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1998 Georgia Bulldogs football team

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1998 Georgia Bulldogs football
Peach Bowl champion
Peach Bowl, W 35–33 vs. Virginia
Conference Southeastern Conference
Division Eastern Division
Ranking
Coaches No. 14
AP No. 14
1998 record 9–3 (6–2 SEC)
Head coach Jim Donnan
Defensive coordinator Joe Kines
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (86,117)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#1 Tennessee x$#   8 0         13 0  
#5 Florida  %   7 1         10 2  
#14 Georgia   6 2         9 3  
Kentucky   4 4         7 5  
Vanderbilt   1 7         2 9  
South Carolina   0 8         1 10  
Western Division
Mississippi State xy   6 2         8 5  
#16 Arkansas x   6 2         9 3  
Alabama   4 4         7 5  
Ole Miss   3 5         7 5  
LSU   2 6         4 7  
Auburn   1 7         3 8  
Championship: Tennessee 24, Mississippi State 14
  • # – BCS National Champion
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1998 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the University of Georgia during the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Bulldogs completed the season with a 9–3 record.

Schedule

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 5:00 PM Kent State* No. 19 Sanford StadiumAthens, Georgia PPV W 56–3   86,003
September 12 6:00 PM at South Carolina No. 15 Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, South Carolina ESPN2 W 17–3   83,411
September 19 2:00 PM Wyoming* No. 12 Sanford Stadium • Athens, Georgia FSN W 16–9   86,117
October 3 7:00 PM at No. 6 LSU No. 12 Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, Louisiana ESPN W 28–27   80,792
October 10 3:30 PM No. 4 Tennessee No. 7 Sanford Stadium • Athens, Georgia CBS L 3–22   86,117
October 17 12:30 PM Vanderbiltdagger No. 13 Sanford Stadium • Athens, Georgia JPS W 31–6   83,911
October 24 12:30 PM at Kentucky No. 11 Commonwealth StadiumLexington, Kentucky JPS W 28-26   57,838
October 31 3:30 PM vs. No. 6 Florida No. 11 Alltel StadiumJacksonville, Florida (Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic) CBS L 7–38   84,321
November 14 7:30 PM at Auburn No. 17 Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) ESPN W 28–17   85,214
November 21 1:00 PM Ole Miss No. 14 Sanford Stadium • Athens, Georgia W 24–17   85,445
November 28 12:00 PM No. 17 Georgia Tech* No. 12 Sanford Stadium • Athens, Georgia (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) CBS L 19–21   86,117
December 31 5:00 PM vs. No. 13 Virginia* No. 19 Georgia DomeAtlanta (Peach Bowl) ESPN W 35–33   72,876
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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