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1998 Colorado State Rams football team

The 1998 Colorado State Rams football team represented Colorado State University in the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was led by sixth-year head coach Sonny Lubick and played its home games at Hughes Stadium. They finished the regular season with an 8–4 record overall and a 5–3 record in the Western Athletic Conference to finish 3rd in the Mountain Division. This was their last season in the WAC before they joined the Mountain West Conference.

1998 Colorado State Rams football
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ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1998 record8–4 (5–3 WAC)
Head coachSonny Lubick (6th season)
Home stadiumHughes Stadium
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Mountain Division
No. 13 Air Force x$   7 1         12 1  
Wyoming   6 2         8 3  
Colorado State   5 3         8 4  
Rice   5 3         5 6  
TCU   4 4         7 5  
Tulsa   2 6         4 7  
SMU   1 1         0 1  
UNLV   0 8         0 11  
Pacific Division
BYU xy   7 1         9 5  
San Diego State x   7 1         7 5  
Utah   5 3         7 4  
Fresno State   5 3         5 6  
San Jose State   3 5         4 8  
UTEP   3 5         3 8  
New Mexico   1 7         3 9  
Hawaii   0 8         0 12  
Championship: Air Force 20, BYU 13
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
August 29at No. 23 Michigan State*No. 15W 23–16
September 5vs. Colorado*No. 15L 14–42
September 12at Nevada*W 26–14
September 17at Air ForceL 27–30
September 26UNLVW 38–16
October 3at UTEPW 20–17
October 10Tulsa
  • Hughes Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
W 34–7
October 17at New Mexico State*W 47–28
October 24TCU
  • Hughes Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
W 42–21
October 31at RiceL 23–35
November 7Wyoming
L 19–27
November 14at SMUW 32–10
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Source:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1998 Colorado State Rams Schedule and Results". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved May 9, 2017.