On November 8, the Falcons defeated Ohio, 33–6, starting an 18-game winning streak that continued until November 12, 1960. The streak remains the longest in Bowling Green history.
The team's statistical leaders were Bob Colburn with 685 passing yards, Bob Ramlow with 779 rushing yards, and Bernie Casey with 310 receiving yards. Ray Reese was the team captain. Harold Furcron received the team's Most Valuable Player award. Furcron set a Bowling Green record, since broken, with an 81-yard run against Dayton. Jerry Dianiska also had an 80-yard run against Ohio.