1960 Baylor Bears football
Gator Bowl, L 12–13 vs. Florida
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
CoachesNo. 11
APNo. 12
1960 record8–3 (5–2 SWC)
Head coachJohn Bridgers (2nd season)
CaptainJim Evans
Ronald Stanley
Home stadiumBaylor Stadium
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Template:1960 Southwest Conference football standings The 1960 Baylor Bears football team represented Baylor University during the 1960 college football season.[1] The Bears were led by second-year head coach John Bridgers and played their home games at Baylor Stadium in Waco, Texas. They competed as members of the Southwest Conference, finishing in second and ranked 12th in the final AP Poll with a regular season record of 8–2 (5–2 SWC). They were invited to the 1960 Gator Bowl, where they lost to Florida, 12–13.


September 24Colorado*W 26–029,000
October 1at LSU*W 7–359,000
October 8at No. 9 ArkansasNo. 20W 28–1439,000
October 15at Texas TechNo. 7W 14–729,000
October 22Texas A&MdaggerNo. 7
W 14–040,000
October 29at TCUNo. 7L 6–1435,000
November 5TexasNo. 11
  • Baylor Stadium
  • Waco, TX
L 7–1250,000
November 12USC*
  • Baylor Stadium
  • Waco, TX
W 35–1423,000
November 19at SMUW 20–723,000
November 26No. 12 RiceNo. 19
  • Baylor Stadium
  • Waco, TX
W 12–730,000
December 31vs. No. 18 Florida*No. 12CBSL 12–1350,112
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game



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