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1960 School Ratings

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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

The SRS columns are SRS broken up into offensive and defensive components.
The Scoring columns are points per game adjusted for strength of opposition.
The Passing, Rushing, and Total columns are yards per attempt adjusted for strength of opposition.

113 Schools

SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
1 Iowa Big Ten 15.33 11.18 26.51 34.74 1.61
2 Ohio State Big Ten 12.44 10.51 22.96 30.08 2.01
3 Missouri Big 8 12.72 9.16 21.88 31.07 4.53
4 Mississippi SEC 11.55 10.10 21.64 31.83 1.72
5 Minnesota Big Ten 9.41 12.09 21.49 28.72 1.41
6 Michigan State Big Ten 11.68 8.02 19.69 28.94 5.33
7 Kansas Big 8 9.45 10.04 19.49 28.31 3.20
8 Michigan Big Ten 7.23 11.21 18.44 22.81 1.42
9 Purdue Big Ten 14.28 3.38 17.66 31.75 8.41
10 Rice SWC 5.46 11.69 17.15 25.16 0.06
11 Baylor SWC 8.70 8.09 16.79 25.91 3.97
12 Arkansas SWC 6.62 9.25 15.87 24.39 2.72
13 Northwestern Big Ten 3.70 11.76 15.46 19.48 2.65
14 Florida SEC 6.14 9.19 15.33 21.90 3.57
15 Penn State Ind 10.27 4.71 14.98 26.56 8.18
16 Texas SWC 5.39 9.43 14.82 22.82 2.45
17 Washington AAWU 8.59 5.78 14.37 26.30 7.19
18 Auburn SEC 5.53 8.82 14.35 22.10 3.32
19 Alabama SEC 2.08 12.02 14.10 20.59 1.46
20 Illinois Big Ten 6.23 7.59 13.82 21.96 5.33
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
21 UCLA AAWU 5.25 7.96 13.21 21.99 4.86
22 Georgia Tech SEC 5.76 6.60 12.37 22.67 2.58
23 Navy Ind 6.63 5.42 12.05 23.92 8.32
24 Tennessee SEC 3.64 8.00 11.64 25.73 5.06
25 Syracuse Ind 3.58 7.78 11.36 23.27 5.79
26 New Mexico State BIAA 9.81 1.46 11.26 29.75 13.31
27 Louisiana State SEC -0.44 11.64 11.20 17.52 -0.43
28 Kentucky SEC 4.00 6.99 10.99 26.13 5.36
29 Georgia SEC 6.03 4.42 10.45 23.88 8.20
30 Pittsburgh Ind 0.67 9.69 10.36 18.92 1.99
31 Texas Christian SWC 0.99 8.26 9.25 17.89 3.42
32 Duke ACC 3.15 6.02 9.17 20.14 7.71
33 Colorado Big 8 2.64 6.48 9.12 18.59 7.82
34 Wyoming Skyline 2.24 6.74 8.98 19.38 6.57
35 Utah State Skyline 3.35 5.24 8.60 21.05 8.82
36 Wisconsin Big Ten 6.94 1.58 8.51 23.92 12.18
37 Army Ind 3.91 4.37 8.28 23.13 9.36
38 Utah Skyline 2.15 4.80 6.95 18.52 9.50
39 Oregon State Ind 5.47 1.32 6.79 21.26 11.34
40 Oregon Ind 2.44 4.14 6.59 19.35 9.68
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
41 Iowa State Big 8 3.16 3.32 6.47 19.08 11.29
42 Yale Ivy 5.61 0.59 6.20 18.90 16.39
43 Oklahoma Big 8 3.92 1.98 5.90 21.15 10.86
44 Miami (FL) Ind 4.96 0.78 5.74 21.25 12.73
45 Mississippi State SEC 2.03 3.61 5.64 18.37 7.35
46 Oklahoma State Big 8 -0.65 6.16 5.51 14.09 7.32
47 Tulane SEC 2.53 2.76 5.29 20.58 9.52
48 Arizona BIAA 6.87 -1.77 5.10 21.84 14.97
49 Nebraska Big 8 1.59 3.31 4.90 16.31 9.63
50 Texas Tech SWC 5.73 -1.34 4.38 23.19 14.17
51 Memphis Ind 1.53 2.74 4.27 23.57 12.46
52 Houston Ind 2.18 1.47 3.65 17.20 14.61
53 Texas A&M SWC -2.41 5.27 2.86 14.45 7.43
54 Southern California AAWU -1.72 4.36 2.64 15.79 9.12
55 Notre Dame Ind 1.22 1.29 2.51 18.35 12.09
56 Arizona State BIAA 1.16 0.68 1.84 18.24 14.03
57 Rutgers Ind -1.23 1.36 0.13 13.30 13.87
58 Air Force Ind -0.09 0.18 0.10 16.26 14.72
59 North Carolina State ACC -1.30 1.15 -0.15 12.53 12.47
60 Clemson ACC 0.51 -0.67 -0.16 15.99 14.46
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
61 Maryland ACC 1.44 -1.76 -0.32 16.35 16.62
62 Holy Cross Ind 0.02 -1.31 -1.29 13.56 17.10
63 Virginia Military Institute Southern 2.54 -3.86 -1.32 16.09 18.08
64 Washington State Ind 1.61 -2.93 -1.32 17.71 15.43
65 Indiana Big Ten -1.15 -0.62 -1.76 15.87 18.70
66 New Mexico Skyline -0.06 -1.74 -1.80 20.80 18.68
67 Detroit Mercy Ind 2.39 -4.26 -1.87 15.28 20.88
68 Princeton Ivy 3.42 -5.45 -2.03 18.64 22.40
69 Citadel Southern -4.18 1.44 -2.74 8.57 14.47
70 Southern Methodist SWC -4.22 1.32 -2.90 13.45 13.47
71 Wichita State MVC 0.61 -3.57 -2.96 12.71 20.16
72 George Washington Southern -2.88 -0.51 -3.39 11.75 15.91
73 Vanderbilt SEC -3.67 -0.40 -4.07 12.53 14.35
74 Boston College Ind -2.47 -1.67 -4.14 12.41 15.18
75 Tulsa MVC 1.18 -5.34 -4.16 15.89 22.80
76 Florida State Ind -4.71 0.49 -4.22 11.11 13.62
77 Virginia Tech Southern -4.03 -0.28 -4.31 11.22 15.31
78 California AAWU -3.60 -1.82 -5.42 13.53 14.89
79 South Carolina ACC -4.05 -1.64 -5.69 12.55 17.83
80 Dartmouth Ivy -8.41 2.54 -5.88 3.21 13.62
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
81 North Carolina ACC -3.92 -2.63 -6.55 11.32 14.94
82 Montana Skyline -4.51 -2.46 -6.97 8.94 15.57
83 Texas-El Paso BIAA -3.45 -4.44 -7.89 11.77 18.45
84 Kansas State Big 8 -2.81 -5.16 -7.97 13.29 26.17
85 San Jose State Ind -1.76 -6.95 -8.71 13.87 22.56
86 Boston University Ind -5.01 -4.49 -9.50 8.95 19.90
87 West Texas A&M BIAA -5.68 -4.61 -10.29 8.85 19.05
88 Furman Southern 1.67 -12.13 -10.46 14.15 30.29
89 Harvard Ivy -8.31 -2.36 -10.68 2.98 19.48
90 Stanford AAWU -2.43 -9.09 -11.52 14.15 21.66
91 Xavier Ind -8.06 -3.87 -11.92 4.82 22.22
92 Wake Forest ACC -2.77 -9.44 -12.21 12.46 23.00
93 Brigham Young Skyline -7.75 -4.65 -12.39 6.03 19.76
94 Pennsylvania Ivy -7.37 -5.07 -12.44 5.78 21.98
95 Columbia Ivy -6.95 -6.36 -13.31 9.28 27.56
96 Denver Skyline -1.73 -11.90 -13.63 13.21 30.31
97 Pacific Ind -4.38 -9.30 -13.68 9.84 29.71
98 Richmond Southern -7.87 -6.03 -13.90 6.57 22.47
99 Cincinnati MVC -9.36 -4.60 -13.95 2.58 21.46
100 West Virginia Southern -8.81 -5.52 -14.33 7.13 24.66
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
101 Colorado State Skyline -6.50 -7.99 -14.49 8.00 24.24
102 Idaho Ind -5.98 -8.80 -14.78 9.47 24.07
103 Davidson Southern -8.85 -5.98 -14.83 2.65 21.59
104 Marquette Ind -6.03 -9.14 -15.16 6.96 25.52
105 Villanova Ind -9.59 -6.60 -16.19 3.58 26.09
106 Colgate Ind -1.48 -15.06 -16.53 11.36 33.69
107 North Texas MVC -7.45 -9.29 -16.74 6.21 27.01
108 William & Mary Southern -6.35 -10.47 -16.82 8.41 26.31
109 Brown Ivy -8.29 -10.31 -18.60 3.42 30.11
110 Cornell Ivy -11.72 -7.49 -19.20 0.39 24.77
111 Dayton Ind -13.08 -8.96 -22.04 -0.76 27.12
112 Virginia ACC -7.01 -16.04 -23.05 8.82 34.37
113 Hardin-Simmons BIAA -12.02 -13.76 -25.78 1.88 32.82