1958 California Golden Bears football team
|1958 California Golden Bears football|
|Conference||Pacific Coast Conference|
|1958 record||7–4 (6–1 PCC)|
|Head coach||Pete Elliott (2nd year)|
|Home stadium||California Memorial Stadium|
|1958 PCC football standings|
|#16 California $||6||–||1||–||0||7||–||4||–||0|
The 1958 California Golden Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Berkeley in the Pacific Coast Conference (PCC) during the 1958 college football season. In their second year under head coach Pete Elliott, the Golden Bears compiled a 7–4 record (6–1 against PCC opponents), won the PCC championship, lost to Iowa in the 1959 Rose Bowl, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 207 to 200.
The team's statistical leaders included Joe Kapp with 649 passing yards and 582 rushing yards and Jack Hart with 334 receiving yards. Kapp and Hart were also the team's co-captains. Kapp was later inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.
|September 20||Pacific*||California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA||L 20–24|
|September 27||at No. 4 Michigan State*||Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, MI||L 12–32|
|October 4||Washington State||California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA||W 34–14|
|October 11||Utah*||California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA||W 36–21|
|October 18||at USC||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA||W 14–12|
|October 25||Oregon||California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA||W 23–6|
|November 1||at Oregon State||Parker Stadium • Corvallis, OR||L 8–14|
|November 8||UCLA||California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA||W 20–17|
|November 15||at Washington||Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA||W 12–7|
|November 22||Stanford||No. 19||California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA (The Big Game)||W 16–15||81,490|
|January 1||vs. No. 4 Iowa*||No. 17||Rose Bowl • Pasadena, CA (Rose Bowl)||L 12–38||98,297|
|*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.|
- "1958 California Golden Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
- "California 2015 Football Information Guide" (PDF). CalBears.com. Cal Golden Bears Athletics. p. 164. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
- "1958 California Golden Bears Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
- 2011 California Golden Bears football information guide.