1998 Grambling State Tigers football team

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1998 Grambling State Tigers football
Conference Southwest Athletic Conference
1998 record 5–6 (4–4 SWAC)
Head coach Doug Williams (1st year)
Home stadium Eddie Robinson Stadium
« 1997 1999 »

The 1998 Grambling State Tigers football team represented Grambling State University as a member of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) during the 1998 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Tigers were led by head coach Doug Williams in his first year and finished the season with a record of five wins and six losses (5–6, 4–4 SWAC). The Tigers offense scored 287 points while the defense allowed only 318 points.[1]


Date Opponent Site Result
September 5 Alcorn State Eddie Robinson StadiumGrambling, LA W 11–0  
September 12 at Alabama A&M Louis Crews StadiumNormal, AL L 13–14  
September 26 vs. Hampton* Giants StadiumEast Rutherford, NJ L 15–28  
October 3 vs. Prairie View A&M Cotton BowlDallas, TX W 55–40  
October 10 at Mississippi Valley State Rice–Totten FieldItta Bena, MS W 21–13  
October 17 Arkansas–Pine Bluff Independence StadiumShreveport, LA L 33–54  
October 24 Jackson State Eddie Robinson Stadium • Grambling, LA L 35–68  
October 31 at Texas Southern Alexander Durley Sports ComplexHouston, TX L 24–41  
November 7 Alabama State Eddie Robinson Stadium • Grambling, LA W 31–6  
November 14 vs. Winston-Salem State* Qualcomm StadiumSan Diego, CA (Gold Coast Classic) W 35–28  
November 28 vs. Southern Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA (XXV Bayou Classic) L 14–26  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game.
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  1. ^ a b DeLassus, David. "Grambling State Yearly Results: 1995–1999". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved October 25, 2013.