1998 Fresno State Bulldogs football team

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1998 Fresno State Bulldogs football
Fresno State Wordmark.gif
Conference Western Athletic Conference
Division Pacific Division
1998 record 5–6 (5–3 WAC)
Head coach Pat Hill (2nd season)
Home stadium Bulldog Stadium
(Capacity: 41,031)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Mountain Division
No. 13 Air Force x$   7 1         12 1  
Wyoming   6 2         8 3  
Colorado State   5 3         8 4  
Rice   5 3         5 6  
TCU   4 4         7 5  
Tulsa   2 6         4 7  
SMU   1 1         0 1  
UNLV   0 8         0 11  
Pacific Division
BYU xy   7 1         9 5  
San Diego State x   7 1         7 5  
Utah   5 3         7 4  
Fresno State   5 3         5 6  
San Jose State   3 5         4 8  
UTEP   3 5         3 8  
New Mexico   1 7         3 9  
Hawaii   0 8         0 12  
Championship: Air Force 20, BYU 13
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1998 Fresno State football team represented California State University, Fresno[note 1] in the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season, and competed as a member of the Western Athletic Conference. Led by head coach Pat Hill, the Bulldogs played home games at Bulldog Stadium in Fresno, California.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 12 12:00 PM at No. 16 Colorado* Folsom FieldBoulder, Colorado L 21–29   42,623
September 19 4:00 PM at Texas Tech* Jones StadiumLubbock, Texas L 28–34   40,035
September 26 7:00 PM Nevada* Bulldog StadiumFresno, California L 24–27   39,477
October 3 7:00 PM BYU Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, California W 31–21   38,326
October 10 4:00 PM at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas L 10–21   28,013
October 17 12:00 PM at Utah Rice-Eccles StadiumSalt Lake City L 16–24   33,065
October 24 7:00 PM UTEP Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, California W 32–6   39,881
October 31 12:00 PM at New Mexico University StadiumAlbuquerque, New Mexico W 28–20   21,027
November 7 4:00 PM at San Diego State Qualcomm StadiumSan Diego (Rivalry) ABC L 0–10   22,497
November 14 1:00 PM Hawaii Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, California (Rivalry) W 51–12   33,535
November 21 1:00 PM San Jose State Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, California (Rivalry) W 24–21   34,292
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Pacific Time.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

The following were selected in the 1999 NFL Draft.[3][4]

Player Position Round Overall NFL team
Cory Hall Defensive back 3 65 Cincinnati Bengals

The following finished their college career in 1998, were not drafted, but played in the NFL.

Player Position First NFL team
Bobby Brooks Linebacker 1999 Oakland Raiders

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The official name of Fresno State has been California State University, Fresno since 1972. However, it is still commonly known as Fresno State.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Fresno State Yearly Results". Retrieved January 7, 2017. 
  3. ^ "1999 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Fresno St. Players/Alumni". Retrieved December 12, 2016.