1958 Syracuse Orangemen football team

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1958 Syracuse Orangemen football
Orange Bowl, L 6–21 vs. Oklahoma
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
CoachesNo. 10
APNo. 9
1958 record8–2
Head coachBen Schwartzwalder (10th season)
CaptainChuck Zimmerman
Home stadiumArchbold Stadium
Seasons
← 1957
1959 →
1958 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Army         8 0 1
No. 6 Air Force         9 0 2
No. 9 Syracuse         8 2 0
No. 19 Oklahoma State         8 3 0
Boston College         7 3 0
Florida State         7 4 0
Holy Cross         6 3 0
Navy         6 3 0
Penn State         6 3 1
No. 17 Notre Dame         6 4 0
Pacific (CA)         6 4 0
Villanova         6 4 0
Pittsburgh         5 4 1
Detroit         4 4 1
Boston University         4 5 0
San Jose State         4 5 0
Texas Tech         3 7 0
Marquette         2 7 1
Drake         2 7 0
Dayton         2 8 0
Miami (FL)         2 8 0
Colgate         1 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1958 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University during the 1958 NCAA University Division football season. The Orangemen were led by 10th-year head coach Ben Schwartzwalder and played their home games at Archbold Stadium in Syracuse, New York. Syracuse finished the regular season ranked in the top 10 of both major polls after compiling a record of 8–1. They were invited to the 1959 Orange Bowl, where they were defeated by Oklahoma.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 27Boston CollegeW 24–1415,000
October 4at Holy CrossL 13–1418,000
October 11Cornell
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
W 55–024,000
October 18Nebraska
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
W 38–017,083
October 25at Penn StateW 14–627,000
November 1No. 12/10 Pittsburgh
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
W 16–1338,000
November 7at Boston UniversityNo. 12/12W 42–016,500
November 15ColgateNo. 12/11
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
W 47–030,000
November 22at West VirginiaNo. 10/11W 15–1225,000
January 1vs. No. 5/5 OklahomaNo. 9/10L 6–2175,281

Note: The game against Boston University was played at night.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Syracuse football record book.