| 6–3 (2–0 Middle Three)|| Rutgers Stadium|
| Middle Three Conference|
John Stiegman (4th year)
1959 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team Wikipedia
The 1959 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team represented Rutgers University in the 1959 college football season. In their fourth and final season under head coach John Stiegman, the Scarlet Knights compiled a 6–3 record, won the Middle Three Conference championship, and outscored their opponents 132 to 121. The team's statistical leaders included Sam Mudie with 339 passing yards, Jim Rogers with 161 rushing yards, and Bob Simms with 345 receiving yards.