1958 Syracuse Orangemen football team

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1958 Syracuse Orangemen football
Orange Bowl, L 6–21 vs. Oklahoma
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches No. 10
AP No. 9
1958 record 8–2
Head coach Ben Schwartzwalder (10th season)
Captain Chuck Zimmerman
Home stadium Archbold Stadium
Seasons
← 1957
1959 →
1958 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Air Force         9 0 2
No. 3 Army         8 0 1
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 college 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]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 27 Boston College Archbold StadiumSyracuse, NY W 24–14   15,000
October 4 at Holy Cross Fitton FieldWorcester, MA L 13–14   18,000
October 11 Cornell Archbold Stadium • Syracuse, NY W 55–0   24,000
October 18 Nebraska Archbold Stadium • Syracuse, NY W 38–0   17,083
October 25 at Penn State New Beaver FieldUniversity Park, PA (Rivalry) W 14–6   27,000
November 1 No. 12/10 Pittsburgh Archbold Stadium • Syracuse, NY W 16–13   38,000
November 7 at Boston University No. 12/12 Nickerson FieldBoston, MA W 42–0   16,500
November 15 Colgate No. 12/11 Archbold Stadium • Syracuse, NY W 47–0   30,000
November 22 at West Virginia No. 10/11 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV (Rivalry) W 15–12   25,000
January 1 vs. No. 5/5 Oklahoma No. 9/10 Orange BowlMiami, FL (Orange Bowl) L 6–21   75,281
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll/Coaches' Poll.

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Syracuse football record book.