1998 Syracuse Orangemen football team

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1998 Syracuse Orangemen football
Syracuse Orange logo.svg
Big East champion
Lambert-Meadowlands Trophy
Orange Bowl, L 10–31 vs. Florida
Conference Big East Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 24
AP No. 25
1998 record 8–4 (6–1 Big East)
Head coach Paul Pasqualoni (8th season)
Captain Scott Kiernan, Rob Konrad, Donovan McNabb, Jason Poles[1]
Home stadium Carrier Dome
(Capacity: 49,262)
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

The 1998 Syracuse Orangemen football team competed in football on behalf of Syracuse University during the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Orangemen were coached by Paul Pasqualoni and played their home games at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 12:30 PM No. 10 Tennessee* No. 17 Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY ESPN L 33–34   49,550
September 12 3:30 PM at No. 13 Michigan* No. 19 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI ABC W 38–28   111,012
September 19 12:00 PM Rutgers No. 13 Carrier Dome • Syracuse, NY ESPN+ W 70–14   42,716
October 1 8:00 PM at NC State* No. 11 Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC ESPN L 17–38   51,200
October 10 5:30 PM Cincinnati* No. 24 Carrier Dome • Syracuse, NY ESPN2 W 63–21   47,251
October 17 3:30 PM at Boston College No. 23 Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA CBS W 42–25   43,413
October 31 12:00 PM Pittsburgh No. 17 Carrier Dome • Syracuse, NY ESPN+ W 45–28   49,012
November 7 7:30 PM at West Virginia No. 15 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV ESPN L 28–35   54,655
November 14 8:00 PM No. 16 Virginia Tech Carrier Dome • Syracuse, NY ESPN2 W 28–26   49,336
November 21 4:00 PM at Temple No. 24 Veterans StadiumPhiladelphia, PA W 38–7   12,483
November 28 3:30 PM No. 19 Miami (FL) No. 21 Carrier Dome • Syracuse, NY CBS W 66–13   49,521
January 2 8:00 PM vs. No. 7 Florida* No. 18 Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL (Orange Bowl) ABC L 10–31   67,919
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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