1998 MAC Championship Game
The 1998 MAC Championship Game was the second conference championship game of the Mid-American Conference, and was played on December 4, 1998, at Marshall Stadium in Huntington, West Virginia. The game featured a rematch of the 1997 game, between the East Division's Marshall Thundering Herd, and the West Division's Toledo Rockets. Marshall was heavily favored to win the game. Marshall defeated Toledo to claim their second consecutive conference title by a score of 23–17. During the game, Marshall starting quarterback Chad Pennington was hurt, and was replaced by Byron Leftwich.
|1998 MAC Championship Game|
|Date||December 4, 1998|
|Location||Huntington, West Virginia|
|MVP||QB Chad Pennington (Marshall)|
|United States TV coverage|
|1998 Mid-American Conference football standings|
|Championship: Marshall 23, Toledo 17|
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