|1958 Purdue Boilermakers football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1958 record||6–1–2 (3–1–2 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Jack Mollenkopf (3rd season)|
|Home stadium||Ross–Ade Stadium|
|1958 Big Ten football standings|
|#2/2 Iowa †||5||–||1||–||0||8||–||1||–||1|
|#8/7 Ohio State||4||–||1||–||2||6||–||1||–||2|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll
The 1958 Purdue Boilermakers football team was an American football team that represented Purdue University during the 1958 Big Ten Conference football season. In their third season under head coach Jack Mollenkopf, the Boilermakers compiled a 6–1–2 record, finished in fourth place in the Big Ten Conference with a 3–1–2 record against conference opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 184 to 102.
Purdue tackle Gene Selawski was selected by the Football Writers Association of America as a first-team All-American in 1958. End Tom Franckhauser was selected as a first-team All-American by the Central Press Association. Other notable players included quarterbacks Bob Spoo and Ross Fichtner, fullback Bob Jarus, and guard Ron Maltony.
|September 27||Nebraska*||W 28–0|
|October 4||at Rice*||No. 14||W 24–0|
|October 11||at No. 6 Wisconsin||No. 13||L 6–31|
|October 18||No. 5 Michigan State||W 14–6|
|October 25||at No. 11 Notre Dame*||No. 15||W 29–22|
|November 1||Illinois||No. 10||W 31–8|
|November 8||at No. 16 Ohio State||No. 8||T 14–14|
|November 15||at No. 13 Northwestern||No. 8||W 23–6|
|November 22||Indiana||No. 8||T 15–15|
|1958 Purdue Boilermakers football team roster|
| Special teams
- ↑ "Purdue Yearly Results (1955-1959)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/p/purdue/1955-1959_yearly_results.php. Retrieved December 8, 2015.
- ↑ "1958 Purdue Boilermakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/purdue/1958-schedule.html. Retrieved December 6, 2015.
- ↑ Ted Gangi, ed. "FWAA All-America Since 1944: The All-Time Team". http://www.sportswriters.net/fwaa/awards/allamerica/alltime.pdf. Retrieved February 8, 2015.
- ↑ "Central Press All-American". New Castle News, New Castle, Pennsylvania.