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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
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Division II 1st Round, L 21–54 vs. Texas A&M–Kingsville
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
Sports NetworkNo. 4 (Div. II Football Committee)
1998 record10–2
Head coachBob Biggs (6th season)
Home stadiumToomey Field
(Capacity: 10,111)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →

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.

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 5at Texas A&M–CommerceNo. 2W 34–10
September 12at South Dakota StateNo. 2W 30–13
September 19Sacramento State[note 1]No. 2W 35–1710,467[1]
September 26New HavenNo. 2
  • Toomey Field
  • Davis, CA
L 11–12
October 3at Cal Poly[note 2]No. 7W 34–24
October 10at Central WashingtonNo. 6
W 51–16
October 17at Western WashingtonNo. 5
W 28–24
October 24Saint Mary'sNo. 5
  • Toomey Field
  • Davis, CA
W 31–7
October 31at No. 10 Grand Valley StateNo. 4W 40–38
November 7Western OregonNo. 4
  • Toomey Field
  • Davis, CA
W 48–16
November 14Southern UtahNo. 4
  • Toomey Field
  • Davis, CA
W 35–28
November 21No. 11 Texas A&M–KingsvilleNo. 4
  • Toomey Field
  • Davis, CA (Division II 1st Round Playoff)
L 21–54

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NFL DraftEdit

The following UC Davis Aggies players were selected in the 1999 NFL Draft.[4][5][6]

Player Position Round Overall NFL team
Kevin Daft Quarterback 5 151 Tennessee Titans

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The official name of Sacramento State has been California State University, Sacramento since 1972. However, it is still commonly known as Sacramento State.
  2. ^ 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.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hornet Sports.com: Football (UC Davis)" (PDF). Retrieved April 25, 2017.
  2. ^ "California – Davis Yearly Results". Retrieved March 4, 2017.
  3. ^ "UC Davis Football 2015: Team Information Guide" (PDF). Retrieved April 22, 2017.
  4. ^ "1999 NFL Draft". Retrieved January 12, 2017.
  5. ^ "California-Davis Players/Alumni". Retrieved April 22, 2017.
  6. ^ "Draft History: California-Davis". Retrieved April 22, 2017.