1958 California Golden Bears football team

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1958 California Golden Bears football
PCC champion
Rose Bowl, L 12–38 vs. Iowa
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 16
AP No. 16
1958 record 7–4 (6–1 PCC)
Head coach Pete Elliott (2nd year)
Captain Jack Hart
Joe Kapp
Home stadium California Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1957 1959 »
1958 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#16 California $ 6 1 0     7 4 0
Washington State 6 2 0     7 3 0
USC 4 2 1     4 5 1
Oregon State 5 3 0     6 4 0
Oregon 4 4 0     4 6 0
UCLA 2 4 1     3 6 1
Stanford 2 5 0     2 8 0
Washington 1 6 0     3 7 0
Idaho 0 3 0     4 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

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.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Joe Kapp with 649 passing yards and 582 rushing yards and Jack Hart with 334 receiving yards.[3] Kapp and Hart were also the team's co-captains. Kapp was later inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 20 Pacific* California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA L 20–24    
September 27 at No. 4 Michigan State* Spartan StadiumEast 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 ColiseumLos Angeles, CA W 14–12    
October 25 Oregon California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA W 23–6    
November 1 at Oregon State Parker StadiumCorvallis, OR L 8–14    
November 8 UCLA California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA W 20–17    
November 15 at Washington Husky StadiumSeattle, 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 BowlPasadena, CA (Rose Bowl) L 12–38   98,297
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1958 California Golden Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  2. ^ "California 2015 Football Information Guide" (PDF). CalBears.com. Cal Golden Bears Athletics. p. 164. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1958 California Golden Bears Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  4. ^ 2011 California Golden Bears football information guide.

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