1998 Texas A&M Aggies football team

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1998 Texas A&M Aggies football
Big 12 Champions
Big 12 South Division Champions
Sugar Bowl, L 14–24 vs. Ohio State
Conference Big 12 Conference South Division
Ranking
Coaches #13
AP #11
1998 record 11–3 (7–1 Big 12)
Head coach R.C. Slocum
Offensive coordinator Steve Kragthorpe
Defensive coordinator Mike Hankwitz
Home stadium Kyle Field
(Capacity: 58,292)
Seasons
« 1997 1999 »
1998 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North
#10 Kansas State x   8 0         11 2  
#19 Nebraska   5 3         9 4  
#21 Missouri   5 3         8 4  
Colorado   4 4         8 4  
Kansas   1 7         4 7  
Iowa State   1 7         3 8  
South
#11 Texas A&M x   7 1         11 3  
#15 Texas   6 2         9 3  
Texas Tech   4 4         7 5  
Oklahoma State   3 5         5 6  
Oklahoma   3 5         5 6  
Baylor   1 7         2 9  
Championship: Texas A&M 36, Kansas State 33 
† – BCS representative as champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1998 Texas A&M Aggies football team completed the season with an 11–3 record. The Aggies had a regular season Big 12 Conference record of 7–1.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 7:00 PM vs. #2 Florida State* #14 Giants StadiumEast Rutherford, NJ (Kickoff Classic) ABC L 14–23   59,232
September 12 7:30 PM Louisiana Tech* #18 Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX W 28–7   55,073
September 19 1:00 PM at Southern Miss* #17 M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, MS W 24–6   33,233
September 26 7:30 PM North Texas* #17 Kyle Field • College Station, TX W 28–9   56,072
October 3 11:30 AM at Kansas #18 Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS FSN W 24–21   36,000
October 10 2:30 PM #2 Nebraska #18 Kyle Field • College Station, TX ABC W 28–21   60,798
October 17 6:00 PM at Baylor #10 Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX (Battle of the Brazos) FSN W 35–14   42,333
October 24 2:30 PM #25 Texas Tech #8 Kyle Field • College Station, TX (A&M–Tech rivalry) ABC W 17–10   62,873
October 31 6:00 PM at Oklahoma State #8 Lewis FieldStillwater, OK FSN W 17–6   47,250
November 7 6:00 PM Oklahoma #7 Kyle Field • College Station, TX FX W 29–0   54,506
November 14 11:30 AM #13 Missouri #6 Kyle Field • College Station, TX FSN W 17–14   60,433
November 27 11:00 AM at Texas #6 Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX (Lone Star Showdown) ABC L 24–26   83,687
December 5 2:30 PM vs. #2 Kansas State #10 Trans World DomeSt. Louis, MO (Big 12 Championship) ABC W 36–33 2OT  60,798
January 1 7:00 PM vs. #3 Ohio State* #8 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl) ABC L 14–24   76,502
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.


Roster[edit]

Game notes[edit]

Florida State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#14 Texas A&M 0 14 0 0 14
#2 Florida State 10 0 10 3 23


Louisiana Tech[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Louisiana Tech 0 0 7 0 7
#18 Texas A&M 3 10 15 0 28


Southern Miss[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#17 Texas A&M 3 11 7 3 24
Southern Miss 0 0 0 6 6


North Texas[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
North Texas 0 3 0 6 9
#17 Texas A&M 7 7 7 7 28


Kansas[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#18 Texas A&M 14 0 3 7 24
Kansas 7 0 7 7 21


Nebraska[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#2 Nebraska 0 7 0 14 21
#18 Texas A&M 7 7 7 7 28


Baylor[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#10 Texas A&M 7 7 7 14 35
Baylor 0 0 7 7 14


Texas Tech[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#25 Texas Tech 3 7 0 0 10
#8 Texas A&M 7 7 0 3 17


Oklahoma State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#8 Texas A&M 0 10 7 0 17
Oklahoma State 3 3 0 0 6


Oklahoma[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Oklahoma 0 0 0 0 0
#7 Texas A&M 7 6 3 13 29


Missouri[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#13 Missouri 0 7 0 7 14
#6 Texas A&M 0 6 0 11 17


Texas[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#6 Texas A&M 0 7 0 17 24
Texas 10 6 0 10 26


Kansas State[edit]

1 2 3 4 OT 2OT Total
#1 Kansas State 10 7 10 0 3 3 33
#10 Texas A&M 0 6 6 15 3 6 36


Ohio State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#3 Ohio State 21 3 0 0 24
#9 Texas A&M 7 0 7 0 14
Main article: 1999 Sugar Bowl