1960 Penn State Nittany Lions football team

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1960 Penn State Nittany Lions football
Liberty Bowl, W 41–12 vs. Oregon
Conference Independent
Ranking
AP No. 16
1960 record 7–3
Head coach Rip Engle (11th year)
Home stadium Beaver Stadium
(Capacity: 46,284)
Seasons
« 1959 1961 »
1960 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Rutgers         8 1 0
#4 Navy         9 2 0
Memphis State         8 2 0
Detroit         7 2 0
#19 Syracuse         7 2 0
#16 Penn State         7 3 0
Oregon         7 3 1
Army         6 3 1
Oregon State         6 3 1
Holy Cross         6 4 0
Houston         6 4 0
Miami (FL)         6 4 0
San Jose State         5 4 0
Pittsburgh         4 3 3
Xavier         5 5 0
Washington State         4 5 1
Air Force         4 6 0
Boston University         3 5 2
Pacific         4 6 0
Boston College         3 6 1
Florida State         3 6 1
Marquette         3 6 0
Colgate         2 7 0
Notre Dame         2 8 0
Villanova         2 8 0
Dayton         1 9 0
Idaho         1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1960 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1960 college football season.[1] The team was coached by Rip Engle and played its home games in Beaver Stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 17 Boston University No. 19 Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA W 20–0  
October 1 No. 19 Missouridagger No. 20 Beaver Stadium • University Park, PA L 8–21  
October 8 at No. 18 Army Michie StadiumWest Point, NY W 27–16  
October 15 at No. 4 Syracuse No. 20 Archbold StadiumSyracuse, NY (Rivalry) L 15–21  
October 22 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL L 8–10  
October 29 West Virginia Beaver Stadium • University Park, PA (Rivalry) W 34–13  
November 5 Maryland Beaver Stadium • University Park, PA (Rivalry) W 28–9  
November 12 at Holy Cross Fitton FieldWorcester, MA W 33–8  
November 19 at Pittsburgh Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA (Rivalry) W 14–3  
December 17 vs. Oregon No. 15 John F. Kennedy StadiumPhiladelphia, PA (Liberty Bowl) W 41–12  
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Penn State Yearly Results (1960-1964)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 26, 2015.