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1958 Ohio State Buckeyes football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 7
APNo. 8
1958 record6-1-2 (4-1-2 Big Ten)
Head coachWoody Hayes
CaptainFrank Kremblas
CaptainDick Schafrath
Home stadiumOhio Stadium
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 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1958-1959. The Buckeyes compiled a 6–1–2 record.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 27* #20 SMU #1 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 23-20   83,113
October 4* Washington #3 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 12-7   82,901
October 11 at Illinois #5 Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL W 19-13   50,416
October 18 Indiana #3 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 49-8   82,964
October 25 #13 Wisconsin #2 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH T 7-7   83,142
November 1 at #11 Northwestern #5 Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL L 0-21   51,102
November 8 #8 Purdue #16 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH T 14-14   83,481
November 15 at #2 Iowa #16 Iowa StadiumIowa Stadium W 38-28   58,643
November 22 Michigan #11 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 20-14   83,248
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Game notesEdit

IowaEdit

Statistics

Coaching staffEdit

1959 NFL drafteesEdit

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Don Clark 1 7 Back Chicago Bears
Dan James 1 8 Tackle San Francisco 49ers
Dick Schafrath 2 23 Tackle Cleveland Browns
Dick LeBeau 5 58 Defensive Back Cleveland Browns
Jerry Lee Murphy 20 231 Tackle Chicago Cardinals
Frank Kremblas 23 275 Quarterback New York Giants
Ernie Spychalski 25 298 Tackle Cleveland Browns
Jack Scott 26 307 Defensive Tackle Pittsburgh Steelers
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ReferencesEdit

  1. 2012 Ohio State football record book.
  2. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1959.htm
Win/Loss statistics
Draft data
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