1998 California Golden Bears football team

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1998 California Golden Bears football
Conference Pacific-10
1998 record 5–6 (3–5 Pac-10)
Head coach Tom Holmoe (2nd season)
Captain Matt Beck
Captain Dameane Douglas
Captain Sekou Sanyika
Captain John Welbourn
Home stadium California Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 75,028)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 8 UCLA $   8 0         10 2  
No. 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 conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1998 California Golden Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Berkeley in the Pacific-10 Conference (Pac-10) during the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their second year under head coach Tom Holmoe, the Golden Bears compiled a 5–6 record (3–5 against Pac-10 opponents), finished in seventh place in the Pac-10, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined score of 251 to 183.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Justin Vedder with 2,322 passing yards, Marcus Fields with 734 rushing yards, and Dameane Douglas with 1,150 receiving yards.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 12:30 PM Houston* California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA W 14–10   33,000
September 12 4:00 PM No. 4 Nebraska* California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA FSN L 3–24   67,000
September 19 4:00 PM at Oklahoma* Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK FSNBA W 13–12   74,235
September 26 4:00 PM Washington State California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA ABC W 24–14   32,497
October 10 3:30 PM at No. 19 USC Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA FSNBA W 32–31   65,678
October 17 3:30 PM at Washington Husky StadiumSeattle, WA FSN L 13–21   71,215
October 24 12:30 PM No. 2 UCLA California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley,CA ABC L 16–28   55,000
October 31 1:00 PM at Oregon State Parker StadiumCorvallis, OR W 20–19   23,594
November 7 3:00 PM at Arizona State Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ L 22–55   64,973
November 14 12:30 PM No. 9 Arizona California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA FSN L 23–27   36,500
November 21 12:30 PM Stanford California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA (The Big Game) ABC L 3–10   69,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Pacific Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1998 California Golden Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  2. ^ "California 2015 Football Information Guide" (PDF). CalBears.com. Cal Golden Bears Athletics. p. 166. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 26, 2016. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1998 California Golden Bears Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  4. ^ 2011 California football information guide