1960 Arkansas Razorbacks football team

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1960 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Southwest Conference champion
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 7
AP No. 7
1960 record 8–3 (6–1 SWC)
Head coach Frank Broyles (3rd year)
Captain Steve Butler
Captain Wayne Harris
Home stadium Razorback Stadium
War Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1959 1961 »
1960 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Arkansas $ 6 1 0     8 3 0
#12 Baylor 5 2 0     8 3 0
Texas 5 2 0     7 3 1
Rice] 5 2 0     7 4 0
TCU 3 3 1     4 4 2
Texas Tech 1 5 1     3 6 1
Texas A&M 0 4 3     1 6 3
SMU 0 6 1     0 9 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1960 Arkansas Razorbacks football team represented the University of Arkansas in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1960 college football season. In their third year under head coach Frank Broyles, the Razorbacks compiled an 8–3 record (6–1 against SWC opponents), won the SWC championship, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 185 to 87.[1] The Razorbacks' only losses during the regular season came against Baylor by a 28–14 score and to Mississippi by a 10–7 score. The team was ranked #7 in both the final AP Poll and the final UPI Coaches Poll and went on to lose to Duke in the 1960 Cotton Bowl Classic by a 23–14 score.[2]

Lineman Wayne Harris was selected by the Football Writers Association of America as a first-team player on the 1960 All-America Team. He was also honored as a second-team player by the UPI. Halfback Lance Alworth was recognized as a third-team All-American by the American Football Coaches Association.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 17, 1960 Oklahoma State* War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR W 9–0  
September 24, 1960 Tulsa* Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR W 48–7  
October 1, 1960 at TCU No. 14 Amon G. Carter StadiumFt. Worth, TX W 7–0  
October 8, 1960 No. 20 Baylor No. 9 Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR L 14–28  
October 15, 1960 at No. 11 Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX (Rivalry) W 24–23  
October 22, 1960 No. 2 Ole Miss* No. 14 War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR (Rivalry) L 7–10  
October 29, 1960 at Texas A&M No. 12 Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX W 7–3  
November 5, 1960 No. 10 Rice No. 16 War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR W 3–0  
November 12, 1960 SMU No. 9 Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR W 26–3  
November 19, 1960 Texas Tech* No. 7 Jones StadiumLubbock, TX W 34–6  
January 2, 1961 No. 10 Duke* No. 7 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) L 6–7  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arkansas Yearly Results (1960-1964)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 3, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1960 Arkansas Razorbacks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 1, 2015.