1960 Penn State Nittany Lions football team

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1960 Penn State Nittany Lions football
Liberty Bowl, W 41-12 vs. Oregon
Conference Independent
Ranking
AP #16
1960 record 7–3
Head coach Rip Engle (11th year)
Home stadium Beaver Stadium
(Capacity: 46,284)
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
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 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1960 college football season. The team was coached by Rip Engle and played its home games in Beaver Stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 17, 1960 Boston U. #19 Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA W 20–0  
October 1, 1960 #19 Missouridagger #20 Beaver Stadium • University Park, PA L 8–21  
October 8, 1960 at #18 Army Michie StadiumWest Point, NY W 27–16  
October 15, 1960 at #4 Syracuse #20 Archbold StadiumSyracuse, NY L 15–21  
October 22, 1960 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL L 8–10  
October 29, 1960 West Virginia Beaver Stadium • University Park, PA W 34–13  
November 5, 1960 Maryland Beaver Stadium • University Park, PA W 28–9  
November 12, 1960 at Holy Cross Fitton FieldWorcester, MA W 33–8  
November 19, 1960 at Pittsburgh Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA W 14–3  
December 17, 1960 vs. Oregon #15 John F. Kennedy StadiumPhiladelphia, PA (Liberty Bowl) W 41–12  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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