1959 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team

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1959 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football
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Middle Three champion
Conference Middle Three Conference
1959 record 6–3 (2–0 Middle Three)
Head coach John Stiegman (4th season)
Home stadium Rutgers Stadium
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 Middle Atlantic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
University
Delaware x 5 0 0     8 1 0
Gettysburg 3 2 0     5 4 0
Lafayette 4 3 0     5 4 0
Bucknell 3 3 0     4 5 0
Rutgers 2 2 0     6 3 0
Lehigh 2 3 0     4 5 0
Temple 0 5 0     0 9 0
Muhlenberg* 1 2 0     3 6 0
College–Northern
Albright x 6 1 0     7 3 0
Juniata 5 1 0     7 1 0
Wagner 5 1 0     6 2 0
Lebanon Valley 3 2 0     5 3 0
Susquehanna 3 2 0     4 3 0
Moravian 2 4 0     3 5 0
Wilkes 2 5 0     2 5 0
Lycoming 1 4 0     3 5 0
Scranton* 3 1 0     5 4 0
College–Southern
Johns Hopkins x 6 0 0     7 1 0
Pennsylvania Military College 6 2 0     6 2 0
Western Maryland 3 2 1     5 2 2
Ursinus 2 5 0     2 6 0
Dickinson 1 5 0     1 7 0
Haverford 0 5 0     1 5 0
Drexel 0 5 0     1 6 0
Franklin & Marshall* 1 2 1     4 3 1
Swarthmore* 1 3 0     ? ? ?
West Chester* 0 0 0     7 1 0
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • * - Ineligible for championship due to insufficient conference games
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1959 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team represented Rutgers University in the 1959 college football season. In their fourth and final season under head coach John Stiegman, the Scarlet Knights compiled a 6–3 record, won the Middle Three Conference championship, and outscored their opponents 132 to 121,[1][2] the team's statistical leaders included Sam Mudie with 339 passing yards, Jim Rogers with 161 rushing yards, and Bob Simms with 345 receiving yards.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1959 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 12, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Rutgers Yearly Results (1955-1959)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved June 12, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1959 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 12, 2016.