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The 1998 UAB Blazers football team represented the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) in the college football season of 1998, and was the eighth team fielded by the school. The Blazers' head coach was Watson Brown, who entered his fourth season as UAB's head coach. They played five of their home games at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama and one home game at the Hoover Metropolitan Stadium in Hoover, and competed as a Division I-A Independent. The Blazers finished their third season at the I-A level with a record of 4–7.[1]

1998 UAB Blazers football
ConferenceIndependent
1998 record4–7
Head coachWatson Brown (4th season)
Home stadiumLegion Field (main)
Hoover Metropolitan Stadium (one game)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
UCF           9 2  
No. 22 Notre Dame           9 3  
Louisiana Tech           6 6  
Northeast Louisiana           5 6  
UAB           4 7  
Arkansas State           4 8  
Navy           3 8  
Southwestern Louisiana           2 9  
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 512:30 p.m.at No. 3 NebraskaL 7–3875,921
September 196:00 p.m.Tennessee TechW 38–618,500
September 266:00 p.m.Kansas
  • Legion Field
  • Birmingham, AL
L 37–39 4OT30,543
October 36:00 p.m.Southwestern Louisiana
  • Legion Field
  • Birmingham, AL
W 24–1314,217
October 102:30 p.m.at East CarolinaFSNL 7–2631,002
October 176:00 p.m.at Louisiana TechL 23–5413,876
October 246:00 p.m.No. 21 Virginia Tech 
  • Legion Field
  • Birmingham, AL
L 0–4131,897
October 317:00 p.m.at Northeast LouisianaL 14–2011,886
November 73:00 p.m.at No. 2 TennesseePPVL 13–37106,508
November 141:00 p.m.Middle Tennessee State
  • Legion Field
  • Birmingham, AL
W 26–1710,263
November 211:00 p.m.UT MartinW 48–173,571
Schedule Source: 2008 UAB Football Media Guide: Records & History I

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2008 UAB Football Media Guide: Records & History I". University of Alabama at Birmingham Sports Information. Archived from the original on 2008-09-28. Retrieved 2008-09-19.