1958 Northwestern Wildcats football team

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1958 Northwestern Wildcats football
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 17
1958 record 5–4 (3–4 Big 10)
Head coach Ara Parseghian (3rd year)
MVP Ron Burton
Home stadium Dyche Stadium (Capacity: 55,000)
Seasons
← 1957
1959 →
1958 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Iowa $ 5 1 0     8 1 1
#7 Wisconsin 5 1 1     7 1 1
#8 Ohio State 4 1 2     6 1 2
#13 Purdue 3 1 2     6 1 2
Indiana 3 2 1     5 3 1
Illinois 4 3 0     4 5 0
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

The 1958 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1958 Big Ten Conference football season. In their third year under head coach Ara Parseghian, the Wildcats compiled a 5–4 record (3–4 against Big Ten Conference opponents), finished in seventh place in the Big Ten, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 199 to 148.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 27 Washington State* Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL W 29-28   27,500
October 4 Stanford* Dyche Stadium • Evanston, IL W 28-0   25,132
October 11 at Minnesota Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN W 7-3   56,061
October 18 No. 19 Michigan No. 17 Dyche Stadium • Evanston, IL W 55-24   34,852
October 25 at No. 7 Iowa No. 8 Iowa StadiumIowa City, IA L 20-26   59,275
November 1 No. 5 Ohio State No. 11 Dyche Stadium • Evanston, IL W 21-0   51,102
November 8 at No. 7 Wisconsin No. 4 Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI L 13-17   62,964
November 15 No. 8 Purdue No. 13 Dyche Stadium • Evanston, IL L 6-23   38,421
November 22 at Illinois No. 20 Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL (Sweet Sioux Tomahawk) L 20-27   32,390
*Non-conference game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Northwestern Yearly Results (1955-1959)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 7, 2015.