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1960 Iowa Hawkeyes football team

1960 Iowa Hawkeyes football
Big Ten co-champion
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 2
AP No. 3
1960 record 8–1 (5–1 Big Ten)
Head coach Forest Evashevski (9th season)
MVP Bernie Wyatt
Home stadium Iowa Stadium
(Capacity: 60,160)
Seasons
← 1959
1961 →
1960 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Minnesota + 6 1 0     8 2 0
No. 3 Iowa + 5 1 0     8 1 0
No. 8 Ohio State 5 2 0     7 2 0
No. 15 Michigan State 4 2 0     6 2 1
Illinois 3 4 0     5 4 0
Michigan 3 4 0     5 4 0
Northwestern 3 4 0     5 4 0
No. 19 Purdue 3 4 0     4 4 1
Wisconsin 2 5 0     4 5 0
Indiana 0 7 0     1 8 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1960 Iowa Hawkeyes football team represented the University of Iowa in the 1960 Big Ten Conference football season. The Hawkeyes were co-Big Ten Conference champions with the Golden Gophers. The Golden Gophers were selected to represent the Big Ten in the Rose Bowl.

Schedule

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 24 No. 10 Oregon State* No. 19 Iowa StadiumIowa City, Iowa W 22–12   43,000
October 1 at Northwestern No. 8 Dyche StadiumEvanston, Illinois W 42–0   48,109
October 8 at No. 13 Michigan State No. 3 Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, Michigan W 27–15   74,493
October 15 No. 12 Wisconsin No. 2 Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, Iowa (Rivalry) W 28–21   57,000
October 22 No. 16 Purduedagger No. 1 Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, Iowa W 21–14   59,200
October 29 No. 19 Kansas* No. 1 Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, Iowa W 21–7   47,000
November 5 at No. 3 Minnesota No. 1 Memorial StadiumMinneapolis (Rivalry) L 10–27   65,610
November 12 No. 3 Ohio State No. 5 Iowa Stadium • Iowa City, Iowa W 35–12   57,900
November 19 at Notre Dame* No. 2 Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, Indiana W 28–0   45,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Rankings

Ranking Movement
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
AP 15 19 8 3 (5) 2 (17) 1 (23) 1 (34) 1 (46) 5 2 (7) 4 (17½) 3 (12½)
Coaches' 1 (10) 2 (5)

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Game summaries

Oregon State

Overall record Last meeting Result
2–0 1957 W 35–19

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Northwestern

Overall record Last meeting Result
17–9–3 1959 L 10–14

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Michigan State

Overall record Last meeting Result
2–1 1959 W 37–8

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Wisconsin

Overall record Last meeting Result
13–24 1959 L 16–25

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Purdue

Overall record Last meeting Result
15–19–2 1959 L 7–14

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Kansas

Overall record Last meeting Result
3–6 1909 L 7–20

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Minnesota

#1 Iowa at #3 Minnesota
1 234Total
Hawkeyes 3 070 10
Golden Gophers 7 0614 27
Overall record Last meeting Result
18–34–1 1959 W 33–0

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Ohio State

Overall record Last meeting Result
8–12–2 1959 W 16–7

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Notre Dame

Overall record Last meeting Result
6–9–3 1959 L 19–20

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1961 NFL Draft

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Willie Fleming Halfback 14 196 Pittsburgh Steelers
Bernard Wyatt Back 19 258 Pittsburgh Steelers

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References

  1. ^ "1960 Football Schedule". hawkeyesports.com. Retrieved September 10, 2017.
  2. ^ "Iowa 1960 AP Football Rankings". collegepollarchive.com. Retrieved September 10, 2017.
  3. ^ "Iowa Shows Offensive Power" (PDF). The Daily Iowan. September 27, 1960. p. 4. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  4. ^ "Iowa's Fast Backs Shatter Wildcat Defense" (PDF). The Daily Iowan. October 4, 1960. p. 4. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  5. ^ "Hawks Hold Ball 5 Times, Score Twice" (PDF). The Daily Iowan. October 11, 1960. p. 4. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  6. ^ "13 Seconds Lucky for Iowa in Win" (PDF). The Daily Iowan. October 18, 1960. p. 4. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  7. ^ "Hawks First – By Big Margin" (PDF). The Daily Iowan. October 25, 1960. p. 4. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  8. ^ "Mum's the Word After Game, Squads Silent About Kansas" (PDF). The Daily Iowan. November 1, 1960. p. 4. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  9. ^ "Gophers Win 27-10, Move to No. 1 Rating" (PDF). The Daily Iowan. November 8, 1960. p. 4. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  10. ^ "Minnesota Trims Top-Ranked Iowa". Kingsport Times-News via newspaperarchive.com. November 6, 1960. p. 1C. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  11. ^ "Iowa Win Double Present for Evy" (PDF). The Daily Iowan. November 15, 1960. p. 4. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  12. ^ "Minnesota 1st But Hawkeyes In No. 2 Spot" (PDF). The Daily Iowan. November 22, 1960. p. 4. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  13. ^ [www.pro-football-reference.com]