|1960 Denver Pioneers football|
|1960 record||3–7 (1–6 Skyline)|
|Head coach||John Roning (6th season)|
|Home stadium||DU Stadium|
Template:1960 MSC football standings The 1960 Denver Pioneers football team represented the University of Denver in the Skyline Conference during the 1960 NCAA University Division football season. In its sixth season under head coach John Roning, the team compiled a 3–7 record (1–6 against Skyline opponents), tied for last place in the conference, and was outscored by a total of 300 to 133.
In January 1961, the University of Denver announced the cancellation of its football program. The program was operating at a net loss of $100,000 per year, and home attendance had dropped significantly.
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|September 17||at Wichita*||W 28–19|||
|September 23||Washington State*||W 28–26|
|October 1||at Utah State||L 8–31|
|October 8||at Wyoming||L 2–41|
|October 15||Montana||L 12–26|
|October 22||at Utah||L 16–49|
|October 28||New Mexico||L 6–41|
|November 5||Air Force*||L 6–36|
|November 12||BYU||L 6–19|
|November 24||Colorado State||W 21–12|
References[edit | edit source]
- "1960 Denver Pioneers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/denver/1960-schedule.html. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
- "U. of Denver Drops Football". The Daily Home News (New Brunswick, NJ): p. 11. January 10, 1961. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/27619521/u_of_denver_drops_football/.
- "Denver Tops Wichita 28-19". Great Bend Daily Tribune: p. 7. September 18, 1960. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30464232/denver_tops_wichita_2819/.