansas (7-2-0) 9 Up 2 SWC
10 1960-11-14 8 Navy (8-1-0) 8 NC Ind
10 1960-11-14 9 Auburn (7-1-0) 10 Up 1 SEC
10 1960-11-14 10 Ohio State (6-2-0) 3 Down 7 Big Ten
10 1960-11-14 11 UCLA (5-1-1) 11 NC AAWU
10 1960-11-14 12 Michigan State (5-2-1) 13 Up 1 Big Ten
10 1960-11-14 13 Purdue (3-4-1) Up  Big Ten
10 1960-11-14 14 Yale (8-0-0) 17 Up 3 Ivy
10 1960-11-14 14 Syracuse (6-2-0) 17 Up 3 Ind
10 1960-11-14 14 Rice (6-2-0) 16 Up 2 SWC
10 1960-11-14 14 New Mexico State (8-0-0) 15 Up 1 BIAA
10 1960-11-14 18 Alabama (6-1-1) Up  SEC
10 1960-11-14 19 Florida (7-2-0) 20 Up 1 SEC
10 1960-11-14 19 Oregon (7-2-0) Up  Ind
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
11 1960-11-21 1 Minnesota (8-1-0) 4 Up 3 Big Ten
11 1960-11-21 2 Iowa (8-1-0) 2 NC Big Ten
11 1960-11-21 3 Mississippi (8-0-1) 3 NC SEC
11 1960-11-21 4 Washington (9-1-0) 5 Up 1 AAWU
11 1960-11-21 5 Missouri (9-1-0) 1 Down 4 Big 8
11 1960-11-21 6 Arkansas (8-2-0) 7 Up 1 SWC
11 1960-11-21 7 Navy (8-1-0) 8 Up 1 Ind
11 1960-11-21 8 Auburn (8-1-0) 9 Up 1 SEC
11 1960-11-21 9 Ohio State (7-2-0) 10 Up 1 Big Ten
11 1960-11-21 10 Kansas (7-2-1) Up  Big 8
11 1960-11-21 11 Duke (7-2-0) 6 Down 5 ACC
11 1960-11-21 12 Rice (7-2-0) 14 Up 2 SWC
11 1960-11-21 13 Yale (9-0-0) 14 Up 1 Ivy
11 1960-11-21 14 Michigan State (6-2-1) 12 Down 2 Big Ten
11 1960-11-21 15 New Mexico State (9-0-0) 14 Down 1 BIAA
11 1960-11-21 15 Penn State (6-3-0) Up  Ind
11 1960-11-21 17 Alabama (7-1-1) 18 Up 1 SEC
11 1960-11-21 17 Syracuse (7-2-0) 14 Down 3 Ind
11 1960-11-21 19 Florida (7-2-0) 19 NC SEC
11 1960-11-21 19 Baylor (7-2-0) Up  SWC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
12 Final 1 Minnesota 1 NC Big Ten
12 Final 2 Mississippi 3 Up 1 SEC
12 Final 3 Iowa 2 Down 1 Big Ten
12 Final 4 Navy 7 Up 3 Ind
12 Final 5 Missouri 5 NC Big 8
12 Final 6 Washington 4 Down 2 AAWU
12 Final 7 Arkansas 6 Down 1 SWC
12 Final 8 Ohio State 9 Up 1 Big Ten
12 Final 9 Alabama 17 Up 8 SEC
12 Final 10 Duke 11 Up 1 ACC
12 Final 11 Kansas 10 Down 1 Big 8
12 Final 12 Baylor 19 Up 7 SWC
12 Final 13 Auburn 8 Down 5 SEC
12 Final 14 Yale 13 Down 1 Ivy
12 Final 15 Michigan State 14 Down 1 Big Ten
12 Final 16 Penn State 15 Down 1 Ind
12 Final 17 New Mexico State 15 Down 2 BIAA
12 Final 18 Florida 19 Up 1 SEC
12 Final 19 Purdue Up  Big Ten
12 Final 19 Syracuse 17 Down 2 Ind