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The 1998 Memphis Tigers football team represented the University of Memphis in the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. Memphis competed as a member of the Conference USA. The team was led by head coach Rip Scherer, who was fired at the conclusion of the season. The Tigers played their home games at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.

1998 Memphis Tigers football
ConferenceConference USA
1998 record2–9 (1–5 C-USA)
Head coachRip Scherer
Home stadiumLiberty Bowl Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 62,380)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 7 Tulane $   6 0         12 0  
Southern Miss   5 1         7 5  
Louisville   4 2         7 5  
East Carolina   3 3         6 5  
Army   2 4         3 8  
Houston   2 4         3 8  
Cincinnati   1 5         2 9  
Memphis   1 5         2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 56:00 PMat Ole Miss*FSNL 10–3146,191
September 1211:30 AMMississippi State*FSNL 6–1428,467
September 192:30 PMat Minnesota*FSNL 14–4135,919
October 37:00 PMat HoustonL 14–3513,140
October 102:30 PMNo. 20 Arkansas*
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
ESPN2L 9–2342,766
October 176:00 PMCincinnati
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
W 41–2317,252
October 241:00 PMat LouisvilleL 32–3539,247
October 311:00 PMArkansas State* 
W 35–1918,142
November 71:00 PMNo. 15 Tulane
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
L 31–4118,192
November 145:00 PMat Southern MissL 3–4519,132
November 211:00 PMEast Carolina
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
L 31–3416,052
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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