|1958 Navy Midshipmen football|
|Head coach||Eddie Erdelatz (9th season)|
|Home stadium||Thompson Stadium|
|1958 NCAA University Division independents football records|
|No. 3 Army||–||8||–||0||–||1|
|No. 6 Air Force||–||9||–||0||–||2|
|No. 9 Syracuse||–||8||–||2||–||0|
|No. 19 Oklahoma State||–||8||–||3||–||0|
|No. 17 Notre Dame||–||6||–||4||–||0|
|San Jose State||–||4||–||5||–||0|
|Rankings from AP Poll|
The 1958 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy (USNA) during the 1958 NCAA University Division football season. Navy competed as an independent with no conference affiliation. They began the season ranked 7th in the pre-season AP Poll. The team was led by ninth-year head coach Eddie Erdelatz.
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|September 27||William & Mary||No. 12||W 14–0|
|October 4||at Boston University||No. 15||W 28–14|
|October 11||at No. 14 Michigan||No. 12||W 20–14||82,220|||
|October 18||vs. Tulane||No. 6||L 6–14|
|October 25||at Penn||No. 18||W 50–8|
|November 1||Notre Dame||No. 15||L 20–40||57,773|
|November 8||vs. Maryland||W 40–14||30,035|
|November 15||at George Washington||W 28–8|
|November 29||vs. No. 5 Army||L 6–22|
References[edit | edit source]
- "Navy (MD) 1958 AP Football Rankings - College Poll Archive - Historical College Football and Basketball Polls and Rankings". http://www.collegepollarchive.com/football/ap/teams/by_season.cfm?teamid=33&seasonid=1958.
- "Football History". United States Naval Academy. p. 192. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/navy/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/2014-15/misc_non_event/History-2014-Guide.pdf. Retrieved July 12, 2015.
- "Navy Yearly Results (1955-1959)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/n/navy/1955-1959_yearly_results.php. Retrieved July 14, 2015.
- Tommy Devine (October 12, 1958). "Navy Smokes M, 20-14: Middie Pass Is Killer". Detroit Free Press: p. 1E. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30042565/navy_smokes_m_2014_middie_pass_is/.
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