Open main menu

1998 Missouri Tigers football team

The 1998 Missouri Tigers football team represented the University of Missouri during the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. They played their home games at Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri. The 1998 Tigers had an overall record of 8-4 (5-3 in conference play), including a 34-31 win in the Insight.com Bowl over West Virginia at Tucson. They were members of the Big 12 Conference in the North Division. The team was coached by head coach Larry Smith. West Virginia took Missouri's spot in the Big 12 when the latter joined the SEC fourteen years later.

1998 Missouri Tigers football
Missouri Tigers old logo.svg
Insight.com Bowl champion
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
DivisionNorth Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 25
APNo. 21
1998 record8–4 (5–3 Big 12)
Head coachLarry Smith (5th season)
Home stadiumFaurot Field
(Capacity: 68,174)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Northern Division
No. 10 Kansas State x   8 0         11 2  
No. 19 Nebraska   5 3         9 4  
No. 21 Missouri   5 3         8 4  
Colorado   4 4         8 4  
Kansas   1 7         4 7  
Iowa State   1 7         3 8  
Southern Division
No. 11 Texas A&M x$   7 1         11 3  
No. 15 Texas   6 2         9 3  
Texas Tech   4 4         7 5  
Oklahoma State   3 5         5 6  
Oklahoma   3 5         5 6  
Baylor   1 7         2 9  
Championship: Texas A&M 36, Kansas State 33 
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 56:30 PMBowling Green*W 37–048,971
September 122:30 PMKansasNo. 25
ABCW 41–2359,720
September 192:30 PMat No. 1 Ohio State*No. 19ABCL 14–3593,269
October 31:00 PMNorthwestern State*No. 25
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, Missouri
W 35–1448,298
October 101:00 PMat Iowa StateNo. 21W 35–1938,756
October 171:00 PMOklahoma No. 20
W 20–661,586
October 2411:30 AMat No. 7 NebraskaNo. 19FSNL 13–2076,425
October 311:00 PMat Texas TechNo. 18W 28–2641,378
November 711:30 AMColoradoNo. 18
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, Missouri
FSNW 38–1457,261
November 1411:30 AMat No. 6 Texas A&MNo. 13FSNL 14–1760,433
November 212:30 PMNo. 2 Kansas StateNo. 19
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, Missouri
ABCL 25–3168,174
December 267:00 PMvs. West Virginia*No. 23ESPNW 34–3136,147
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

ReferencesEdit