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1998 Fresno State Bulldogs football team

The 1998 Fresno State football team represented California State University, Fresno[note 1] in the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season, and competed as a member of the Western Athletic Conference. Led by head coach Pat Hill, the Bulldogs played home games at Bulldog Stadium in Fresno, California.

1998 Fresno State Bulldogs football
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ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
DivisionPacific Division
1998 record5–6 (5–3 WAC)
Head coachPat Hill (2nd season)
Home stadiumBulldog Stadium
(Capacity: 41,031)
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

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 1212:00 PMat No. 16 Colorado*L 21–2942,623
September 194:00 PMat Texas Tech*L 28–3440,035
September 267:00 PMNevada*L 24–2739,477
October 37:00 PMBYU
  • Bulldog Stadium
  • Fresno, CA
W 31–2138,326
October 104:00 PMat TCUL 10–2128,013
October 1712:00 PMat UtahL 16–2433,065
October 247:00 PMUTEP
  • Bulldog Stadium
  • Fresno, CA
W 32–639,881
October 3112:00 PMat New MexicoW 28–2021,027
November 74:00 PMat San Diego StateABCL 0–1022,497
November 141:00 PMHawaii
  • Bulldog Stadium
  • Fresno, CA (Rivalry)
W 51–1233,535
November 211:00 PMSan Jose State
  • Bulldog Stadium
  • Fresno, CA (Rivalry)
W 24–2134,292
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Pacific time

[1][2]

Team players in the NFLEdit

The following were selected in the 1999 NFL Draft.[3][4]

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
Cory Hall Defensive Back 3 65 Cincinnati Bengals

The following finished their college career in 1998, were not drafted, but played in the NFL.

Player Position First NFL Team
Bobby Brooks Linebacker 1999 Oakland Raiders

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The official name of Fresno State has been California State University, Fresno since 1972. However, it is still commonly known as Fresno State.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  2. ^ "Fresno State Yearly Results". Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  3. ^ "1999 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016.
  4. ^ "Fresno St. Players/Alumni". Retrieved December 12, 2016.