1958 Missouri Tigers football team

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1958 Missouri Tigers football
ConferenceBig Seven Conference
1958 record5–4–1 (4–1–1 Big 7)
Head coachDan Devine (1st season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1957
1959 →
1958 Big 7 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 Oklahoma $ 6 0 0     10 1 0
Missouri 4 1 1     5 4 1
Colorado 4 2 0     6 4 0
Kansas 3 2 1     4 5 1
Kansas State 2 4 0     3 7 0
Nebraska 1 5 0     3 7 0
Iowa State 0 6 0     4 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1958 Missouri Tigers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Missouri in the Big Seven Conference (Big 7) during the 1958 college football season. The team compiled a 5–4–1 record (4–1–1 against Big 7 opponents), finished in second place in the Big 7, and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 164 to 141. Dan Devine was the head coach for the first of 13 seasons.[1][2] The team played its home games at Memorial Stadium in Columbia, Missouri.

The team's statistical leaders included Mel West with 642 rushing yards and 642 yards of total offense, Phil Snowden with 548 passing yards and 37 points scored, and Danny LaRose with 215 receiving yards.[3]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 20Vanderbilt*L 8–12 
September 27Idaho*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Columbia, MO
W 14–10 
October 4at Texas A&M*L 0–12 
October 11No. 18 SMU*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Columbia, MO
L 19–32 
October 18at Kansas StateW 32–8 
October 25Iowa State
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Columbia, MO (rivalry)
W 14–6 
November 1at NebraskaW 31–0 
November 8Colorado
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Columbia, MO
W 33–9 
November 15at No. 6 OklahomaL 0–39 
November 22Kansas
T 13–13 
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1958 Missouri Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 11, 2016.
  2. ^ "2016 Mizzou Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Missouri. p. 158. Retrieved November 11, 2016.
  3. ^ "2014 Mizzou Football Records Book" (PDF). University of Missouri. pp. 26–27. Retrieved November 11, 2016.