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1998 Louisville Cardinals football
Motor City Bowl, L 29–48 vs. Marshall
ConferenceConference USA
1998 record7–5 (4–2 C-USA)
Head coachJohn L. Smith
Offensive coordinatorBobby Petrino
Defensive coordinatorChris Smeland
Home stadiumPapa John's Cardinal Stadium
(Capacity: 42,000)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 Conference USA football standings
v · d · e 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 college football season. The team, led by John L. Smith and played their home games in the newly-completed Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. The team ended the season 7-5

ScheduleEdit

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 #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. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.
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RosterEdit

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  KAELIN 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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