1960 Ole Miss Rebels football team

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1960 Ole Miss Rebels football
FWAA Poll National Champions
Sugar Bowl Champions
SEC Champions
Sugar Bowl, W 14–6 vs. Rice
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
Coaches #3
AP #2
1960 record 10–0–1 (5–0–1 SEC)
Head coach Johnny Vaught
Home stadium Hemingway Stadium
Seasons
« 1959 1961 »
1960 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Ole Miss 5 0 1     10 0 1
#18 Florida 5 1 0     9 2 0
#9 Alabama 5 1 1     8 1 2
#13 Auburn 5 2 0     8 2 0
Tennessee 3 2 2     6 2 2
Georgia 4 3 0     6 4 0
Georgia Tech 4 4 0     5 5 0
LSU 2 3 1     5 4 1
Kentucky 2 4 1     5 4 1
Tulane 1 4 1     3 6 1
Mississippi State 0 5 1     2 6 1
Vanderbilt 0 7 0     3 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1960 Ole Miss Rebels football team represented the University of Mississippi during the 1960 college football season. The Rebels were named national champions by the Football Writers Association of America.

Schedule[edit]

In the Egg Bowl, Ole Miss beat Mississippi State, 35–9. Ole Miss held the lead in the series with 29 wins, 24 losses and 4 ties. In the Magnolia Bowl, Ole Miss tied LSU, 6–6. LSU held the lead in the series with 27 wins, 20 losses, and 2 ties.

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 17 at Houston* #2 Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 42–0  
September 24 Kentucky #1 Crump StadiumMemphis, TN W 21–6  
October 1 at Memphis State* #1 Crump Stadium • Memphis, TN W 31–20  
October 8 at Vanderbilt #2 Dudley FieldNashville, TN (Rivalry) W 21–6  
October 15 at Tulane #1 Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA W 26–13  
October 22 at #11 Arkansas* #2 War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR (Rivalry) W 10–7  
October 29 LSU #2 Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS (Magnolia Bowl) T 6–6  
November 5 Chattanooga #6 Hemingway Stadium • Oxford, MS W 45–0  
November 12 at #14 Tennessee #4 Shields-Watkins FieldKnoxville, TN W 24–3  
November 26 Mississippi State #3 Hemingway Stadium • Oxford, MS (Egg Bowl) W 35–9  
January 2, 1961 vs. Rice* #2 Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl) W 14–6  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

*Schedule Source:[1]

Team players in the NFL[edit]

Player Round Pick Position Club
Bobby Crespino 1 10 Halfback Cleveland Browns
Jerry Daniels 5 67 Tackle New York Giants
Allen Green 8 109 Center New York Giants
Jake Gibbs 9 125 Quarterback Cleveland Browns
Bob Benton 11 151 Tackle New York Giants
Doug Elmore 13 171 Back Washington Redskins
Charley Taylor 15 209 Back Cleveland Browns

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