1960 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team

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1960 Oklahoma State Cowboys football
Conference Big Eight Conference
1960 record 3–7 (2–5 Big 8)
Head coach Cliff Speegle (6th season)
Home stadium Lewis Field
Seasons
← 1959
1961 →
1960 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 Missouri $ 7 0 0     11 0 0
Colorado 5 2 0     6 4 0
No. 11 Kansas 4 2 1     5 4 1
Iowa State 4 3 0     7 3 0
Oklahoma 2 4 1     3 6 1
Nebraska 2 5 0     4 6 0
Oklahoma State 2 5 0     3 7 0
Kansas State 0 7 0     1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • Includes Kansas' forfeits against Colorado and Missouri.
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1960 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team represented Oklahoma State University–Stillwater during the 1960 college football season. The 1960 season was Oklahoma State's first as a member of the Big Eight Conference. In their sixth season under head coach Cliff Speegle, the Cowboys compiled a 3–7 record (2–5 against conference opponents), tied for sixth place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 126 to 102.[1][2]

On offense, the 1960 team averaged 10.2 points scored, 186.2 rushing yards, and 26.0 passing yards per game.[3] On defense, the team allowed an average of 12.6 points scored, 196.4 rushing yards, and 64.0 passing yards per game[4] The team's statistical leaders included Jim Dillard with 631 rushing yards and 20 points scored, Jim Elliott with 90 passing yards, and Tommy Jackson with 110 receiving yards.[5]

Tackle Harold Beaty was selected as a first-team All-Big Eight Conference player.[6]

The team played its home games at Lewis Field in Stillwater, Oklahoma.[7]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 17at No. 19 Arkansas*L 0–9 
September 24at No. 16 MissouriL 7–28 
October 8at Tulsa*W 28–7 
October 15at Houston*L 7–12 
October 22No. 15 KansasdaggerL 7–14 
October 29Iowa State
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK
L 6–13 
November 5at Kansas StateW 28–7 
November 12at NebraskaW 7–6 
November 19Colorado
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, OK
L 6–13 
November 26Oklahoma
L 6–17 
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1960 Oklahoma State Cowboys Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 26, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Oklahoma State Cowboy Football 2016 Guide" (PDF). Oklahoma State University. p. 173. Retrieved September 26, 2017. 
  3. ^ 2016 Football Guide, p. 138.
  4. ^ 2016 Football Guide, p. 140.
  5. ^ 2016 Football Guide, pp. 168, 170.
  6. ^ 2016 Football Guide, p. 155.
  7. ^ 2016 Football Guide, pp. 217, 219.