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1958 Big Seven Conference Year Summary

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Record: 35-34-2, .507 W-L% (6th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 2.60 (4th of 12) ▪ SOS: 2.66 (5th of 12)

Conference Champion: Oklahoma

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Oklahoma)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Oklahoma)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Oklahoma 10 1 0 .909 6 0 0 1.000 27.3 5.0 19.77 3.59
Missouri 5 4 1 .550 4 1 1 .750 16.4 14.1 5.93 2.83
Colorado 6 4 0 .600 4 2 0 .667 20.7 12.2 4.51 0.31
Kansas 4 5 1 .450 3 2 1 .583 8.7 17.5 0.17 4.77
Kansas State 3 7 0 .300 2 4 0 .333 11.0 19.2 -4.16 2.65
Nebraska 3 7 0 .300 1 5 0 .167 7.1 23.5 -4.86 7.54
Iowa State 4 6 0 .400 0 6 0 .000 12.7 8.8 -3.14 -3.04

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 Final
Oklahoma 2 2 1 2 11 9 7 6 6 4 3 5
Colorado       19   12 9          

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1959-01-01 Orange Bowl Oklahoma 21 Syracuse 6 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Les Krull (KSST) 57
2. Phillip Snowden (MO) 46
3. Boyd Dowler (CO) 35
4. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 26
5. Bobby Boyd (OK) 24
6. Howard Cook (CO) 14
  David Baker (OK) 14
8. George Harshman (NE) 13
9. Harry Tolly (NE) 12
  John Solmos (KSST) 12
  Bill Crank (KS) 12

Pass Attempts

1. Les Krull (KSST) 106
2. Phillip Snowden (MO) 86
3. Boyd Dowler (CO) 77
4. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 55
5. Bobby Boyd (OK) 50
6. Howard Cook (CO) 38
7. Bill Crank (KS) 36
8. David Baker (OK) 34
9. George Harshman (NE) 32
  Robert Haas (MO) 32

Passing Yards

1. Les Krull (KSST) 661
2. Phillip Snowden (MO) 550
3. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 357
4. Bobby Boyd (OK) 353
5. Boyd Dowler (CO) 320
6. David Baker (OK) 264
7. Larry McKown (KS) 219
8. Howard Cook (CO) 216
9. Terry Ingram (IAST) 205
10. George Harshman (NE) 201

Passing Touchdowns

1. Bobby Boyd (OK) 5
2. Howard Cook (CO) 3
  Brewster Hobby (OK) 3
4. Jakie Sandefer (OK) 2
  George Harshman (NE) 2
  Les Krull (KSST) 2
  Terry Ingram (IAST) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Les Krull (KSST) 10
2. Phillip Snowden (MO) 8
3. Harry Tolly (NE) 5
  Bill Crank (KS) 5
5. Howard Cook (CO) 4
  George Harshman (NE) 4
7. Kent McConnell (KSST) 3
  Robert Haas (MO) 3
  Charles Snyder (MO) 3
10. Boyd Dowler (CO) 2
  John Solmos (KSST) 2
  Duane Morris (KS) 2
  Terry Ingram (IAST) 2
  Hank Kuhlmann (MO) 2
  Larry Naviaux (NE) 2
  Jakie Sandefer (OK) 2

Rush Attempts

1. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 220
2. Mel West (MO) 131
3. Howard Cook (CO) 120
4. David Baker (OK) 119
5. Eddie Dove (CO) 108
6. Prentice Gautt (OK) 105
7. Homer Floyd (KS) 103
8. Bob Harden (IAST) 90
9. Hank Kuhlmann (MO) 89
10. Dick McCashland (NE) 86

Rushing Yards

1. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 815
2. Mel West (MO) 642
3. Prentice Gautt (OK) 627
4. Howard Cook (CO) 625
5. Eddie Dove (CO) 618
6. Chuck Weiss (CO) 452
7. Homer Floyd (KS) 391
8. Brewster Hobby (OK) 387
9. Bill Crank (KS) 375
10. Hank Kuhlmann (MO) 369

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Prentice Gautt (OK) 6.0
2. Chuck Weiss (CO) 5.8
3. Eddie Dove (CO) 5.7
4. Howard Cook (CO) 5.2
5. Mel West (MO) 4.9
6. Brewster Hobby (OK) 4.7
7. Bill Crank (KS) 4.6
8. Hank Kuhlmann (MO) 4.1
9. Norris Stevenson (MO) 4.0
10. Max Falk (KSST) 4.0

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Howard Cook (CO) 8
2. Chuck Weiss (CO) 6
  Bobby Boyd (OK) 6
4. David Baker (OK) 4
  Brewster Hobby (OK) 4
6. George Adams (CO) 3
  Eddie Dove (CO) 3
8. Jimmy Carpenter (OK) 2
  Prentice Gautt (OK) 2

Receptions

1. Joe Vader (KSST) 21
2. Cedric Price (KSST) 17
3. Russell Sloan (MO) 16
4. Homer Floyd (KS) 15
5. Marvin LaRose (MO) 14
6. Dick Carpenter (OK) 11
7. Boyd Dowler (CO) 10
  Jakie Sandefer (OK) 10
9. Gale Gibson (IAST) 9
  Howard Cook (CO) 9

Receiving Yards

1. Homer Floyd (KS) 307
2. Cedric Price (KSST) 230
3. Joe Vader (KSST) 219
4. Marvin LaRose (MO) 215
5. Russell Sloan (MO) 211
6. Ross Coyle (OK) 161
7. Wahoo McDaniel (OK) 157
8. Mickey Fitzgerald (IAST) 156
9. Boyd Dowler (CO) 154
10. Gale Gibson (IAST) 148

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Joe Vader (KSST) 10.4

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Jimmy Carpenter (OK) 3
  Boyd Dowler (CO) 3
3. Cedric Price (KSST) 2
  Jerry Tillery (OK) 2
  Homer Floyd (KS) 2
  Dick Carpenter (OK) 2
  Mickey Fitzgerald (IAST) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 220
2. Mel West (MO) 134
3. Howard Cook (CO) 129
4. David Baker (OK) 119
5. Homer Floyd (KS) 118
6. Eddie Dove (CO) 113
7. Prentice Gautt (OK) 106
8. Hank Kuhlmann (MO) 91
9. Bob Harden (IAST) 90
10. Brewster Hobby (OK) 88

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 815
2. Eddie Dove (CO) 720
3. Homer Floyd (KS) 698
4. Howard Cook (CO) 696
5. Prentice Gautt (OK) 648
6. Mel West (MO) 645
7. Chuck Weiss (CO) 468
8. Brewster Hobby (OK) 454
9. Hank Kuhlmann (MO) 386
10. Bill Crank (KS) 381

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Howard Cook (CO) 8
2. Bobby Boyd (OK) 6
  Chuck Weiss (CO) 6
4. Brewster Hobby (OK) 5
  Jimmy Carpenter (OK) 5
6. David Baker (OK) 4
7. Boyd Dowler (CO) 3
  Dick Carpenter (OK) 3
  George Adams (CO) 3
  Eddie Dove (CO) 3

Total Plays

1. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 275
2. Les Krull (KSST) 168
3. Howard Cook (CO) 158
4. David Baker (OK) 153
5. Mel West (MO) 134
6. Phillip Snowden (MO) 129
7. Bobby Boyd (OK) 125
8. Bill Crank (KS) 118
9. Eddie Dove (CO) 113
10. Prentice Gautt (OK) 105

Total Yards

1. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 1172
2. Howard Cook (CO) 841
3. Mel West (MO) 642
4. Eddie Dove (CO) 638
5. Prentice Gautt (OK) 627
6. Les Krull (KSST) 618
7. David Baker (OK) 603
8. Phillip Snowden (MO) 586
9. Bobby Boyd (OK) 581
10. Bill Crank (KS) 510

Total Touchdowns

1. Bobby Boyd (OK) 11
  Howard Cook (CO) 11
3. Brewster Hobby (OK) 7
4. Chuck Weiss (CO) 6
5. David Baker (OK) 5
6. Jakie Sandefer (OK) 3
  Eddie Dove (CO) 3
  George Adams (CO) 3
9. Prentice Gautt (OK) 2
  Terry Ingram (IAST) 2
  Les Krull (KSST) 2
  Jimmy Carpenter (OK) 2
  George Harshman (NE) 2