1960 College Football All-America Team

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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 in 1960. The six selectors recognized by the NCAA as "official" for the 1960 season are (1) the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), (2) the Associated Press (AP), (3) the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), (4) the Newspaper Enterprise Association (NEA), (5) the Sporting News , and (6) the United Press International (UPI).

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Seven players, including 1960 Heisman Trophy winner Joe Bellino of Navy, and College and Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees Mike Ditka of Pitt and Bob Lilly of TCU, were unanimously named first-team All-Americans by all six official selectors.

Consensus All-Americans

For the year 1960, the NCAA recognizes six published All-American teams as "official" designations for purposes of its consensus determinations. The following chart identifies the NCAA-recognized consensus All-Americans and displays which first-team designations they received.

NamePositionSchoolNumberOfficialOther
Mike Ditka End Pittsburgh 6/6AFCA, AP, FWAA, NEA, SN, UPICP, Time, WC
Dan LaRose End Missouri 6/6AFCA, AP, FWAA, NEA, SN, UPICP, Time, WC
Bob Lilly Tackle TCU 6/6AFCA, AP, FWAA, NEA, SN, UPICP, Time, WC
Tom Brown Guard Minnesota 6/6AFCA, AP, FWAA, NEA, SN, UPICP, Time, WC
Joe Bellino Halfback Navy 6/6AFCA, AP, FWAA, NEA, SN, UPICP, Time, WC
Bob Ferguson Fullback Ohio State 6/6AFCA, AP, FWAA, NEA, SN, UPICP, Time, WC
Jake Gibbs Quarterback Ole Miss 6/6AFCA, AP, FWAA, NEA, SN, UPICP, WC
Ken Rice Tackle Auburn 5/6AFCA, AP, FWAA, SN, UPICP, Time, WC
E. J. Holub Center Texas Tech 5/6AFCA, FWAA, NEA, SN, UPICP, Time, WC
Joe Romig GuardColorado3/6AFCA, FWAA, UPIWC
Ernie Davis HalfbackSyracuse2/6AFCA, UPIWC

All-American selections for 1960

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