1960 Arkansas Razorbacks Football Team
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1960 Arkansas Razorbacks Football Team
1960 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Southwest Conference champion
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 7
APNo. 7
1960 record8-3 (6-1 SWC)
Head coachFrank Broyles (3rd season)
Captains
  • Steve Butler
  • Wayne Harris
Home stadiumRazorback Stadium
War Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1959
1961 →
1960 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 7 Arkansas $ 6 1 0     8 3 0
No. 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 NCAA University Division 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

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 17Oklahoma State*W 9-0
September 24Tulsa*W 48-7
October 1at TCUNo. 14W 7-0
October 8No. 20 BaylorNo. 9
  • Razorback Stadium
  • Fayetteville, AR
L 14-28
October 15at No. 11 TexasW 24-23
October 22No. 2 Ole Miss*No. 14
  • War Memorial Stadium
  • Little Rock, AR (rivalry)
L 7-10
October 29at Texas A&MNo. 12W 7-3
November 5No. 10 RiceNo. 16
  • War Memorial Stadium
  • Little Rock, AR
W 3-0
November 12SMUNo. 9
  • Razorback Stadium
  • Fayetteville, AR
W 26-3
November 19Texas Tech*No. 7W 34-6
January 2No. 10 Duke*No. 7L 6-7
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

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



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