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1998 Arkansas Razorbacks football team

The 1998 Arkansas Razorbacks football team represented the University of Arkansas during the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season.[1]

1998 Arkansas Razorbacks football
SEC Western Division co-champion
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionWestern Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 17
APNo. 16
1998 record9–3 (6–2 SEC)
Head coachHouston Nutt (1st season)
Co-defensive coordinatorBobby Allen (1st season)
Co-defensive coordinatorKeith Burns (1st season)
Home stadiumRazorback Stadium
(Capacity: 50,019)

War Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 53,727)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
No. 1 Tennessee x$#   8 0         13 0  
No. 5 Florida %   7 1         10 2  
No. 14 Georgia   6 2         9 3  
Kentucky   4 4         7 5  
Vanderbilt   1 7         2 9  
South Carolina   0 8         1 10  
Western Division
Mississippi State xy   6 2         8 5  
No. 16 Arkansas x   6 2         9 3  
Alabama   4 4         7 5  
Ole Miss   3 5         7 5  
LSU   2 6         4 7  
Auburn   1 7         3 8  
Championship: Tennessee 24, Mississippi State 14
  • # – BCS National Champion
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

Houston Nutt became the first Arkansas head coach to win his first eight games, and the Razorbacks won a share of the 1998 SEC Western Division championship.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 56:00 PMSouthwestern Louisiana*W 38–1747,562
September 196:00 PMSMU*W 44–1755,544
September 265:00 PMNo. 22 Alabama
  • Razorback Stadium
  • Fayetteville, AR
ESPN2W 42–651,763
October 35:00 PMKentucky*No. 22
  • War Memorial Stadium
  • Little Rock, AR
ESPN2W 27–2055,782
October 102:30 PMMemphisNo. 20ESPN2W 23–942,766
October 1712:00 PMat South CarolinaNo. 17PPVW 41–2867,930
October 311:00 PMat AuburnNo. 14PPVW 24–2178,439
November 711:30 AMOle MissNo. 11
  • Razorback Stadium
  • Fayetteville, AR (rivalry)
JPSW 34–049,115
November 142:30 PMat No. 1 TennesseeNo. 10CBSL 24–28106,365
November 2111:30 AMat Mississippi StateNo. 9JPSL 21–2236,656
November 271:30 PMLSUNo. 13
CBSW 41–1455,831
January 11:00 PMvs. No. 15 MichiganNo. 11ABCL 31–4563,584

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