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Ohio State 23-20

Columbus (83,113...largest crowd ever)

No. 1 (AP) Ohio State

SMU 0, 14, 0, 6

OSU 8, 7, 8, 0

Summary[]

1st Quarter

OSU: Sr HB Don Clark 22 yard run (two-point good)...6 pl/41 yds

2nd Quarter

SMU: E Henry Christopher 20 yard pass from backup QB Billy Dunn...11 pl/83 yds

OSU: Clark 2 yard run (kick good)...15 pl/80

SMU: Meredith TD run

3rd Quarter

OSU TD & 2 pts

4th Quarter

SMU: Meredith TD pass (2-point no good)...Meredith received standing ovation as he completed six passes in a row for 75 yards

Stats[]

Team

First Downs: SMU 18, OSU 18

Rushing: SMU 129, OSU 209

Passing: SMU 20/31/233/0, OSU 6/9/78/2

Punts: SMU 2/42, OSU 4/34

Fumbles Lost: SMU 0, OSU 0

Penalty Yards: SMU 81, OSU 45

Passing

SMU: Don Meredith 19/28, 213 yds, TD

Rushing

SMU: Meredith 10/25

References[]

  • "OSU Survives Aerial Barrage." Palm Beach Post. 28 Sep 1958.
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