1998 North Carolina Tar Heels football team

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1998 North Carolina Tar Heels football
University of North Carolina Tarheels Interlocking NC logo.svg
Las Vegas Bowl Champions
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1998 record 7–5 (5–3 ACC)
Head coach Carl Torbush
Home stadium Kenan Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 60,000)
Seasons
« 1997 1999 »
1998 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#3 Florida State §   7 1         11 2  
#9 Georgia Tech §   7 1         10 2  
#18 Virginia   6 2         9 3  
North Carolina   5 3         7 5  
NC State   5 3         7 5  
Duke   2 6         4 7  
Wake Forest   2 6         3 8  
Clemson   1 7         3 8  
Maryland   1 7         3 8  
† – BCS representative as conference champion
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1998 North Carolina Tar Heels football team represented the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Tar Heels played their home games at Kenan Memorial Stadium in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and competed in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The team was led by head coach Carl Torbush.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 6:00 PM Miami (OH)* #10 Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC L 10–13   60,100
September 19 6:30 PM at Stanford* Stanford StadiumStanford, CA FSN L 34–37   34,198
September 26 7:30 PM at Georgia Tech Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC ESPN L 21–43   59,500
October 3 3:30 PM Clemson Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC ABC W 21–14   56,650
October 10 1:30 PM Pittsburgh* Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC W 29–10   50,900
October 24 12:00 PM at Wake Forest Groves StadiumWinston Salem, NC JPS W 38–31   25,841
October 31 7:30 PM at #6 Florida State Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL ESPN L 13–39   80,050
November 7 12:00 PM Marylanddagger Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC ESPN2 W 24–13   51,200
November 14 3:30 PM at #22 Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA (South's Oldest Rivalry) ABC L 13–30   47,000
November 21 12:00 PM at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC (Victory Bell) JPS W 28–6   25,740
November 28 1:00 PM vs. NC State Ericson StadiumCharlotte, NC (Carolina–State Rivalry) ABC W 37–34   68,797
December 19 6:00 PM vs. San Diego State* Sam Boyd StadiumWhitney, NV (Las Vegas Bowl) ESPN2 W 20–13   21,249
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time[1].

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archives". University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Athletics. Archived from the original on May 11, 2009. Retrieved November 3, 2008.