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1960 Penn State Nittany Lions football
Liberty Bowl champion
Liberty Bowl, W 41–12 vs. Oregon
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
APNo. 16
1960 record7–3
Head coachRip Engle (11th season)
Home stadiumBeaver Stadium
(Capacity: 46,284)
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 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1960 NCAA University Division football season.[1] The team was coached by Rip Engle and played its home games in Beaver Stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 17Boston UniversityNo. 19W 20–0
October 1No. 19 MissouridaggerNo. 20
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA
L 8–21
October 8at No. 18 ArmyW 27–16
October 15at No. 4 SyracuseNo. 20L 15–21
October 22at IllinoisL 8–10
October 29West Virginia
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA (rivalry)
W 34–13
November 5Maryland
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA (rivalry)
W 28–9
November 12at Holy CrossW 33–8
November 19at PittsburghW 14–3
December 17vs. OregonNo. 15W 41–12
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

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