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1958 Northwestern Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 17
1958 record5–4 (3–4 Big 10)
Head coachAra Parseghian (3rd season)
MVPRon Burton
CaptainJames Andreotti[1]
CaptainWillmer Fowler
Home stadiumDyche Stadium (Capacity: 55,000)
Seasons
← 1957
1959 →
1958 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2/2 Iowa 5 1 0     8 1 1
#7/6 Wisconsin 5 1 1     7 1 1
#8/7 Ohio State 4 1 2     6 1 2
#13/11 Purdue 3 1 2     6 1 2
Indiana 3 2 1     5 3 1
Illinois 4 3 0     4 5 0
Northwestern 3 4 0     5 4 0
Michigan 1 5 1     2 6 1
Minnesota 1 6 0     1 8 0
Michigan State 0 5 1     3 5 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1958 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1958 Big Ten Conference football season. In their third year under head coach Ara Parseghian, the Wildcats compiled a 5–4 record (3–4 against Big Ten Conference opponents), finished in seventh place in the Big Ten, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 199 to 148.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27Washington State*W 29-2827,500
October 4Stanford*
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, Illinois
W 28-025,132
October 11at MinnesotaW 7-356,061
October 18No. 19 MichiganNo. 17
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, Illinois
W 55-2441,345[3]
October 25at No. 7 IowaNo. 8L 20-2659,275
November 1No. 5 Ohio StateNo. 11
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, Illinois
W 21-051,102
November 8at No. 7 WisconsinNo. 4L 13-1762,964
November 15No. 8 PurdueNo. 13
  • Dyche Stadium
  • Evanston, Illinois
L 6-2338,421
November 22at IllinoisNo. 20L 20-2732,390
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game


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