Section Table of Contents

September 20, 1959

COMPILED BY THE FOOTBALL STAFF OF SPORTS ILLUSTRATED

THE ELEVEN BEST ELEVENS

Red Grange forecasts the leading college teams of 1959 54

THE SMALL COLLEGES Whether NCAA or NAIA, they're full of spirit 95

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EAST
Showmanship is rife in the domain of the Lonely End

58

AMHERST

60

ARMY

60

BOSTON COLLEGE

60

BOSTON UNIVERSITY

60

BROWN

60

BUCKNELL

60

BUFFALO

62

COLGATE

62

COLUMBIA

62

CONNECTICUT

62

CORNELL

62

DARTMOUTH

62

DELAWARE

63

HARVARD

63

HOLY CROSS

64

LAFAYETTE

64

LEHIGH

64

MAINE

64

MASSACHUSETTS

65

NAVY

65

NEW HAMPSHIRE

65

PENNSYLVANIA

65

PENN STATE

65

PITTSBURGH

65

PRINCETON

66

RHODE ISLAND

66

RUTGERS

66

SYRACUSE

66

TEMPLE

67

VERMONT

67

VILLANOVA

67

WESLEYAN

67

WILLIAMS

67

YALE

67

SOUTH
The fans object, but rugged defenses rule in Dixie

68

ALABAMA

70

AUBURN

70

CITADEL

70

CLEMSON

70

DAVIDSON

70

DUKE

70

FLORIDA

71

FLORIDA STATE

71

FURMAN

71

GEORGE WASHINGTON

71

GEORGIA

71

GEORGIA TECH

71

KENTUCKY

72

LOUISIANA STATE

72

LOUISVILLE

73

MARYLAND

73

MIAMI

73

MISSISSIPPI

73

MISSISSIPPI STATE

73

NORTH CAROLINA

73

N. CAROLINA STATE

74

RICHMOND

74

SOUTH CAROLINA

74

TENNESSEE

74

TULANE

74

VANDERBILT

74

VIRGINIA

75

VMI

75

VIRGINIA TECH

75

WAKE FOREST

75

WEST VIRGINIA

75

WILLIAM & MARY

75

MIDWEST
Midwesterners are proud of tall corn and fine football

76

BOWLING GREEN

77

CINCINNATI

77

DAYTON

78

DETROIT

78

ILLINOIS

78

INDIANA

78

IOWA

78

IOWA STATE

78

KANSAS

79

KANSAS STATE

79

MARQUETTE

79

MIAMI (OHIO)

79

MICHIGAN

79

MICHIGAN STATE

79

MINNESOTA

80

MISSOURI

80

NEBRASKA

80

NORTHWESTERN

80

NOTRE DAME

80

OHIO STATE

80

OKLAHOMA

81

OKLAHOMA STATE

81

PURDUE

81

TULSA

81

WICHITA

81

WISCONSIN

81

SOUTHWEST
Upsets are the rule down in this flamboyant section

82

ABILENE CHRISTIAN

84

ARIZONA

84

ARIZONA STATE

84

ARKANSAS

84

BAYLOR

84

HARDIN-SIMMONS

84

HOUSTON

85

NEW MEXICO

85

NEW MEXICO STATE

85

NORTH TEXAS STATE

85

RICE

85

SO. METHODIST

85

TEXAS

86

TEXAS A&M

86

TEXAS CHRISTIAN

86

TEXAS TECH

86

TEXAS WESTERN

86

WEST TEXAS STATE

86

WEST
The brave new AAWU rises from the ashes of the PCC

88

AIR FORCE

90

BRIGHAM YOUNG

90

CALIFORNIA

90

COLLEGE OF PACIFIC

90

COLORADO

90

COLORADO STATE

90

DENVER

91

IDAHO

91

MONTANA

91

OREGON

91

OREGON STATE

91

SAN JOSE STATE

91

STANFORD

92

UCLA

92

USC

92

UTAH

92

UTAH STATE

92

WASHINGTON

92

WASHINGTON STATE

94

WYOMING

94

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Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)