|1960 San Jose State Spartans football|
|Home stadium||Spartan Stadium|
|1960 NCAA University Division independents football records|
|No. 4 Navy||–||9||–||2||–||0|
|No. 19 Syracuse||–||7||–||2||–||0|
|No. 16 Penn State||–||7||–||3||–||0|
|San Jose State||–||5||–||4||–||0|
|Rankings from AP Poll|
San Jose State played as an Independent in 1960. The team was led by fourth-year head coach Bob Titchenal, and played home games at Spartan Stadium in San Jose, California. The Spartans finished the 1960 season with a record of five wins and four losses (5–4). Overall, the team was outscored by its opponents 175–176 for the season.
|September 23||BYU||W 21–8|
|October 8||at Oregon||L 0–33|
|October 15||at Stanford||W 34–20|
|October 22||at Arizona State||W 12–7|
|October 29||Washington State||L 6–29||19,500|
|November 5||at Pacific (CA)[note 2]||L 20–26|
|November 11||Fresno State[note 4]||L 12–27||9,000|
|November 18||Idaho||W 22–20|
|December 2||at Hawaii||W 48–6||20,000|
Team players in the NFL/AFL
|Leon Donohue||Guard – Tackle||9||118||San Francisco 49ers|
|Mike Jones||Quarterback||20||271||Pittsburgh Steelers|
The following San Jose State players were selected in the 1961 AFL Draft.
|Mike Jones||Quarterback||21||164||Oakland Raiders|
|Clair Appledoorn||End||27||212||Oakland Raiders|
- San Jose State University was known as San Jose State College from 1935 to 1971.
- University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911 to 1961.
- Amos Alonzo Stagg Memorial Stadium was known as Pacific Memorial Stadium from its opening in 1950 through 1987.
- California State University, Fresno was known as Fresno State College from 1949 to 1971.
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