The 1960 College Football All-America team is composed of college football players who were selected as All-Americans by various organizations and writers that chose College Football All-America Teams for the 1960 college football season. The organizations choosing the teams included the United Press, Associated Press, Time, and the Newspaper Editors Association.

All-American selections for 1960Edit


  • Mike Ditka, Pittsburgh (AP, UPI, NEA, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, Time)
  • Danny LaRose, Missouri (AP, UPI, NEA, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, Time)
  • Bill Miller, Miami (Fla.) (FWAA)
  • Claude Moorman, Duke (FWAA)


  • Bob Lilly, TCU (AP, UPI, NEA, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, Time)
  • Ken Rice, Auburn (AP, UPI, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, Time)
  • Merlin Olsen, Utah State (NEA, FWAA)
  • Jerry Beabout, Purdue (FWAA)


  • Tom Brown, Minnesota (AP, UPI, NEA, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, Time)
  • Joe Romig, Colorado (UPI, WC, AFCA, FWAA)
  • Mark Manders, Iowa (FWAA, TSN)
  • Ben Balma, Yale (AP)
  • Wayne Harris, Arkansas (FWAA)
  • Al Vanderbush, Army (CP)
  • Myron Pottios, Notre Dame (Time)


  • E.J. Holub, Texas (UPI, NEA, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, Time)
  • Roy McKasson, Washington (AP, NEA, FWAA)





  • Bold = Consensus All-American[1]
  • AP = Associated Press [2]
  • UPI = United Press International [3]
  • NEA = Newspaper Enterprise Association [4]
  • CP = Central Press Association [5]
  • WC = Walter Camp Football Foundation [6]
  • FWAA = Football Writers Association of America[7] (Choose a 22-man roster)
  • AFCA = The American Football Coaches Associaion [8]
  • TSN = The Sporting News [9]
  • Time = Time Magazine [10]

Heisman Trophy votingEdit

The chart below reflects the point total in the 1960 Heisman Trophy voting.

Rank Name Position School Heisman points
1Joe Bellino Halfback Navy 1,793
2Tom Brown Guard Minnesota 731
3Jake Gibbs Quarterback Mississippi 453
4Ed Dyas Halfback Auburn 319
5Billy Kilmer Quarterback UCLA 280
6Mike Ditka End Pittsburgh 223
7Tom Matte Quarterback Ohio State 165


  1. Consensus All-American designations based on the NCAA guide to football award winners
  2. "All-America Teams". The Vidette-Messenger, Valparaiso, Indiana.
  3. "United Press International Picks All-American Team". Las Vegas Daily Optical, Las Vegas, New Mexico.
  4. "Bellino Leads NEA All-American List". Frederick News-Post, Frederick, MD.
  5. "Hefty Line Features Central Press All-America". The Brainerd Daily Dispatch, Brainerd, MN.
  6. "All-America Teams". Walter Camp Football Foundation.
  7. "FWAA All America". Football Writers Association of America.
  8. "Football Coaches Name 1960 All-America Team". Eureka Humboldt Standard, Eureka, CA.
  9. "The Sporting News: College Football TSN All America Teams". The Sporting News.
  10. "Expert's All-America: College Football All-America Teams". Time.

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