1998 Miami Hurricanes football
Miami Hurricanes logo.svg
Micron PC Bowl champion
Micron PC Bowl, W 46–23 vs. NC State
ConferenceBig East Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 21
APNo. 20
Record9–3 (5–2 Big East)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorLarry Coker (4th season)
Defensive coordinatorBill Miller (4th season)
Home stadiumMiami Orange Bowl
(Capacity: 74,476)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 Big East Conference 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

The 1998 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami during the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was the Hurricanes' 73rd season of football and eighth as a member of the Big East Conference. The Hurricanes were led by fourth-year head coach Butch Davis and played their home games at the Orange Bowl. They finished the season 9–3 overall and 5–2 in the Big East to finish in a three-way tie for second place. They were invited to the MicronPC Bowl where they defeated NC State, 46-23.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 57:30 pmEast Tennessee State*W 66–1736,617
September 123:30 pmat Cincinnati*FSNW 38–1220,681
September 198:00 pmVirginia Tech
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL (rivalry)
ESPNL 20–27 OT41,155
October 312:00 pmat RutgersESPN+W 53–1721,419
October 103:30 pmNo. 8 Florida State*
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL (rivalry)
CBSL 14–2663,617
October 243:30 pmat No. 13 West VirginiaCBSW 34–3160,081
October 316:00 pmBoston CollegeNo. 25
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
ESPN2W 35–1732,917
November 144:00 pmat TempleNo. 24W 42–718,734
November 198:00 pmPittsburghNo. 24
  • Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami, FL
ESPNW 38–1038,084
November 283:30 pmat No. 21 SyracuseNo. 19CBSL 13–6649,521
December 52:00 pmNo. 3 UCLA*
ESPNW 49–4546,819
December 297:30 pmvs. NC State*No. 24TBSW 46–2344,387
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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