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1960 College Football All-America Team

The 1960 College Football All-America team is composed of college football players who were selected as All-Americans by various organizations and writers that chose College Football All-America Teams for the 1960 college football season. The organizations choosing the teams included the United Press, Associated Press, Time, and the Newspaper Editors Association.

All-American selections for 1960


  • Mike Ditka, Pittsburgh (AP, UPI, NEA, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, Time)
  • Danny LaRose, Missouri (AP, UPI, NEA, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, Time)
  • Bill Miller, Miami (Fla.) (FWAA)
  • Claude Moorman, Duke (FWAA)


  • Bob Lilly, TCU (AP, UPI, NEA, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, Time)
  • Ken Rice, Auburn (AP, UPI, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, Time)
  • Merlin Olsen, Utah State (NEA, FWAA)
  • Jerry Beabout, Purdue (FWAA)


  • Tom Brown, Minnesota (AP, UPI, NEA, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, Time)
  • Joe Romig, Colorado (UPI, WC, AFCA, FWAA)
  • Mark Manders, Iowa (FWAA, TSN)
  • Ben Balma, Yale (AP)
  • Wayne Harris, Arkansas (FWAA)
  • Al Vanderbush, Army (CP)
  • Myron Pottios, Notre Dame (Time)


  • E.J. Holub, Texas Tech(UPI, NEA, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, Time)
  • Roy McKasson, Washington (AP, NEA, FWAA)




  • Bob Ferguson, Ohio State (AP, UPI, NEA, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, Time)
  • Ed Dyas, Auburn (FWAA)


  • Bold = Consensus All-American[1]
  • AP = Associated Press [2]
  • UPI = United Press International [3]
  • NEA = Newspaper Enterprise Association [4]
  • CP = Central Press Association [5]
  • WC = Walter Camp Football Foundation [6]
  • FWAA = Football Writers Association of America[7] (Choose a 22-man roster)
  • AFCA = The American Football Coaches Associaion [8]
  • TSN = The Sporting News[9]
  • Time = Time magazine[10]

Heisman Trophy voting

The chart below reflects the point total in the 1960 Heisman Trophy voting.

Rank Name Position School Heisman points
1 Joe Bellino Halfback Navy 1,793
2 Tom Brown Guard Minnesota 731
3 Jake Gibbs Quarterback Mississippi 453
4 Ed Dyas Halfback Auburn 319
5 Billy Kilmer Quarterback UCLA 280
6 Mike Ditka End Pittsburgh 223
7 Tom Matte Quarterback Ohio State 165


  1. ^ "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections". National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. pp. 6–7. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  2. ^ "All-America Teams". The Vidette-Messenger. Valparaiso, Indiana. 
  3. ^ "United Press International Picks All-American Team". Las Vegas Daily Optical. Las Vegas, New Mexico. 
  4. ^ "Bellino Leads NEA All-American List". Frederick News-Post. Frederick, MD. 
  5. ^ "Hefty Line Features Central Press All-America". The Brainerd Daily Dispatch. Brainerd, MN. 
  6. ^ "All-America Teams". Walter Camp Football Foundation. 
  7. ^ "FWAA All America". Football Writers Association of America. 
  8. ^ "Football Coaches Name 1960 All-America Team". Eureka Humboldt Standard. Eureka, CA. 
  9. ^ "The Sporting News: College Football TSN All America Teams". The Sporting News. 
  10. ^ "Expert's All-America: College Football All-America Teams". Time. 
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