1960 Oklahoma Sooners football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
Record3–6–1 (2–4–1 Big 8)
Head coach
Captains
  • Ron Hartline
  • Marshall York
Home stadiumOklahoma Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 61,724)
Seasons
← 1959
1961 →
1960 Big Eight Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 5 Missouri $ 7 0 0 11 0 0
No. 11 Kansas 6 0 1 7 2 1
Colorado 6 1 0 7 3 0
Iowa State 4 3 0 7 3 0
Oklahoma 2 4 1 3 6 1
Nebraska 2 5 0 4 6 0
Oklahoma State 2 5 0 3 7 0
Kansas State 0 7 0 1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • † Kansas' conference victories against Colorado and Missouri were forfeited by Big Eight sanctions, though both are recognized as Kansas victories by Kansas and the NCAA.[1]
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1960 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented the University of Oklahoma during the 1960 NCAA University Division football season. They played their home games at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium and competed as members of the Big Eight Conference. They were coached by head coach Bud Wilkinson.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 27No. 14 Northwestern*L 3–1961,289
October 1Pittsburgh*
  • Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
W 15–1448,835
October 8vs. No. 15 Texas*L 0–2476,059
October 15at No. 9 KansasT 13–1339,593
October 22Kansas State
  • Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
W 49–744,677
October 29at ColoradoL 0–745,281
November 5at Iowa StateL 6–1015,451
November 12No. 2 Missouri
L 19–4153,369
November 19Nebraska
  • Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK (rivalry)
L 14–1742,701
November 26at Oklahoma StateW 17–632,381
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

[2]

Rankings

See also: 1960 NCAA University Division football rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
— = Not ranked.
Week
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Postseason

NFL draft

The following players were drafted into the National Football League following the season.[3]

Player Position Round Pick Franchise
Ron Hartline Running Back 4 51 Detroit Lions
Mike McClellan Back 6 80 San Francisco 49ers
Phil Loman Center 14 195 Cleveland Browns

References

  1. ^ Morey, Earl (December 9, 1960). "Big Eight voted 5-3 to strip KU's title in Bert Coan action". Lawrence Daily Journal-World. (Kansas). p. 1. 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.
  2. ^ "SoonerSports.com". Archived from the original on November 4, 2012. Retrieved October 25, 2012.
  3. ^ "1961 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved November 29, 2020.