Former Oklahoma A&M great Myron Roderick took over the reigns in 1957 and returned the Cowboys to the top in 1958. Two years removed from his third NCAA title as a wrestler, Roderick won his first as a coach. Eight Aggies earned All-America honors, a tie for the most ever. Leading the way were national champions Dick Beattie at 157 pounds and Duane Murty at 167 pounds. Roderick's team notched a 10-0-2 record during the dual season. Roderick lead the Cowboys to six more national championships in 1959, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1968.
Following his coaching career at OSU, Roderick went on to serve as athletic director from 1983 to 1990. Roderick died in December of 2011 at the age of 77.