1960 Gator Bowl (December)

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1960 Gator Bowl
1234 Total
Florida 01300 13
Baylor 00012 12
Date December 31, 1960
Season 1960
Stadium Gator Bowl
Location Jacksonville, Florida

Florida: Larry Libertore

Baylor: Bobby Ply
Gator Bowl
 < 1960 (Jan) 1961

The 1960 Gator Bowl was a post-season college football bowl game between the Baylor Bears of the Southwest Conference (SWC) and the Florida Gators representing the Southeastern Conference (SEC). Florida defeated Baylor 13–12.[1] Both quarterbacks were the game's Most Valuable Player: Florida's Larry Libertore and Baylor's Bobby Ply.[2]

Game summary[edit]

Led by Vic Miranda, the Gator defense halted a 75-yard drive by Baylor on the half-yard line in the first quarter, setting the stage for two second quarter touchdowns.[3] Baylor running back Ronnie Goodwin dropped the winning 2-point try in the closing seconds. Baylor quarterback Bobby Ply set a Gator Bowl record with 13 completions.[4]


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