1998 Texas A&M Aggies football team

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1998 Texas A&M Aggies football
Big 12 champion
Big 12 South Division champion
Sugar Bowl, L 14–24 vs. Ohio State
Conference Big 12 Conference
Division South Division
Ranking
Coaches No. 13
AP No. 11
1998 record 11–3 (7–1 Big 12)
Head coach R. C. Slocum
Offensive coordinator Steve Kragthorpe
Defensive coordinator Mike Hankwitz
Home stadium Kyle Field
(Capacity: 58,292)
Seasons
« 1997 1999 »
1998 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Northern Division
#10 Kansas State x   8 0         11 2  
#19 Nebraska   5 3         9 4  
#21 Missouri   5 3         8 4  
Colorado   4 4         8 4  
Kansas   1 7         4 7  
Iowa State   1 7         3 8  
Southern Division
#11 Texas A&M x$   7 1         11 3  
#15 Texas   6 2         9 3  
Texas Tech   4 4         7 5  
Oklahoma State   3 5         5 6  
Oklahoma   3 5         5 6  
Baylor   1 7         2 9  
Championship: Texas A&M 36, Kansas State 33 
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1998 Texas A&M Aggies football team completed the season with an 11–3 record. The Aggies had a regular season Big 12 Conference record of 7–1.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 7:00 PM vs. No. 2 Florida State* No. 14 Giants StadiumEast Rutherford, New Jersey (Kickoff Classic) ABC L 14–23   59,232
September 12 7:30 PM Louisiana Tech* No. 18 Kyle FieldCollege Station, Texas W 28–7   55,073
September 19 1:00 PM at Southern Miss* No. 17 M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, Mississippi FSNSW W 24–6   33,233
September 26 7:30 PM North Texas* No. 17 Kyle Field • College Station, Texas W 28–9   56,072
October 3 11:30 AM at Kansas No. 18 Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas FSN W 24–21   36,000
October 10 2:30 PM No. 2 Nebraska No. 18 Kyle Field • College Station, Texas ABC W 28–21   60,798
October 17 6:00 PM at Baylor No. 10 Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, Texas (Battle of the Brazos) FSN W 35–14   42,333
October 24 2:30 PM No. 25 Texas Tech No. 8 Kyle Field • College Station, Texas (A&M–Tech rivalry) ABC W 17–10   62,873
October 31 6:00 PM at Oklahoma State No. 8 Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma FSN W 17–6   47,250
November 7 6:00 PM Oklahoma No. 7 Kyle Field • College Station, Texas FX W 29–0   54,506
November 14 11:30 AM No. 13 Missouri No. 6 Kyle Field • College Station, Texas FSN W 17–14   60,433
November 27 11:00 AM at Texas No. 6 Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, Texas (Lone Star Showdown) ABC L 24–26   83,687
December 5 2:30 PM vs. No. 2 Kansas State No. 10 Trans World DomeSt. Louis, Missouri (Big 12 Championship) ABC W 36–33 2OT  60,798
January 1 7:00 PM vs. No. 3 Ohio State* No. 8 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans (Sugar Bowl) ABC L 14–24   76,502
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

Roster[edit]

QB #15 Randy McCown QB #7 Brandon Stewart RB #34 Dante Hall RB #8 Sirr Parker LB #9 Dat Nguyen SS #25 Nathan Wallace WR #80 Chris Cole OL #53 Rex Tucker

Game notes[edit]

Florida State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#14 Texas A&M 0 14 0 0 14
#2 Florida State 10 0 10 3 23

Louisiana Tech[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Louisiana Tech 0 0 7 0 7
#18 Texas A&M 3 10 15 0 28

Southern Miss[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#17 Texas A&M 3 11 7 3 24
Southern Miss 0 0 0 6 6

North Texas[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
North Texas 0 3 0 6 9
#17 Texas A&M 7 7 7 7 28

Kansas[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#18 Texas A&M 14 0 3 7 24
Kansas 7 0 7 7 21

Nebraska[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#2 Nebraska 0 7 0 14 21
#18 Texas A&M 7 7 7 7 28

Baylor[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#10 Texas A&M 7 7 7 14 35
Baylor 0 0 7 7 14

Texas Tech[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#25 Texas Tech 3 7 0 0 10
#8 Texas A&M 7 7 0 3 17

Oklahoma State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#8 Texas A&M 0 10 7 0 17
Oklahoma State 3 3 0 0 6

Oklahoma[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Oklahoma 0 0 0 0 0
#7 Texas A&M 7 6 3 13 29

Missouri[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#13 Missouri 0 7 0 7 14
#6 Texas A&M 0 6 0 11 17

Texas[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#6 Texas A&M 0 7 0 17 24
Texas 10 6 0 10 26

Kansas State[edit]

1 2 3 4 OT 2OT Total
#1 Kansas State 10 7 10 0 3 3 33
#10 Texas A&M 0 6 6 15 3 6 36

Ohio State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#3 Ohio State 21 3 0 0 24
#9 Texas A&M 7 0 7 0 14
Main article: 1999 Sugar Bowl

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