1960 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

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1960 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
ConferenceIndependent
1960 record2–8
Head coachJoe Kuharich (2nd season)
CaptainMyron Pottios
Home stadiumNotre Dame Stadium (c. 59,075, grass)
Seasons
← 1959
1961 →
1960 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Rutgers         8 1 0
No. 4 Navy         9 2 0
Memphis State         8 2 0
Detroit         7 2 0
No. 19 Syracuse         7 2 0
No. 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
Mississippi Southern         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 (CA)         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 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1960 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 24California*W 21-749,286
October 1Purdue*No. 12L 19-5159,235
October 8at North Carolina*L 7-1241,000
October 15No. 14 Michigan State*L 0–2159,133
October 22at Northwestern*ABCL 6-755,682
October 29vs. No. 4 Navy*L 7-1463,000
November 5No. 14 Pittsburgh*L 13-2055,696
November 12at Miami (FL)*L 21–2858,062
November 19Iowa*L 0-2845,000
November 26at USC*W 17-054,146
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Personnel[edit]

Roster[edit]

  • QB: George Haffner, Daryle Lamonica, Dan Luecke, Norb Rascher
  • HB: Leo Caito, Bill Clark, Angelo Dabiero, Tom Liggio, Red Mack, Frank Minik, Charlie O'Hara, Ray Ratkowski, Ed Rutkowski, Bob Scarpitto, George Sefcik
  • FB: Bill Ahern, Frank Gargiulo, Bill Henneghan, Mike Lind, Joe Maxwell, Dick Naab, Joe Perkowski
  • E: Brian Boulac, Max Burnell, Jack Cullen, Bill Ford, Steve Kolski, Jim Mikacich, Tom Monohan, Denny Murphy, John Powers, Leo Seiler, Jim Sherlock, Les Traver
  • C: Bill Clements, Tom Hecomovich, Ed Hoerster, John Linehan, Gene Viola
  • OG: Charlie Augustine, Nick Buoniconti, Nick DePola, Frank Grau, Jim Loula, Mike Magnotta, Paul Nissi, Myron Pottios, Norb Roy
  • OT: Bob Bill, Ed Burke, Joe Carollo, Dan Kolasinski, Bob Koreck, Bob Pietrzak, Roger Wilke, George Williams
  • DB: Jack Castin, Clay Schulz

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Coaching staff[edit]

  • Head Coach: Joe Kuharich
  • Assistants: Bill Daddio (First Assistant/Ends), Hugh Devore (Freshman), Don Doll (Backfield), Brad Lynn (Assistant Backfield), John Murphy (Assistant Freshman), Dick Stanfel (Line)

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Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round NFL Club
Myron Pottios Linebacker 2 Pittsburgh Steelers
Red Mack Tight End 10 Pittsburgh Steelers
Ray Ratkowski Running Back 20 Green Bay Packers

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References[edit]