1960 Tangerine Bowl (January)

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1960 Tangerine Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
Middle Tennessee 7 7 0 7 21
Presbyterian 0 6 6 0 12
Date January 1, 1960
Season 1959
Stadium Tangerine Bowl
Location Orlando, Florida
MVP Bob Waters, Presbyterian[1]
Attendance 12,500[1]
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The 1960 Tangerine Bowl (January) was an American college football bowl game played following the 1959 season, on January 1, 1960, at the Tangerine Bowl stadium in Orlando, Florida. The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders defeated the Presbyterian Blue Hose by a score of 21–12.[2] It was the first of two Tangerine Bowls played in calendar year 1960.

Statistics[edit]

Statistics[2] Middle Tennessee Presbyterian
First Downs 10 15
Rushing Yards 240 129
Passing Yards 0 197
Yards Penalized 47 40
Punts-Average 1-34.4 8-30.0
Fumbles Lost 0 1

Scoring summary[edit]

Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring information Score
Plays Yards TOP MTSC PC
1 MTSC Bucky Pitts 53-yard punt return, kick good 7 0
2 MTSC Ray Purvis 5-yard touchdown run, kick good 14 0
2 PC Bobby Pate 11-yard touchdown reception from Bob Waters, kick no good 14 6
3 PC Bobby Pate 43-yard touchdown reception from Bob Waters, 2-point attempt failed 14 12
4 MTSC Bucky Pitts 20-yard touchdown run, kick good 21 12
"TOP" = time of possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 21 12

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bassine, Bob (January 3, 1960). "Tangerine Bowl Tilt Called Day's Finest"Paid subscription required. Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved March 10, 2017 – via newspapers.com. 
  2. ^ a b c 2011 Middle Tennessee Football Information Guide pg 182 Accessed 20 November 2011