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1960 California Golden Bears football
ConferenceAthletic Association of Western Universities
1960 record2–7–1 (1–3 AAWU)
Head coachMarv Levy (1st season)
Seasons
← 1959
1961 →
1960 AAWU football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Washington 4 0 0     10 1 0
USC 3 1 0     4 6 0
UCLA 2 2 0     7 2 1
California 1 3 0     2 7 1
Stanford 0 4 0     0 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1960 California Golden Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Berkeley in the Athletic Association of Western Universities (AAWU) during the 1960 college football season. In its first year under head coach Marv Levy, the team compiled a 2–7–1 record (1–3 against AAWU opponents), finished in fourth place in the AAWU, and was outscored by its opponents by a combined total of 195 to 93.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Randy Gold with 696 passing yards, Steve Bates with 384 rushing yards, and Dave George with 128 receiving yards.[3] Cal center Dick Carlson received recognition from the Associated Press (AP) as a second-team player on the 1960 All-Pacific Coast football team.[4]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 17Tulane*L 3–737,500[5]
September 24at Notre Dame*L 7–2149,286[6]
October 1Army*
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 10–2851,000[7]
October 8Washington State*
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
T 21–2131,000[8]
October 15at USCL 10–2739,830[9]
October 22Oregon*
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 0–2035,000[10]
October 29at No. 15 Oregon State*W 14–614,835[11]
November 5No. 15 UCLA
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA (rivalry)
L 0–2831,000[12]
November 12at No. 6 WashingtonL 7–2746,000[13]
November 19Stanford
W 21–1077,000[14]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
[15]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1960 California Golden Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/california/1960-schedule.html. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  2. "California 2015 Football Information Guide". Cal Golden Bears Athletics. p. 164. Archived from the original on October 26, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20161026170757/https://admin.xosn.com/attachments1/423534.pdf. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  3. "1960 California Golden Bears Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/california/1960.html. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  4. "Kilmer, McKeever On All-Coast". The Daily Sun, San Bernardino: p. D3. December 1, 1960. https://www.newspapers.com/image/51556168/?terms=%22all%2Bpacific%22.
  5. "California vs Tulane Summary of Football Game Statistics". NCAA. http://web1.ncaa.org/footballStatsArchive/FootballStats.pdf?id=5943954.0. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  6. "Notre Dame vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics". NCAA. http://web1.ncaa.org/footballStatsArchive/FootballStats.pdf?id=5943957.0. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  7. "California vs Army Summary of Football Game Statistics". NCAA. http://web1.ncaa.org/footballStatsArchive/FootballStats.pdf?id=5943955.0. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  8. "California vs Washington State Summary of Football Game Statistics". NCAA. http://web1.ncaa.org/footballStatsArchive/FootballStats.pdf?id=5943956.0. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  9. "USC vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics". NCAA. http://web1.ncaa.org/footballStatsArchive/FootballStats.pdf?id=5943959.0. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  10. "California vs Oregon Summary of Football Game Statistics". NCAA. http://web1.ncaa.org/footballStatsArchive/FootballStats.pdf?id=5943952.0. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  11. "Oregon State vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics". NCAA. http://web1.ncaa.org/footballStatsArchive/FootballStats.pdf?id=5943958.0. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  12. "California vs UCLA Summary of Football Game Statistics". NCAA. http://web1.ncaa.org/footballStatsArchive/FootballStats.pdf?id=5943951.0. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  13. "Washington vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics". NCAA. http://web1.ncaa.org/footballStatsArchive/FootballStats.pdf?id=5943960.0. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  14. "California vs Stanford Summary of Football Game Statistics". NCAA. http://web1.ncaa.org/footballStatsArchive/FootballStats.pdf?id=5943953.0. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  15. 2015 Football Information Guide. Cal Athletics. 2015. p. 164. Archived from the original on 2016-10-26. https://web.archive.org/web/20161026170757/https://admin.xosn.com/attachments1/423534.pdf.


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