1958 Ole Miss Rebels Football Team
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1958 Ole Miss Rebels Football Team
1958 Ole Miss Rebels football
Gator Bowl champion
Gator Bowl, W 7-3 vs. Florida
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 12
APNo. 11
1958 record9-2 (3-2 SEC)
Head coachJohnny Vaught (12th season)
CaptainMilton Crain
Kent Lovelace[1]
Home stadiumHemingway Stadium
(Capacity: 34,500)
Seasons
← 1957
1959 →
1958 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 LSU $ 6 0 0     11 0 0
No. 4 Auburn 6 0 1     9 0 1
No. 11 Ole Miss 3 2 0     9 2 0
Vanderbilt 2 1 3     5 2 3
Tennessee 4 3 0     4 6 0
Alabama 3 4 1     5 4 1
Kentucky 3 4 1     5 4 1
No. 14 Florida 2 3 1     6 4 1
Georgia Tech 2 3 1     5 4 1
Georgia 2 4 0     4 6 0
Tulane 1 5 0     3 7 0
Mississippi State 1 6 0     3 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1958 Ole Miss Rebels football team represented the University of Mississippi during the 1958 NCAA University Division football season.[2] The Rebels were led by 12th-year head coach Johnny Vaught and played their home games at Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, Mississippi. They competed as members of the Southeastern Conference, finishing in second with a regular season record of 8-2 (3-2 SEC), and were ranked 11th in the final AP Poll. They were invited to the 1958 Gator Bowl, where they defeated fellow SEC member Florida, 7-3.

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 20at Memphis State*No. 6W 17-0
September 27vs. No. 17 KentuckyNo. 9
  • Crump Stadium
  • Memphis, Tennessee
W 27-6
October 4at Trinity (TX)*No. 6W 21-0
October 11at TulaneNo. 7W 19-8
October 18Hardin-Simmons*No. 8W 24-0
October 25at Arkansas*No. 6W 14-12
November 1at No. 1 LSUNo. 6L 0-14
November 8Houston*daggerNo. 9
  • Hemingway Stadium
  • Oxford, Mississippi
W 56-7
November 15at TennesseeNo. 7L 16-18
November 29Mississippi StateNo. 13
  • Hemingway Stadium
  • Oxford, Mississippi (Egg Bowl)
W 21-0
December 27vs. No. 14 Florida*No. 13W 7-3
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Roster

References

  1. ^ 2016 Ole Miss Media Guide p. 180
  2. ^ "1958 Ole Miss Rebels Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2017.



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