1958 Navy Midshipmen football team

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1958 Navy Midshipmen football
United State Naval Academy Logo-sports.png
Conference Independent
1958 record 6–3
Head coach Eddie Erdelatz (9th season)
Home stadium Thompson Stadium
Seasons
← 1957
1959 →
1958 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Air Force         9 0 2
No. 3 Army         8 0 1
No. 9 Syracuse         8 2 0
No. 19 Oklahoma State         8 3 0
Boston College         7 3 0
Florida State         7 4 0
Holy Cross         6 3 0
Navy         6 3 0
Penn State         6 3 1
No. 17 Notre Dame         6 4 0
Pacific (CA)         6 4 0
Villanova         6 4 0
Pittsburgh         5 4 1
Detroit         4 4 1
Boston University         4 5 0
San Jose State         4 5 0
Texas Tech         3 7 0
Marquette         2 7 1
Drake         2 7 0
Dayton         2 8 0
Miami (FL)         2 8 0
Colgate         1 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1958 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy (USNA) during the 1958 college football season. Navy competed as an independent with no conference affiliation, they began the season ranked 7th in the pre-season AP Poll.[1] The team was led by ninth-year head coach Eddie Erdelatz.[2][3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 27 William & Mary No. 12 Thompson StadiumAnnapolis, MD W 14–0    
October 4 at Boston University No. 15 Nickerson FieldBoston, MA W 28–14    
October 11 at No. 14 Michigan No. 12 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI W 20–14   80,756
October 18 vs. Tulane No. 6 Foreman FieldNorfolk, Virginia (Oyster Bowl) L 6–14    
October 25 at Penn No. 18 Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA W 50–8    
November 1 Notre Dame No. 15 Memorial StadiumBaltimore, MD (Rivalry) L 20–40   57,773
November 8 vs. Maryland Memorial Stadium • Baltimore, MD (Rivalry) W 40–14   30,035
November 15 at George Washington Griffith StadiumWashington, DC W 28–8    
November 29 vs. No. 5 Army Municipal Stadium • Philadelphia, PA (Army–Navy Game) L 6–22    
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Navy (MD) 1958 AP Football Rankings - College Poll Archive - Historical College Football and Basketball Polls and Rankings". www.collegepollarchive.com. Retrieved 2016-10-15. 
  2. ^ "Football History" (PDF). United States Naval Academy. p. 192. Retrieved July 12, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Navy Yearly Results (1955-1959)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 14, 2015.