1960 Navy Midshipmen football team

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1960 Navy Midshipmen football
Orange Bowl, L 21–14 vs. Missouri
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches No. 6
AP No. 4
1960 record 9–2
Head coach Wayne Hardin (2nd year)
Home stadium Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
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
Southern Miss         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 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy in the 1960 college football season. The offense scored 262 points while the defense allowed 103 points. Led by head coach Wayne Hardin, the Midshipmen finished the season with nine wins and an appearance in the Orange Bowl. The football Midshipmen were Lambert Trophy co-champion with an undefeated Yale football team captained by Mike Pyle. Senior Joe Bellino was awarded the Heisman Trophy and the Maxwell Award.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 17 at Boston College Alumni StadiumBoston, MA W 22–7    
September 26 Villanova Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, MD W 41–7    
October 1 at Washington Husky StadiumSeattle, WA W 15–14   57,379
October 8 vs. SMU Foreman FieldNorfolk, VA (Oyster Bowl) W 26–7    
October 15 Air Force Memorial StadiumBaltimore, MD (Rivalry) W 35–3    
October 22 at Penn Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA W 27–0    
October 29 vs. Notre Dame Municipal Stadium • Philadelphia, PA (Rivalry) W 14–7   63,000
October 29 at Duke Duke StadiumDurham, NC L 10–19    
September 26 Virginia Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium • Annapolis, MD W 41–6    
November 26 vs. Army Municipal Stadium • Philadelphia, PA (Army–Navy Game) W 17–12    
January 2, 1961 vs. Missouri Orange Bowl StadiumMiami, FL (Orange Bowl) L 14-21   71,218
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

Team players in the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Joe Bellino Halfback 17 227 Washington Redksins

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Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football History" (PDF). United States Naval Academy. p. 192. Retrieved July 12, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Navy Yearly Results (1960-1964)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 14, 2015. 
  3. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1961.htm
  4. ^ http://www.heisman.com/winners/hsmn-winners.html
  5. ^ http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/awards?awardId=14