1960 Wyoming Cowboys football
ConferenceSkyline Conference
1960 record8–2 (6–1 Skyline)
Head coachBob Devaney
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The 1960 Wyoming Cowboys football team represented the University of Wyoming in the 1960 college football season. The Cowboys offense scored 212 points while the defense allowed 71 points. Led by head coach Bob Devaney, the Cowboys finished the season with eight wins and two losses. Running back Jerry Hill was in his final season and finished his Cowboys career with 1,374 rushing yards on 288 carries.[1]


Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 17 at Montana Billings, MT W 14–0  
September 24 New Mexico War Memorial StadiumLaramie, WY W 13–3  
October 1* at Arizona Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ L 19–21  
October 8 Denver War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY W 41–2  
October 15 at Colorado State Colorado FieldFort Collins, CO (The Border War) W 40–8  
October 22* Air Force War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY W 15–0  
October 29 Utah War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY W 17–7  
November 5 at Utah State Romney StadiumLogan, UT L 13–17  
November 12* at Texas Tech Jones StadiumLubbock, TX W 10–7  
November 19 at BYU Cougar Stadium • Provo, UT W 30–6  
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.

Awards and honorsEdit

  • Jerry Hill, All-Skyline Conference Running Back

1960 Team Players in the NFLEdit

The following were selected in the 1961 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
Jerry Hill Running Back 335 Baltimore Colts
Chuck LamsonRunning Back4 43 Minnesota Vikings
Don Klacking Running Back 8 203 Philadelphia Eagles
Mike Davenport Running Back 17428 St. Louis Cardinals


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