1958 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1958 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches #7
AP #8
1958 record 6–1–2 (4–1–2 Big Ten)
Head coach Woody Hayes
Defensive coordinator Lyal Clark
MVP Jim Houston
Captain Frank Kremblas
Captain Dick Schafrath
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
(Capacity: 79,658)
Seasons
« 1957 1959 »
1958 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2/2 Iowa 5 1 0     8 1 1
#7/6 Wisconsin 5 1 1     7 1 1
#8/7 Ohio State 4 1 2     6 1 2
#13/11 Purdue 3 1 2     6 1 2
Indiana 3 2 1     5 3 1
Illinois 4 3 0     4 5 0
#NR/17 Northwestern 3 4 0     5 4 0
Michigan 1 5 1     2 6 1
Minnesota 1 6 0     1 8 0
Michigan State 0 5 1     3 5 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1958 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1958-1959. The Buckeyes compiled a 6–1–2 record.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 27 #20 SMU* #1 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 23–20   83,113
October 4 Washington* #3 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 12–7   82,901
October 11 at Illinois #5 Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL (Illibuck Trophy) W 19–13   50,416
October 18 Indiana #3 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 49–8   82,964
October 25 #13 Wisconsin #2 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH T 7–7   83,142
November 1 at #11 Northwestern #5 Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL L 0–21   51,102
November 8 #8 Purdue #16 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH T 14–14   83,481
November 15 at #2 Iowa #16 Iowa StadiumIowa City, IA W 38–28   58,643
November 22 Michigan #11 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH (The Game) W 20–14   83,248
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Game notes[edit]

Iowa[edit]

Statistics

Coaching staff[edit]

1959 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Don Clark 1 7 Back Chicago Bears
Dan James 1 8 Tackle San Francisco 49ers
Dick Schafrath 2 23 Tackle Cleveland Browns
Dick LeBeau 5 58 Defensive Back Cleveland Browns
Jerry Lee Murphy 20 231 Tackle Chicago Cardinals
Frank Kremblas 23 275 Quarterback New York Giants
Ernie Spychalski 25 298 Tackle Cleveland Browns
Jack Scott 26 307 Defensive Tackle Pittsburgh Steelers

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2012 Ohio State football record book.
  2. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1959.htm
Win/Loss statistics
Draft data