1998 UC Davis Aggies football team
The 1998 UC Davis football team represented the University of California, Davis in the 1998 NCAA Division II football season. They played as a Division II independent in 1998. They would stay an independent until 2004 when they became a charter member of the Great West Conference (GWC).
|1998 UC Davis Aggies football|
Division II 1st Round, L 21–54 vs. Texas A&M–Kingsville
|Sports Network||No. 4 (Div. II Football Committee)|
|Head coach||Bob Biggs (6th season)|
|Home stadium||Toomey Field|
The 1998 Aggies were led by sixth-year head coach Bob Biggs and played their home games at Toomey Field. UC Davis finished the regular season with a record of ten wins and one loss (10–1). This was the 29th consecutive year UC Davis finished with a winning record.
At the end of the season the Aggies were ranked #4 and were invited to the Division II playoffs for the third year in a row. In the first round they played 11th-ranked Texas A&M–Kingsville for the third year in a row. This time they were favored, but were upset in the first round. That brought the Aggies final record to ten wins and two losses (10–2). The Aggies outscored their opponents 398–259 for the season.
|September 5||at Texas A&M–Commerce||No. 2||W 34–10|
|September 12||at South Dakota State||No. 2||W 30–13|
|September 19||Sacramento State[note 1]||No. 2||W 35–17||10,467|
|September 26||New Haven||No. 2||L 11–12|
|October 3||at Cal Poly[note 2]||No. 7||W 34–24|
|October 10||at Central Washington||No. 6||W 51–16|
|October 17||at Western Washington||No. 5||W 28–24|
|October 24||Saint Mary's||No. 5||W 31–7|
|October 31||at No. 10 Grand Valley State||No. 4||W 40–38|
|November 7||Western Oregon||No. 4||W 48–16|
|November 14||Southern Utah||No. 4||W 35–28|
|November 21||No. 11 Texas A&M–Kingsville||No. 4||L 21–54|
|Kevin Daft||Quarterback||5||151||Tennessee Titans|
- The official name of Sacramento State has been California State University, Sacramento since 1972. However, it is still commonly known as Sacramento State.
- The official name of Cal Poly has been California Polytechnic State University since 1947. However, it is more commonly known as either Cal Poly San Luis Obispo or just Cal Poly.
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