GOLDEN GOPHER FOOTBALL

Gopher Football 1998 Season

1998 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
09/05/1998 Arkansas State (4-8) W 17-14
09/12/1998 @ Houston (3-8) W 14-7
09/19/1998 Memphis (2-9) W 41-14
10/03/1998 @ Purdue (9-4) L 21-56
10/10/1998 Penn State (9-3) L 17-27
10/17/1998 @ Ohio State (11-1) L 15-45
10/24/1998 Homecoming
Michigan State (6-6)
W 19-18
10/31/1998 Michigan (10-3) L 10-15
11/07/1998 @ Wisconsin (11-1) L 7-26
11/14/1998 @ Indiana (4-7) L 19-20
11/21/1998 Iowa (3-8) W 49-7

1998 Big Ten Standings

Team Conference Overall
W L PCT W L PCT
Wisconsin 7 1 .875 11 1 .917
Ohio State 7 1 .875 11 1 .917
Michigan 7 1 .875 10 3 .769
Purdue 6 2 .750 9 4 .692
Penn State 5 3 .625 9 3 .750
Michigan State 4 4 .500 6 6 .500
Minnesota 2 6 .250 5 6 .455
Indiana 2 6 .250 4 7 .364
Illinois 2 6 .250 3 8 .273
Iowa 2 6 .250 3 8 .273
Northwestern 0 8 .000 3 9 .250

Season notes:

Coached by Glen Mason (2nd season).

Team Roster:

By Name By Number By Position By Eligibility

1998 Poll Results

Associated Press USA Today
1. Tennessee (70) 13-0 1,750
2. Ohio State 11-1 1,673
3. Florida State 11-2 1,574
4. Arizona 12-1 1,535
5. Florida 10-2 1,463
6. Wisconsin 11-1 1,427
7. Tulane 12-0 1,252
8. UCLA 10-2 1,123
9. Georgia Tech 10-2 1,122
10. Kansas State 11-2 1,086
11. Texas A&M 11-3 1,071
12. Michigan 10-3 1,052
13. Air Force 12-1 980
14. Georgia 9-3 785
15. Texas 9-3 740
16. Arkansas 9-3 621
17. Penn State 9-3 619
18. Virginia 9-3 544
19. Nebraska 9-4 454
20. Miami (FL) 9-3 426
21. Missouri 8-4 335
22. Notre Dame 9-3 315
23. Virginia Tech 9-3 256
24. Purdue 9-4 236
25. Syracuse 8-4 161
1. Tennessee (62) 13-0 1,550
2. Ohio State 11-1 1,473
3. Florida State 11-2 1,376
4. Arizona 12-1 1,347
5. Wisconsin 11-1 1,289
6. Florida 10-2 1,282
7. Tulane 12-0 1,117
8. UCLA 10-2 998
9. Kansas State 11-2 991
10. Air Force 12-1 971
11. Georgia Tech 10-2 932
12. Michigan 10-3 863
13. Texas A&M 11-3 839
14. Georgia 9-3 677
15. Penn State 9-3 640
16. Texas 9-3 577
17. Arkansas 9-3 566
18. Virginia 9-3 485
19. Virginia Tech 9-3 471
20. Nebraska 9-4 321
21. Miami (FL) 9-3 291
22. Notre Dame 9-3 256
23. Purdue 9-4 233
24. Syracuse 8-4 192
25. Missouri 8-4 171

1998 Season Big Ten Bowl Results
Rose Bowl by AT&T - 01/01/1999
Wisconsin 38, UCLA 31
Nokia Sugar Bowl - 01/01/1999
Ohio State 24, Texas A&M 14
CompUSA Florida Citrus Bowl - 01/01/1999
Michigan 45, Arkansas 31
Builders Square HQ Alamo Bowl - 12/29/1998
Purdue 37, Kansas State 34
Outback Bowl - 01/01/1999
Penn State 26, Kentucky 14

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1998 Season Bowl Results
Tostitos Fiesta Bowl - 01/04/1999
Tennessee 23, Florida State 16
FedEx Orange Bowl - 01/02/1999
Florida 31, Syracuse 10
Norwest Bank Sun Bowl - 12/31/1998
Texas Christian 28, Southern California 19
Jeep Aloha Bowl - 12/25/1998
Colorado 51, Oregon 43
Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl - 12/31/1998
Georgia 35, Virginia 33
SW Bell Cotton Bowl - 01/01/1999
Texas 38, Mississippi State 11
Toyota Gator Bowl - 01/01/1999
Georgia Tech 35, Notre Dame 28
Axa Liberty Bowl - 12/31/1998
Tulane 41, Brigham Young 27
Culligan Holiday Bowl - 12/30/1998
Arizona 23, Nebraska 20
Crucial.com Humanitarian Bowl - 12/30/1998
Idaho 42, Southern Mississippi 35
Sanford Independence Bowl - 12/31/1998
Mississippi 35, Texas Tech 18
Insight.com Bowl - 12/26/1998
Missouri 34, West Virginia 31
Motor City Bowl - 12/23/1998
Marshall 48, Louisville 29
Las Vegas Bowl - 12/19/1998
North Carolina 20, San Diego State 13
Jeep Oahu Bowl - 12/25/1998
Air Force 45, Washington 25
American General Music City Bowl - 12/29/1998
Virginia Tech 38, Alabama 7
Micron PC Bowl - 12/29/1998
Miami (FL) 46, North Carolina State 23