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1960 Year Summary

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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

Conference Summary

Sorted by SRS
Overall Bowls SRS Polls
Rk Conference Schs G W L T Pct G W L T Pct SRS SOS Pre Final Champion
1 Big Ten Conference 10 91 53 36 2 .593 1 0 1 0 .000 16.28 12.65 5 5 Iowa
Minnesota
2 Southeastern Conference 12 122 70 43 9 .611 3 2 0 1 .833 10.74 6.67 4 4 Mississippi
3 Southwest Conference 8 84 38 38 8 .500 4 0 3 1 .125 9.78 9.43 3 2 Arkansas
4 Big Eight Conference 8 81 41 38 2 .519 1 1 0 0 1.000 8.16 7.83 1 2 Missouri
5 Athletic Association of Western Universities 5 51 23 26 2 .471 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.66 4.43 2 1 Washington
6 Independent 27 266 129 126 11 .506 3 1 2 0 .333 -2.02 -2.58 4 3
7 Skyline Conference 8 82 42 40 0 .512 1 0 1 0 .000 -3.09 -3.46 0 0 Utah State
Wyoming
8 Border Intercollegiate Athletic Association 6 61 32 28 1 .533 1 1 0 0 1.000 -4.29 -5.74 0 1 New Mexico State
9 Atlantic Coast Conference 8 81 34 45 2 .432 1 1 0 0 1.000 -4.87 -2.03 1 1 Duke
10 Southern Conference 9 88 39 42 7 .483 1 1 0 0 1.000 -9.12 -7.62 0 0 Virginia Military Institute
11 Missouri Valley Conference 4 39 19 19 1 .500 0 0 0 0 -9.45 -7.73 0 0 Wichita State
12 Ivy Group 8 72 37 35 0 .514 0 0 0 0 -9.49 -9.39 0 1 Yale

AP Poll Summary

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

Year Leaders

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Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Chuck Bryant (Ohio State) 19.8
2. Steve Stonebreaker (Detroit Mercy) 18.9
3. Joe Hernandez (Arizona) 18.3
4. Pervis Atkins (New Mexico State) 18.0
5. Tom Wiesner (Wisconsin) 17.8
6. Roger Cirone (Brown) 17.0
  Bobby Allen (Wake Forest) 17.0
8. Fred Oblek (Cincinnati) 16.8
9. Ken Wolfe (Yale) 16.8
10. Mack Burton (San Jose State) 16.3

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Bobby Thompson (Arizona) 208
2. Bob Gaiters (New Mexico State) 197
3. Alan Rozycki (Dartmouth) 194
4. Joe Bellino (Navy) 185
5. Dave Grayson* (Oregon) 183
6. Dick Scott (Pacific) 173
7. Al Rushatz (Army) 167
8. Tom Watkins (Iowa State) 164
9. Billy Kilmer (UCLA) 163
  Bob Ferguson (Ohio State) 163