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1998 Syracuse Orangemen football team

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The 1998 Syracuse Orangemen football team competed in football on behalf of Syracuse University during the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Orangemen were coached by Paul Pasqualoni and played their home games at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York.

1998 Syracuse Orangemen football
Syracuse Orange logo.svg
Orange Bowl, L 10–31 vs. Florida
ConferenceBig East Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 24
APNo. 25
1998 record8–4 (6–1 Big East)
Head coachPaul Pasqualoni (8th season)
CaptainScott Kiernan, Rob Konrad, Donovan McNabb, Jason Poles[1]
Home stadiumCarrier Dome
(Capacity: 49,262)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 25 Syracuse $   6 1         8 4  
No. 20 Miami (FL)   5 2         9 3  
No. 23 Virginia Tech   5 2         9 3  
West Virginia   5 2         8 4  
Boston College   3 4         4 7  
Rutgers   2 5         5 6  
Temple   2 5         2 9  
Pittsburgh   0 7         2 9  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 512:30 PMNo. 10 Tennessee*No. 17ESPNL 33–3449,550
September 123:30 PMat No. 13 Michigan*No. 19ABCW 38–28111,012
September 1912:00 PMRutgersNo. 13
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, NY
ESPN+W 70–1442,716
October 18:00 PMat NC State*No. 11ESPNL 17–3851,200
October 105:30 PMCincinnati*No. 24
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, NY
ESPN2W 63–2147,251
October 173:30 PMat Boston CollegeNo. 23CBSW 42–2543,413
October 3112:00 PMPittsburghNo. 17
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, NY
ESPN+W 45–2849,012
November 77:30 PMat West VirginiaNo. 15ESPNL 28–3554,655
November 148:00 PMNo. 16 Virginia Tech
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, NY
ESPN2W 28–2649,336
November 214:00 PMat TempleNo. 24W 38–712,483
November 283:30 PMNo. 19 Miami (FL)No. 21
  • Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, NY
CBSW 66–1349,521
January 28:00 PMvs. No. 7 Florida*No. 18ABCL 10–3167,919
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game

[2]

RosterEdit

1998 Syracuse Orange football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense 73 Kaloyanides, Erik OL Fr. 6-3 276 Reading, MA (Reading)
Pos. # Name Class
OL 59 Mark Baniewicz Jr
RB 6 Dee Brown So
WR 12 Kevin Johnson Sr
RB 32 Kyle Johnson So
WR 85 Sean Kennedy Fr
OL 61 Scott Kiernan Sr
OL 62 Emerson Kilgore So
FB 44 Rob Konrad Sr
RB 28 Kyle McIntosh Sr
QB 5 Donovan McNabb Sr
RB 23 James Mungro   Fr
Defense 50 Glisker, Tim LB Jr. 6-3 222 Garden City, NY (Westminister (CT) Prep)
Pos. # Name Class
DB 25 Will Allen So
LB 33 Keith Bulluck Jr
DB 37 Charles Burton   Fr
DE 54 Dwight Freeney Fr
LB 52 Morlon Greenwood So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

Roster
Last update: 1999-02-18

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2017 Syracuse football media guide pg. 151
  2. ^ "1998 Football Schedule". Archived from the original on 2012-07-19. Retrieved 2012-09-11.