1998 Georgia Southern Eagles football team

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1998 Georgia Southern Eagles football
SoCon champion
ConferenceSouthern Conference
Ranking
Sports NetworkNo. 2
1998 record14–1 (8–0 SoCon)
Head coachPaul Johnson (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorMike Sewak (2nd season)
Home stadiumPaulson Stadium
(Capacity: 18,000)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#2 Georgia Southern $^   8 0         14 1  
#6 Appalachian State ^   6 2         10 3  
Western Carolina   5 3         6 5  
Chattanooga   4 4         5 6  
The Citadel   4 4         5 6  
East Tennessee State   3 5         4 7  
Wofford   3 5         4 7  
Furman   3 5         5 6  
VMI   0 8         1 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network I-AA Poll

The 1998 Georgia Southern Eagles football team represented the Georgia Southern Eagles of Georgia Southern University during the 1998 NCAA Division I-AA football season.[1] The Eagles played their home games at Paulson Stadium in Statesboro, Georgia. The team was coached by Paul Johnson, in his second year as head coach for the Eagles.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 5Elon (NC)*W 31–17
September 12Jacksonville State*
  • Paulson Stadium
  • Statesboro, GA
W 51–32
September 19Wofford (SC)
  • Paulson Stadium
  • Statesboro, GA
W 45–10
September 26at ChattanoogaW 42–25
October 31:00 PMVMINo. 2
  • Paulson Stadium
  • Statesboro, GA
W 63–79,687
October 10at Western CarolinaW 28–21
October 17Appalachian State
  • Paulson Stadium
  • Statesboro, GA
W 37–24
October 24at The CitadelNo. 1W 51–3414,222
October 31East Tennessee State
  • Paulson Stadium
  • Statesboro, GA
W 47–26
November 7at Furman (SC)W 45–17
November 141:00 PMUSF*
  • Paulson Stadium
  • Statesboro, GA
W 28–2314,161
November 28Colgate (NY)*
W 49–28
December 5Connecticut*
W 52–30
December 12Western Illinois*
W 42–14
December 192:00 PMat No. 12 UMass*No. 1L 43–5517,501

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1998 Georgia Southern Eagles Football schedule". fanbase.com. Archived from the original on 2015-12-22. Retrieved 2015-12-11.
  2. ^ "1998 Football Schedule". CFBDataWarehouse.com. Retrieved January 17, 2017.