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|Year=1998
 
|Year=1998
 
|Team=Kentucky Wildcats
 
|Team=Kentucky Wildcats
|Image=Uk_logo_preston_ursini.svg
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|Image=Kentucky Wildcats logo (1984-2005).png
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|ImageSize=150px
 
|Conference=Southeastern Conference
 
|Conference=Southeastern Conference
|Division=<br>Eastern Division
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|Division=Eastern Division
 
|ShortConference=SEC
 
|ShortConference=SEC
 
|Record=7&ndash;5
 
|Record=7&ndash;5
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|APRank=
 
|APRank=
 
|HeadCoach=[[Hal Mumme]]
 
|HeadCoach=[[Hal Mumme]]
|OffCoach=
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|HCYear=2nd
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|OffCoach=[[Mike Leach (American football coach)|Mike Leach]]
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|OCYear=2nd
 
|DefCoach=
 
|DefCoach=
|OScheme=
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|OScheme=[[Air raid offense|Air raid]]
 
|DScheme=
 
|DScheme=
 
|StadiumArena=[[Commonwealth Stadium (Kentucky)|Commonwealth Stadium]]<br>(Capacity: 55,453)
 
|StadiumArena=[[Commonwealth Stadium (Kentucky)|Commonwealth Stadium]]<br>(Capacity: 55,453)
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===Schedule===
 
===Schedule===
{{CFB Schedule Start|time=|rankyear=1998|tv=|attend=yes}}
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{{CFB schedule
{{CFB Schedule Entry
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| rankyear = 1998
| date = September 5
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| poll = AP
| time = 3:00 PM
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| timezone = Eastern
| w/l = w
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| nonconf = yes
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|{{CFB schedule entry
| homecoming =
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| date = September 5
| away = yes
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| time = 3:00 PM
| neutral =
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| w/l = w
| rank =
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| nonconf = y
| opponent = [[1998 Louisville Cardinals football team|Louisville]]
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| away = y
| opprank =
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| rank =
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| opponent = [[1998 Louisville Cardinals football team|Louisville]]
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| gamename = [[Governor's Cup (Kentucky)|Battle for the Governor's Cup]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Papa John's Cardinal Stadium]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Papa John's Cardinal Stadium]]
| site_cityst = [[Louisville, Kentucky|Louisville, KY]]
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| site_cityst = [[Louisville, Kentucky]]
| gamename = [[Governor's Cup (Kentucky)|Battle for the Governor's Cup]]
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| tv = [[Fox Sports Networks|FSN]]
| tv = [[Fox Sports Networks|FSN]]
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| score = 68–34
| score = 68&ndash;34
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| attend = 42,643
| overtime =
 
| attend = 42,643
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
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|{{CFB schedule entry
| date = September 12
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| date = September 12
| time = 1:30 PM
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| time = 1:30 PM
| w/l = w
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| w/l = w
| nonconf = yes
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| nonconf = y
| homecoming =
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| rank =
| away =
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| opponent = {{cfb link|year=1998|team=Eastern Kentucky Colonels|title=Eastern Kentucky}}
| neutral =
 
| rank =
 
| opponent = {{cfb link|year=1998|team=Eastern Kentucky Colonels|title=Eastern Kentucky}}
 
| opprank =
 
 
| site_stadium = [[Commonwealth Stadium (Kentucky)|Commonwealth Stadium]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Commonwealth Stadium (Kentucky)|Commonwealth Stadium]]
| site_cityst = [[Lexington, Kentucky|Lexington, KY]]
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| site_cityst = [[Lexington, Kentucky]]
| gamename =
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| tv =
| tv =
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| score = 52–7
| score = 52&ndash;7
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| attend = 57,776
| overtime =
 
| attend = 57,776
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
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|{{CFB schedule entry
| date = September 19
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| date = September 19
| time = 1:30 PM
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| time = 1:30 PM
| w/l = w
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| w/l = w
| nonconf = yes
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| nonconf = y
| homecoming =
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| rank =
| away =
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| opponent = [[1998 Indiana Hoosiers football team|Indiana]]
| neutral =
 
| rank =
 
| opponent = [[1998 Indiana Hoosiers football team|Indiana]]
 
| opprank =
 
 
| site_stadium = Commonwealth Stadium
 
| site_stadium = Commonwealth Stadium
| site_cityst = Lexington, KY
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| site_cityst = Lexington, Kentucky
| gamename =
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| tv =
| tv =
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| score = 31–27
| score = 31&ndash;27
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| attend = 57,788
| overtime =
 
| attend = 57,788
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
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|{{CFB schedule entry
| date = September 26
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| date = September 26
| time = 3:30 PM
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| time = 3:30 PM
| w/l = l
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| w/l = l
| nonconf =
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| away = y
| homecoming =
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| rank = 25
| away = yes
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| opponent = [[1998 Florida Gators football team|Florida]]
| neutral =
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| opprank = 8
| rank = 25
 
| opponent = [[1998 Florida Gators football team|Florida]]
 
| opprank = 8
 
 
| site_stadium = [[Ben Hill Griffin Stadium]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Ben Hill Griffin Stadium]]
| site_cityst = [[Gainesville, Florida|Gainesville, FL]]
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| site_cityst = [[Gainesville, Florida]]
| gamename =
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| tv = [[SEC on CBS|CBS]]
| tv = [[SEC on CBS|CBS]]
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| score = 35–51
| score = 35&ndash;51
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| attend = 85,011
| overtime =
 
| attend = 85,011
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
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|{{CFB schedule entry
| date = October 3
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| date = October 3
| time = 6:00 PM
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| time = 6:00 PM
| w/l = l
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| w/l = l
| nonconf =
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| away = y
| homecoming =
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| rank =
| away = yes
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| opponent = [[1998 Arkansas Razorbacks football team|Arkansas]]
| neutral =
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| opprank = 22
| rank =
 
| opponent = [[1998 Arkansas Razorbacks football team|Arkansas]]
 
| opprank =
 
 
| site_stadium = [[War Memorial Stadium (Arkansas)|War Memorial Stadium]]
 
| site_stadium = [[War Memorial Stadium (Arkansas)|War Memorial Stadium]]
| site_cityst = [[Little Rock, Arkansas|Little Rock, AR]]
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| site_cityst = [[Little Rock, Arkansas]]
| gamename =
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| tv = [[ESPN2]]
| tv = [[ESPN2]]
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| score = 20–27
| score = 20&ndash;27
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| attend = 55,782
| overtime =
 
| attend = 55,782
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
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|{{CFB schedule entry
| date = October 10
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| date = October 10
| time = 7:00 PM
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| time = 7:00 PM
| w/l = w
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| w/l = w
| nonconf =
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| homecoming = y
| homecoming = yes
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| rank =
| away =
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| opponent = [[1998 South Carolina Gamecocks football team|South Carolina]]
| neutral =
 
| rank =
 
| opponent = [[1998 South Carolina Gamecocks football team|South Carolina]]
 
| opprank =
 
 
| site_stadium = Commonwealth Stadium
 
| site_stadium = Commonwealth Stadium
| site_cityst = Lexington, KY
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| site_cityst = Lexington, Kentucky
| gamename =
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| tv =
| tv =
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| score = 33–28
| score = 33&ndash;28
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| attend = 57,739
| overtime =
 
| attend = 57,739
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
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|{{CFB schedule entry
| date = October 17
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| date = October 17
| time = 9:00 PM
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| time = 9:00 PM
| w/l = w
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| w/l = w
| nonconf =
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| away = y
| homecoming =
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| rank =
| away = yes
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| opponent = [[1998 LSU Tigers football team|LSU]]
| neutral =
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| opprank = 21
| rank =
 
| opponent = [[1998 LSU Tigers football team|LSU]]
 
| opprank = 21
 
 
| site_stadium = [[Tiger Stadium (LSU)|Tiger Stadium]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Tiger Stadium (LSU)|Tiger Stadium]]
| site_cityst = [[Baton Rouge, Louisiana|Baton Rouge, LA]]
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| site_cityst = [[Baton Rouge, Louisiana]]
| gamename =
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| tv = ESPN2
| tv = ESPN2
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| score = 39–36
| score = 39&ndash;36
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| attend = 80,524
| overtime =
 
| attend = 80,524
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
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|{{CFB schedule entry
| date = October 24
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| date = October 24
| time = 12:30 PM
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| time = 12:30 PM
| w/l = l
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| w/l = l
| nonconf =
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| rank =
| homecoming =
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| opponent = [[1998 Georgia Bulldogs football team|Georgia]]
| away =
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| opprank = 11
| neutral =
 
| rank =
 
| opponent = [[1998 Georgia Bulldogs football team|Georgia]]
 
| opprank = 11
 
 
| site_stadium = Commonwealth Stadium
 
| site_stadium = Commonwealth Stadium
| site_cityst = Lexington, KY
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| site_cityst = Lexington, Kentucky
| gamename =
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| tv = [[Jefferson Pilot Sports|JPS]]
| tv = [[Raycom Sports|JPS]]
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| score = 26–28
| score = 26&ndash;28
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| attend = 57,838
| overtime =
 
| attend = 57,838
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
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|{{CFB schedule entry
| date = November 7
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| date = November 7
| time = 6:00 PM
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| time = 6:00 PM
| w/l = w
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| w/l = w
| nonconf =
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| rank =
| homecoming =
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| opponent = [[1998 Mississippi State Bulldogs football team|Mississippi State]]
| away =
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| gamename = [[Kentucky–Mississippi State football rivalry|Rivalry]]
| neutral =
 
| rank =
 
| opponent = [[1998 Mississippi State Bulldogs football team|Mississippi State]]
 
| opprank =
 
 
| site_stadium = Commonwealth Stadium
 
| site_stadium = Commonwealth Stadium
| site_cityst = Lexington, KY
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| site_cityst = Lexington, Kentucky
| gamename =
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| tv = ESPN2
| tv = ESPN2
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| score = 37–35
| score = 37&ndash;35
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| attend = 57,760
| overtime =
 
| attend = 57,760
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
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|{{CFB schedule entry
| date = November 14
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| date = November 14
| time = 1:30 PM
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| time = 1:30 PM
| w/l = w
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| w/l = w
| nonconf =
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| rank =
| homecoming =
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| opponent = [[1998 Vanderbilt Commodores football team|Vanderbilt]]
| away =
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| gamename = [[Kentucky–Vanderbilt football rivalry|Rivalry]]
| neutral =
 
| rank =
 
| opponent = {{cfb link|year=1998|team=Vanderbilt Commodores|title=Vanderbilt}}
 
| opprank =
 
 
| site_stadium = Commonwealth Stadium
 
| site_stadium = Commonwealth Stadium
| site_cityst = Lexington, KY
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| site_cityst = Lexington, Kentucky
| gamename =
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| tv =
| tv =
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| score = 55–17
| score = 55&ndash;17
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| attend = 57,521
| overtime =
 
| attend = 57,521
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
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|{{CFB schedule entry
| date = November 21
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| date = November 21
| time = 12:30 PM
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| time = 12:30 PM
| w/l = l
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| w/l = l
| nonconf =
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| away = y
| homecoming =
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| rank =
| away = yes
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| opponent = [[1998 Tennessee Volunteers football team|Tennessee]]
| neutral =
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| opprank = 1
| rank =
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| gamename = [[Battle for the Barrel]]
| opponent = [[1998 Tennessee Volunteers football team|Tennessee]]
 
| opprank = 1
 
 
| site_stadium = [[Neyland Stadium]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Neyland Stadium]]
| site_cityst = [[Knoxville, Tennessee|Knoxville, TN]]
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| site_cityst = [[Knoxville, Tennessee]]
| gamename = [[Battle for the Barrel]]
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| tv = CBS
| tv = CBS
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| score = 21–59
| score = 21&ndash;59
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| attend = 107,252
| overtime =
 
| attend = 107,252
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule Entry
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|{{CFB schedule entry
| date = January 1
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| date = January 1
| time = 11:00 AM
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| time = 11:00 AM
| w/l = l
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| w/l = l
| nonconf = yes
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| nonconf = y
| homecoming =
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| neutral = y
| away =
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| rank =
| neutral = yes
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| opponent = [[1998 Penn State Nittany Lions football team|Penn State]]
| rank =
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| opprank = 20
| opponent = [[1998 Penn State Nittany Lions football team|Penn State]]
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| gamename = [[1999 Outback Bowl|Outback Bowl]]
| opprank = 20
 
 
| site_stadium = [[Raymond James Stadium]]
 
| site_stadium = [[Raymond James Stadium]]
| site_cityst = [[Tampa, Florida|Tampa, FL]]
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| site_cityst = [[Tampa, Florida]]
| gamename = [[1999 Outback Bowl|Outback Bowl]]
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| tv = [[ESPN]]
| tv = [[ESPN]]
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| score = 14–26
| score = 14&ndash;26
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| attend = 66,005
| overtime =
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}}
| attend = 66,005
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{CFB Schedule End|poll=[[AP Poll]]|timezone=[[Eastern Time Zone|Eastern Time]]|ncg=}}<ref>http://cfreference.net/cfr/school.s?id=184&season=1998</ref>
 
   
===Conference standings===
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==Roster==
{| class="wikitable" border="1"
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{{American football roster/Header|year=1998|team=Kentucky Wildcats|teamcolors=y
!
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|offensive_players=
! colspan="4" align="center" valign="bottom" | '''Conference'''
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{{American football roster/Player|num=|class=|first=Tim|last=Couch|pos=QB}}
! colspan="4" align="center" valign="bottom" | '''Overall'''
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|defensive_players=
|-
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|special_teams_players=
! align="left" valign="bottom" | '''Eastern'''
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}}
! align="right" valign="bottom" | '''W'''
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{{American football roster/Footer|roster_url=|accessdate=
! align="right" valign="bottom" | '''L'''
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|head_coach=
! align="right" valign="bottom" | '''PF'''
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*[[Hal Mumme]]
! align="right" valign="bottom" | '''PA'''
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|asst_coach=
! align="right" valign="bottom" | '''W'''
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*
! align="right" valign="bottom" | '''L'''
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}}
! align="right" valign="bottom" | '''PF'''
 
! align="right" valign="bottom" | '''PA'''
 
|- bgcolor="#ccffcc"
 
| align="left" valign="top" | Tennessee
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 9
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 0
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 295
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 120
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 13
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 0
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 431
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 189
 
|-
 
| align="left" valign="top" | Florida
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 7
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 1
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 246
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 112
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 10
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 2
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 380
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 165
 
|-
 
| align="left" valign="top" | Georgia
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 6
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 2
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 166
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 156
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 9
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 3
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 292
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 222
 
|-
 
| align="left" valign="top" | Kentucky
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 4
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 4
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 266
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 281
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 7
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 5
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 431
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 375
 
|-
 
| align="left" valign="top" | Vanderbilt
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 1
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 7
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 66
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 290
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 2
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 9
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 142
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 369
 
|-
 
| align="left" valign="top" | South Carolina
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 0
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 8
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 129
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 258
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 1
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 10
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 207
 
| align="right" valign="top" | 330
 
|}
 
   
==Team players in the NFL==
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==1999 NFL Draft==
 
{|class="wikitable" width="80%"
 
{|class="wikitable" width="80%"
 
|- align="center" style="background: blue;color:#FFFFFF;"
 
|- align="center" style="background: blue;color:#FFFFFF;"
| '''Player''' || '''Position''' || '''Round''' || '''Pick''' || '''NFL Club'''
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| '''Player''' || '''Position''' || '''Round''' || '''Pick''' || '''NFL club'''
 
|- align="center" bgcolor=""
 
|- align="center" bgcolor=""
 
| [[Tim Couch]]|| Quarterback||1 || 1|| [[1999 Cleveland Browns season|Cleveland Browns]]
 
| [[Tim Couch]]|| Quarterback||1 || 1|| [[1999 Cleveland Browns season|Cleveland Browns]]
 
|- align="center" bgcolor=""
 
|- align="center" bgcolor=""
 
|}
 
|}
<ref>http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1999.htm</ref>
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<ref>https://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1999.htm</ref>
   
 
==References==
 
==References==
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[[Category:1998 Southeastern Conference football season|Kentucky]]
 
[[Category:1998 Southeastern Conference football season|Kentucky]]
[[Category:1998 in Kentucky]]
 
 
[[Category:Kentucky Wildcats football seasons]]
 
[[Category:Kentucky Wildcats football seasons]]
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[[Category:1998 in sports in Kentucky]]
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Latest revision as of 02:50, August 13, 2019

1998 Kentucky Wildcats football
Outback Bowl, L 26–14 vs. Penn State
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern Division
1998 record7–5 (4–4 SEC)
Head coachHal Mumme (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorMike Leach (2nd season)
Offensive schemeAir raid
Home stadiumCommonwealth Stadium
(Capacity: 55,453)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 SEC football standings
v · d · e 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 representative as champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1998 Kentucky Wildcats football team represented the University of Kentucky in the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. Quarterback Tim Couch was the first pick overall in the 1999 NFL Draft.

SeasonEdit

Couch led Kentucky to seven wins, including a win on the road at #21 LSU and a spot in the 1999 Outback Bowl, where Couch completed 30 of 48 passes for 336 yards and two touchdowns, though Kentucky lost to Penn State, 26–14. In the Kentucky–Louisville rivalry, the Wildcats beat the Cardinals to claim the Governor's Cup. In the Border Battle, Tennessee beat Kentucky by a score of 59–21 to claim the Beer Barrel.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 53:00 PMat Louisville*FSNW 68–3442,643
September 121:30 PMEastern Kentucky*W 52–757,776
September 191:30 PMIndiana*
  • Commonwealth Stadium
  • Lexington, Kentucky
W 31–2757,788
September 263:30 PMat No. 8 FloridaNo. 25CBSL 35–5185,011
October 36:00 PMat No. 22 ArkansasESPN2L 20–2755,782
October 107:00 PMSouth Carolinadagger
  • Commonwealth Stadium
  • Lexington, Kentucky
W 33–2857,739
October 179:00 PMat No. 21 LSUESPN2W 39–3680,524
October 2412:30 PMNo. 11 Georgia
  • Commonwealth Stadium
  • Lexington, Kentucky
JPSL 26–2857,838
November 76:00 PMMississippi State
  • Commonwealth Stadium
  • Lexington, Kentucky (Rivalry)
ESPN2W 37–3557,760
November 141:30 PMVanderbilt
  • Commonwealth Stadium
  • Lexington, Kentucky (Rivalry)
W 55–1757,521
November 2112:30 PMat No. 1 TennesseeCBSL 21–59107,252
January 111:00 AMvs. No. 20 Penn State*ESPNL 14–2666,005
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

RosterEdit

1998 Kentucky Wildcats football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB Couch, TimTim Couch
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

1999 NFL DraftEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Tim Couch Quarterback1 1 Cleveland Browns

[2]

ReferencesEdit

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