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1998 Virginia Tech Hokies football team

The 1998 Virginia Tech Hokies football team represented the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University during the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Frank Beamer.

1998 Virginia Tech Hokies football
Music City Bowl champion
Music Bowl, W 38–7 vs. Alabama
ConferenceBig East Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 19
APNo. 23
1998 record9–3 (5–2 Big East)
Head coachFrank Beamer (12th season)
Offensive coordinatorRickey Bustle (5th season)
Defensive coordinatorBud Foster (4th season)
Home stadiumLane Stadium
(Capacity: 50,000)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 25 Syracuse $   6 1         8 4  
No. 20 Miami (FL)   5 2         9 3  
No. 23 Virginia Tech   5 2         9 3  
West Virginia   5 2         8 4  
Boston College   3 4         4 7  
Rutgers   2 5         5 6  
Temple   2 5         2 9  
Pittsburgh   0 7         2 9  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 54:00 PMEast Carolina*HTSW 38–348,134
September 121:00 PMat Clemson*W 37–066,431
September 198:00 PMat Miami (FL)ESPNW 27–2041,155
September 2612:00 PMPittsburghNo. 21
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, Virginia
ESPN2W 27–750,057
October 88:00 PMat Boston CollegeNo. 17ESPNW 17–037,628
October 171:00 PMTemple No. 14
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, Virginia
L 24–2847,610
October 247:00 PMat UAB*No. 23W 41–031,897
October 3112:00 PMNo. 21 West VirginiaNo. 20
ESPN+W 27–1352,807
November 148:00 PMat SyracuseNo. 16ESPN2L 26–2849,336
November 211:00 PMRutgersNo. 23
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, Virginia
W 47–742,452
November 2812:00 PMNo. 16 Virginia*No. 20
ESPNL 32–3653,207
December 295:00 PMvs. Alabama*ESPNW 38–741,600
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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