1958 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1958 Purdue Boilermakers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1958 record 6–1–2 (3–1–2 )
Head coach Jack Mollenkopf (3rd year)
Home stadium Ross–Ade Stadium
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 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1958 college football season. In their third season under head coach Jack Mollenkopf, the Boilermakers compiled a 6–1–2 record, finished in fourth place in the Big Ten Conference with a 3–1–2 record against conference opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 184 to 102.[1][2]

Purdue tackle Gene Selawski was selected by the Football Writers Association of America as a first-team All-American in 1958.[3] End Tom Franckhauser was selected as a first-team All-American by the Central Press Association.[4] Other notable players included quarterbacks Bob Spoo and Ross Fichtner, fullback Bob Jarus, and guard Ron Maltony.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Purdue Yearly Results (1955-1959)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1958 Purdue Boilermakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 6, 2015. 
  3. ^ Ted Gangi (ed.). "FWAA All-America Since 1944: The All-Time Team" (PDF). Retrieved February 8, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Central Press All-American". New Castle News, New Castle, Pennsylvania.