1998 Louisville Cardinals football team

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1998 Louisville Cardinals football
Louisville Cardinals text logo.svg
Motor City Bowl, L 29–48 vs. Marshall
Conference Conference USA
1998 record 7–5 (4–2 C-USA)
Head coach John L. Smith
Offensive coordinator Bobby Petrino
Defensive coordinator Chris Smeland
Home stadium Papa John's Cardinal Stadium
(Capacity: 42,000)
Seasons
« 1997 1999 »
1998 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#7 Tulane $   6 0         12 0  
Southern Miss   5 1         7 5  
Louisville   4 2         7 5  
East Carolina   3 3         6 5  
Army   2 4         3 8  
Houston   2 4         3 8  
Cincinnati   1 5         2 9  
Memphis   1 5         2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1998 Louisville Cardinals football team represented the University of Louisville in the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was led by John L. Smith and played their home games in the newly completed Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. The team ended the season with a record of 7–5.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 3:00 PM Kentucky* Papa John's Cardinal StadiumLouisville, KY (Governor's Cup) FSN L 34–68   42,643
September 12 9:00 PM at Utah* Rice-Eccles StadiumSalt Lake City, UT WDRB L 22–45   44,112
September 26 2:00 PM at Illinois* Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL W 35–9   39,414
September 26 2:00 PM Boston College Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, KY W 52–28   38,231
October 3 2:00 PM Cincinnati Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, KY (The Keg of Nails) W 62–19   35,479
October 10 6:00 PM at Southern Miss M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, MS WDRB L 21–56   22,043
October 17 3:30 PM at No. 24 Tulane Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA FSN L 22–28   26,217
October 24 2:00 PM Memphis Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, KY W 35–32   39,247
October 31 2:00 PM Western Kentucky Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, KY W 63–34   32,649
November 14 2:00 PM at East Carolina Dowdy–Ficklen StadiumGreenville, NC W 63–45   26,258
November 21 2:00 PM Army Papa John's Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, KY W 35–23   40,349
December 23 8:00 PM vs. Marshall* Pontiac SilverdomePontiac, MI (Motor City Bowl) ESPN L 29–48   32,206
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Roster[edit]

  • 2 RASHAD HOLMAN DB
  • 2 FRANK ZEBICH PK
  • 3 ANTONIO ROUNDTREE DB
  • 4 BRIAN GAINES CB
  • 4 STEVE VEENEMAN PK
  • 5 RAFAEL COOPER RB
  • 6 IBN GREEN TE
  • 7 CHRIS REDMAN QB
  • 8 CHARLES SHEFFIELD WR
  • 9 CASSWELL GOODMAN LB
  • 10 ARNOLD JACKSON WR
  • 11 MIKE WATKINS QB
  • 12 LAVELL BOYD WR
  • 13 GARY GUMM QB
  • 14 DAR-SHAY PURRY S
  • 15 DAVE RAGONE QB
  • 17 OTIS FLOYD LB
  • 18 JEFF BRUNELLI QB
  • 18 KAELEN MATTHEWS P
  • 19 COURTNEY DINKINS S
  • 20 BUD HERRING LB
  • 22 GREG BRANT DB
  • 23 JON HILBERT K
  • 24 JAGUAR SANDERS CB
  • 25 CALVIN HAMLER S
  • 26 LEROY COLLINS RB
  • 27 DON BIBB CB
  • 28 DEWAYNE TAYLOR S
  • 29 JASON WYATT LB
  • 30 DAVID ASHBY DB
  • 32 FRANK MOREAU RB
  • 33 NATE BENNETT PK
  • 34 DEREK TRONZO WR
  • 35 MICHAEL BROWN S
  • 36 GARRET WILLIAMS RB
  • 36 KEVIN WARE DB
  • 37 RICO WILLIAMS WR
  • 38 JEREMY BORSETH P
  • 38 HERB YARBOURGH DB
  • 39 ADRIEL WALKER DB
  • 40 DAVID WASHINGTON TE
  • 41 XAVIER BURRELL S
  • 42 TONY STALLINGS LB
  • 44 HENRY MILLER RB
  • 45 BRETT SHIVELY LB
  • 46 ZACH BUTLER DB
  • 47 JEFF SHOLLY TE
  • 49 KLARENS JONES S
  • 50 CRAIG GOTCHER LB
  • 51 PJ ZARICZNY C
  • 52 RASHAD HARRIS LB
  • 53 JEREMY COLLINS LB
  • 54 DAN PARDUE OL
  • 55 ANDRE COLLINS LB
  • 57 ERIN SMITH DE
  • 58 TOBY DAWSON DE
  • 59 MATT SEXTON DE
  • 61 AARON DARDZINSKI OL
  • 62 JOSH RICHARDSON OT
  • 64 ANTOINE SIMS OL
  • 65 ANTHONY BYRD OT
  • 69 JON SUSKI OL
  • 70 RICK NORD OL
  • 71 MARK GRIVNA OT
  • 72 ARIEL RODRIGUEZ OL
  • 73 RYAN LUNDGARD OL
  • 74 MIKE GANTOUS DT
  • 75 GEOFF MCBARNETTE OL
  • 76 ROB EBLE OT
  • 77 JOE OSHAUGHNESSY OL
  • 80 ZEK PARKER WR
  • 81 JASON JONES TE
  • 82 CHIP MATTLINGLY TE
  • 84 ALLEN CARROLL WR
  • 85 DAMION DORSEY WR
  • 86 BRIAN MCDONALD WR
  • 87 JUSTIN THOMAS WR
  • 89 NAT BINGHAM WR
  • 90 REGGIE HARGROVE DE
  • 91 BRAXTON ANDERSON DT
  • 92 MICHAEL JOSIAH DE
  • 93 ANTHONY BONNER DT
  • 94 JAMES DENNIS DE
  • 95 DEVON THOMAS DE
  • 96 DERRICK KENNEDY DT
  • 98 RANDY ZILKO DE
  • 99 GRANT JOHNSON DT

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