|1960 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football|
|1960 record||5–5 (4–4 SEC)|
|Head coach||Bobby Dodd (16th season)|
|Home stadium||Grant Field |
|1960 SEC football standings|
|#2/3 Ole Miss †||5||–||0||–||1||10||–||0||–||1|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll
The 1960 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology during the 1960 NCAA University Division football season. The Yellow Jackets were led by 16th-year head coach Bobby Dodd, and played their home games at Grant Field in Atlanta.
After a quick jump to #10 in the AP Poll after their first two victories, the Yellow Jackets fell on the wrong side of several close games, finishing the year with a disappointing 5–5 record. The average margin of defeat in their five losses was only 2.2 points, and all were one-score games. Their first loss was to a Florida Gators team that featured Bobby Dodd's son, Robert Jr., at quarterback.
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|September 17||Kentucky||W 23–13||40,594|
|September 24||at Rice*||No. 13||W 16–13||35,000|
|October 1||at Florida||No. 10||L 17–18||39,000|
|October 8||LSU||W 6–2||44,176|
|October 15||at Auburn||No. 19||L 7–9||44,000|
|October 22||Tulane||W 14–6||43,608|
|October 29||at No. 15 Duke*||L 0–6||40,000|
|November 5||No. 8 Tennessee||W 14–7||45,072|
|November 12||Alabama||L 15–16||44,006|
|November 26||at Georgia||L 6–7||55,000|
References[edit | edit source]
- Bisher, Furman (October 2, 1960). "Tech Falls to Florida". The Atlanta Journal.
- "1960 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/georgia-tech/1960.html. Retrieved May 19, 2017.
- 2011 Georgia Tech Media Guide. p. 171.
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