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1958 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1958 record5–4–1 (2–3–1 SEC)
Head coachBobby Dodd (14th season)
CaptainFoster Watkins
Home stadiumGrant Field
(Capacity: 44,000)
Seasons
← 1957
1959 →
1958 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1/1 LSU 6 0 0     11 0 0
#4/4 Auburn 6 0 1     9 0 1
#11/12 Ole Miss 4 2 0     9 2 0
Vanderbilt 2 1 3     5 2 3
Tennessee 4 3 0     4 6 0
Alabama 3 4 1     5 4 1
Kentucky 3 4 1     5 4 1
#14/15 Florida 2 3 1     6 4 1
Georgia Tech 2 3 1     5 4 1
Georgia 2 4 0     4 6 0
Tulane 1 5 0     3 7 0
Mississippi State 1 6 0     3 6 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1958 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology during the 1958 NCAA University Division football season. The Yellow Jackets were led by 14th-year head coach Bobby Dodd, played their home games at Grant Field in Atlanta, and compiled a 5–4–1 record.[1]

The team's statistical leaders included Fred Braselton with 310 passing yards and Floyd Faucette with 473 rushing yards.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 20at KentuckyL 0–1330,000
September 26Florida State*W 17–340,391
October 4Tulane
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
W 14–038,000
October 11Tennessee
W 21–744,726
October 18No. 2 Auburn
T 7–744,726
October 25at SMU*No. 17L 0–2027,000
November 1at Duke*W 10–830,000
November 8No. 17 Clemson*
W 13–044,726
November 15AlabamadaggerNo. 20
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
L 8–1744,726
November 29at GeorgiaL 3–1650,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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