PSU Snapshot: 1958

A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019:

Coach: Rip Engle

Final record: 6-3-1

Final ranking: Not ranked

Regular-season wins: Penn, Marquette, Boston, Furman, Holy Cross, Pitt

Regular-season losses: Nebraska, Army, Syracuse

Regular-season ties: West Virginia

Bowl game: None

Team stat leaders: Dave Kasperian rushed for 381 yards; Richie Lucas passed for 483 yards; Maurice Schleicher caught 9 passes for 127 yards; Jim Kerr intercepted 5 passes

All-Americans: None

Neil Rudel’s take: Six of 10 games were on the road — four of first five, including a game that drew 11,000 at Boston University (34-0 win) … Other than Syracuse, home opponents were Furman, Marquette and Holy Cross — in case you’re wondering why Eastern football didn’t get much respect. Dan “Bad Rad” Radakovich hired as team’s first linebacker coach … After 47 matchups, all in Philly, the Lions ended their series with Penn (Quakers won 25 of 47 games).


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