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1998 North Carolina Tar Heels football team

The 1998 North Carolina Tar Heels football team represented the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Tar Heels played their home games at Kenan Memorial Stadium in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and competed in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The team was led by head coach Carl Torbush.

1998 North Carolina Tar Heels football
North Carolina Tar Heels logo.svg
Las Vegas Bowl champion
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1998 record7–5 (5–3 ACC)
Head coachCarl Torbush
Home stadiumKenan Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 60,000)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 3 Florida State $+   7 1         11 2  
No. 9 Georgia Tech +   7 1         10 2  
No. 18 Virginia   6 2         9 3  
North Carolina   5 3         7 5  
NC State   5 3         7 5  
Duke   2 6         4 7  
Wake Forest   2 6         3 8  
Clemson   1 7         3 8  
Maryland   1 7         3 8  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 56:00 p.m.Miami (OH)*No. 10L 10–1360,100
September 196:30 p.m.at Stanford*FSNL 34–3734,198
September 267:30 p.m.Georgia Tech
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC
ESPNL 21–4359,500
October 33:30 p.m.Clemson
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC
ABCW 21–1456,650
October 101:30 p.m.Pittsburgh*
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC
W 29–1050,900
October 2412:00 p.m.at Wake ForestJPSW 38–3125,841
October 317:30 p.m.at No. 6 Florida StateESPNL 13–3980,050
November 712:00 p.m.Maryland 
  • Kenan Memorial Stadium
  • Chapel Hill, NC
ESPN2W 24–1351,200
November 143:30 p.m.at No. 22 VirginiaABCL 13–3047,000
November 2112:00 p.m.at DukeJPSW 28–625,740
November 281:00 p.m.vs. NC StateABCW 37–3468,797
December 196:00 p.m.vs. San Diego State*ESPN2W 20–1321,249
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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