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1960 VPI Gobblers football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1960 record6–4 (4–2 SoCon)
Head coachFrank Moseley (10th season)
Home stadiumLane Stadium
Seasons
← 1959
1961 →
1960 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
VMI 4 1 0     7 2 1
The Citadel 4 2 0     8 2 1
George Washington 4 2 0     5 3 1
Virginia Tech 4 2 0     6 4 0
Furman 2 2 0     5 4 1
Richmond 3 4 1     3 6 1
Davidson 1 3 0     3 5 0
William & Mary 1 5 0     2 8 0
West Virginia 0 2 1     0 8 2
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1960 VPI Gobblers football team represented the Virginia Polytechnic Institute in the 1960 college football season.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 171:30 p.m.[2]at NC State*L 14–29
September 24vs. West VirginiaW 15–0
October 12:00 p.m.[3]at No. 7 Clemson*L 7–13
October 8Wake Forest*daggerW 22–13
October 15at William & MaryW 27–011,000+[4]
October 22vs. Virginia*W 40–6
October 29at Richmond
  • City Stadium
  • Richmond, VA
W 20–0
November 5Davidson
  • Miles Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
L 7–9
November 11at George WashingtonL 8–21
November 24vs. VMI
  • Victory Stadium
  • Roanoke, VA (rivalry)
W 13–12
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time
  • Source: HokieSports.com: 1960 Virginia Tech football schedule[5]

PlayersEdit

The following players were members of the 1960 football team according to the roster published in the 1961 edition of The Bugle, the Virginia Tech yearbook.[6]

VPI 1960 roster
  • Ray Barile
  • Andy Beckstoffer
  • Gerald Bobbitte
  • Herb Bowling
  • Robert M. Crabtree
  • Frank H. Eastman
  • John Farmer
  • Jim Farr
  • Ronald Wayne Frank
  • Richard B. Goode
  • Bob Harris
  • Walter Milton Harris
  • Ron Hawkins
  • James Venable Hickam
  • Charles F. Hines
  • Robert Gerald Holbrook
  • William Duncan Holsclaw, Jr.
  • Don Jensen
  • Warren Maccaroni
  • Ray Massie
  • William Roderick McGinnis
  • John W. Minichan
  • Joe Moss
  • Len Nunnally
  • Don Oakes
  • Jim Paine
  • Noah Redding "Buddy" Perry
  • Charles Warren Price, Jr.
  • Art Pruett
  • Elmer Reed
  • Bill Robertson
  • Aster Sizemore
  • Charlie Speck
  • Terry L. Strock
  • Rick Tolley
  • Amos Leon Tomblin
  • Donald Ray Vaught
  • Bernie Vishneski
  • Harold Ward
  • Johnny Watkins
  • Gary Welliver
  • Arthur Allen Whittier
  • Mike Zeno

ReferencesEdit

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