1958 TCU Horned Frogs football team

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1958 TCU Horned Frogs football
Southwest Conference champion
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 9
AP No. 10
1958 record 8–2–1 (5–1 SWC)
Head coach Abe Martin (6th season)
Home stadium Amon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 46,083)
Seasons
← 1957
1959 →
1958 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 10 TCU $ 5 1 0     8 2 1
No. 18 SMU 4 2 0     6 4 0
Rice 4 2 0     5 5 0
Texas 3 3 0     7 3 0
Arkansas 2 4 0     4 6 0
Texas A&M 2 4 0     4 6 0
Baylor 1 5 0     3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1958 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1958 college football season. The Horned Frogs finished the season 8–2–1 overall and 5–1 in the Southwest Conference, the team was coached by Abe Martin in his sixth year as head coach. The Frogs played their home games in Amon G. Carter Stadium, which is located on campus in Fort Worth, Texas. They were invited to the Cotton Bowl Classic where they played Air Force, with the game ending in a 0–0 tie.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 20 at Kansas* No. 8 Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas W 42–0    
September 27 at Iowa* No. 6 Iowa StadiumIowa City, Iowa L   0–17   54,500
October 4 Arkansas Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas W 12–7    
October 11 Texas Tech Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas W 26–0    
October 18 at Texas A&M No. 20 Kyle FieldCollege Station, Texas W 24–8    
November 1 Baylor No. 18 Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas (The Revivalry) W 22–0    
November 8 Marquette* No. 11 Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas W 36–8    
November 15 Texas No. 9 Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas W 22–8   39,000
November 22 at Rice No. 7 Rice StadiumHouston W 21–10    
November 29 at SMU Cotton BowlDallas (Battle for the Iron Skillet) L  13–20   40,000
January 1, 1959 2:30 pm vs. No. 8 Air Force* Cotton Bowl • Dallas [1][2] (Cotton Bowl) CBS T   0–0   75,504
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Air Academy, TCU scoreless in Cotton Bowl". Eugene Register-Guard. Oregon. Associated Press. January 2, 1959. p. 4B. 
  2. ^ "Falcons, TCU battle to Cotton contest tie". Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. Associated Press. January 2, 1959. p. 16. 
  3. ^ "1958 TCU Horned Frogs". Retrieved 26 July 2016.