1998 Syracuse Orangemen football team

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1998 Syracuse Orangemen football
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Eastern Champions
Big East Champions
Conference Big East Conference (1979–2013)
Ranking
Coaches #24
AP #25
1998 record 8–4 (6–1 Big East)
Head coach Paul Pasqualoni
Home stadium Carrier Dome
(Capacity: 49,262)
Seasons
« 1997 1999 »
1998 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#25 Syracuse   6 1         8 4  
#20 Miami (FL)   5 2         9 3  
#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 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 #10 Tennessee* #17 Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY ESPN L 33–34   49,550
September 12 3:30 PM at #13 Michigan* #19 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI ABC W 38–28   111,012
September 19 12:00 PM Rutgers #13 Carrier Dome • Syracuse, NY ESPN+ W 70–14   42,716
October 1 8:00 PM at NC State* #11 Carter-Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC ESPN L 17–38   51,200
October 10 5:30 PM Cincinnati* #24 Carrier Dome • Syracuse, NY ESPN2 W 63–21   47,251
October 17 3:30 PM at Boston College #23 Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA CBS W 42–25   43,413
October 31 12:00 PM Pittsburgh #17 Carrier Dome • Syracuse, NY ESPN+ W 45–28   49,012
November 7 7:30 PM at West Virginia #15 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV ESPN L 28–35   54,655
November 14 8:00 PM #16 Virginia Tech Carrier Dome • Syracuse, NY ESPN2 W 28–26   49,336
November 21 4:00 PM at Temple #24 Veterans StadiumPhiladelphia, PA W 38–7   12,483
November 28 3:30 PM #19 Miami #21 Carrier Dome • Syracuse, NY CBS W 66–13   49,521
January 2 8:00 PM vs. #7 Florida* #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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