1960 Tangerine Bowl was held on December 30, 1960 at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida. The Citadel Bulldogs of the Southern Conference defeated the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles of the Ohio Valley Conference by a score of 27–0. The Tangerine Bowl is a former name of what is now called the Capital One Bowl.
Heading into the game,
The Citadel finished their regular season slate with a 7–2–1 record, finishing second in the Southern Conference behind VMI. This would be the sole bowl appearance for The Citadel.
Tennessee Tech entered with an 8–2 record. They were Ohio Valley Conference champions after having finished 6–0 in conference play. This appearance would be the second of three all-time bowl appearances for Tennessee Tech.
Neither team was ranked before or after the game.
Bill Allen 7-yard touchdown reception from Jerry Nettles, Bill Gilgo kick good
Tommy Edwards 56-yard touchdown run, Bill Gilgo kick failed
Bill Gilgo 7-yard touchdown reception from Jerry Nettles, Bill Gilgo kick good
Sid Mitchel 1-yard touchdown run, Bill Gilgo kick good
Time of Possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 0