1998 South Carolina Gamecocks football team

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1998 South Carolina Gamecocks football
South Carolina Gamecocks Block C logo.svg
Conference Southeastern Conference Eastern Division
1998 record 1–10 (0–8 SEC)
Head coach Brad Scott
Home stadium Williams-Brice Stadium (c. 80,250, grass)
Seasons
« 1997 1999 »
1998 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#1 Tennessee x#   8 0         13 0  
#5 Florida   7 1         10 2  
#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  
#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 South Carolina Gamecocks football team represented the University of South Carolina in the Southeastern Conference during the college football season of 1998–1999. The Gamecocks were led by head coach Brad Scott and played their home games in Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, South Carolina. Brad Scott was fired following the end of the season, but was quickly hired as an assistant coach by Clemson. Lou Holtz was subsequently hired as the new USC head coach.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 7:00 PM Ball State* Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC W 38–20   78,830
September 12 6:00 PM #13 Georgia Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, SC ESPN2 L 3–17   83,411
September 19 7:00 PM Marshall* Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, SC L 21–24   78,717
September 26 12:30 PM Mississippi State Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, SC JPS L 0–38   70,052
October 3 2:00 PM at Ole Miss Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS L 28–30   42,884
October 10 7:00 PM at Kentucky Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY L 28–33   57,739
October 17 1:00 PM #16 Arkansasdagger Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, SC PPV L 28–41   67,930
October 24 7:00 PM at Vanderbilt Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN L 14–17   29,721
October 31 12:30 PM #3 Tennessee Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, SC JPS L 14–49   69,523
November 14 12:30 PM at #4 Florida Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL JPS L 14–33   85,528
November 21 6:30 PM at Clemson* Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) ESPN2 L 19–28   84,423
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Coaching staff[edit]

  • Brad Scott - Head Coach
  • - Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
  • Wally Burnham - Defensive Coordinator
  • - Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Line
  • - Recruiting Coordinator/Linebackers
  • - Running Backs
  • - Tight Ends
  • - Defensive Line
  • - Wide Receivers
  • - Outside Linebackers
  • - Defensive Backs
  • - Defensive Video Graduate Assistant
  • - Defensive Graduate Assistant
  • - Offensive Graduate Assistant
  • - Offensive Video Graduate Assistant

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