1958 Northwestern Wildcats football team
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.
|1958 Northwestern Wildcats football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1958 record||5–4 (3–4 Big 10)|
|Head coach||Ara Parseghian (3rd season)|
|Home stadium||Dyche Stadium (Capacity: 55,000)|
|1958 Big Ten football standings|
|No. 2 Iowa $||5||–||1||–||0||8||–||1||–||1|
|No. 7 Wisconsin||5||–||1||–||1||7||–||1||–||1|
|No. 8 Ohio State||4||–||1||–||2||6||–||1||–||2|
|No. 13 Purdue||3||–||1||–||2||6||–||1||–||2|
Rankings from AP Poll
|September 27||Washington State*||W 29-28||27,500|
|October 4||Stanford*||W 28-0||25,132|
|October 11||at Minnesota||W 7-3||56,061|
|October 18||No. 19 Michigan||No. 17||W 55-24||41,345|||
|October 25||at No. 7 Iowa||No. 8||L 20-26||59,275|
|November 1||No. 5 Ohio State||No. 11||W 21-0||51,102|
|November 8||at No. 7 Wisconsin||No. 4||L 13-17||62,964|
|November 15||No. 8 Purdue||No. 13||L 6-23||38,421|
|November 22||at Illinois||No. 20||L 20-27||32,390|
- "Year-by-Year Results" (PDF). 2007. p. 148. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2019-03-14. Retrieved 2019-03-14.
- "Northwestern Yearly Results (1955-1959)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 7, 2015.
- Tommy Devine (October 19, 1958). "Wildcats Murder M, 55-24". Detroit Free Press. p. 1E – via Newspapers.com.
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