1998 UCLA Bruins football team

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1998 UCLA Bruins football
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Pacific-10 Conference Champions
Rose Bowl vs. Wisconsin, L, 31–38
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
Ranking
BCS #5
Coaches #8
AP #8
1998 record 10–2 (8–0 Pac-10)
Head coach Bob Toledo (3rd year)
Offensive coordinator Alan Borges (3rd year)
Defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti (1st year)
Home stadium Rose Bowl
(Capacity: 91,136)
Seasons
« 1997 1999 »
1998 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#8 UCLA   8 0         10 2  
#4 Arizona   7 1         12 1  
Oregon   5 3         8 4  
USC   5 3         8 5  
Washington   4 4         6 6  
Arizona State   4 4         5 6  
California   3 5         5 6  
Oregon State   2 6         5 6  
Stanford   2 6         3 8  
Washington State   0 8         3 8  
† – BCS representative as champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1998 UCLA Bruins football team represented UCLA in the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. They played their home games at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California and were coached by Bob Toledo. It was Toledo's third season as the UCLA head coach. The Bruins finished 10–2 overall, and were Pac-10 Champions with an 8–0 record. The Bruins played in the Rose Bowl on January 1, 1999, losing to the Wisconsin Badgers.[1] The team was ranked #8 in the final AP Poll and #8 in the final Coaches' Poll.

Pre-Season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 12 12:30 PM #23 Texas* #6 Rose BowlPasadena, CA ABC W 49–31   73,070[2]
September 19 12:30 PM at Houston* #4 Robertson StadiumHouston, TX FX W 42–24   19,540[3]
October 3 12:30 PM Washington State #4 Rose Bowl • Pasadena, CA ABC W 49–17   67,210[4]
October 10 12:30 PM at #10 Arizona #3 Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ ABC W 52–28   58,738[5]
October 17 12:30 PM #11 Oregon #2 Rose Bowl • Pasadena, CA ABC W 41–38 OT  75,967[6]
October 24 12:30 PM at California #2 California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA ABC W 28–16   55,000[7]
October 31 3:30 PM Stanford #2 Rose Bowl • Pasadena, CA FX W 28–24   64,820[8]
November 7 3:30 PM at Oregon State #3 Parker StadiumCorvallis, OR FSN W 41–34   26,017[9]
November 14 12:30 PM at Washington #3 Husky StadiumSeattle, WA ABC W 36–24   72,391[10]
November 21 12:30 PM USC #3 Rose Bowl • Pasadena, CA (Victory Bell) ABC W 34–17   88,080[11]
December 5 11:00 AM at Miami* #3 Orange BowlMiami, FL ESPN L 45–49   46,819[12]
January 1 1:30 PM vs. #9 Wisconsin* #6 Rose Bowl • Pasadena, CA (Rose Bowl) ABC L 31–38   93,872[13]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Pacific Time.

Game notes[edit]

Texas Longhorns[edit]

Texas vs. UCLA
1 2 3 4 Total
#23 Texas 3 0 7 21 31
#6 UCLA 21 14 7 7 49


Houston Cougars[edit]

UCLA vs. Houston
1 2 3 4 Total
#4 UCLA 0 21 14 7 42
Houston 6 8 7 3 24


Washington State Cougars[edit]

Washington State vs. UCLA
1 2 3 4 Total
Washington State 0 10 0 7 17
#4 UCLA 21 14 7 7 49


Arizona Wildcats[edit]

UCLA vs. Arizona
1 2 3 4 Total
#3 UCLA 7 14 10 21 52
#10 Arizona 14 7 7 0 28


Oregon Ducks[edit]

Oregon vs. UCLA
1 2 3 4 OT Total
#11 Oregon 7 7 10 14 0 38
#2 UCLA 14 10 0 14 3 41

[14]


California Golden Bears[edit]

UCLA vs. California
1 2 3 4 Total
#2 UCLA 14 7 0 7 28
California 7 2 7 0 16


Stanford Cardinal[edit]

Stanford vs. UCLA
1 2 3 4 Total
Stanford 7 7 10 0 24
#2 UCLA 7 7 0 14 28


Oregon State Beavers[edit]

UCLA vs. Oregon State
1 2 3 4 Total
#3 UCLA 0 17 7 17 41
Oregon State 0 10 14 10 34


Washington Huskies[edit]

UCLA vs. Washington
1 2 3 4 Total
#3 UCLA 13 7 6 10 36
Washington 3 7 7 7 24


USC Trojans[edit]

USC vs. UCLA
(Victory Bell)
1 2 3 4 Total
USC 3 7 7 0 17
#3 UCLA 14 13 0 7 34


Miami Hurricanes[edit]

UCLA vs. Miami
1 2 3 4 Total
#3 UCLA 7 10 21 7 45
Miami 14 7 7 21 49


Wisconsin Badgers (Rose Bowl)[edit]

Wisconsin vs. UCLA
(Rose Bowl)
1 2 3 4 Total
#9 Badgers 7 17 7 7 38
#6 UCLA 7 14 7 3 31


1999 NFL Draft[edit]

The following players were selected in the 1999 NFL Draft.

Player Round Pick Position NFL Team
Cade McNown 1 12 Quarterback Chicago Bears
Kris Farris 3 74 Tackle Pittsburgh Steelers
Larry Atkins 3 84 Outside Linebacker Kansas City Chiefs

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