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1960 USC Trojans football
ConferenceAthletic Association of Western Universities
1960 record4–6 (3–1 AAWU)
Head coachJohn McKay (1st season)
CaptainMike McKeever
CaptainGeorge Van Vliet
Home stadiumLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum (c. 123,538, grass)
Seasons
← 1959
1961 →
1960 AAWU football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Washington 4 0 0     10 1 0
USC 3 1 0     4 6 0
UCLA 2 2 0     7 2 1
California 1 3 0     2 7 1
Stanford 0 4 0     0 10 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.[1]

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.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 16Oregon State*No. 6L 0–1432,928
September 24Texas Christian*
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
L 6–731,475
October 1at No. 9 Ohio State*L 0–2083,204
October 7Georgia*
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 10–328,120
October 15California
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 27–1039,830
October 29at StanfordW 21–1029,000
November 5No. 7 Washington
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
L 0–3443,475
November 12at Baylor*L 14–3523,000
November 19at No. 11 UCLA
W 17–666,865
November 26Notre Dame*
L 0–1728,297
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game


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