1958 Wyoming Cowboys Football Team
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1958 Wyoming Cowboys Football Team
1958 Wyoming Cowboys football
Skyline champion
Sun Bowl champion
ConferenceSkyline Conference
1958 record8-3 (6-1 Skyline)
Head coachBob Devaney (2nd season)
Home stadiumWar Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1957
1959 →
1958 Skyline Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Wyoming $ 6 1 0     8 3 0
New Mexico 5 1 0     7 3 0
BYU 5 2 0     6 4 0
Colorado State 4 3 0     6 4 0
Utah 3 3 0     4 7 0
Utah State 2 5 0     3 7 0
Denver 2 5 0     2 8 0
Montana 0 7 0     0 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1958 Wyoming Cowboys football team represented the University of Wyoming in the 1958 NCAA University Division football season. It was the Cowboys' 63rd season and they competed as a member of the Skyline Conference. The team was led by head coach Bob Devaney, in his second year, and played their home games at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie, Wyoming. They finished with a record of eight wins and three losses (8-3, 6-1 Skyline) and with a win over Hardin-Simmons in the Sun Bowl. The Cowboys offense scored 205 points while the defense allowed 136 points.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 20at Kansas State*L 14-1712,000
September 27MontanaW 21-14
October 4Denver
  • War Memorial Stadium
  • Laramie, WY
W 15-12
October 11Oregon State*
  • War Memorial Stadium
  • Laramie, WY
W 28-0
October 18at Colorado StateW 7-6
October 25New Mexico
  • War Memorial Stadium
  • Laramie, WY
L 12-13
November 1Utah
  • War Memorial Stadium
  • Laramie, WY
W 25-20
November 8at Utah StateW 41-13
November 15at Air Force*L 6-21
November 22at BYU
W 22-14
December 31vs. Hardin-Simmons*W 14-613,000
  • *Non-conference game

1958 team players in the NFL

The following were selected in the 1959 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
Bob Sawyer Back 11 131 New York Giants
Dale Memmelaar Guard 21 242 St. Louis Cardinals

References

  1. ^ "University of Wyoming - 1958". College Football Reference. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2012.
  2. ^ "1959 NFL Draft". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2012.

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