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1958 Big Seven Conference Year Summary

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Record: 35-34-2, .507 W-L% (5th 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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Rushing Yards Per Attempt

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

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Joe Vader (Kansas State) 10.4

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Dwight Nichols (Iowa State) 815
2. Eddie Dove (Colorado) 720
3. Homer Floyd (Kansas) 698
4. Howard Cook (Colorado) 696
5. Prentice Gautt (Oklahoma) 648
6. Mel West (Missouri) 645
7. Chuck Weiss (Colorado) 468
8. Brewster Hobby (Oklahoma) 454
9. Hank Kuhlmann (Missouri) 386
10. Bill Crank (Kansas) 381