1959 Mississippi State Maroons football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1959 record2–7 (0–7 SEC)
Head coach
Home stadiumScott Field
(capacity: 35,000)
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 5 Georgia $ 7 0 0 10 1 0
No. 3 LSU 5 1 0 9 2 0
No. 2 Ole Miss 5 1 0 10 1 0
No. 10 Alabama 4 1 2 7 2 2
Auburn 4 3 0 7 3 0
Vanderbilt 3 2 2 5 3 2
Georgia Tech 3 3 0 6 5 0
Tennessee 3 4 1 5 4 1
No. 19 Florida 2 4 0 5 4 1
Kentucky 1 6 0 4 6 0
Tulane 0 5 1 3 6 1
Mississippi State 0 7 0 2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1959 Mississippi State Maroons football team represented Mississippi State University as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) during the 1959 NCAA University Division football season. Led by fourth-year head coach Wade Walker, the Maroons compiled an overall record of 2–7 with a mark of 0–7 in conference play, placing last out of 12 teams in the SEC.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 26at No. 19 FloridaL 13–1433,330
October 3at No. 9 TennesseeL 6–2226,895[1]
October 10Arkansas State*W 49–14
October 17at GeorgiaL 0–15
October 24Memphis State
  • Scott Field
  • Starkville, MS
W 28–23
October 31at AlabamaL 0–1019,000[2]
November 7at No. 8 AuburnL 0–31
November 14at No. 3 LSUL 0–2763,272
November 28No. 2 Ole Miss
L 0–42
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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References

  1. ^ "Etter-paced Vols clout Maroons, 22–6". The Knoxville News-Sentinel. October 4, 1959. Retrieved March 31, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ Land, Charles (November 1, 1959). "Bama gains homecoming victory". The Tuscaloosa News. Google News Archives. p. 9. Retrieved January 17, 2013.
  3. ^ College Football @ Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved December 26, 2015