American Football Database
1960 Denver Pioneers football
ConferenceSkyline Conference
1960 record3–7 (1–6 Skyline)
Head coachJohn Roning (6th season)
Home stadiumDU Stadium
← 1959

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.[1]

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.[2]


September 17at Wichita*
  • Cessna Stadium
  • Wichita, KS
W 28–19[3]
September 23Washington State*W 28–26
October 1at Utah StateL 8–31
October 8at WyomingL 2–41
October 15Montana
  • DU Stadium
  • Denver, CO
L 12–26
October 22at UtahL 16–49
October 28New Mexico
  • DU Stadium
  • Denver, CO
L 6–41
November 5Air Force*
  • DU Stadium
  • Denver, CO
L 6–36
November 12BYU
  • DU Stadium
  • Denver, CO
L 6–19
November 24Colorado State
  • DU Stadium
  • Denver, CO
W 21–12
  • *Non-conference game