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1958 Polls

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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

AP Polls

Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
1 Preseason 1 Ohio State NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 2 Oklahoma NA Big 7
1 Preseason 3 Notre Dame NA Ind
1 Preseason 4 Michigan State NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 5 Auburn NA SEC
1 Preseason 6 Mississippi NA SEC
1 Preseason 7 Navy NA Ind
1 Preseason 8 Texas Christian NA SWC
1 Preseason 9 Army NA Ind
1 Preseason 10 North Carolina NA ACC
1 Preseason 11 Texas NA SWC
1 Preseason 12 Oregon State NA PCC
1 Preseason 13 Iowa NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 14 Wisconsin NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 15 Mississippi State NA SEC
1 Preseason 16 Miami (FL) NA Ind
1 Preseason 17 Southern Methodist NA SWC
1 Preseason 18 Clemson NA ACC
1 Preseason 19 Pittsburgh NA Ind
1 Preseason 20 Texas A&M NA SWC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
2 1958-09-22 1 Ohio State 1 NC Big Ten
2 1958-09-22 2 Oklahoma 2 NC Big 7
2 1958-09-22 3 Auburn 5 Up 2 SEC
2 1958-09-22 4 Michigan State 4 NC Big Ten
2 1958-09-22 5 Notre Dame 3 Down 2 Ind
2 1958-09-22 6 Texas Christian 8 Up 2 SWC
2 1958-09-22 7 Pittsburgh 19 Up 12 Ind
2 1958-09-22 8 Army 9 Up 1 Ind
2 1958-09-22 9 Mississippi 6 Down 3 SEC
2 1958-09-22 10 Washington State Up  PCC
2 1958-09-22 11 Mississippi State 15 Up 4 SEC
2 1958-09-22 12 Navy 7 Down 5 Ind
2 1958-09-22 13 West Virginia Up  Southern
2 1958-09-22 14 Wisconsin 14 NC Big Ten
2 1958-09-22 15 Louisiana State Up  SEC
2 1958-09-22 15 Miami (FL) 16 Up 1 Ind
2 1958-09-22 17 Kentucky Up  SEC
2 1958-09-22 18 South Carolina Up  ACC
2 1958-09-22 18 Florida Up  SEC
2 1958-09-22 20 Southern Methodist 17 Down 3 SWC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
3 1958-09-29 1 Oklahoma 2 Up 1 Big 7
3 1958-09-29 2 Auburn 3 Up 1 SEC
3 1958-09-29 3 Ohio State 1 Down 2 Big Ten
3 1958-09-29 4 Michigan State 4 NC Big Ten
3 1958-09-29 5 Army 8 Up 3 Ind
3 1958-09-29 6 Mississippi 9 Up 3 SEC
3 1958-09-29 7 Notre Dame 5 Down 2 Ind
3 1958-09-29 8 Iowa Up  Big Ten
3 1958-09-29 9 Wisconsin 14 Up 5 Big Ten
3 1958-09-29 10 Clemson Up  ACC
3 1958-09-29 11 Mississippi State 11 NC SEC
3 1958-09-29 12 Pittsburgh 7 Down 5 Ind
3 1958-09-29 13 Louisiana State 15 Up 2 SEC
3 1958-09-29 14 Purdue Up  Big Ten
3 1958-09-29 15 Navy 12 Down 3 Ind
3 1958-09-29 16 Michigan Up  Big Ten
3 1958-09-29 17 Southern Methodist 20 Up 3 SWC
3 1958-09-29 17 Texas Up  SWC
3 1958-09-29 19 Houston Up  MVC
3 1958-09-29 20 Vanderbilt Up  SEC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
4 1958-10-06 1 Auburn 2 Up 1 SEC
4 1958-10-06 2 Oklahoma 1 Down 1 Big 7
4 1958-10-06 3 Army 5 Up 2 Ind
4 1958-10-06 4 Notre Dame 7 Up 3 Ind
4 1958-10-06 5 Ohio State 3 Down 2 Big Ten
4 1958-10-06 6 Wisconsin 9 Up 3 Big Ten
4 1958-10-06 7 Mississippi 6 Down 1 SEC
4 1958-10-06 8 Clemson 10 Up 2 ACC
4 1958-10-06 9 Michigan State 4 Down 5 Big Ten
4 1958-10-06 10 Pittsburgh 12 Up 2 Ind
4 1958-10-06 11 Louisiana State 13 Up 2 SEC
4 1958-10-06 12 Navy 15 Up 3 Ind
4 1958-10-06 13 Purdue 14 Up 1 Big Ten
4 1958-10-06 14 Michigan 16 Up 2 Big Ten
4 1958-10-06 15 Oregon Up  PCC
4 1958-10-06 16 Texas 17 Up 1 SWC
4 1958-10-06 17 Iowa 8 Down 9 Big Ten
4 1958-10-06 18 Southern Methodist 17 Down 1 SWC
4 1958-10-06 19 Colorado Up  Big 7
4 1958-10-06 19 Houston 19 NC MVC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
5 1958-10-13 1 Army 3 Up 2 Ind
5 1958-10-13 2 Auburn 1 Down 1 SEC
5 1958-10-13 3 Ohio State 5 Up 2 Big Ten
5 1958-10-13 4 Wisconsin 6 Up 2 Big Ten
5 1958-10-13 5 Michigan State 9 Up 4 Big Ten
5 1958-10-13 6 Navy 12 Up 6 Ind
5 1958-10-13 7 Texas 16 Up 9 SWC
5 1958-10-13 8 Mississippi 7 Down 1 SEC
5 1958-10-13 9 Louisiana State 11 Up 2 SEC
5 1958-10-13 10 Clemson 8 Down 2 ACC
5 1958-10-13 11 Oklahoma 2 Down 9 Big 7
5 1958-10-13 12 Notre Dame 4 Down 8 Ind
5 1958-10-13 13 Iowa 17 Up 4 Big Ten
5 1958-10-13 14 Oregon 15 Up 1 PCC
5 1958-10-13 15 Houston 19 Up 4 MVC
5 1958-10-13 16 Southern Methodist 18 Up 2 SWC
5 1958-10-13 17 Northwestern Up  Big Ten
5 1958-10-13 18 Florida Up  SEC
5 1958-10-13 19 Michigan 14 Down 5 Big Ten
5 1958-10-13 20 Texas Christian Up  SWC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
6 1958-10-20 1 Army 1 NC Ind
6 1958-10-20 2 Ohio State 3 Up 1 Big Ten
6 1958-10-20 3 Louisiana State 9 Up 6 SEC
6 1958-10-20 4 Texas 7 Up 3 SWC
6 1958-10-20 5 Auburn 2 Down 3 SEC
6 1958-10-20 6 Mississippi 8 Up 2 SEC
6 1958-10-20 7 Iowa 13 Up 6 Big Ten
6 1958-10-20 8 Northwestern 17 Up 9 Big Ten
6 1958-10-20 9 Oklahoma 11 Up 2 Big 7
6 1958-10-20 10 Clemson 10 NC ACC
6 1958-10-20 11 Notre Dame 12 Up 1 Ind
6 1958-10-20 12 Colorado Up  Big 7
6 1958-10-20 13 Wisconsin 4 Down 9 Big Ten
6 1958-10-20 14 Air Force Up  Ind
6 1958-10-20 15 Purdue Up  Big Ten
6 1958-10-20 16 Texas Christian 20 Up 4 SWC
6 1958-10-20 17 Georgia Tech Up  SEC
6 1958-10-20 18 Navy 6 Down 12 Ind
6 1958-10-20 19 Mississippi State Up  SEC
6 1958-10-20 20 Michigan State 5 Down 15 Big Ten
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
7 1958-10-27 1 Louisiana State 3 Up 2 SEC
7 1958-10-27 2 Iowa 7 Up 5 Big Ten
7 1958-10-27 3 Army 1 Down 2 Ind
7 1958-10-27 4 Auburn 5 Up 1 SEC
7 1958-10-27 5 Ohio State 2 Down 3 Big Ten
7 1958-10-27 6 Mississippi 6 NC SEC
7 1958-10-27 7 Oklahoma 9 Up 2 Big 7
7 1958-10-27 8 Wisconsin 13 Up 5 Big Ten
7 1958-10-27 9 Colorado 12 Up 3 Big 7
7 1958-10-27 10 Purdue 15 Up 5 Big Ten
7 1958-10-27 11 Northwestern 8 Down 3 Big Ten
7 1958-10-27 12 Pittsburgh Up  Ind
7 1958-10-27 13 Air Force 14 Up 1 Ind
7 1958-10-27 14 Rice Up  SWC
7 1958-10-27 15 Navy 18 Up 3 Ind
7 1958-10-27 16 Texas 4 Down 12 SWC
7 1958-10-27 17 North Carolina Up  ACC
7 1958-10-27 18 Texas Christian 16 Down 2 SWC
7 1958-10-27 19 Clemson 10 Down 9 ACC
7 1958-10-27 20 Rutgers Up  Ind
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
8 1958-11-03 1 Louisiana State 1 NC SEC
8 1958-11-03 2 Iowa 2 NC Big Ten
8 1958-11-03 3 Army 3 NC Ind
8 1958-11-03 4 Northwestern 11 Up 7 Big Ten
8 1958-11-03 5 Auburn 4 Down 1 SEC
8 1958-11-03 6 Oklahoma 7 Up 1 Big 7
8 1958-11-03 7 Wisconsin 8 Up 1 Big Ten
8 1958-11-03 8 Purdue 10 Up 2 Big Ten
8 1958-11-03 9 Mississippi 6 Down 3 SEC
8 1958-11-03 10 Air Force 13 Up 3 Ind
8 1958-11-03 11 Texas Christian 18 Up 7 SWC
8 1958-11-03 12 Syracuse Up  Ind
8 1958-11-03 13 Rice 14 Up 1 SWC
8 1958-11-03 14 Notre Dame Up  Ind
8 1958-11-03 15 North Carolina 17 Up 2 ACC
8 1958-11-03 16 Ohio State 5 Down 11 Big Ten
8 1958-11-03 17 Clemson 19 Up 2 ACC
8 1958-11-03 18 Rutgers 20 Up 2 Ind
8 1958-11-03 19 Florida Up  SEC
8 1958-11-03 20 Southern Methodist Up  SWC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
9 1958-11-10 1 Louisiana State 1 NC SEC
9 1958-11-10 2 Iowa 2 NC Big Ten
9 1958-11-10 3 Army 3 NC Ind
9 1958-11-10 4 Auburn 5 Up 1 SEC
9 1958-11-10 5 Wisconsin 7 Up 2 Big Ten
9 1958-11-10 6 Oklahoma 6 NC Big 7
9 1958-11-10 7 Mississippi 9 Up 2 SEC
9 1958-11-10 8 Purdue 8 NC Big Ten
9 1958-11-10 9 Texas Christian 11 Up 2 SWC
9 1958-11-10 10 Air Force 10 NC Ind
9 1958-11-10 11 North Carolina 15 Up 4 ACC
9 1958-11-10 12 Syracuse 12 NC Ind
9 1958-11-10 13 Northwestern 4 Down 9 Big Ten
9 1958-11-10 14 Pittsburgh Up  Ind
9 1958-11-10 15 Southern Methodist 20 Up 5 SWC
9 1958-11-10 16 Ohio State 16 NC Big Ten
9 1958-11-10 17 Rice 13 Down 4 SWC
9 1958-11-10 18 Florida 19 Up 1 SEC
9 1958-11-10 19 Rutgers 18 Down 1 Ind
9 1958-11-10 20 Georgia Tech Up  SEC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
10 1958-11-17 1 Louisiana State 1 NC SEC
10 1958-11-17 2 Auburn 4 Up 2 SEC
10 1958-11-17 3 Army 3 NC Ind
10 1958-11-17 4 Oklahoma 6 Up 2 Big 7
10 1958-11-17 5 Wisconsin 5 NC Big Ten
10 1958-11-17 6 Iowa 2 Down 4 Big Ten
10 1958-11-17 7 Texas Christian 9 Up 2 SWC
10 1958-11-17 8 Purdue 8 NC Big Ten
10 1958-11-17 9 Air Force 10 Up 1 Ind
10 1958-11-17 10 Syracuse 12 Up 2 Ind
10 1958-11-17 11 Ohio State 16 Up 5 Big Ten
10 1958-11-17 12 Florida 18 Up 6 SEC
10 1958-11-17 13 Mississippi 7 Down 6 SEC
10 1958-11-17 14 Vanderbilt Up  SEC
10 1958-11-17 15 Notre Dame Up  Ind
10 1958-11-17 16 Clemson Up  ACC
10 1958-11-17 17 North Carolina 11 Down 6 ACC
10 1958-11-17 18 Mississippi State Up  SEC
10 1958-11-17 19 California Up  PCC
10 1958-11-17 20 Northwestern 13 Down 7 Big Ten
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
11 1958-11-24 1 Louisiana State 1 NC SEC
11 1958-11-24 2 Auburn 2 NC SEC
11 1958-11-24 3 Oklahoma 4 Up 1 Big 7
11 1958-11-24 4 Iowa 6 Up 2 Big Ten
11 1958-11-24 5 Army 3 Down 2 Ind
11 1958-11-24 6 Wisconsin 5 Down 1 Big Ten
11 1958-11-24 7 Texas Christian 7 NC SWC
11 1958-11-24 8 Air Force 9 Up 1 Ind
11 1958-11-24 9 Ohio State 11 Up 2 Big Ten
11 1958-11-24 10 Syracuse 10 NC Ind
11 1958-11-24 11 Purdue 8 Down 3 Big Ten
11 1958-11-24 12 Clemson 16 Up 4 ACC
11 1958-11-24 13 Mississippi 13 NC SEC
11 1958-11-24 14 Florida 12 Down 2 SEC
11 1958-11-24 15 Vanderbilt 14 Down 1 SEC
11 1958-11-24 16 South Carolina Up  ACC
11 1958-11-24 17 California 19 Up 2 PCC
11 1958-11-24 18 Notre Dame 15 Down 3 Ind
11 1958-11-24 19 Pittsburgh Up  Ind
11 1958-11-24 20 Rutgers Up  Ind
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
12 Final 1 Louisiana State 1 NC SEC
12 Final 2 Iowa 4 Up 2 Big Ten
12 Final 3 Army 5 Up 2 Ind
12 Final 4 Auburn 2 Down 2 SEC
12 Final 5 Oklahoma 3 Down 2 Big 7
12 Final 6 Air Force 8 Up 2 Ind
12 Final 7 Wisconsin 6 Down 1 Big Ten
12 Final 8 Ohio State 9 Up 1 Big Ten
12 Final 9 Syracuse 10 Up 1 Ind
12 Final 10 Texas Christian 7 Down 3 SWC
12 Final 11 Mississippi 13 Up 2 SEC
12 Final 12 Clemson 12 NC ACC
12 Final 13 Purdue 11 Down 2 Big Ten
12 Final 14 Florida 14 NC SEC
12 Final 15 South Carolina 16 Up 1 ACC
12 Final 16 California 17 Up 1 PCC
12 Final 17 Notre Dame 18 Up 1 Ind
12 Final 18 Southern Methodist Up  SWC
12 Final 19 Oklahoma State Up  Ind
12 Final 20 Rutgers 20 NC Ind