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1998 Conference USA Year Summary

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Record: 42-49, .462 W-L% (10th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -2.58 (7th of 11) ▪ SOS: -1.47 (7th of 11)

Conference Champion: Tulane

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Southern Mississippi)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Tulane)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Tulane 12 0 1.000 6 0 1.000 45.0 24.6 11.51 -5.24
Southern Mississippi 7 5 .583 5 1 .833 32.0 19.8 6.34 -0.16
Louisville 7 5 .583 4 2 .667 39.4 36.3 -0.28 -3.28
East Carolina 6 5 .545 3 3 .500 24.9 27.0 -4.98 -4.16
Army 3 8 .273 2 4 .333 23.4 29.5 -6.61 0.03
Houston 3 8 .273 2 4 .333 23.1 28.8 -3.72 1.19
Cincinnati 2 9 .182 1 5 .167 23.5 41.5 -13.91 -0.36
Memphis 2 9 .182 1 5 .167 20.5 30.9 -8.97 0.21

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 12/7 Final
Tulane           25 24 22 19 15 14 12 11 9 10 7
Southern Mississippi 21                              

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1998-12-31 Liberty Bowl Tulane 41 Brigham Young 27 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
1998-12-30 Humanitarian Bowl Idaho 42 Southern Mississippi 35 Humanitarian Bowl (Boise, ID)
1998-12-23 Motor City Bowl Marshall 48 Louisville 29 Motor City Bowl (Pontiac, MI)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Shaun King* (Tulane) 67.2
2. Chris Redman (Louisville) 65.3
3. David Garrard (East Carolina) 61.6
4. Lee Roberts (Southern Mississippi) 56.9
5. Jason McKinley (Houston) 56.5
6. Deontey Kenner (Cincinnati) 54.8
7. Kenton Evans (Memphis) 44.7

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Shaun King* (Tulane) 10.9
2. Chris Redman (Louisville) 8.3
3. Lee Roberts (Southern Mississippi) 8.2
4. David Garrard (East Carolina) 8.1
5. Deontey Kenner (Cincinnati) 5.9
6. Jason McKinley (Houston) 5.7
7. Kenton Evans (Memphis) 4.0

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Shaun King* (Tulane) 178.7
2. Chris Redman (Louisville) 151.0
3. Lee Roberts (Southern Mississippi) 143.8
4. David Garrard (East Carolina) 143.1
5. Jason McKinley (Houston) 118.2
6. Deontey Kenner (Cincinnati) 116.2
7. Kenton Evans (Memphis) 87.1

Total Yards Per Play

1. Shaun King* (Tulane) 7.9
2. Chris Redman (Louisville) 7.8

Punt Return Yards Per Return

1. Jason deGroot (Houston) 6.1

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Shawn Ferguson (Cincinnati) 2