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1998 Vanderbilt Commodores football team

The 1998 Vanderbilt Commodores football team represented Vanderbilt University in the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team played their home games at Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee and finished the season with a record of two wins and nine losses (2–9, 1–7 in the SEC).

1998 Vanderbilt Commodores football
Vanderbilt Commodores logo.svg
ConferenceSoutheastern conference
DivisionEastern Division
1998 record2–9 (1–7 SEC)
Head coachWoody Widenhofer (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorSteve Crosby (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorNorm Parker (2nd season)
Captain
Home stadiumVanderbilt Stadium
(Capacity: 41,600)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
No. 1 Tennessee x$#   8 0         13 0  
No. 5 Florida %   7 1         10 2  
No. 14 Georgia   6 2         9 3  
Kentucky   4 4         7 5  
Vanderbilt   1 7         2 9  
South Carolina   0 8         1 10  
Western Division
Mississippi State xy   6 2         8 5  
No. 16 Arkansas x   6 2         9 3  
Alabama   4 4         7 5  
Ole Miss   3 5         7 5  
LSU   2 6         4 7  
Auburn   1 7         3 8  
Championship: Tennessee 24, Mississippi State 14
  • # – BCS National Champion
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 55:00 p.m.at Mississippi StateESPN2L 0–4232,150
September 1211:30 a.m.at AlabamaJPSL 7–3283,091
September 1911:30 a.m.Ole MissJPSL 6–3031,482
October 36:00 p.m.at TCU*L 16–19 2OT26,210
October 101:00 p.m.Western Michigan*
  • Vanderbilt Stadium
  • Nashville, TN
L 24–2726,432
October 1711:30 a.m.at No. 13 GeorgiaJPSL 6–3183,911
October 246:00 p.m.South Carolina
  • Vanderbilt Stadium
  • Nashville, TN
W 17–1429,721
October 311:00 p.m.Duke*
  • Vanderbilt Stadium
  • Nashville, TN
W 36–3327,214
November 71:00 p.m.No. 5 Florida
  • Vanderbilt Stadium
  • Nashville, TN
L 13–4533,576
November 1412:30 p.m.at KentuckyL 17–5557,521
November 282:30 p.m.No. 1 Tennessee
  • Vanderbilt Stadium
  • Nashville, TN (rivalry)
ESPN2L 0–4141,600
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vanderbilt Official Athletic Site – Football". Vanderbilt University Department of Athletics. Archived from the original on August 20, 2013. Retrieved September 25, 2014.