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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 1960

Ends

  • 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)

Tackles

  • 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)

Guards

  • 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)

Centers

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

Quarterbacks

Halfbacks

Fullbacks


Key

  • 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 voting

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

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

Notes

  1. Consensus All-American designations based on the NCAA guide to football award winners
  2. "All-America Teams". The Vidette-Messenger, Valparaiso, Indiana. http://www.newspaperarchive.com/PdfViewerTags.aspx?img=55301835&firstvisit=true&src=search&currentResult=1&currentPage=0&fpo=False.
  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. http://www.newspaperarchive.com/PdfViewerTags.aspx?img=12189906&firstvisit=true&src=search&currentResult=3&currentPage=0&fpo=False.
  5. "Hefty Line Features Central Press All-America". The Brainerd Daily Dispatch, Brainerd, MN. http://www.newspaperarchive.com/PdfViewerTags.aspx?img=35493422&firstvisit=true&src=search&currentResult=3&currentPage=0&fpo=False.
  6. "All-America Teams". Walter Camp Football Foundation. http://waltercamp.org/index.php/teams_and_awards/.
  7. "FWAA All America". Football Writers Association of America. http://www.sportswriters.net/fwaa/awards/allamerica/alltime.pdf.
  8. "Football Coaches Name 1960 All-America Team". Eureka Humboldt Standard, Eureka, CA. http://www.newspaperarchive.com/PdfViewerTags.aspx?img=54446337&firstvisit=true&src=search&currentResult=0&currentPage=0&fpo=False.
  9. "The Sporting News: College Football TSN All America Teams". The Sporting News. http://www.sportingnews.com/archives/almanac/nfl/cfbamer.html.
  10. "Expert's All-America: College Football All-America Teams". Time.

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