1958 UCLA Bruins football team

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1958 UCLA Bruins football
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
1958 record3–6–1 (2–4–1 PCC)
Head coachGeorge W. Dickerson, Bill Barnes (1st season)
Home stadiumLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
← 1957
1959 →
1958 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 16 California $ 6 1 0     7 4 0
Washington State 6 2 0     7 3 0
USC 4 2 1     4 5 1
Oregon State 5 3 0     6 4 0
Oregon 4 4 0     4 6 0
UCLA 2 4 1     3 6 1
Stanford 2 5 0     2 8 0
Washington 1 6 0     3 7 0
Idaho 0 3 0     4 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1958 UCLA Bruins football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Los Angeles during the 1958 NCAA University Division football season. In their first year under head coaches George W. Dickerson (three games) and then Bill Barnes (seven games), the Bruins compiled a 3–6–1 record (2–4–1 conference) and finished in sixth place in the Pacific Coast Conference.[1]

UCLA's offensive leaders in 1958 were quarterback Don Long with 395 passing yards each, Ray Smith with 307 rushing yards, and John Brown with 259 receiving yards.[2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 20No. 19 Pittsburgh*L 6-2730,578[3]
September 27at Illinois*W 18-1416,775[4]
October 4at Oregon StateL 0-1418,532
October 10Florida*
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
L 14-2131,175[5]
October 18at WashingtonW 20-034,594
October 25Stanford
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
L 19-2139,129[6]
November 1Washington State
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
L 20-3825,090
November 8at CaliforniaL 17-2050,000[7]
November 15Oregon
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 7-322,297[8]
November 22USC
T 15-1558,507
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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Roster[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1958 UCLA Bruins Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 17, 2015.
  2. ^ "1958 UCLA Bruins Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 17, 2015.
  3. ^ Wolf, Al (21 September 1958). "GROGGY BRUINS UPSET BY PITT, 27-6". Los Angeles Times.
  4. ^ Wolf, Al (28 September 1958). "BRUINS RALLY TO UPSET ILLINOIS, 18-14". Los Angeles Times.
  5. ^ Wolf, Al (11 October 1958). "FLORIDA HOLDS OFF UCLA RALLY, 21-14". Los Angeles Times.
  6. ^ Wolf, Al (26 October 1958). "UCLA edged out by indians, 21-19". Los Angeles Times.
  7. ^ "Cal edges bruins, 20-17, nears bowl". Los Angeles Times. 9 November 1958.
  8. ^ Wolf, Al (16 November 1958). "LATE BRUIN FLURRY EDGES OREGON, 7-3". Los Angeles Times.
  9. ^ "2015 UCLA Bruins Football Media Guide Year-by-Year Results" (PDF). Retrieved December 19, 2016.