1960 Arizona Wildcats football
ConferenceBorder Conference
Record7–3 (3–0 Border)
Head coach
Home stadiumArizona Stadium
Seasons
← 1959
1961 →
1960 Border Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 17 New Mexico State $ 4 0 0 11 0 0
Arizona 3 0 0 7 3 0
Arizona State 3 2 0 7 3 0
Texas Western 2 3 0 4 5 1
West Texas State 1 4 0 3 7 0
Hardin–Simmons 0 4 0 0 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1960 Arizona Wildcats football team represented the University of Arizona in the Border Conference during the 1960 NCAA University Division football season. In their second season under head coach Jim LaRue, the Wildcats compiled a 7–3 record and outscored their opponents, 233 to 152.[1][2] The team captain was Tony Matz.[3] The team played its home games in Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Arizona.

The team's statistical leaders included Eddie Wilson with 1,020 passing yards, Bobby Thompson with 732 rushing yards, and Joe Hernandez with 442 receiving yards.[4]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 24Utah*
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
L 3–13
October 1Wyoming*
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
W 21–19
October 8at Colorado*L 16–35
October 15Tulsa*
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
L 16–17
October 22at New Mexico*W 26–14
October 29West Texas State
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
W 21–14
November 5Idaho*
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
W 32–3
November 12at Texas WesternW 28–14
November 19Kansas State*
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
W 35–16
November 26Arizona State
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ (rivalry)
W 35–7
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ "1960 Arizona Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  2. ^ "Arizona Football 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). University of Arizona. 2016. pp. 102, 106. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  3. ^ 2016 Media Guide, p. 102.
  4. ^ "1960 Arizona Wildcats Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 7, 2016.