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1998 Virginia Cavaliers football team

The 1998 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia in the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was George Welsh. They played their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia.

1998 Virginia Cavaliers football
Virginia Cavaliers text logo.svg
Peach Bowl, L 33–35 vs. Georgia
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 18
APNo. 18
1998 record9–3 (6–2 ACC)
Head coachGeorge Welsh (17th season)
Defensive coordinatorRick Lantz (8th season)
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 42,000)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 3 Florida State $+   7 1         11 2  
No. 9 Georgia Tech +   7 1         10 2  
No. 18 Virginia   6 2         9 3  
North Carolina   5 3         7 5  
NC State   5 3         7 5  
Duke   2 6         4 7  
Wake Forest   2 6         3 8  
Clemson   1 7         3 8  
Maryland   1 7         3 8  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 38:00 PMat No. 25 Auburn*No. 16ESPNW 19–078,315
September 1212:00 PMMarylandNo. 12JPSW 31–1942,800
September 193:30 PMClemsonNo. 10
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
ABCW 20–1842,000
September 2612:00 PMat DukeNo. 11JPSW 24–024,380
October 31:00 PMSan Jose State* No. 10
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 52–1241,100
October 173:30 PMat No. 25 Georgia TechNo. 7ABCL 38–4146,018
October 243:30 PMNC StateNo. 16
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
ABCW 23–1345,900
October 313:30 PMat Wake ForestNo. 15W 38–1722,718
November 73:30 PMat No. 6 Florida StateNo. 12ABCL 14–4581,120
November 143:30 PMNorth CarolinaNo. 21
ABCW 30–1347,000
November 2812:00 PMat No. 20 Virginia Tech*No. 16ESPNW 36–3253,207
December 315:00 PMvs. No. 19 Georgia*No. 13ESPNL 33–3572,876
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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PersonnelEdit

1998 Virginia Cavaliers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB Aaron Brooks
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

ReferencesEdit