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1960 Iowa Hawkeyes football team

1960 Iowa Hawkeyes football
Big Ten co-champion
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 2
APNo. 3
1960 record8–1 (5–1 Big Ten)
Head coachForest Evashevski (9th season)
MVPBernie Wyatt
Home stadiumIowa 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

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 24No. 10 Oregon State*No. 19W 22–1243,000
October 1at NorthwesternNo. 8W 42–048,109
October 8at No. 13 Michigan StateNo. 3W 27–1574,493
October 15No. 12 WisconsinNo. 2W 28–2157,000
October 22No. 16 PurduedaggerNo. 1W 21–1459,200
October 29No. 19 Kansas*No. 1W 21–747,000
November 5at No. 3 MinnesotaNo. 1L 10–2765,610
November 12No. 3 Ohio StateNo. 5W 35–1257,900
November 19at Notre Dame*No. 2W 28–045,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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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

1 234Total
Purdue 0 077 14
Iowa 0 1470 21
  • Date: October 22
  • Location: Kinnick Stadium
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. ^ Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 1960 Oct 23. Retrieved 2018-Oct-28.
  9. ^ "Mum's the Word After Game, Squads Silent About Kansas" (PDF). The Daily Iowan. November 1, 1960. p. 4. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  10. ^ "Gophers Win 27-10, Move to No. 1 Rating" (PDF). The Daily Iowan. November 8, 1960. p. 4. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  11. ^ "Minnesota Trims Top-Ranked Iowa". Kingsport Times-News via newspaperarchive.com. November 6, 1960. p. 1C. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  12. ^ "Iowa Win Double Present for Evy" (PDF). The Daily Iowan. November 15, 1960. p. 4. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  13. ^ "Minnesota 1st But Hawkeyes In No. 2 Spot" (PDF). The Daily Iowan. November 22, 1960. p. 4. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  14. ^ [www.pro-football-reference.com]