1960 Auburn Tigers football
Auburn Tigers logo (pre-1971).png
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 14
APNo. 13
Record8–2 (5–2 SEC)
Head coach
Home stadiumCliff Hare Stadium
Seasons
← 1959
1961 →
1960 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 2 Ole Miss $ 5 0 1 10 0 1
No. 18 Florida 5 1 0 9 2 0
No. 9 Alabama 5 1 1 8 1 2
No. 13 Auburn 5 2 0 8 2 0
Tennessee 3 2 2 6 2 2
Georgia 4 3 0 6 4 0
Georgia Tech 4 4 0 5 5 0
LSU 2 3 1 5 4 1
Kentucky 2 4 1 5 4 1
Tulane 1 4 1 3 6 1
Mississippi State 0 5 1 2 6 1
Vanderbilt 0 7 0 3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1960 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1960 NCAA University Division football season. It was the Tigers' 69th overall and 27th season as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The team was led by head coach Ralph "Shug" Jordan, in his tenth year, and played their home games at Cliff Hare Stadium in Auburn and Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama. They finished with a record of eight wins and two losses (8–2 overall, 5–2 in the SEC).

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultSource
September 24TennesseeL 3–10[1]
October 1at KentuckyW 10–7
October 8Chattanooga*W 10–0[2]
October 15No. 19 Georgia Tech
  • Legion Field
  • Birmingham, Alabama
W 9–7
October 22Miami (FL)*No. 17
  • Cliff Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, Alabama
W 20–7
October 29at FloridaNo. 14W 10–7
November 5Mississippi StateNo. 12
  • Cliff Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, Alabama
W 27–12
November 12GeorgiaNo. 10
W 9–6
November 19Florida State*No. 9
  • Cliff Hare Stadium
  • Auburn, Alabama
W 57–21
November 26vs. No. 17 AlabamaNo. 8
L 0–3
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. ^ "Tennessee tops Auburn, 10–3". Johnson City Press-Chronicle. September 25, 1960. Retrieved April 12, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "Burson homer saves Auburn". The Birmingham News. October 9, 1960. Retrieved September 10, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ 2009 Auburn Football Media Guide (PDF). Auburn, Alabama: Auburn Media Relations Office. 2009. p. 188. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-10-06. Retrieved 2012-12-11.
  4. ^ "1960–1961 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Archived from the original on September 1, 2012.