|1960 USC Trojans football|
|Conference||Athletic Association of Western Universities|
|1960 record||4–6 (3–1 AAWU)|
|Head coach||John McKay (1st season)|
|Captain||George Van Vliet|
|Home stadium||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (c. 123,538, grass)|
|1960 AAWU football standings|
|#6 Washington †||4||–||0||–||0||10||–||1||–||0|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1960 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California (USC) in the 1960 college football season. In their first year under head coach John McKay, the Trojans compiled a 4–6 record (3–1 against conference opponents), finished in second place in the Athletic Association of Western Universities, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 152 to 95.
Bill Nelsen led the team in passing with 29 of 72 passes completed for 446 yards, three touchdowns and three interceptions. Marlin McKeever was the leading receiver with 15 catches for 218 yards. Hal Tobin was the leading rusher with 318 yard on 61 carries.
|September 16||Oregon State*||No. 6||L 0–14||32,928|
|September 24||Texas Christian*||L 6–7||31,475|
|October 1||at No. 9 Ohio State*||L 0–20||83,204|
|October 7||Georgia*||W 10–3||28,120|
|October 15||California||W 27–10||39,830|
|October 29||at Stanford||W 21–10||29,000|
|November 5||No. 7 Washington||L 0–34||43,475|
|November 12||at Baylor*||L 14–35||23,000|
|November 19||at No. 11 UCLA||W 17–6||66,865|
|November 26||Notre Dame*||L 0–17||28,297|
- ↑ "Southern California Yearly Results (1960-1964)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/s/southern_california/1960-1964_yearly_results.php. Retrieved July 20, 2015.
- ↑ "1960 Southern California Trojans Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/southern-california/1960.html. Retrieved July 21, 2015.