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Remember that College Football division I does not always have a single national champion. In 1958:

Iowa won one the Football Writers poll, arguably the most prestigious organization at the time to vote on a national champion after the bowls were played.

LSU won all other major polls, and widely considered as the National Champions.

It is considered a split title because LSU played an extremely weak schedule that included no teams with black athletes. Iowa played a much more difficult schedule and was much more impressive in doing so, think 2007 Florida 13-1 vs. Utah 13-0. Florida were National Champions, Utah was not.

1958:

Iowa Integrated National Champions

LSU White-Only National Champions

The NCAA recognizes both teams being National Champs for 1958.

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