1960 Tangerine Bowl
1234 Total
Tennessee Tech 0000 0
The Citadel 70137 27
DateDecember 30, 1960
StadiumTangerine Bowl
LocationOrlando, Florida
MVPJerry Nettles, The Citadel[1]
Tangerine Bowl
 < 1960 (Jan) 1961

The 1960 Tangerine Bowl (December) was an American college football bowl game played following the 1960 season, on December 30, at the Tangerine Bowl stadium in Orlando, Florida. The Citadel Bulldogs of the Southern Conference defeated the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles of the Ohio Valley Conference by a score of 27–0. It was the second of two Tangerine Bowls played in calendar year 1960.

Heading into the game, The Citadel finished their regular season slate with a 7–2–1 record, finishing second in the Southern Conference behind VMI. This has been the only bowl appearance for The Citadel.

Tennessee Tech entered with an 8–2 record. They were Ohio Valley Conference champions after having finished 6–0 in conference play. They have appeared in only one bowl game since; the 1972 Grantland Rice Bowl, which they also lost.

Neither team was ranked before or after the game.

Scoring summary

Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring information Score
Plays Yards TOP TTU Citadel
1 3:08 19 71 Citadel Bill Allen 6-yard touchdown reception from Jerry Nettles, Bill Gilgo kick good 0 7
3 13:56 2 Citadel Tommy Edwards 56-yard touchdown run, Bill Gilgo kick blocked 0 13
3 7:20 7 71 Citadel Bill Gilgo 16-yard touchdown reception from Jerry Nettles, Bill Gilgo kick good 0 20
4 7:33 9 23 Citadel Sid Mitchell 1-yard touchdown run, Bill Gilgo kick good 0 27
"TOP" = time of possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 0 27



  1. ^ a b c Bassine, Bob (December 31, 1960). "The Citadel Takes 27-0 Win In 15th Tangerine Bowl Game". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved March 11, 2017 – via newspapers.com.