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1998 Mississippi State Bulldogs football team

The 1998 Mississippi State Bulldogs football team represented Mississippi State University during the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Jackie Sherrill. The Bulldogs played their home games in 1998 at Scott Field in Starkville, Mississippi.

1998 Mississippi State Bulldogs football
Mississippi State Bulldogs logo.svg
SEC Western Division co-champion
Cotton Bowl Classic, L 11–38 vs. Texas
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionWestern Division
1998 record8–5 (6–2 SEC)
Head coachJackie Sherrill (8th season)
Offensive coordinatorLynn Amedee (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorJoe Lee Dunn (3rd season)
Home stadiumScott Field (40,656)
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
    1. – 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

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 55:00 PMVanderbiltESPN2W 42–032,150
September 1211:30 AMat Memphis*FSNW 14–628,467
September 196:00 PMat Oklahoma State*No. 25L 23–4242,250
September 2611:30 AMat South CarolinaJPSW 38–070,052
October 1011:30 AMAuburn
  • Scott Field
  • Starkville, Mississippi
JPSW 38–2140,029
October 171:30 PMEast Tennessee State* 
  • Davis Wade Stadium
  • Starkville, Mississippi
W 53–637,573
October 245:00 PMat LSUNo. 24ESPN2L 6–4180,040
November 75:00 PMat KentuckyESPN2L 35–3757,760
November 1411:30 AMAlabama
  • Scott Field
  • Starkville, Mississippi (rivalry)
JPSW 26–1440,517
November 2111:30 AMNo. 9 Arkansas
  • Scott Field
  • Starkville, Mississippi
JPSW 22–2136,656
November 267:00 PMat Ole MissNo. 25ESPNW 28–650,412
December 56:30 PMvs. No. 1 TennesseeNo. 23ABCL 14–2474,795
January 110:00 AMvs. No. 20 Texas*No. 25FOXL 11–3872,611
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released week prior to game
  • All times are in Central time

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Game summariesEdit

MississippiEdit

1 234Total
Mississippi St 7 777 28
Mississippi 3 300 6

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1998 Mississippi State Football Results/Schedule". Mississippi State Athletics. Archived from the original on January 28, 1999. Retrieved December 6, 2012.
  2. ^ [1]