1998 Mississippi State Bulldogs football
Mississippi State Bulldogs logo.svg
SEC Western Division co-champion
Cotton Bowl Classic, L 11–38 vs. Texas
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionWestern Division
Record8–5 (6–2 SEC)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorLynn Amedee (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorJoe Lee Dunn (3rd season)
Home stadiumScott Field (40,656)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 Southeastern Conference 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

The 1998 Mississippi State Bulldogs football team represented Mississippi State University during the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Jackie Sherrill. The Bulldogs played their home games in 1998 at Scott Field in Starkville, Mississippi.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 55:00 pmVanderbiltESPN2W 42–032,150
September 1211:30 amat Memphis*FSNW 14–628,467
September 196:00 pmat Oklahoma State*No. 25L 23–4242,250
September 2611:30 amat South CarolinaJPSW 38–070,052
October 1011:30 amAuburn
  • Scott Field
  • Starkville, Mississippi
JPSW 38–2140,029
October 171:30 pmEast Tennessee State*dagger
  • Davis Wade Stadium
  • Starkville, Mississippi
W 53–637,573
October 245:00 pmat LSUNo. 24ESPN2L 6–4180,040
November 75:00 pmat KentuckyESPN2L 35–3757,760
November 1411:30 amAlabama
  • Scott Field
  • Starkville, Mississippi (rivalry)
JPSW 26–1440,517
November 2111:30 amNo. 9 Arkansas
  • Scott Field
  • Starkville, Mississippi
JPSW 22–2136,656
November 267:00 pmat Ole MissNo. 25ESPNW 28–650,412
December 56:30 pmvs. No. 1 TennesseeNo. 23ABCL 14–2474,795
January 110:00 amvs. No. 20 Texas*No. 25FOXL 11–3872,611
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released week prior to game
  • All times are in Central time

[1]

Game summaries

Mississippi

1 234Total
Mississippi St 7 777 28
Mississippi 3 300 6

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References

  1. ^ "1998 Mississippi State Football Results/Schedule". Mississippi State Athletics. Archived from the original on January 28, 1999. Retrieved December 6, 2012.
  2. ^ "NCAA Football - Mississippi State vs. Mississippi". USA Today.