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1958 Coaches

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National Champions: Louisiana State (AP, UPI), Iowa (FWAA)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Pete Dawkins (Army)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Paul Dietzel (Louisiana State)

AP Preseason #1: Ohio State ▪ AP Final #1: Louisiana State

112 Coaches

Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
1 Paul Dietzel Louisiana State SEC 11 0 0 1.000
2 Ralph Jordan Auburn SEC 9 0 1 .950
3 Red Blaik Army Ind 8 0 1 .944
4 Bud Wilkinson Oklahoma Big 7 10 1 0 .909
5 Ben Martin Air Force Ind 9 0 2 .909
6 John Stiegman Rutgers Ind 8 1 0 .889
7 Forest Evashevski Iowa Big Ten 8 1 1 .850
8 Milt Bruhn Wisconsin Big Ten 7 1 1 .833
9 John Vaught Mississippi SEC 9 2 0 .818
10 Ben Schwartzwalder Syracuse Ind 8 2 0 .800
11 Bob Blackman Dartmouth Ivy 7 2 0 .778
12 Woody Hayes Ohio State Big Ten 6 1 2 .778
13 Jack Mollenkopf Purdue Big Ten 6 1 2 .778
14 Abe Martin Texas Christian SWC 8 2 1 .773
15 Odus Mitchell North Texas MVC 7 2 1 .750
16 Bob Devaney Wyoming Skyline 8 3 0 .727
17 Frank Howard Clemson ACC 8 3 0 .727
18 Cliff Speegle Oklahoma State Ind 8 3 0 .727
19 Robert Dobbs Tulsa MVC 7 3 0 .700
20 Warren Giese South Carolina ACC 7 3 0 .700
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
21 Mike Holovak Boston College Ind 7 3 0 .700
22 Frank Kush Arizona State BIAA 7 3 0 .700
23 Marv Levy New Mexico Skyline 7 3 0 .700
24 Darrell Royal Texas SWC 7 3 0 .700
25 Jim Sutherland Washington State PCC 7 3 0 .700
26 George Blackburn Cincinnati MVC 6 2 2 .700
27 John McKenna Virginia Military Institute Southern 6 2 2 .700
28 Edward Anderson Holy Cross Ind 6 3 0 .667
29 Richard Colman Princeton Ivy 6 3 0 .667
30 Eddie Erdelatz Navy Ind 6 3 0 .667
31 George James Cornell Ivy 6 3 0 .667
32 Alva Kelley Brown Ivy 6 3 0 .667
33 Rip Engle Penn State Ind 6 3 1 .650
34 Arthur Guepe Vanderbilt SEC 5 2 3 .650
35 Pete Elliott California PCC 7 4 0 .636
36 Thomas Nugent Florida State Ind 7 4 0 .636
37 Phil Dickens Indiana Big Ten 5 3 1 .611
38 Terry Brennan Notre Dame Ind 6 4 0 .600
39 Harold Kopp Brigham Young Skyline 6 4 0 .600
40 Bill Meek Southern Methodist SWC 6 4 0 .600
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
41 Tuffy Mullison Colorado State Skyline 6 4 0 .600
42 Moose Myers Pacific Ind 6 4 0 .600
43 Tommy Prothro Oregon State PCC 6 4 0 .600
44 Francis Reagan Villanova Ind 6 4 0 .600
45 Jim Tatum North Carolina ACC 6 4 0 .600
46 Dallas Ward Colorado Big 7 6 4 0 .600
47 Bob Woodruff Florida SEC 6 4 1 .591
48 Hal Lahar Houston MVC 5 4 0 .556
49 Ara Parseghian Northwestern Big Ten 5 4 0 .556
50 Bear Bryant Alabama SEC 5 4 1 .550
51 Blanton Collier Kentucky SEC 5 4 1 .550
52 Dan Devine Missouri Big 7 5 4 1 .550
53 Bobby Dodd Georgia Tech SEC 5 4 1 .550
54 John Michelosen Pittsburgh Ind 5 4 1 .550
55 Frank Moseley Virginia Tech Southern 5 4 1 .550
56 Sammy Baugh Hardin-Simmons BIAA 6 5 0 .545
57 Bill Murray Duke ACC 5 5 0 .500
58 Jess Neely Rice SWC 5 5 0 .500
59 Wally Fromhart Detroit Mercy Ind 4 4 1 .500
60 Don Clark Southern California PCC 4 5 1 .450
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
61 Art Lewis West Virginia Southern 4 5 1 .450
62 Jack Mitchell Kansas Big 7 4 5 1 .450
63 Woody Woodard Wichita State MVC 4 5 1 .450
64 Ray Eliot Illinois Big Ten 4 5 0 .444
65 Steve Sebo Pennsylvania Ivy 4 5 0 .444
66 Steve Sinko Boston University Ind 4 5 0 .444
67 Skip Stahley Idaho PCC 4 5 0 .444
68 Robert Titchenal San Jose State Ind 4 5 0 .444
69 John Yovicsin Harvard Ivy 4 5 0 .444
70 Frank Broyles Arkansas SWC 4 6 0 .400
71 Wallace Butts Georgia SEC 4 6 0 .400
72 Len Casanova Oregon PCC 4 6 0 .400
73 Tommy Mont Maryland ACC 4 6 0 .400
74 Jim Myers Texas A&M SWC 4 6 0 .400
75 Clay Stapleton Iowa State Big 7 4 6 0 .400
76 Eddie Teague Citadel Southern 4 6 0 .400
77 Warren Woodson New Mexico State BIAA 4 6 0 .400
78 Bowden Wyatt Tennessee SEC 4 6 0 .400
79 Duffy Daugherty Michigan State Big Ten 3 5 1 .389
80 Bo Sherman George Washington Southern 3 5 0 .375
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
81 Ray Nagel Utah Skyline 4 7 0 .364
82 Bill Barnes UCLA PCC 2 4 1 .357
83 Wade Walker Mississippi State SEC 3 6 0 .333
84 George Dickerson UCLA PCC 1 2 0 .333
85 Paul Amen Wake Forest ACC 3 7 0 .300
86 Sam Boyd Baylor SWC 3 7 0 .300
87 Edward Doherty Arizona BIAA 3 7 0 .300
88 Everett Faunce Utah State Skyline 3 7 0 .300
89 William Jennings Nebraska Big 7 3 7 0 .300
90 Edwin Merrick Richmond Southern 3 7 0 .300
91 Bernard Mertes Kansas State Big 7 3 7 0 .300
92 Jim Owens Washington PCC 3 7 0 .300
93 Andy Pilney Tulane SEC 3 7 0 .300
94 DeWitt Weaver Texas Tech Ind 3 7 0 .300
95 Milt Drewer William & Mary Southern 2 6 1 .278
96 Bennie Oosterbaan Michigan Big Ten 2 6 1 .278
97 Johnny Druze Marquette Ind 2 7 1 .250
98 Earle Edwards North Carolina State ACC 2 7 1 .250
99 Ben Collins Texas-El Paso BIAA 2 7 0 .222
100 Warren Gaer Drake Ind 2 7 0 .222
Rk Coach School Conf W L T Pct Notes
101 Robert King Furman Southern 2 7 0 .222
102 Jordan Olivar Yale Ivy 2 7 0 .222
103 Jack Curtice Stanford PCC 2 8 0 .200
104 Andy Gustafson Miami (FL) Ind 2 8 0 .200
105 William Kerr Dayton Ind 2 8 0 .200
106 John Roning Denver Skyline 2 8 0 .200
107 Aldo Donelli Columbia Ivy 1 8 0 .111
108 Fred Rice Colgate Ind 1 8 0 .111
109 Murray Warmath Minnesota Big Ten 1 8 0 .111
110 Clark Jarnagin West Texas A&M BIAA 1 9 0 .100
111 Richard Voris Virginia ACC 1 9 0 .100
112 Ray Jenkins Montana Skyline 0 10 0 .000