1958 Arizona Wildcats football
ConferenceBorder Conference
1958 record3–7 (2–1 Border)
Head coach
CaptainRalph Hunsaker
Home stadiumArizona Stadium
Seasons
← 1957
1959 →
1958 Border Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Hardin–Simmons $ 4 0 0     6 5 0
Arizona State 4 1 0     7 3 0
Arizona 2 1 0     3 7 0
New Mexico A&M 1 3 0     4 6 0
Texas Western 1 4 0     2 7 0
West Texas State 1 4 0     1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1958 Arizona Wildcats football team represented the University of Arizona in the Border Conference during the 1958 NCAA University Division football season. In their second and final season under head coach Ed Doherty, the Wildcats compiled a 3–7 record (2–1 against Border opponents) and were outscored by their opponents, 276 to 83. The team captain was Ralph Hunsaker.[1][2] The team played its home games in Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Arizona.

The team's statistical leaders included Ralph Hunsaker with 1,129 passing yards, Billy Overall with 324 rushing yards, and Dave Hibbert with 606 receiving yards.[3]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 20Utah State*W 7–6
September 27Iowa State*
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
L 0–14
October 4at Tulsa*L 0–34
October 11 No. 19 Colorado*
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
L 12–65
October 18at New Mexico*Albuquerque, NML 13–33
October 25Idaho*
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
L 16–24
November 1West Texas State
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
W 15–8
November 8at Texas Tech*L 6–33
November 15at Texas WesternW 14–12
November 22Arizona State
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ (rivalry)
L 0–47
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. ^ "1958 Arizona Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  2. ^ "Arizona Football 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). University of Arizona. 2016. pp. 102, 105. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  3. ^ "1958 Arizona Wildcats Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 7, 2016.