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1960 Navy Midshipmen football
Orange Bowl, L 21–14 vs. Missouri
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
CoachesNo. 6
APNo. 4
1960 record9–2
Head coachWayne Hardin (2nd season)
Home stadiumNavy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1959
1961 →
1960 NCAA University Division independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Rutgers         8 1 0
No. 4 Navy         9 2 0
Memphis State         8 2 0
Detroit         7 2 0
No. 19 Syracuse         7 2 0
No. 16 Penn State         7 3 0
Oregon         7 3 1
Army         6 3 1
Oregon State         6 3 1
Holy Cross         6 4 0
Houston         6 4 0
Miami (FL)         6 4 0
San Jose State         5 4 0
Pittsburgh         4 3 3
Xavier         5 5 0
Washington State         4 5 1
Air Force         4 6 0
Boston University         3 5 2
Pacific (CA)         4 6 0
Boston College         3 6 1
Florida State         3 6 1
Marquette         3 6 0
Colgate         2 7 0
Notre Dame         2 8 0
Villanova         2 8 0
Dayton         1 9 0
Idaho         1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1960 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy in the 1960 college football season. The offense scored 262 points while the defense allowed 103 points. Led by head coach Wayne Hardin, the Midshipmen finished the season with nine wins and an appearance in the Orange Bowl.

The Midshipmen were Lambert Trophy co-champions with undefeated Yale. Senior halfback Joe Bellino was awarded the Heisman Trophy and the Maxwell Award.[1][2]

Navy upset third-ranked Washington in Seattle,[3] which vaulted them up eleven places in the rankings, to sixth. They played Air Force for the first time this season, a 35–3 win in mid-October in Baltimore as Bellino scored three touchdowns and made an interception, all in the first half.[4]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 17at Boston CollegeW 22–7
September 24VillanovaW 41–7
October 1at No. 3 WashingtonNo. 17W 15–1457,379
October 8vs. SMUNo. 6W 26–7
October 15Air ForceNo. 5W 35–3
October 22at PennNo. 4W 27–0
October 29vs. Notre DameNo. 4
W 14–763,000
October 29at No. 15 DukeNo. 4L 10–19
November 5VirginiaNo. 8
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 41–6
November 26vs. ArmyNo. 7
W 17–12
January 2, 1961vs. No. 5 MissouriNo. 4L 14-21 571,218
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

RosterEdit

1960 Navy Midshipmen football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
HB Bellino, JoeJoe Bellino Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

1961 NFL DraftEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Joe Bellino Halfback 17 227 Washington Redksins
Source:[5]

Awards and honorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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