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1958 Receiving Stats

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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

  • Players sorted by Yds/Rec (minimum 1.875 Rec/G).
  • An asterisk (*) after a player's name indicates bowl stats are included.
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62 Players

Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Rich Kreitling Illinois Big Ten 23 688 29.9 5 23 688 29.9 5
2 Gail Cogdill Washington State PCC 21 479 22.8 6 21 479 22.8 6
3 Bill Spanko Arizona State BIAA 21 463 22.0 4 21 463 22.0 4
4 Bill Carpenter Army Ind 22 453 20.6 2 22 453 20.6 2
5 Ron Burton Northwestern Big Ten 19 392 20.6 4 141 613 4.3 160 1005 6.3 4
6 Al Goldstein North Carolina ACC 24 490 20.4 2 24 490 20.4 2
7 Tommy Coffey West Texas A&M BIAA 22 431 19.6 1 22 431 19.6 1
8 Jim Colclough Boston College Ind 24 462 19.3 4 19 90 4.7 1 43 552 12.8 5
9 Carroll Dale Virginia Tech Southern 25 459 18.4 6 25 459 18.4 6
10 Calvin Bird Kentucky SEC 21 373 17.8 4 51 168 3.3 72 541 7.5 4
11 Earl Stoudt Richmond Southern 20 354 17.7 2 72 304 4.2 1 92 658 7.2 3
12 John Lands Montana Skyline 20 352 17.6 1 7 101 14.4 0 27 453 16.8 1
13 Dave Stecchi Holy Cross Ind 19 331 17.4 2 1 3 3.0 0 20 334 16.7 2
14 John Flanagan Boston College Ind 21 344 16.4 6 21 344 16.4 6
15 Monty Stickles Notre Dame Ind 20 328 16.4 7 20 328 16.4 7
16 Ray Siminski Furman Southern 35 568 16.2 5 35 568 16.2 5
17 Roland Brandquist Navy Ind 17 269 15.8 1 39 165 4.2 1 56 434 7.8 2
18 Abner Haynes North Texas MVC 19 298 15.7 3 117 495 4.2 4 136 793 5.8 7
19 Bruce Maher Detroit Mercy Ind 19 295 15.5 3 127 576 4.5 4 146 871 6.0 7
20 Don Norton* Iowa Big Ten 25 374 15.0 4 25 374 15.0 4
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Tony Latell Dayton Ind 24 359 15.0 1 24 359 15.0 1
22 Karl Kiefer Arizona State BIAA 22 324 14.7 3 22 324 14.7 3
23 Bob Simms Rutgers Ind 33 468 14.2 9 33 468 14.2 9
24 Curt Merz* Iowa Big Ten 25 354 14.2 2 25 354 14.2 2
25 Gary Prahst Michigan Big Ten 22 313 14.2 22 313 14.2 0
26 Danny House Davidson Southern 25 350 14.0 2 25 350 14.0 2
27 Buddy Dial Rice SWC 19 264 13.9 4 19 264 13.9 4
28 Tom Jozwiak Air Force Ind 19 264 13.9 2 19 264 13.9 2
29 Sonny Randle Virginia ACC 47 642 13.7 5 10 13 1.3 57 655 11.5 5
30 Jim Wood* Oklahoma State Ind 21 282 13.4 1 1 -1 -1.0 0 22 281 12.8 1
31 Randy Sims Texas A&M SWC 22 292 13.3 0 13 47 3.6 35 339 9.7 0
32 Bill Traub Brown Ivy 19 253 13.3 2 19 253 13.3 2
33 Sammy Oates Hardin-Simmons BIAA 31 402 13.0 0 31 402 13.0 0
34 Bob Borah Houston MVC 29 375 12.9 3 29 375 12.9 3
35 Pete Abadie Tulane SEC 21 266 12.7 2 21 266 12.7 2
36 John Tracey Texas A&M SWC 37 466 12.6 2 37 466 12.6 2
37 Bob Dehlinger Idaho PCC 20 251 12.6 0 1 8 8.0 0 21 259 12.3 0
38 Joe Bellino Navy Ind 19 240 12.6 2 63 266 4.2 3 82 506 6.2 5
39 Pete Manning Wake Forest ACC 25 307 12.3 1 25 307 12.3 1
40 Dan Colchico San Jose State Ind 23 277 12.0 0 23 277 12.0 0
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
41 Jack Hart California PCC 28 334 11.9 1 117 459 3.9 4 145 793 5.5 5
42 Dan Plummer William & Mary Southern 17 201 11.8 2 17 201 11.8 2
43 Albert Witcher Baylor SWC 23 268 11.7 2 23 268 11.7 2
44 Floyd Dellinger Texas Tech Ind 20 231 11.6 1 70 241 3.4 90 472 5.2 1
45 Gerry Moore Baylor SWC 31 357 11.5 2 31 357 11.5 2
46 Gary Wisener Baylor SWC 19 219 11.5 0 19 219 11.5 0
47 Leo Young Tulane SEC 20 227 11.4 1 20 227 11.4 1
48 Joe Morrison Cincinnati MVC 27 303 11.2 3 99 467 4.7 5 126 770 6.1 8
49 Bob Brickey Air Force Ind 25 281 11.2 4 25 281 11.2 4
50 Jack Espenship Florida State Ind 20 222 11.1 1 4 15 3.8 0 24 237 9.9 1
51 Dick Wallen UCLA PCC 19 211 11.1 3 19 211 11.1 3
52 Chris Burford Stanford PCC 45 493 11.0 2 45 493 11.0 2
53 Irv Nikolai Stanford PCC 32 343 10.7 0 32 343 10.7 0
54 Mel Reight West Virginia Southern 31 329 10.6 2 77 285 3.7 5 108 614 5.7 7
55 Frank Lehnen Marquette Ind 20 211 10.6 0 20 211 10.6 0
56 Joe Vader Kansas State Big 7 21 219 10.4 0 21 219 10.4 0
57 Alfred Jamison Colgate Ind 17 173 10.2 1 1 4 4.0 0 18 177 9.8 1
58 Dave Hibbert Arizona BIAA 61 606 9.9 4 61 606 9.9 4
59 Brad Myers Michigan Big Ten 17 169 9.9 81 201 2.5 3 98 370 3.8 3
60 Dewey Bohling Hardin-Simmons BIAA 19 184 9.7 1 84 451 5.4 4 103 635 6.2 5
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
61 Craig Wall Davidson Southern 17 163 9.6 4 87 319 3.7 2 104 482 4.6 6
62 Oneal Cuterry San Jose State Ind 17 110 6.5 0 81 236 2.9 1 98 346 3.5 1