1998 UAB Blazers football team

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1998 UAB Blazers football
Conference Independent
1998 record 4–7
Head coach Watson Brown
Home stadium Legion Field (main)
Hoover Metropolitan Stadium (one game)
Seasons
« 1997 1999 »
1998 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
UCF           9 2  
#22 Notre Dame           9 3  
Louisiana Tech           6 6  
Northeast Louisiana           5 6  
UAB           4 7  
Arkansas State           4 8  
Navy           3 8  
Southwestern Louisiana           2 9  
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1998 UAB Blazers football team represented the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) in the college football season of 1998, and was the eighth team fielded by the school. The Blazers' head coach was Watson Brown, who entered his fourth season as UAB's head coach. They played five of their home games at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama and one home game at the Hoover Metropolitan Stadium in Hoover, and competed as a Division I-A Independent. The Blazers finished their third season at the I-A level with a record of 4–7.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 12:30 PM at #3 Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE L 7–38   75,921
September 19 6:00 PM Tennessee Tech Legion FieldBirmingham, AL W 38–6   18,500
September 26 6:00 PM Kansas Legion Field • Birmingham, AL L 37–39 4OT  30,543
October 3 6:00 PM Southwestern Louisiana Legion Field • Birmingham, AL W 24–13   14,217
October 10 2:30 PM at East Carolina Dowdy–Ficklen StadiumGreenville, NC FSN L 7–26   31,002
October 17 6:00 PM at Louisiana Tech Joe Aillet StadiumRuston, LA L 23–54   13,876
October 24 6:00 PM #21 Virginia Techdagger Legion Field • Birmingham, AL L 0–41   31,897
October 31 7:00 PM at Northeast Louisiana Malone StadiumMonroe, LA L 14–20   11,886
November 7 3:00 PM at #2 Tennessee Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN PPV L 13–37   106,508
November 14 1:00 PM Middle Tennessee State Legion Field • Birmingham, AL W 26–17   10,263
November 21 1:00 PM UT Martin Hoover Metropolitan StadiumHoover, AL W 48–17   3,571
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.
Schedule Source: 2008 UAB Football Media Guide: Records & History I

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2008 UAB Football Media Guide: Records & History I". University of Alabama at Birmingham Sports Information. Archived from the original on 28 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-19.