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1998 Southeastern Conference Year Summary

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Record: 80-62, .563 W-L% (3rd of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 5.52 (4th of 11) ▪ SOS: 3.62 (4th of 11)

Division Champions: Tennessee (East) and Mississippi State (West)
Conference Champion: Tennessee (Won Championship Game 24-14)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana State and Tennessee)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Arkansas, Florida, Georgia and Tennessee)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
East W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Tennessee 13 0 1.000 8 0 1.000 33.2 14.5 19.96 4.42
Florida 10 2 .833 7 1 .875 31.7 13.8 17.02 2.52
Georgia 9 3 .750 6 2 .750 24.3 18.5 7.51 2.68
Kentucky 7 5 .583 4 4 .500 35.9 31.3 6.60 3.77
Vanderbilt 2 9 .182 1 7 .125 12.9 33.5 -11.23 4.04
South Carolina 1 10 .091 0 8 .000 18.8 30.0 -6.96 3.32
West W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Arkansas 9 3 .750 6 2 .750 32.5 18.9 12.82 1.98
Mississippi State 8 5 .615 6 2 .750 26.9 19.7 6.21 2.06
Alabama 7 5 .583 4 4 .500 20.9 23.9 5.38 6.05
Mississippi 7 5 .583 3 5 .375 23.3 22.8 1.46 -0.04
Louisiana State 4 7 .364 2 6 .250 30.6 25.4 5.75 4.57
Auburn 3 8 .273 1 7 .125 15.1 21.4 1.78 8.14

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
Tennessee 10 8 6 4 3 4 3 3 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Florida 3 3 2 8 8 6 5 5 6 5 4 4 8 7 7 5
Georgia 19 15 12 13 12 7 13 11 11 19 17 14 12 19 19 14
Arkansas         22 20 17 15 14 11 10 9 13 11 11 16
Alabama     24 22                        
Auburn 25                              
Louisiana State 9 7 7 6 6 11 21                  
Mississippi State     25         24         25 23 25  

8 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1999-01-04 Fiesta Bowl Tennessee 23 Florida State 16 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
1999-01-02 Orange Bowl Florida 31 Syracuse 10 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
1999-01-01 Citrus Bowl Michigan 45 Arkansas 31 Citrus Bowl (Orlando, FL)
1999-01-01 Cotton Bowl Texas 38 Mississippi State 11 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1999-01-01 Outback Bowl Penn State 26 Kentucky 14 Outback Bowl (Tampa, FL)
1998-12-31 Independence Bowl Mississippi 35 Texas Tech 18 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)
1998-12-31 Peach Bowl Georgia 35 Virginia 33 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
1998-12-29 Music City Bowl Virginia Tech 38 Alabama 7 Music City Bowl (Nashville, TN)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Tim Couch (KY) 400
2. Romaro Miller (MS) 184
3. Quincy Carter (GA) 176
4. Clint Stoerner (AR) 167
5. Doug Johnson (FL) 154
6. Herb Tyler (LAST) 153
  Tee Martin (TN) 153
8. Anthony Wright (SC) 145
9. Andrew Zow (AL) 143
10. Wayne Madkin (MSST) 96

Pass Attempts

1. Tim Couch (KY) 553
2. Romaro Miller (MS) 326
3. Clint Stoerner (AR) 312
4. Quincy Carter (GA) 290
5. Doug Johnson (FL) 274
6. Anthony Wright (SC) 273
7. Tee Martin (TN) 267
8. Andrew Zow (AL) 256
9. Herb Tyler (LAST) 250
10. Wayne Madkin (MSST) 199

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Tim Couch (KY) 72.3
2. Herb Tyler (LAST) 61.2
3. Quincy Carter (GA) 60.7
4. Tee Martin (TN) 57.3
5. Romaro Miller (MS) 56.4
6. Doug Johnson (FL) 56.2
7. Andrew Zow (AL) 55.9
8. Clint Stoerner (AR) 53.5
9. Anthony Wright (SC) 53.1
10. Wayne Madkin (MSST) 48.2

Passing Yards

1. Tim Couch (KY) 4275
2. Clint Stoerner (AR) 2629
3. Quincy Carter (GA) 2484
4. Doug Johnson (FL) 2346
5. Romaro Miller (MS) 2273
6. Tee Martin (TN) 2164
7. Herb Tyler (LAST) 2018
8. Andrew Zow (AL) 1969
9. Anthony Wright (SC) 1899
10. Wayne Madkin (MSST) 1532

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Quincy Carter (GA) 8.6
2. Doug Johnson (FL) 8.6
3. Clint Stoerner (AR) 8.4
4. Tee Martin (TN) 8.1
5. Herb Tyler (LAST) 8.1
6. Tim Couch (KY) 7.7
7. Wayne Madkin (MSST) 7.7
8. Andrew Zow (AL) 7.7
9. Romaro Miller (MS) 7.0
10. Anthony Wright (SC) 7.0

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Clint Stoerner (AR) 8.9
2. Doug Johnson (FL) 8.6
3. Tee Martin (TN) 8.5
4. Herb Tyler (LAST) 8.3
5. Quincy Carter (GA) 8.0
6. Tim Couch (KY) 7.8
7. Andrew Zow (AL) 7.3
8. Wayne Madkin (MSST) 6.8
9. Romaro Miller (MS) 6.1
10. Anthony Wright (SC) 6.0

Passing Touchdowns

1. Tim Couch (KY) 36
2. Clint Stoerner (AR) 26
3. Doug Johnson (FL) 19
  Tee Martin (TN) 19
5. Herb Tyler (LAST) 18
6. Jesse Palmer (FL) 14
7. Quincy Carter (GA) 12
8. Andrew Zow (AL) 11
  Romaro Miller (MS) 11
  Wayne Madkin (MSST) 11

Passing Interceptions

1. Tim Couch (KY) 15
2. Gabe Gross (AUB) 12
3. Romaro Miller (MS) 11
  David Wallace (VAND) 11
5. Anthony Wright (SC) 10
6. Quincy Carter (GA) 9
  Wayne Madkin (MSST) 9
8. Doug Johnson (FL) 8
  Clint Stoerner (AR) 8
10. Herb Tyler (LAST) 7
  Greg Zolman (VAND) 7
  Andrew Zow (AL) 7
  Ben Leard (AUB) 7

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Tim Couch (KY) 153.3
2. Herb Tyler (LAST) 147.2
3. Clint Stoerner (AR) 146.7
4. Doug Johnson (FL) 145.2
5. Tee Martin (TN) 144.4
6. Quincy Carter (GA) 140.1
7. Andrew Zow (AL) 129.2
8. Wayne Madkin (MSST) 122.1
9. Romaro Miller (MS) 119.4
10. Anthony Wright (SC) 116.3

Rush Attempts

1. Shaun Alexander (AL) 258
2. James Johnson (MSST) 236
3. Kevin Faulk (LAST) 229
4. Deuce McAllister (MS) 212
5. Travis Henry (TN) 176
6. Madre Hill (AR) 160
7. Michael Burks (AUB) 152
8. Chrys Chukwuma (AR) 149
9. Troy Hambrick (SC) 144
10. Olandis Gary (GA) 143

Rushing Yards

1. James Johnson (MSST) 1383
2. Kevin Faulk (LAST) 1279
3. Shaun Alexander (AL) 1178
4. Deuce McAllister (MS) 1082
5. Travis Henry (TN) 970
6. Chrys Chukwuma (AR) 870
7. Derek Homer (KY) 716
8. Troy Hambrick (SC) 701
9. Olandis Gary (GA) 698
10. Madre Hill (AR) 669

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. James Johnson (MSST) 5.9
2. Chrys Chukwuma (AR) 5.8
3. Terry Jackson (FL) 5.6
4. Kevin Faulk (LAST) 5.6
5. Travis Henry (TN) 5.5
6. Derek Homer (KY) 5.2
7. Deuce McAllister (MS) 5.1
8. Olandis Gary (GA) 4.9
9. Troy Hambrick (SC) 4.9
10. Rodney Williams (VAND) 4.8

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Shaun Alexander (AL) 13
2. Kevin Faulk (LAST) 12
  James Johnson (MSST) 12
4. Olandis Gary (GA) 10
5. Chrys Chukwuma (AR) 8
6. Derek Homer (KY) 7
  Herb Tyler (LAST) 7
  Travis Henry (TN) 7
  Deuce McAllister (MS) 7
  Madre Hill (AR) 7
  Tee Martin (TN) 7

Receptions

1. Craig Yeast (KY) 85
2. Anthony White (KY) 78
3. Travis McGriff (FL) 70
4. Peerless Price (TN) 61
5. Larry Foster (LAST) 56
6. Abram Booty (LAST) 54
7. Zola Davis (SC) 48
  Quincy Jackson (AL) 48
  Tony Small (GA) 48
10. Champ Bailey (GA) 47

Receiving Yards

1. Travis McGriff (FL) 1357
2. Craig Yeast (KY) 1311
3. Anthony Lucas (AR) 1004
4. Peerless Price (TN) 920
5. Abram Booty (LAST) 779
6. Champ Bailey (GA) 744
7. Zola Davis (SC) 733
8. Larry Foster (LAST) 722
9. Kevin Prentiss (MSST) 681
10. Travis Taylor (FL) 676

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Anthony Lucas (AR) 23.3
2. Travis McGriff (FL) 19.4
3. Travis Taylor (FL) 18.3
4. Kevin Prentiss (MSST) 17.9
5. Cedrick Wilson (TN) 16.9
6. Calvin Hall (AL) 16.3
7. Nafis Karim (FL) 16.2
8. Clifton Robinson (AUB) 16.0
9. Champ Bailey (GA) 15.8
10. Craig Yeast (KY) 15.4

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Craig Yeast (KY) 14
2. Anthony Lucas (AR) 10
  Travis McGriff (FL) 10
  Peerless Price (TN) 10
5. Travis Taylor (FL) 9
6. Karsten Bailey (AUB) 7
7. Cedrick Wilson (TN) 6
  Nafis Karim (FL) 6
9. Garry Davis (KY) 5
  Zola Davis (SC) 5
  Champ Bailey (GA) 5
  Michael Williams (AR) 5
  Abram Booty (LAST) 5

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Shaun Alexander (AL) 284
2. Kevin Faulk (LAST) 251
3. James Johnson (MSST) 243
4. Deuce McAllister (MS) 230
5. Travis Henry (TN) 180
6. Derek Homer (KY) 178
7. Anthony White (KY) 175
8. Troy Hambrick (SC) 166
9. Madre Hill (AR) 163
10. Michael Burks (AUB) 161

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Kevin Faulk (LAST) 1566
2. Shaun Alexander (AL) 1563
3. James Johnson (MSST) 1481
4. Craig Yeast (KY) 1398
5. Travis McGriff (FL) 1354
6. Deuce McAllister (MS) 1236
7. Anthony White (KY) 1019
8. Anthony Lucas (AR) 1004
9. Travis Henry (TN) 1001
10. Derek Homer (KY) 955

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Shaun Alexander (AL) 17
2. Kevin Faulk (LAST) 15
3. Craig Yeast (KY) 14
4. James Johnson (MSST) 12
5. Travis McGriff (FL) 11
6. Anthony Lucas (AR) 10
  Peerless Price (TN) 10
  Olandis Gary (GA) 10
9. Travis Taylor (FL) 9
10. Chrys Chukwuma (AR) 8

Total Plays

1. Tim Couch (KY) 617
2. Quincy Carter (GA) 389
3. Romaro Miller (MS) 386
4. Tee Martin (TN) 370
5. Clint Stoerner (AR) 363
6. Anthony Wright (SC) 352
7. Herb Tyler (LAST) 335
8. Andrew Zow (AL) 309
9. Doug Johnson (FL) 303
10. Gabe Gross (AUB) 267

Total Yards

1. Tim Couch (KY) 4151
2. Quincy Carter (GA) 2768
3. Clint Stoerner (AR) 2572
4. Tee Martin (TN) 2451
5. Romaro Miller (MS) 2306
6. Doug Johnson (FL) 2280
7. Herb Tyler (LAST) 2200
8. Anthony Wright (SC) 1955
9. Andrew Zow (AL) 1870
10. Wayne Madkin (MSST) 1496

Total Yards Per Play

1. Tim Couch (KY) 6.7

Total Touchdowns

1. Tim Couch (KY) 37
2. Clint Stoerner (AR) 27
3. Tee Martin (TN) 26
4. Herb Tyler (LAST) 25
5. Doug Johnson (FL) 20
6. Quincy Carter (GA) 16
7. Jesse Palmer (FL) 14
8. Andrew Zow (AL) 13
  Wayne Madkin (MSST) 13
  Anthony Wright (SC) 13
  Shaun Alexander (AL) 13