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1998 South Carolina Gamecocks football team

The 1998 South Carolina Gamecocks football team represented the University of South Carolina in the Southeastern Conference (SEC) during the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Gamecocks were led by head coach Brad Scott and played their home games in Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, South Carolina. Scott was fired following the end of the season, but was quickly hired as an assistant coach by Clemson. Lou Holtz was subsequently hired as South Carolina's new head coach.

1998 South Carolina Gamecocks football
South Carolina Gamecocks logo.svg
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern Division
1998 record1–10 (0–8 SEC)
Head coachBrad Scott (5th season)
Home stadiumWilliams-Brice Stadium (c. 80,250, grass)
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
  • # – 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

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 57:00 PMBall State*W 38–2078,830
September 126:00 PMNo. 13 Georgia
  • Williams-Brice Stadium
  • Columbia, South Carolina
ESPN2L 3–1783,411
September 197:00 PMMarshall*
  • Williams-Brice Stadium
  • Columbia, South Carolina
L 21–2478,717
September 2612:30 PMMississippi State
  • Williams-Brice Stadium
  • Columbia, South Carolina
JPSL 0–3870,052
October 32:00 PMat Ole MissL 28–3042,884
October 107:00 PMat KentuckyL 28–3357,739
October 171:00 PMNo. 16 Arkansas 
  • Williams-Brice Stadium
  • Columbia, South Carolina
PPVL 28–4167,930
October 247:00 PMat VanderbiltL 14–1729,721
October 3112:30 PMNo. 3 Tennessee
  • Williams-Brice Stadium
  • Columbia, South Carolina
JPSL 14–4969,523
November 1412:30 PMat No. 4 FloridaJPSL 14–3385,528
November 216:30 PMat Clemson*ESPN2L 19–2884,423
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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Coaching staffEdit

  • Brad Scott – Head Coach
  • – Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
  • Wally Burnham – Defensive Coordinator
  • – Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Line
  • – Recruiting Coordinator/Linebackers
  • – Running Backs
  • – Tight Ends
  • – Defensive Line
  • – Wide Receivers
  • – Outside Linebackers
  • – Defensive Backs
  • – Defensive Video Graduate Assistant
  • – Defensive Graduate Assistant
  • – Offensive Graduate Assistant
  • – Offensive Video Graduate Assistant

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "College Football Data Warehouse". Archived from the original on 2010-09-15. Retrieved 2008-03-20.