|1960 Colorado Buffaloes football|
|Conference||Big Eight Conference|
|1960 record||6–4 (5–2 Big 8)|
|Home stadium||Folsom Field|
|1960 Big Eight Conference football standings|
|No. 5 Missouri $||7||–||0||–||0||11||–||0||–||0|
|No. 11 Kansas†||6||–||0||–||1||7||–||2||–||1|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1960 Colorado Buffaloes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Colorado in the Big Eight Conference during the 1960 NCAA University Division football season. Led by second-year head coach Sonny Grandelius, the Buffaloes compiled an overall record of 6–4 with a conference mark of 5–2 placing third in the Big 8. Big Eight official stripped Kansas of their win over Colorado, but both schools and the NCAA credit the win to Kansas, but place Colorado second in the conference standings and Kansas third. Home games were played on campus at Folsom Field in Boulder, Colorado.
For the first time since joining the conference in 1948, Colorado defeated both Oklahoma and Nebraska in the same season; they tied both in 1952.
|September 24||at Baylor*||L 0–26||29,000|
|October 1||Kansas State||W 27–7||23,500|
|October 8||Arizona*||W 35–16||34,153|
|October 15||at Iowa State||W 21–6||20,000|
|October 22||Nebraska||W 19–6||43,000|
|October 29||Oklahoma||W 7–0||46,000|
|November 5||at No. 2 Missouri||No. 18||L 6–16||37,500|
|November 12||at Kansas||L 6–34 (Kansas forfeit)||33,000|||
|November 19||at Oklahoma State||W 13–6||22,000|
|November 26||Air Force*||L 6–16||39,140|||
The Big Eight faculty committee, meeting in Kansas City, found that Kansas violated league rules in recruiting Coan and order the Jayhawks to forfeit their last two victories-over Colorado and Missouri.