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1958 Southeastern Conference Year Summary

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Record: 69-45-8, .598 W-L% (2nd of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 8.60 (3rd of 12) ▪ SOS: 5.04 (3rd of 12)

Conference Champion: Louisiana State

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Auburn, Mississippi and Mississippi State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Auburn, Florida, Louisiana State and Mississippi)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Louisiana State 11 0 0 1.000 6 0 0 1.000 25.6 4.8 21.50 5.59
Auburn 9 0 1 .950 6 0 1 .929 17.3 6.2 14.05 2.25
Mississippi 9 2 0 .818 4 2 0 .667 20.2 6.2 14.50 2.50
Vanderbilt 5 2 3 .650 2 1 3 .583 13.1 7.1 8.20 3.30
Tennessee 4 6 0 .400 4 3 0 .571 7.7 12.2 1.97 5.77
Alabama 5 4 1 .550 3 4 1 .438 10.6 7.5 7.12 3.72
Kentucky 5 4 1 .550 3 4 1 .438 13.6 11.5 5.40 5.20
Georgia Tech 5 4 1 .550 2 3 1 .417 9.3 9.1 7.46 6.76
Florida 6 4 1 .591 2 4 1 .357 15.8 9.1 10.30 5.66
Georgia 4 6 0 .400 2 4 0 .333 19.6 11.4 7.82 6.02
Tulane 3 7 0 .300 1 5 0 .167 10.5 18.9 2.69 8.29
Mississippi State 3 6 0 .333 1 6 0 .143 14.1 14.3 2.23 5.46

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
Louisiana State   15 13 11 9 3 1 1 1 1 1 1
Auburn 5 3 2 1 2 5 4 5 4 2 2 4
Mississippi 6 9 6 7 8 6 6 9 7 13 13 11
Florida   18     18     19 18 12 14 14
Georgia Tech           17     20      
Kentucky   17                    
Mississippi State 15 11 11     19       18    
Vanderbilt     20             14 15  

2 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1959-01-01 Sugar Bowl Louisiana State 7 Clemson 0 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
1958-12-27 Gator Bowl Mississippi 7 Florida 3 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Richie Petitbon (TLN) 66
2. Bobby Franklin* (MS) 58
3. Boyce Smith (VAND) 49
  Lloyd Nix (AUB) 49
5. Warren Rabb (LAST) 45
6. Lowell Hughes (KY) 36
7. Fred Braselton (GATECH) 35
8. Billy Stacy (MSST) 32
9. Charley Britt (GA) 31
10. Jerry Eisaman (KY) 30

Pass Attempts

1. Bobby Franklin* (MS) 128
2. Richie Petitbon (TLN) 125
3. Boyce Smith (VAND) 105
4. Lloyd Nix (AUB) 98
5. Warren Rabb (LAST) 90
6. Fred Braselton (GATECH) 78
7. Charley Britt (GA) 75
8. Lowell Hughes (KY) 72
9. Billy Stacy (MSST) 70
10. Bobby Jackson (AL) 58

Passing Yards

1. Bobby Franklin* (MS) 737
2. Richie Petitbon (TLN) 728
3. Lloyd Nix (AUB) 681
4. Boyce Smith (VAND) 638
5. Charley Britt (GA) 535
6. Warren Rabb (LAST) 505
7. Jerry Eisaman (KY) 449
8. Lowell Hughes (KY) 437
9. Bobby Jackson (AL) 408
10. Richard Wood (AUB) 407

Passing Touchdowns

1. Bobby Franklin* (MS) 10
2. Warren Rabb (LAST) 7
3. Boyce Smith (VAND) 6
4. Richard Wood (AUB) 5
  Fran Tarkenton (GA) 5
6. Lloyd Nix (AUB) 4
  Mickey Ellenburg (FL) 4
8. Jerry Eisaman (KY) 3
  Richie Petitbon (TLN) 3
  Durel Matherne (LAST) 3
  Charley Britt (GA) 3

Passing Interceptions

1. Richie Petitbon (TLN) 11
2. Carlton Sweeney (TLN) 8
  Charley Britt (GA) 8
4. Lloyd Nix (AUB) 7
  Phil Nugent (TLN) 7
6. Lowell Hughes (KY) 6
  Fred Braselton (GATECH) 6
  Jim McKee (VAND) 6
9. Warren Rabb (LAST) 5
  Boyce Smith (VAND) 5

Rush Attempts

1. Billy Majors (TN) 148
2. Tom Moore (VAND) 145
3. Bobby Jackson (AL) 143
4. Billy Cannon (LAST) 115
5. Theron Sapp (GA) 114
  Theron Sapp (GA) 114
7. Charlie Flowers* (MS) 111
8. Billy Stacy (MSST) 107
9. Bobby Cravens (KY) 104
10. Jim Butler (VAND) 96

Rushing Yards

1. Billy Cannon (LAST) 686
2. Theron Sapp (GA) 635
  Theron Sapp (GA) 635
4. Tom Moore (VAND) 584
5. Charlie Flowers* (MS) 559
6. Johnny Robinson (LAST) 480
7. Floyd Faucette (GATECH) 473
8. Bobby Jackson (AL) 472
9. Bobby Cravens (KY) 441
10. Fred Brown (GA) 389

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Billy Cannon (LAST) 6.0
2. Floyd Faucette (GATECH) 5.8
3. Johnny Robinson (LAST) 5.6
4. Theron Sapp (GA) 5.6
  Theron Sapp (GA) 5.6
6. Glenn Shaw (KY) 5.3
7. Tommy Lorino (AUB) 5.2
8. Bob Milby (FL) 5.1
9. Charlie Flowers* (MS) 5.0
10. Jack Batte (MSST) 4.7

Receptions

1. Calvin Bird (KY) 21
  Pete Abadie (TLN) 21
3. Leo Young (TLN) 20
4. Claude Mason (TLN) 16
  Jerry Wilson (AUB) 16
6. Kent Lovelace* (MS) 14
  Murray Armstrong (TN) 14
  Johnny Robinson (LAST) 14
9. Larry Grantham* (MS) 13
10. Fred Murphy (GATECH) 12
  Tom Moore (VAND) 12
  Leo Sexton (AUB) 12
  Marlin Dyess (AL) 12

Receiving Yards

1. Calvin Bird (KY) 373
2. Pete Abadie (TLN) 266
3. Claude Mason (TLN) 227
  Leo Young (TLN) 227
5. Jerry Wilson (AUB) 207
6. Johnny Robinson (LAST) 205
7. Marlin Dyess (AL) 204
8. Larry Grantham* (MS) 197
9. Murray Armstrong (TN) 195
10. Kent Lovelace* (MS) 178

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Calvin Bird (KY) 17.8
2. Pete Abadie (TLN) 12.7
3. Leo Young (TLN) 11.3

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Larry Grantham* (MS) 5
2. Calvin Bird (KY) 4
  Jimmy Pettus (AUB) 4
  Rooster Akin (VAND) 4
5. Kent Lovelace* (MS) 3
  Jimmy Laster (AUB) 3
  Billy Hendrix (LAST) 3
8. Don Soberdash (GA) 2
  Pete Abadie (TLN) 2
  Bo Ball* (MS) 2
  Pat Shute (MSST) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Tom Moore (VAND) 157
2. Billy Majors (TN) 148
3. Bobby Jackson (AL) 143
4. Billy Cannon (LAST) 124
5. Charlie Flowers* (MS) 116
6. Bobby Cravens (KY) 115
  Theron Sapp (GA) 115
  Theron Sapp (GA) 115
9. Billy Stacy (MSST) 107
10. Jim Butler (VAND) 101

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Billy Cannon (LAST) 848
2. Tom Moore (VAND) 719
3. Johnny Robinson (LAST) 685
4. Theron Sapp (GA) 642
  Theron Sapp (GA) 642
6. Charlie Flowers* (MS) 611
7. Calvin Bird (KY) 541
8. Bobby Cravens (KY) 534
9. Kent Lovelace* (MS) 530
10. Floyd Faucette (GATECH) 520

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Billy Cannon (LAST) 11
2. Bobby Jackson (AL) 7
3. Bobby Franklin* (MS) 6
4. Richie Petitbon (TLN) 5
  Larry Grantham* (MS) 5
  Johnny Robinson (LAST) 5
7. J.W. Brodnax (LAST) 4
  Kent Lovelace* (MS) 4
  Tom Moore (VAND) 4
  Warren Rabb (LAST) 4
  Tommy Lorino (AUB) 4
  Fred Brown (GA) 4
  Calvin Bird (KY) 4
  Tommy Davis (LAST) 4
  Rooster Akin (VAND) 4
  Jimmy Pettus (AUB) 4

Total Plays

1. Richie Petitbon (TLN) 217
2. Bobby Franklin* (MS) 204
3. Bobby Jackson (AL) 201
4. Lloyd Nix (AUB) 181
5. Billy Stacy (MSST) 177
6. Billy Majors (TN) 173
7. Boyce Smith (VAND) 162
8. Charley Britt (GA) 161
9. Tom Moore (VAND) 145
10. Warren Rabb (LAST) 127

Total Yards

1. Bobby Franklin* (MS) 1001
2. Lloyd Nix (AUB) 964
3. Richie Petitbon (TLN) 916
4. Bobby Jackson (AL) 880
5. Charley Britt (GA) 746
6. Boyce Smith (VAND) 733
7. Billy Cannon (LAST) 700
8. Billy Stacy (MSST) 657
9. Theron Sapp (GA) 635
  Theron Sapp (GA) 635

Total Touchdowns

1. Bobby Franklin* (MS) 16
2. Warren Rabb (LAST) 11
3. Billy Cannon (LAST) 10
4. Bobby Jackson (AL) 9
5. Richie Petitbon (TLN) 8
6. Richard Wood (AUB) 7
  Fran Tarkenton (GA) 7
  Boyce Smith (VAND) 7
  Lloyd Nix (AUB) 7
10. Durel Matherne (LAST) 6
  Charley Britt (GA) 6