1958 Utah Utes football
ConferenceSkyline Conference
1958 record4–7 (3–3 Skyline)
Head coachRay Nagel (1st season)
Home stadiumUte Stadium
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Template:1958 Skyline Conference football standings The 1958 Utah Utes football team represented the University of Utah during the 1958 NCAA University Division football season. Home games were played on campus in Salt Lake City at Ute Stadium.

Under first-year head coach Ray Nagel, the Utes were 4–7 overall and 3–3 in the Mountain States Conference (Skyline). The defending conference champions, they were led on the field by senior quarterback Lee Grosscup and junior safety (& halfback) Larry Wilson, a future member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.


September 20MontanaW 20–6
September 27at BYU Δ
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, Utah (rivalry)
L 7–14
October 4Idaho*
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
L 0–20
October 11at California*L 21–36
October 18Denverdagger
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
W 20–16
October 25No. 14 Air Force*L 14–16
November 1at WyomingL 20–25
November 8at Colorado StateL 0–20
November 15Colorado*
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, Utah (rivalry)
L 0–7
November 27Utah State
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, Utah (rivalry)
W 12–7
December 6at Hawaii*W 47–20
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Δ BYU was designated home team.[1]
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game


NFL draftEdit

Utah had one player selected in the 1959 NFL Draft.[4]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Lee Grosscup Quarterback 1 10 New York Giants


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