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1998 Georgia Bulldogs football team

The 1998 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the University of Georgia during the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Bulldogs completed the season with a 9–3 record.

1998 Georgia Bulldogs football
Peach Bowl champion
Peach Bowl, W 35–33 vs. Virginia
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 14
APNo. 14
1998 record9–3 (6–2 SEC)
Head coachJim Donnan (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorJoe Kines (4th season)
Home stadiumSanford Stadium (86,117)
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

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 55:00 PMKent State*No. 19PPVW 56–386,003
September 126:00 PMat South CarolinaNo. 15ESPN2W 17–383,411
September 192:00 PMWyoming*No. 12
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, Georgia
FSNW 16–986,117
October 37:00 PMat No. 6 LSUNo. 12ESPNW 28–2780,792
October 103:30 PMNo. 4 TennesseeNo. 7
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, Georgia (Rivalry)
CBSL 3–2286,117
October 1712:30 PMVanderbilt No. 13
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, Georgia (Rivalry)
JPSW 31–683,911
October 2412:30 PMat KentuckyNo. 11JPSW 28-2657,838
October 313:30 PMvs. No. 6 FloridaNo. 11CBSL 7–3884,321
November 147:30 PMat AuburnNo. 17ESPNW 28–1785,214
November 211:00 PMOle MissNo. 14
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, Georgia
W 24–1785,445
November 2812:00 PMNo. 17 Georgia Tech*No. 12
CBSL 19–2186,117
December 315:00 PMvs. No. 13 Virginia*No. 19ESPNW 35–3372,876
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

Personnel

  • K Hap Hines, Jr.

References