|1960 Michigan State Spartans football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1960 record||6–2–1 (4–2 Big Ten)|
|Captain||Herb Adderley, Fred Arbanas, Fred Boylen|
|Home stadium||Spartan Stadium |
|1960 Big Ten Conference football standings|
|No. 1 Minnesota +||6||–||1||–||0||8||–||2||–||0|
|No. 3 Iowa +||5||–||1||–||0||8||–||1||–||0|
|No. 8 Ohio State||5||–||2||–||0||7||–||2||–||0|
|No. 15 Michigan State||4||–||2||–||0||6||–||2||–||1|
|No. 19 Purdue||3||–||4||–||0||4||–||4||–||1|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1960 Michigan State Spartans football team represented Michigan State University in the 1960 Big Ten Conference football season. In their seventh season under head coach Duffy Daugherty, the Spartans compiled a 6–2–1 overall record (4–2 against Big Ten opponents), finished in fourth place in the Big Ten Conference, and were ranked #15 in the final AP Poll.
The 1960 Spartans won all three of their annual rivalry games. In the annual Indiana–Michigan State football rivalry game, the Spartans defeated the Hoosiers by a 35 to 0 score. In the Notre Dame rivalry game, the Spartans defeated the Fighting Irish by a 21 to 0 score. And, in the annual Michigan–Michigan State football rivalry game, the Spartans defeated the Wolverines by a 24 to 17 score.
|September 24||at No. 17 Pittsburgh*||No. 6||T 7–7|
|October 1||Michigan||W 24–17|
|October 8||No. 3 Iowa||No. 13||L 15–27|
|October 15||at Notre Dame*||No. 14||W 21–0|
|October 22||at Indiana||No. 13||W 35–0|
|October 29||No. 8 Ohio State||No. 10||L 10–21|
|November 5||at Purdue||No. 17||W 17–13|
|November 12||at Northwestern||No. 13||W 21–18|
|November 19||Detroit*||No. 12||W 43–15|
|1960 Michigan State Spartans football team roster|
- "2016 Football Media Guide" (PDF). Michigan State University. pp. 146, 155. Retrieved June 18, 2017.
- "1960 Michigan State Spartans Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 18, 2017.
- "Big Ten Coaches Name Three Bucks All Stars". The Terre Haute Star. November 25, 1960. p. 26.
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