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1958-1959 Iowa Football Year in Review
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Big Ten Champions and National Champions (Football Writers Association)Big Ten Champions and National Champions (Football Writers Association)

Iowa finished 8-1-1 overall and 5-1 in the Big Ten Conference in 1958. The Hawkeyes won the 1958 Big Ten football championship and the 1959 Rose Bowl Game. The Football Writers Association of America named Iowa the 1958 college football national champion by awarding the team the 1958 Grantland Rice Award. It is the only national championship in Iowa football history. The Hawkeyes finished No. 2 in the final AP and UPI polls, which were released before the bowl games, behind LSU.

The final AP Poll ranking is the highest in school history. Iowa also finished No. 2 in the final UPI Poll in 1960. The Hawkeyes led the nation in total offense (405.9 yards per game), were ranked second in passing offense (170.0 yards per game), ninth in rushing offense (235.9 yards per game) and ninth in scoring offense (26.0 points per game).

Quarterback Randy Duncan was named the 1958 Big Ten Most Valuable Player and was selected to the 1958 All-Big Ten first team and the 1958 All-America first team (unanimous). He finished second in the 1958 Heisman Trophy voting behind Pete Dawkins of Army. In 1997 Duncan was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. End Curt Merz was selected to the 1958 All-America first team. Halfback Willie Fleming was selected to the 1958 All-Big Ten first team. Thirty-four Iowa Hawkeyes, including Duncan, Merz and Fleming, won letters in 1958.

Conference: Big Ten

Head Coach: Forest Evashevski

PlayersAlfred 'Al' Hinton, Allan Miller, Bernie Wyatt, Bill DiCindio, Bill Gravel, Bill Lapham, Bill Scott, Bill Whisler, Bob Hain, Bob Jeter, Bob Prescott, Charles Lee, Curt Merz, David Watkins, Dick Klein, Don Horn, Don Norton, Don Shipanick, Donald Tucker, Emery Pudder, Ernest Mielke, Eugene Mosley, Gary Grouwinkel, Geno Sessi, Gerald 'Jerry' Mauren, Gerald 'Jerry' Novack, Hugh Drake, Jeff Langston, Jerry Williams, Jess Vargo, John Brown, John Burroughs, John Nocera, John Sawin, Kevin Furlong, Lloyd Humphreys, Mac Lewis, Mark Manders, Maurice Hanson, Mitchell 'Mitch' Ogiego, Olen Treadway, Paul Karras, Randy Duncan, Ray Jauch, Richard 'Dick' Clauson, Robert Yauck, Sherwyn Thorson, Tom Moore, Wilburn Hollis, William 'Bill' Ringer, William Cervanak, Willie Fleming
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1/1/1959
Rose Bowl

#2 Iowa  vs  #16 California   California

W    38 - 12 

Head Coach: Forest Evashevski

Bob Jeter ran for 194 yards on nine carries, earned Player-of-the-Game honors and led Iowa to a 38-12 win over California in the 45th Rose Bowl. Over 18,000 Iowa fans made the trip to Pasadena. Head C...more

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11/22/1958

#6 Iowa  vs  #15 Notre Dame   Notre Dame

W    31 - 21 

Head Coach: Forest Evashevski

Iowa hosted No. 15 Notre Dame on November 22 in the Hawkeyes' final game of the regular season and the seniors' final game in Iowa Stadium. Iowa defeated the Fighting Irish by a score of 31-21. The Ha...more

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11/15/1958

#2 Iowa  vs  #16 Ohio State   Ohio State

L    28 - 38 

Head Coach: Forest Evashevski

Ohio State was the only team to beat Iowa in 1957, so the Hawkeyes had a chip on their shoulder when they hosted the No. 16 Buckeyes on November 15. Despite their efforts, Iowa fell to Ohio State, 38-...more

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TOP 10 FAVORITE GAMES


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TOP 10 HATED GAMES


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11/8/1958

#2 Iowa  @  Minnesota   Minnesota

W    28 - 6 

Head Coach: Forest Evashevski

Minnesota did not figure to be much of a challenge. The Golden Gophers were 0-6 and had not won a football game in over a year. The Hawkeyes did not disappoint. The victory clinched the Big Ten champi...more

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11/1/1958

#2 Iowa  @  Michigan   Michigan

W    37 - 14 

Head Coach: Forest Evashevski

Iowa buried the Wolverines to end a 34-game losing streak to Michigan (last win in 1924). Michigan was in the midst of its worst season in twenty-two years when undefeated Iowa came to town on Novembe...more

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10/25/1958

#7 Iowa  vs  #8 Northwestern   Northwestern

W    26 - 20 

Head Coach: Forest Evashevski

Iowa hosted No. 8 Northwestern, the third game in five weeks the Hawkeyes had played against a top ten team. It was the first game between two top ten Big Ten teams of the season. Iowa's homecoming ga...more

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10/18/1958

#13 Iowa  @  #4 Wisconsin   Wisconsin

W    20 - 9 

Head Coach: Forest Evashevski

Hawks pull an upset win over the 4th-ranked Badgers. Iowa had not won in Madison since 1946. It was the second game in four weeks the Hawkeyes had played against a top ten team. Iowa had little troubl...more

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10/11/1958

#17 Iowa  vs  Indiana   Indiana

W    34 - 13 

Head Coach: Forest Evashevski

Iowa recovered from the tie with Air Force by crushing usually weak Indiana in both teams' Big Ten opener, 34-13. The victory was the Hawkeyes' sixth straight over the Hoosiers and Iowa rose to No. 13...more


10/4/1958

#8 Iowa  vs  Air Force   Air Force

T    13 - 13 

Head Coach: Forest Evashevski

The Air Force Academy had only played two seasons of varsity football when they came to Iowa City on October 4. The Falcons surprised the Hawkeyes with a 13-13 tie. The draw dropped Iowa to No. 17 in ...more


9/27/1958

Iowa  vs  #6 Texas Christian   Texas Christian

W    17 - 0 

Head Coach: Forest Evashevski

Iowa's season opener against TCU was played under the shadow of a new press box, which would watch over nearly five decades of Hawkeye football. Bob Jeter ran for 63 yards including a 41-yard TD a...more

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Total Wins

Total Losses

Total Ties

Win %

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1

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