1998 Eastern Michigan Eagles football team
The 1998 Eastern Michigan Eagles football team represented Eastern Michigan University in the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their fourth season under head coach Rick Rasnick, the Eagles compiled a 3–8 record (3–6 against conference opponents), finished in fourth place in the West Division of the Mid-American Conference, and were outscored by their opponents, 309 to 216. The team's statistical leaders included Walter Church with 2,650 passing yards, Eric Powell with 473 rushing yards, and Jermaine Sheffield with 953 receiving yards. L. J. Shelton received the team's most valuable player award.
|1998 Eastern Michigan Eagles football|
|1998 record||3–8 (3–6 MAC)|
|Head coach||Rick Rasnick (4th season)|
|Captain||L.J. Shelton, Justin Ventura, Derek Vitatoe|
|Home stadium||Rynearson Stadium|
|1998 Mid-American Conference football standings|
|Championship: Marshall 23, Toledo 17|
|September 3||Northern Iowa*||L 10–13|
|September 12||at Ball State||W 13–7|
|September 19||at Michigan*||L 20–59|
|September 26||Marshall||L 23–26|
|October 3||at Kent State||W 26–17|
|October 10||Central Michigan||L 23–36 (OT)|
|October 17||at Western Michigan||L 35–45|
|October 24||Northern Illinois||L 14–26|
|November 7||at Ohio||L 21–49|
|November 14||at Akron*||L 21–24|
|November 21||Toledo||W 10–7|
- "1998 Eastern Michigan Eagles Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 28, 2016.
- "2015 Eastern Michigan Football Digital Media Guide" (PDF). Eastern Michigan University Football. pp. 167, 170. Retrieved June 30, 2016.
- "1998 Eastern Michigan Eagles Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 28, 2016.
- 2015 Media Guide, p. 146.