1960 Missouri Tigers football team

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1960 Missouri Tigers football
Big 8 Champions
Conference Big Eight Conference
Ranking
Coaches #4
AP #5
1960 record 11-0 (7-0 Big 8)
Head coach Dan Devine
Home stadium Faurot Field
Seasons
« 1959 1961 »
1960 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Missouri 7 0 0     11 0 0
Colorado 6 1 0     7 3 0
#11 Kansas 4 2 1     5 4 1
Iowa State 4 3 0     7 3 0
Oklahoma 2 4 1     3 6 1
Nebraska 2 5 0     4 6 0
Oklahoma State 2 5 0     3 7 0
Kansas State 0 7 0     1 9 0
† – Conference champion
  • Includes Kansas' forfeits against Colorado and Missouri.
    Rankings from AP Poll

The 1960 Missouri Tigers football team represented the University of Missouri in the 1960 college football season and were the 1960 Orange Bowl Champions. This season included one of the most famous Missouri vs. Kansas matchups in history. During the matchup, Kansas used an ineligible player, and thus the win was officially awarded to Missouri, bringing their record to 11-0 instead of 10-1.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 17 SMU* Memorial StadiumColumbia, MO W 20-0   26,500
September 24 Oklahoma State #16 Memorial Stadium • Columbia, MO W 28-7   26,000
October 1 at #20 Penn State* #19 New Beaver FieldUniversity Park, PA W 21-8   33,613
October 8 at Air Force* #11 DU StadiumDenver, CO W 34-8   24,398
October 15 at Kansas State #6 Memorial StadiumManhattan, KS W 45-0   10,000
October 22 Iowa State #5 Memorial Stadium • Columbia, MO (Telephone Trophy) W 34-8   33,683
October 29 at Nebraska #5 Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE (Battle for the Bell) W 28-0   34,581
November 5 #18 Colorado #2 Memorial Stadium • Columbia, MO W 16-6   37,500
November 12 at Oklahoma #2 Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK (Tiger–Sooner Peace Pipe) W 41-19   53,369
November 19 Kansasdagger #1 Memorial Stadium • Columbia, MO (Border War) W Kansas Forfeit (7-23*)   43,000
January 2 vs. #4 Navy* #5 Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL (Orange Bowl) W 21-14   71,218
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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