1958 Arkansas Razorbacks football team

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1958 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Conference Southwest Conference
1958 record 4–6 (2–4 SWC)
Head coach Frank Broyles (1st year)
Captain Richard Bell
Captain Bill Michael
Home stadium Razorback Stadium
War Memorial Stadium
« 1957 1959 »

The 1958 Arkansas Razorbacks football team represented the University of Arkansas during the 1958 college football season. It was their first season under head coach Frank Broyles.


Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 20 Baylor War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR L 12–0  
September 27 Tulsa* Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR L 27–14  
October 4 at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX L 12–7  
October 11 Rice Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR L 24–0  
October 18 No. 7 Texas Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR (Rivalry) L 24–6  
October 25 No. 6 Ole Miss* War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR (Rivalry) L 14–12  
November 1 at Texas A&M Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX (Rivalry) W 21–8  
November 8 Hardin–Simmons* War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR W 60–15  
November 15 No. 15 SMUdagger Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR W 13–6  
November 22 at Texas Tech Jones StadiumLubbock, TX W 14–8  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in local to gamesite.



  • Richard Bell
  • Billy Kyser
  • Billy Gilbow, g
  • Billy Michael
  • Jim Mooty, b
  • Barry Switzer,c
  • Bill Michael,t
  • Red Childress,e


Athletic Director: John Barnhill

Head Coach: Frank Broyles

Assistants: Doug Dickey (DB), Merrill Green (OB), Jim Mackenzie (DL), Wilson Matthews (DE/LB), Dixie White (OL), Steed White (OE)




The game featured two kickoffs returned 100 yards each for touchdowns by Jim Mooty and Billy Kyser, both of Arkansas.[2]

Honors and awards[edit]


  • Jim Mooty (1st Team)
  • Billy Gilbow (Dallas Morning News All Southwest Conference Team)
  • Most valuable Senior Razorback at Homecoming: Billy Gilbow, Blytheville, Arkansas

Crip Hall Homecoming Performance by a Senior: Billy Gilbow



  1. ^ a b 2010 Arkansas football media guide
  2. ^ Arkansas Media Guide. University of Arkansas. November 4, 2006. "Long Play Touchdowns". p. 76
  3. ^ 2008 Arkansas football media guide