1958 NCAA College Division football season

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The 1958 NCAA College Division football season was the third season of college football in the United States organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association at the NCAA College Division level.

Conference standings[edit]

1958 California Collegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#15 Cal Poly 4 1 0     9 1 0
Fresno State $ 4 1 0     5 5 0
UC Santa Barbara 3 2 0     4 4 1
San Diego State 2 3 0     3 5 0
Long Beach State 1 3 1     2 6 1
Los Angeles State 0 4 1     4 4 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from College Division poll
1958 Far Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
San Francisco State $ 4 1 0     7 3 0
Humboldt State 3 2 0     7 2 1
Cal Aggies 3 2 0     5 4 0
Chico State 2 3 0     5 5 0
Nevada 2 3 0     3 3 0
Sacramento State 1 4 0     3 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from College Division poll
1958 Gulf States Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Northwestern State + 4 1 0     8 2 0
Louisiana Tech + 4 1 0     7 3 0
Northeast Louisiana State 3 2 0     6 3 0
McNeese State 2 3 0     5 5 0
Southeastern Louisiana 2 3 0     4 5 0
Southwestern Louisiana 0 5 0     1 8 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
1958 Hoosier Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Hanover $ 5 0 0     5 4 0
Anderson (IN) 4 1 0     8 1 0
Indiana Central 2 3 0     3 6 0
Taylor 2 3 0     3 6 0
Manchester (IN) 1 4 0     3 6 0
Franklin (IN) 1 4 0     2 6 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
1958 Indiana Collegiate Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Butler $ 5 1 0     8 1 0
Ball State 4 2 0     6 2 0
Saint Joseph's (IN) 4 2 0     5 4 0
Valparaiso 3 3 0     6 3 0
Evansville 3 3 0     4 5 0
DePauw 1 5 0     2 7 0
Indiana State 1 5 0     2 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
1958 Interstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Western Illinois $ 5 1 0     6 1 1
Southern Illinois 4 2 0     7 2 0
Central Michigan 4 2 0     7 3 0
Eastern Michigan 3 3 0     4 5 0
Northern Illinois 2 4 0     4 5 0
Illinois State 2 4 0     3 6 0
Eastern Illinois 1 5 0     2 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
1958 Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Wartburg $ 7 0 1     8 0 1
Luther 6 1 1     7 1 1
Iowa Wesleyan 6 2 0     6 3 0
Buena Vista 4 4 0     5 4 0
Dubuque 4 4 0     5 4 0
Upper Iowa 3 5 0     3 5 0
Simpson 2 5 1     2 5 1
Parsons 2 6 0     4 6 0
Central (IA) 0 7 1     0 8 1
  • $ – Conference champion
1958 Lone Star Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
East Texas State $ 6 1 0     10 1 0
Lamar Tech 5 2 0     6 2 0
Sam Houston State 5 2 0     7 2 0
Texas A&I 4 3 0     7 4 0
Southwest Texas State 4 3 0     5 5 0
Howard Payne 2 5 0     2 7 0
Stephen F. Austin 1 6 0     2 7 0
Sul Ross 1 6 0     2 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
1958 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Miami $ 5 0 0     6 3 0
Kent State 5 1 0     7 2 0
Bowling Green 4 2 0     7 2 0
Ohio 2 4 0     5 4 0
Western Michigan 2 4 0     4 5 0
Toledo 1 4 0     4 5 0
Marshall 1 5 0     3 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
1958 Mid-Ohio League football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Bluffton $ 5 0 0     8 1 0
Findlay 4 1 0     4 4 1
Defiance 3 2 0     4 4 0
Ohio Northern 1 4 0     1 6 0
Wilmington (OH) 1 4 0     1 6 0
Ashland 1 4 0     1 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
1958 Middle Atlantic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
University
No. 20 Rutgers x 4 0 0     8 1 0
Lafayette 5 1 1     5 3 1
Gettysburg 3 1 1     7 1 1
Lehigh 2 1 2     3 3 3
Delaware 2 3 0     5 3 0
Bucknell 1 5 0     1 8 0
Temple 0 5 0     0 8 0
Muhlenberg* 1 2 0     4 4 0
College–Northern
Juniata x 6 0 0     7 0 1
Lycoming 4 1 0     7 1 0
Lebanon Valley 3 1 1     4 3 1
Susquehanna 3 2 0     3 4 0
Moravian 3 3 0     4 4 0
Wagner 3 3 0     3 5 0
Dickinson 3 4 0     4 4 0
Albright 2 4 1     2 6 1
Wilkes 1 7 0     1 8 0
Scranton* 2 2 0     5 3 0
College–Southern
Pennsylvania Military x 7 1 0     7 2 0
Johns Hopkins 5 1 0     5 3 0
Haverford 4 2 0     4 3 0
Western Maryland 1 4 0     3 6 0
Swarthmore 1 4 0     1 7 0
Drexel 1 5 0     1 7 0
Ursinus 0 8 0     0 8 0
West Chester* 1 0 0     9 1 0
Franklin & Marshall* 3 1 0     5 4 0
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • * – Ineligible for championship due to insufficient conference games
Rankings from AP Poll
1958 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Gustavus Adolphus $^ 7 0 0     8 1 0
Concordia (MN) 6 1 0     7 2 0
Saint John's (MN) 5 2 0     6 2 0
Minnesota–Duluth 4 3 0     4 4 0
St. Thomas (MN) 3 4 0     4 4 0
Macalester 2 5 0     3 6 0
Hamline 2 5 0     2 6 0
Augsburg 0 7 0     0 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NAIA playoff participant
1958 Ohio Valley football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 11 UPI Middle Tennessee State + 5 1 0     8 2 0
Tennessee Tech + 5 1 0     7 3 0
East Tennessee State 4 2 0     5 4 0
Eastern Kentucky 3 3 0     3 6 0
Western Kentucky 2 4 0     4 5 0
Murray State 2 4 0     3 7 0
Morehead State 0 6 0     0 8 1
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from College Division poll
1958 Presidents' Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Western Reserve $ 4 0 0     4 3 0
Allegheny 3 1 1     3 4 1
Wayne State (MI) 2 1 1     2 4 1
Thiel * 1 1 1     2 4 1
John Carroll 3 4 0     3 4 0
Case Tech 2 3 1     2 4 1
Bethany (WV) 1 3 0     ? ? ?
Washington & Jefferson 1 4 0     1 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • * Ineligible for conference title
1958 Rocky Mountain Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Colorado College + 4 1 0     6 3 0
Colorado Mines + 4 1 0     7 3 0
Idaho State 3 2 0     4 5 0
Colorado State–Greeley 3 2 0     5 3 1
Adams State 1 4 0     1 8 0
Western State 0 5 0     1 8 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
1958 SWAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Prairie View A&M $ 5 0 0     10 0 1
Southern 3 2 0     8 2 0
Texas College 3 2 0     5 4 0
Texas Southern 2 3 0     5 5 0
Wiley 2 3 0     5 5 0
Arkansas AM&N 0 5 0     3 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from College Division poll
1958 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Connecticut $ 4 0 0     7 3 0
Maine 3 1 0     6 2 0
Rhode Island 2 2 0     4 4 0
UMass 1 3 0     2 6 0
Vermont 0 1 0     2 4 1
New Hampshire 0 4 0     2 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

Rankings[edit]

Small college poll[edit]

In 1958, United Press International (UPI) conducted a "small college" coaches' poll for the first time. Mississippi Southern, which had beaten NC State and VPI en route to a 9–0 record,[1] was ranked first from start to finish.[2]

United Press International (coaches) final poll
Published on December 4[3]

Rank School Record No. 1
votes
Total
points
1 Mississippi Southern 9–0 36 403
2 Miami (OH) 6–3 215
3 Arizona State–Flagstaff 10–0 2 209
4 Northeastern State 9–0 1 205
5 East Texas State 9–1 172
6 Montana State 8–1 148
7 Wheaton (IL) 8–0 1 107
8 Chattanooga 5–5 105
9 St. Benedict's 10–0 92
10 Buffalo 8–1 91

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/s/southern_mississippi/1955-1959_yearly_results.php
  2. ^ "Southern Small College Champ; Axers Third," Yuma Daily Sun, Dec. 4, 1958, p9
  3. ^ UPI (December 4, 1958). "Miss. Southern Tops Final Poll Of Grid Powers". Brownwood Bulletin. Brownwood, Texas. Retrieved February 26, 2017 – via newspapers.com.