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1998 TCU Horned Frogs football team

The 1998 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Horned Frogs finished the season 7–5 overall and 4–4 in the Western Athletic Conference. The team was coached by Dennis Franchione. The Frogs played their home games in Amon G. Carter Stadium, which is located on campus in Fort Worth, Texas.

1998 TCU Horned Frogs football
TCU Horned Frogs logo.svg
Sun Bowl champion
Sun Bowl, W 28–19 vs. USC
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1998 record7–5 (4–4 WAC)
Head coachDennis Franchione (1st season)
Home stadiumAmon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 44,008)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Mountain Division
No. 13 Air Force x$   7 1         12 1  
Wyoming   6 2         8 3  
Colorado State   5 3         8 4  
Rice   5 3         5 6  
TCU   4 4         7 5  
Tulsa   2 6         4 7  
SMU   1 1         0 1  
UNLV   0 8         0 11  
Pacific Division
BYU xy   7 1         9 5  
San Diego State x   7 1         7 5  
Utah   5 3         7 4  
Fresno State   5 3         5 6  
San Jose State   3 5         4 8  
UTEP   3 5         3 8  
New Mexico   1 7         3 9  
Hawaii   0 8         0 12  
Championship: Air Force 20, BYU 13
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 511:30 a.m.at Iowa State*FSNW 31–2133,008
September 126:00 p.m.Oklahoma*L 9–1038,256
September 266:00 p.m.No. 23 Air Force
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
W 35–3426,418
October 36:00 p.m.Vanderbilt*
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
W 19–16 2OT26,210
October 106:00 p.m.Fresno State
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
W 21–1028,013
October 17at SMUL 6–1026,360
October 246:00 p.m.at Colorado StateL 21–4231,640
October 318:00 PMWyoming
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
ESPN2L 27–3423,080
November 72:00 p.m.Rice
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
L 12–1421,111
November 142:00 PMat TulsaW 17–712,628
November 213:00 p.m.at UNLVW 41–1815,441
December 311:00 p.m.vs. USC*CBSW 28–1946,612
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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