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1998 Polls

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National Champion: Tennessee (AP, BCS, FWAA, NFF, USA-ESPN)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Ricky Williams (Texas)
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award: Phillip Fulmer (Tennessee)

AP Preseason #1: Ohio State ▪ AP Final #1: Tennessee

AP Polls

Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
1 Preseason 1 Ohio State NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 2 Florida State NA ACC
1 Preseason 3 Florida NA SEC (East)
1 Preseason 4 Nebraska NA Big 12 (North)
1 Preseason 5 Michigan NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 6 Kansas State NA Big 12 (North)
1 Preseason 7 UCLA NA Pac-10
1 Preseason 8 Arizona State NA Pac-10
1 Preseason 9 Louisiana State NA SEC (West)
1 Preseason 10 Tennessee NA SEC (East)
1 Preseason 11 West Virginia NA Big East
1 Preseason 12 North Carolina NA ACC
1 Preseason 13 Penn State NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 14 Texas A&M NA Big 12 (South)
1 Preseason 15 Colorado State NA WAC (Mountain)
1 Preseason 16 Virginia NA ACC
1 Preseason 17 Syracuse NA Big East
1 Preseason 18 Washington NA Pac-10
1 Preseason 19 Georgia NA SEC (East)
1 Preseason 20 Wisconsin NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 21 Southern Mississippi NA CUSA
1 Preseason 22 Notre Dame NA Ind
1 Preseason 23 Michigan State NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 24 Arizona NA Pac-10
1 Preseason 25 Auburn NA SEC (West)
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
2 1998-09-07 1 Ohio State (1-0) 1 NC Big Ten
2 1998-09-07 2 Florida State (1-0) 2 NC ACC
2 1998-09-07 3 Florida (1-0) 3 NC SEC (East)
2 1998-09-07 4 Nebraska (2-0) 4 NC Big 12 (North)
2 1998-09-07 5 Kansas State (1-0) 6 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
2 1998-09-07 6 UCLA 7 Up 1 Pac-10
2 1998-09-07 7 Louisiana State 9 Up 2 SEC (West)
2 1998-09-07 8 Tennessee (1-0) 10 Up 2 SEC (East)
2 1998-09-07 9 Penn State (1-0) 13 Up 4 Big Ten
2 1998-09-07 10 Notre Dame (1-0) 22 Up 12 Ind
2 1998-09-07 11 Washington (1-0) 18 Up 7 Pac-10
2 1998-09-07 12 Virginia (1-0) 16 Up 4 ACC
2 1998-09-07 13 Michigan (0-1) 5 Down 8 Big Ten
2 1998-09-07 14 Arizona State (0-1) 8 Down 6 Pac-10
2 1998-09-07 15 Georgia (1-0) 19 Up 4 SEC (East)
2 1998-09-07 16 Colorado (1-0) Up  Big 12 (North)
2 1998-09-07 17 Wisconsin (1-0) 20 Up 3 Big Ten
2 1998-09-07 18 Texas A&M (0-1) 14 Down 4 Big 12 (South)
2 1998-09-07 19 Syracuse (0-1) 17 Down 2 Big East
2 1998-09-07 20 West Virginia (0-1) 11 Down 9 Big East
2 1998-09-07 21 Arizona (1-0) 24 Up 3 Pac-10
2 1998-09-07 22 Southern California (1-0) Up  Pac-10
2 1998-09-07 23 Texas (1-0) Up  Big 12 (South)
2 1998-09-07 24 Oregon (1-0) Up  Pac-10
2 1998-09-07 25 Missouri (1-0) Up  Big 12 (North)
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
3 1998-09-14 1 Ohio State (2-0) 1 NC Big Ten
3 1998-09-14 2 Florida (2-0) 3 Up 1 SEC (East)
3 1998-09-14 3 Nebraska (3-0) 4 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
3 1998-09-14 4 UCLA (1-0) 6 Up 2 Pac-10
3 1998-09-14 5 Kansas State (2-0) 5 NC Big 12 (North)
3 1998-09-14 6 Tennessee (1-0) 8 Up 2 SEC (East)
3 1998-09-14 7 Louisiana State (1-0) 7 NC SEC (West)
3 1998-09-14 8 Penn State (2-0) 9 Up 1 Big Ten
3 1998-09-14 9 Washington (1-0) 11 Up 2 Pac-10
3 1998-09-14 10 Virginia (2-0) 12 Up 2 ACC
3 1998-09-14 11 Florida State (1-1) 2 Down 9 ACC
3 1998-09-14 12 Georgia (2-0) 15 Up 3 SEC (East)
3 1998-09-14 13 Syracuse (1-1) 19 Up 6 Big East
3 1998-09-14 14 Wisconsin (2-0) 17 Up 3 Big Ten
3 1998-09-14 15 Colorado (2-0) 16 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
3 1998-09-14 16 Arizona (2-0) 21 Up 5 Pac-10
3 1998-09-14 17 Texas A&M (1-1) 18 Up 1 Big 12 (South)
3 1998-09-14 18 Southern California (2-0) 22 Up 4 Pac-10
3 1998-09-14 19 West Virginia (0-1) 20 Up 1 Big East
3 1998-09-14 20 North Carolina State (2-0) Up  ACC
3 1998-09-14 21 Missouri (2-0) 25 Up 4 Big 12 (North)
3 1998-09-14 22 Oregon (2-0) 24 Up 2 Pac-10
3 1998-09-14 23 Notre Dame (1-1) 10 Down 13 Ind
3 1998-09-14 24 Alabama (2-0) Up  SEC (West)
3 1998-09-14 25 Mississippi State (2-0) Up  SEC (West)
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
4 1998-09-21 1 Ohio State (3-0) 1 NC Big Ten
4 1998-09-21 2 Nebraska (3-0) 3 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
4 1998-09-21 3 UCLA (2-0) 4 Up 1 Pac-10
4 1998-09-21 4 Tennessee (2-0) 6 Up 2 SEC (East)
4 1998-09-21 5 Kansas State (3-0) 5 NC Big 12 (North)
4 1998-09-21 6 Louisiana State (2-0) 7 Up 1 SEC (West)
4 1998-09-21 7 Penn State (3-0) 8 Up 1 Big Ten
4 1998-09-21 8 Florida (2-1) 2 Down 6 SEC (East)
4 1998-09-21 9 Washington (2-0) 9 NC Pac-10
4 1998-09-21 10 Florida State (2-1) 11 Up 1 ACC
4 1998-09-21 11 Virginia (3-0) 10 Down 1 ACC
4 1998-09-21 12 Syracuse (2-1) 13 Up 1 Big East
4 1998-09-21 13 Georgia (3-0) 12 Down 1 SEC (East)
4 1998-09-21 14 Wisconsin (3-0) 14 NC Big Ten
4 1998-09-21 15 Colorado (3-0) 15 NC Big 12 (North)
4 1998-09-21 16 Arizona (3-0) 16 NC Pac-10
4 1998-09-21 17 Texas A&M (2-1) 17 NC Big 12 (South)
4 1998-09-21 18 Southern California (3-0) 18 NC Pac-10
4 1998-09-21 19 West Virginia (1-1) 19 NC Big East
4 1998-09-21 20 Oregon (3-0) 22 Up 2 Pac-10
4 1998-09-21 21 Virginia Tech (3-0) Up  Big East
4 1998-09-21 22 Alabama (2-0) 24 Up 2 SEC (West)
4 1998-09-21 23 Air Force (3-0) Up  WAC (Mountain)
4 1998-09-21 23 Notre Dame (1-1) 23 NC Ind
4 1998-09-21 25 Missouri (2-1) 21 Down 4 Big 12 (North)
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
5 1998-09-28 1 Ohio State (3-0) 1 NC Big Ten
5 1998-09-28 2 Nebraska (4-0) 2 NC Big 12 (North)
5 1998-09-28 3 Tennessee (3-0) 4 Up 1 SEC (East)
5 1998-09-28 4 UCLA (2-0) 3 Down 1 Pac-10
5 1998-09-28 5 Kansas State (4-0) 5 NC Big 12 (North)
5 1998-09-28 6 Louisiana State (3-0) 6 NC SEC (West)
5 1998-09-28 7 Penn State (3-0) 7 NC Big Ten
5 1998-09-28 8 Florida (3-1) 8 NC SEC (East)
5 1998-09-28 9 Florida State (3-1) 10 Up 1 ACC
5 1998-09-28 10 Virginia (4-0) 11 Up 1 ACC
5 1998-09-28 11 Syracuse (2-1) 12 Up 1 Big East
5 1998-09-28 12 Georgia (3-0) 13 Up 1 SEC (East)
5 1998-09-28 13 Wisconsin (4-0) 14 Up 1 Big Ten
5 1998-09-28 14 Arizona (4-0) 16 Up 2 Pac-10
5 1998-09-28 15 Colorado (4-0) 15 NC Big 12 (North)
5 1998-09-28 16 West Virginia (2-1) 19 Up 3 Big East
5 1998-09-28 17 Oregon (4-0) 20 Up 3 Pac-10
5 1998-09-28 18 Texas A&M (3-1) 17 Down 1 Big 12 (South)
5 1998-09-28 19 Virginia Tech (4-0) 21 Up 2 Big East
5 1998-09-28 20 Washington (2-1) 9 Down 11 Pac-10
5 1998-09-28 21 Southern California (3-1) 18 Down 3 Pac-10
5 1998-09-28 22 Arkansas (3-0) Up  SEC (West)
5 1998-09-28 23 Notre Dame (2-1) 23 NC Ind
5 1998-09-28 23 Missouri (2-1) 25 Up 2 Big 12 (North)
5 1998-09-28 25 Michigan (2-2) Up  Big Ten
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
6 1998-10-05 1 Ohio State (4-0) 1 NC Big Ten
6 1998-10-05 2 Nebraska (5-0) 2 NC Big 12 (North)
6 1998-10-05 3 UCLA (3-0) 4 Up 1 Pac-10
6 1998-10-05 4 Tennessee (4-0) 3 Down 1 SEC (East)
6 1998-10-05 5 Kansas State (4-0) 5 NC Big 12 (North)
6 1998-10-05 6 Florida (4-1) 8 Up 2 SEC (East)
6 1998-10-05 7 Georgia (4-0) 12 Up 5 SEC (East)
6 1998-10-05 8 Florida State (4-1) 9 Up 1 ACC
6 1998-10-05 9 Virginia (5-0) 10 Up 1 ACC
6 1998-10-05 10 Arizona (5-0) 14 Up 4 Pac-10
6 1998-10-05 11 Louisiana State (3-1) 6 Down 5 SEC (West)
6 1998-10-05 12 Wisconsin (5-0) 13 Up 1 Big Ten
6 1998-10-05 13 Penn State (3-1) 7 Down 6 Big Ten
6 1998-10-05 14 Colorado (5-0) 15 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
6 1998-10-05 15 Oregon (4-0) 17 Up 2 Pac-10
6 1998-10-05 16 West Virginia (3-1) 16 NC Big East
6 1998-10-05 17 Virginia Tech (4-0) 19 Up 2 Big East
6 1998-10-05 18 Texas A&M (4-1) 18 NC Big 12 (South)
6 1998-10-05 19 Southern California (4-1) 21 Up 2 Pac-10
6 1998-10-05 20 Arkansas (4-0) 22 Up 2 SEC (West)
6 1998-10-05 21 Missouri (3-1) 23 Up 2 Big 12 (North)
6 1998-10-05 22 Notre Dame (3-1) 23 Up 1 Ind
6 1998-10-05 23 North Carolina State (3-1) Up  ACC
6 1998-10-05 24 Syracuse (2-2) 11 Down 13 Big East
6 1998-10-05 25 Tulane (4-0) Up  CUSA
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
7 1998-10-12 1 Ohio State (5-0) 1 NC Big Ten
7 1998-10-12 2 UCLA (4-0) 3 Up 1 Pac-10
7 1998-10-12 3 Tennessee (5-0) 4 Up 1 SEC (East)
7 1998-10-12 4 Kansas State (5-0) 5 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
7 1998-10-12 5 Florida (5-1) 6 Up 1 SEC (East)
7 1998-10-12 6 Florida State (5-1) 8 Up 2 ACC
7 1998-10-12 7 Virginia (5-0) 9 Up 2 ACC
7 1998-10-12 8 Nebraska (5-1) 2 Down 6 Big 12 (North)
7 1998-10-12 9 Wisconsin (6-0) 12 Up 3 Big Ten
7 1998-10-12 10 Texas A&M (5-1) 18 Up 8 Big 12 (South)
7 1998-10-12 11 Oregon (5-0) 15 Up 4 Pac-10
7 1998-10-12 12 Penn State (4-1) 13 Up 1 Big Ten
7 1998-10-12 13 Georgia (4-1) 7 Down 6 SEC (East)
7 1998-10-12 14 Virginia Tech (5-0) 17 Up 3 Big East
7 1998-10-12 15 West Virginia (4-1) 16 Up 1 Big East
7 1998-10-12 16 Arizona (5-1) 10 Down 6 Pac-10
7 1998-10-12 17 Arkansas (5-0) 20 Up 3 SEC (West)
7 1998-10-12 18 Notre Dame (4-1) 22 Up 4 Ind
7 1998-10-12 19 Colorado (5-1) 14 Down 5 Big 12 (North)
7 1998-10-12 20 Missouri (4-1) 21 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
7 1998-10-12 21 Louisiana State (3-2) 11 Down 10 SEC (West)
7 1998-10-12 22 Texas Tech (6-0) Up  Big 12 (South)
7 1998-10-12 23 Syracuse (3-2) 24 Up 1 Big East
7 1998-10-12 24 Tulane (4-0) 25 Up 1 CUSA
7 1998-10-12 25 Georgia Tech (4-1) Up  ACC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
8 1998-10-19 1 Ohio State (6-0) 1 NC Big Ten
8 1998-10-19 2 UCLA (5-0) 2 NC Pac-10
8 1998-10-19 3 Tennessee (5-0) 3 NC SEC (East)
8 1998-10-19 4 Kansas State (6-0) 4 NC Big 12 (North)
8 1998-10-19 5 Florida (6-1) 5 NC SEC (East)
8 1998-10-19 6 Florida State (6-1) 6 NC ACC
8 1998-10-19 7 Nebraska (6-1) 8 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
8 1998-10-19 8 Texas A&M (6-1) 10 Up 2 Big 12 (South)
8 1998-10-19 9 Wisconsin (7-0) 9 NC Big Ten
8 1998-10-19 10 Penn State (5-1) 12 Up 2 Big Ten
8 1998-10-19 11 Georgia (5-1) 13 Up 2 SEC (East)
8 1998-10-19 12 Oregon (5-1) 11 Down 1 Pac-10
8 1998-10-19 13 West Virginia (4-1) 15 Up 2 Big East
8 1998-10-19 14 Arizona (6-1) 16 Up 2 Pac-10
8 1998-10-19 15 Arkansas (6-0) 17 Up 2 SEC (West)
8 1998-10-19 16 Virginia (5-1) 7 Down 9 ACC
8 1998-10-19 17 Colorado (6-1) 19 Up 2 Big 12 (North)
8 1998-10-19 18 Notre Dame (4-1) 18 NC Ind
8 1998-10-19 19 Missouri (5-1) 20 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
8 1998-10-19 20 Georgia Tech (5-1) 25 Up 5 ACC
8 1998-10-19 21 Syracuse (4-2) 23 Up 2 Big East
8 1998-10-19 22 Tulane (5-0) 24 Up 2 CUSA
8 1998-10-19 23 Virginia Tech (5-1) 14 Down 9 Big East
8 1998-10-19 24 Mississippi State (5-1) Up  SEC (West)
8 1998-10-19 25 Texas Tech (6-1) 22 Down 3 Big 12 (South)
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
9 1998-10-26 1 Ohio State (7-0) 1 NC Big Ten
9 1998-10-26 2 UCLA (6-0) 2 NC Pac-10
9 1998-10-26 3 Tennessee (6-0) 3 NC SEC (East)
9 1998-10-26 4 Kansas State (7-0) 4 NC Big 12 (North)
9 1998-10-26 5 Florida State (7-1) 6 Up 1 ACC
9 1998-10-26 6 Florida (6-1) 5 Down 1 SEC (East)
9 1998-10-26 7 Nebraska (7-1) 7 NC Big 12 (North)
9 1998-10-26 8 Texas A&M (7-1) 8 NC Big 12 (South)
9 1998-10-26 9 Wisconsin (8-0) 9 NC Big Ten
9 1998-10-26 10 Penn State (5-1) 10 NC Big Ten
9 1998-10-26 11 Georgia (6-1) 11 NC SEC (East)
9 1998-10-26 12 Oregon (6-1) 12 NC Pac-10
9 1998-10-26 13 Arizona (7-1) 14 Up 1 Pac-10
9 1998-10-26 14 Arkansas (6-0) 15 Up 1 SEC (West)
9 1998-10-26 15 Virginia (6-1) 16 Up 1 ACC
9 1998-10-26 16 Notre Dame (5-1) 18 Up 2 Ind
9 1998-10-26 17 Syracuse (4-2) 21 Up 4 Big East
9 1998-10-26 18 Missouri (5-2) 19 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
9 1998-10-26 19 Tulane (6-0) 22 Up 3 CUSA
9 1998-10-26 20 Virginia Tech (6-1) 23 Up 3 Big East
9 1998-10-26 21 West Virginia (4-2) 13 Down 8 Big East
9 1998-10-26 22 Michigan (5-2) Up  Big Ten
9 1998-10-26 23 Georgia Tech (5-2) 20 Down 3 ACC
9 1998-10-26 24 Colorado (6-2) 17 Down 7 Big 12 (North)
9 1998-10-26 25 Miami (FL) (4-2) Up  Big East
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
10 1998-11-02 1 Ohio State (8-0) 1 NC Big Ten
10 1998-11-02 2 Tennessee (7-0) 3 Up 1 SEC (East)
10 1998-11-02 3 UCLA (7-0) 2 Down 1 Pac-10
10 1998-11-02 4 Kansas State (8-0) 4 NC Big 12 (North)
10 1998-11-02 5 Florida (7-1) 6 Up 1 SEC (East)
10 1998-11-02 6 Florida State (8-1) 5 Down 1 ACC
10 1998-11-02 7 Texas A&M (8-1) 8 Up 1 Big 12 (South)
10 1998-11-02 8 Wisconsin (8-0) 9 Up 1 Big Ten
10 1998-11-02 9 Penn State (6-1) 10 Up 1 Big Ten
10 1998-11-02 10 Arizona (8-1) 13 Up 3 Pac-10
10 1998-11-02 11 Arkansas (7-0) 14 Up 3 SEC (West)
10 1998-11-02 12 Virginia (7-1) 15 Up 3 ACC
10 1998-11-02 13 Notre Dame (6-1) 16 Up 3 Ind
10 1998-11-02 14 Nebraska (7-2) 7 Down 7 Big 12 (North)
10 1998-11-02 15 Tulane (7-0) 19 Up 4 CUSA
10 1998-11-02 15 Syracuse (5-2) 17 Up 2 Big East
10 1998-11-02 15 Virginia Tech (7-1) 20 Up 5 Big East
10 1998-11-02 18 Missouri (6-2) 18 NC Big 12 (North)
10 1998-11-02 19 Georgia (6-2) 11 Down 8 SEC (East)
10 1998-11-02 20 Texas (6-2) Up  Big 12 (South)
10 1998-11-02 21 Oregon (6-2) 12 Down 9 Pac-10
10 1998-11-02 22 Michigan (6-2) 22 NC Big Ten
10 1998-11-02 23 Georgia Tech (6-2) 23 NC ACC
10 1998-11-02 24 Miami (FL) (5-2) 25 Up 1 Big East
10 1998-11-02 25 Air Force (7-1) Up  WAC (Mountain)
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
11 1998-11-09 1 Tennessee (8-0) 2 Up 1 SEC (East)
11 1998-11-09 2 Kansas State (9-0) 4 Up 2 Big 12 (North)
11 1998-11-09 3 UCLA (8-0) 3 NC Pac-10
11 1998-11-09 4 Florida (8-1) 5 Up 1 SEC (East)
11 1998-11-09 5 Florida State (9-1) 6 Up 1 ACC
11 1998-11-09 6 Texas A&M (9-1) 7 Up 1 Big 12 (South)
11 1998-11-09 7 Ohio State (8-1) 1 Down 6 Big Ten
11 1998-11-09 8 Wisconsin (9-0) 8 NC Big Ten
11 1998-11-09 9 Arizona (9-1) 10 Up 1 Pac-10
11 1998-11-09 10 Arkansas (8-0) 11 Up 1 SEC (West)
11 1998-11-09 11 Nebraska (8-2) 14 Up 3 Big 12 (North)
11 1998-11-09 12 Notre Dame (7-1) 13 Up 1 Ind
11 1998-11-09 13 Missouri (7-2) 18 Up 5 Big 12 (North)
11 1998-11-09 14 Tulane (8-0) 15 Up 1 CUSA
11 1998-11-09 15 Michigan (7-2) 22 Up 7 Big Ten
11 1998-11-09 16 Virginia Tech (7-1) 15 Down 1 Big East
11 1998-11-09 17 Georgia (6-2) 19 Up 2 SEC (East)
11 1998-11-09 18 Texas (7-2) 20 Up 2 Big 12 (South)
11 1998-11-09 19 Penn State (6-2) 9 Down 10 Big Ten
11 1998-11-09 20 Oregon (7-2) 21 Up 1 Pac-10
11 1998-11-09 21 Virginia (7-2) 12 Down 9 ACC
11 1998-11-09 22 Georgia Tech (6-2) 23 Up 1 ACC
11 1998-11-09 23 Air Force (8-1) 25 Up 2 WAC (Mountain)
11 1998-11-09 24 Miami (FL) (5-2) 24 NC Big East
11 1998-11-09 25 Wyoming (8-1) Up  WAC (Mountain)
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
12 1998-11-16 1 Tennessee (9-0) 1 NC SEC (East)
12 1998-11-16 2 Kansas State (10-0) 2 NC Big 12 (North)
12 1998-11-16 3 UCLA (9-0) 3 NC Pac-10
12 1998-11-16 4 Florida (9-1) 4 NC SEC (East)
12 1998-11-16 5 Florida State (10-1) 5 NC ACC
12 1998-11-16 6 Texas A&M (10-1) 6 NC Big 12 (South)
12 1998-11-16 7 Ohio State (9-1) 7 NC Big Ten
12 1998-11-16 8 Arizona (10-1) 9 Up 1 Pac-10
12 1998-11-16 9 Arkansas (8-1) 10 Up 1 SEC (West)
12 1998-11-16 10 Notre Dame (8-1) 12 Up 2 Ind
12 1998-11-16 11 Michigan (8-2) 15 Up 4 Big Ten
12 1998-11-16 12 Tulane (9-0) 14 Up 2 CUSA
12 1998-11-16 13 Wisconsin (9-1) 8 Down 5 Big Ten
12 1998-11-16 14 Georgia (7-2) 17 Up 3 SEC (East)
12 1998-11-16 15 Oregon (8-2) 20 Up 5 Pac-10
12 1998-11-16 16 Penn State (7-2) 19 Up 3 Big Ten
12 1998-11-16 17 Nebraska (8-3) 11 Down 6 Big 12 (North)
12 1998-11-16 18 Virginia (8-2) 21 Up 3 ACC
12 1998-11-16 19 Missouri (7-3) 13 Down 6 Big 12 (North)
12 1998-11-16 20 Air Force (9-1) 23 Up 3 WAC (Mountain)
12 1998-11-16 21 Georgia Tech (7-2) 22 Up 1 ACC
12 1998-11-16 22 Miami (FL) (6-2) 24 Up 2 Big East
12 1998-11-16 23 Virginia Tech (7-2) 16 Down 7 Big East
12 1998-11-16 24 Syracuse (6-3) Up  Big East
12 1998-11-16 25 Texas (7-3) 18 Down 7 Big 12 (South)
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
13 1998-11-23 1 Tennessee (10-0) 1 NC SEC (East)
13 1998-11-23 2 Kansas State (11-0) 2 NC Big 12 (North)
13 1998-11-23 3 UCLA (10-0) 3 NC Pac-10
13 1998-11-23 4 Florida State (11-1) 5 Up 1 ACC
13 1998-11-23 5 Ohio State (10-1) 7 Up 2 Big Ten
13 1998-11-23 6 Texas A&M (10-1) 6 NC Big 12 (South)
13 1998-11-23 7 Arizona (10-1) 8 Up 1 Pac-10
13 1998-11-23 8 Florida (9-2) 4 Down 4 SEC (East)
13 1998-11-23 9 Notre Dame (9-1) 10 Up 1 Ind
13 1998-11-23 10 Wisconsin (10-1) 13 Up 3 Big Ten
13 1998-11-23 11 Tulane (10-0) 12 Up 1 CUSA
13 1998-11-23 12 Georgia (8-2) 14 Up 2 SEC (East)
13 1998-11-23 13 Arkansas (8-2) 9 Down 4 SEC (West)
13 1998-11-23 14 Nebraska (8-3) 17 Up 3 Big 12 (North)
13 1998-11-23 15 Michigan (8-3) 11 Down 4 Big Ten
13 1998-11-23 16 Virginia (8-2) 18 Up 2 ACC
13 1998-11-23 17 Georgia Tech (8-2) 21 Up 4 ACC
13 1998-11-23 18 Air Force (10-1) 20 Up 2 WAC (Mountain)
13 1998-11-23 19 Miami (FL) (7-2) 22 Up 3 Big East
13 1998-11-23 20 Virginia Tech (8-2) 23 Up 3 Big East
13 1998-11-23 21 Syracuse (7-3) 24 Up 3 Big East
13 1998-11-23 22 Oregon (8-3) 15 Down 7 Pac-10
13 1998-11-23 23 Penn State (7-3) 16 Down 7 Big Ten
13 1998-11-23 24 Missouri (7-4) 19 Down 5 Big 12 (North)
13 1998-11-23 25 Mississippi State (7-3) Up  SEC (West)
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
14 1998-11-30 1 Tennessee (11-0) 1 NC SEC (East)
14 1998-11-30 2 Kansas State (11-0) 2 NC Big 12 (North)
14 1998-11-30 3 UCLA (10-0) 3 NC Pac-10
14 1998-11-30 4 Florida State (11-1) 4 NC ACC
14 1998-11-30 5 Ohio State (10-1) 5 NC Big Ten
14 1998-11-30 6 Arizona (11-1) 7 Up 1 Pac-10
14 1998-11-30 7 Florida (9-2) 8 Up 1 SEC (East)
14 1998-11-30 8 Wisconsin (10-1) 10 Up 2 Big Ten
14 1998-11-30 9 Tulane (11-0) 11 Up 2 CUSA
14 1998-11-30 10 Texas A&M (10-2) 6 Down 4 Big 12 (South)
14 1998-11-30 11 Arkansas (9-2) 13 Up 2 SEC (West)
14 1998-11-30 12 Georgia Tech (9-2) 17 Up 5 ACC
14 1998-11-30 13 Nebraska (9-3) 14 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
14 1998-11-30 14 Virginia (9-2) 16 Up 2 ACC
14 1998-11-30 15 Michigan (9-3) 15 NC Big Ten
14 1998-11-30 16 Notre Dame (9-2) 9 Down 7 Ind
14 1998-11-30 17 Air Force (10-1) 18 Up 1 WAC (Mountain)
14 1998-11-30 18 Syracuse (8-3) 21 Up 3 Big East
14 1998-11-30 19 Georgia (8-3) 12 Down 7 SEC (East)
14 1998-11-30 20 Texas (8-3) Up  Big 12 (South)
14 1998-11-30 21 Oregon (8-3) 22 Up 1 Pac-10
14 1998-11-30 22 Penn State (8-3) 23 Up 1 Big Ten
14 1998-11-30 23 Mississippi State (8-3) 25 Up 2 SEC (West)
14 1998-11-30 24 Missouri (7-4) 24 NC Big 12 (North)
14 1998-11-30 25 Virginia Tech (8-3) 20 Down 5 Big East
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
15 1998-12-07 1 Tennessee (12-0) 1 NC SEC (East)
15 1998-12-07 2 Florida State (11-1) 4 Up 2 ACC
15 1998-12-07 3 Ohio State (10-1) 5 Up 2 Big Ten
15 1998-12-07 4 Kansas State (11-1) 2 Down 2 Big 12 (North)
15 1998-12-07 5 Arizona (11-1) 6 Up 1 Pac-10
15 1998-12-07 6 UCLA (10-1) 3 Down 3 Pac-10
15 1998-12-07 7 Florida (9-2) 7 NC SEC (East)
15 1998-12-07 8 Texas A&M (11-2) 10 Up 2 Big 12 (South)
15 1998-12-07 9 Wisconsin (10-1) 8 Down 1 Big Ten
15 1998-12-07 10 Tulane (11-0) 9 Down 1 CUSA
15 1998-12-07 11 Arkansas (9-2) 11 NC SEC (West)
15 1998-12-07 12 Georgia Tech (9-2) 12 NC ACC
15 1998-12-07 13 Virginia (9-2) 14 Up 1 ACC
15 1998-12-07 14 Nebraska (9-3) 13 Down 1 Big 12 (North)
15 1998-12-07 15 Michigan (9-3) 15 NC Big Ten
15 1998-12-07 16 Air Force (11-1) 17 Up 1 WAC (Mountain)
15 1998-12-07 17 Notre Dame (9-2) 16 Down 1 Ind
15 1998-12-07 18 Syracuse (8-3) 18 NC Big East
15 1998-12-07 19 Georgia (8-3) 19 NC SEC (East)
15 1998-12-07 20 Texas (8-3) 20 NC Big 12 (South)
15 1998-12-07 21 Oregon (8-3) 21 NC Pac-10
15 1998-12-07 22 Penn State (8-3) 22 NC Big Ten
15 1998-12-07 23 Missouri (7-4) 24 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
15 1998-12-07 24 Miami (FL) (8-3) Up  Big East
15 1998-12-07 25 Mississippi State (8-4) 23 Down 2 SEC (West)
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
16 Final 1 Tennessee 1 NC SEC (East)
16 Final 2 Ohio State 3 Up 1 Big Ten
16 Final 3 Florida State 2 Down 1 ACC
16 Final 4 Arizona 5 Up 1 Pac-10
16 Final 5 Florida 7 Up 2 SEC (East)
16 Final 6 Wisconsin 9 Up 3 Big Ten
16 Final 7 Tulane 10 Up 3 CUSA
16 Final 8 UCLA 6 Down 2 Pac-10
16 Final 9 Georgia Tech 12 Up 3 ACC
16 Final 10 Kansas State 4 Down 6 Big 12 (North)
16 Final 11 Texas A&M 8 Down 3 Big 12 (South)
16 Final 12 Michigan 15 Up 3 Big Ten
16 Final 13 Air Force 16 Up 3 WAC (Mountain)
16 Final 14 Georgia 19 Up 5 SEC (East)
16 Final 15 Texas 20 Up 5 Big 12 (South)
16 Final 16 Arkansas 11 Down 5 SEC (West)
16 Final 17 Penn State 22 Up 5 Big Ten
16 Final 18 Virginia 13 Down 5 ACC
16 Final 19 Nebraska 14 Down 5 Big 12 (North)
16 Final 20 Miami (FL) 24 Up 4 Big East
16 Final 21 Missouri 23 Up 2 Big 12 (North)
16 Final 22 Notre Dame 17 Down 5 Ind
16 Final 23 Virginia Tech Up  Big East
16 Final 24 Purdue Up  Big Ten
16 Final 25 Syracuse 18 Down 7 Big East

BCS Playoff Standings

Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
1 1998-10-24 1 UCLA (5-0) NA Pac-10
1 1998-10-24 2 Ohio State (6-0) NA Big Ten
1 1998-10-24 3 Tennessee (5-0) NA SEC (East)
1 1998-10-24 4 Kansas State (6-0) NA Big 12 (North)
1 1998-10-24 5 Florida State (6-1) NA ACC
1 1998-10-24 6 Nebraska (6-1) NA Big 12 (North)
1 1998-10-24 7 Florida (6-1) NA SEC (East)
1 1998-10-24 8 Texas A&M (6-1) NA Big 12 (South)
1 1998-10-24 9 Wisconsin (7-0) NA Big Ten
1 1998-10-24 10 Penn State (5-1) NA Big Ten
1 1998-10-24 11 Oregon (5-1) NA Pac-10
1 1998-10-24 12 Arkansas (6-0) NA SEC (West)
1 1998-10-24 13 Georgia (5-1) NA SEC (East)
1 1998-10-24 14 Arizona (6-1) NA Pac-10
1 1998-10-24 15 Virginia (5-1) NA ACC
1 1998-10-24 16 Notre Dame (4-1) NA Ind
1 1998-10-24 17 Georgia Tech (5-1) NA ACC
1 1998-10-24 18 Missouri (5-1) NA Big 12 (North)
1 1998-10-24 19 Tulane (5-0) NA CUSA
1 1998-10-24 20 Syracuse (4-2) NA Big East
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
2 1998-10-31 1 Ohio State (7-0) 2 Up 1 Big Ten
2 1998-10-31 2 Tennessee (6-0) 3 Up 1 SEC (East)
2 1998-10-31 3 UCLA (6-0) 1 Down 2 Pac-10
2 1998-10-31 4 Kansas State (7-0) 4 NC Big 12 (North)
2 1998-10-31 5 Florida (6-1) 7 Up 2 SEC (East)
2 1998-10-31 6 Florida State (7-1) 5 Down 1 ACC
2 1998-10-31 7 Texas A&M (7-1) 8 Up 1 Big 12 (South)
2 1998-10-31 8 Wisconsin (8-0) 9 Up 1 Big Ten
2 1998-10-31 9 Penn State (5-1) 10 Up 1 Big Ten
2 1998-10-31 10 Arizona (7-1) 14 Up 4 Pac-10
2 1998-10-31 11 Arkansas (6-0) 12 Up 1 SEC (West)
2 1998-10-31 12 Nebraska (7-1) 6 Down 6 Big 12 (North)
2 1998-10-31 13 Notre Dame (5-1) 16 Up 3 Ind
2 1998-10-31 14 Texas (5-2) Up  Big 12 (South)
2 1998-10-31 15 Virginia (6-1) 15 NC ACC
2 1998-10-31 16 Tulane (6-0) 19 Up 3 CUSA
2 1998-10-31 17 Syracuse (4-2) 20 Up 3 Big East
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
3 1998-11-07 1 Tennessee (7-0) 2 Up 1 SEC (East)
3 1998-11-07 2 UCLA (7-0) 3 Up 1 Pac-10
3 1998-11-07 3 Kansas State (8-0) 4 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
3 1998-11-07 4 Florida State (8-1) 6 Up 2 ACC
3 1998-11-07 5 Florida (7-1) 5 NC SEC (East)
3 1998-11-07 6 Texas A&M (8-1) 7 Up 1 Big 12 (South)
3 1998-11-07 7 Arkansas (7-0) 11 Up 4 SEC (West)
3 1998-11-07 8 Ohio State (8-0) 1 Down 7 Big Ten
3 1998-11-07 9 Wisconsin (8-0) 8 Down 1 Big Ten
3 1998-11-07 10 Arizona (8-1) 10 NC Pac-10
3 1998-11-07 11 Nebraska (7-2) 12 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
3 1998-11-07 12 Notre Dame (6-1) 13 Up 1 Ind
3 1998-11-07 13 Missouri (6-2) Up  Big 12 (North)
3 1998-11-07 14 Oregon (6-2) Up  Pac-10
3 1998-11-07 15 Texas (6-2) 14 Down 1 Big 12 (South)
3 1998-11-07 16 Tulane (7-0) 16 NC CUSA
3 1998-11-07 17 Georgia (6-2) Up  SEC (East)
3 1998-11-07 18 Penn State (6-1) 9 Down 9 Big Ten
3 1998-11-07 19 Michigan (6-2) Up  Big Ten
3 1998-11-07 20 Virginia Tech (7-1) Up  Big East
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
4 1998-11-14 1 Tennessee (8-0) 1 NC SEC (East)
4 1998-11-14 2 UCLA (8-0) 2 NC Pac-10
4 1998-11-14 3 Kansas State (9-0) 3 NC Big 12 (North)
4 1998-11-14 4 Florida State (9-1) 4 NC ACC
4 1998-11-14 5 Florida (8-1) 5 NC SEC (East)
4 1998-11-14 6 Texas A&M (9-1) 6 NC Big 12 (South)
4 1998-11-14 7 Ohio State (8-1) 8 Up 1 Big Ten
4 1998-11-14 8 Arizona (9-1) 10 Up 2 Pac-10
4 1998-11-14 9 Arkansas (8-0) 7 Down 2 SEC (West)
4 1998-11-14 10 Notre Dame (7-1) 12 Up 2 Ind
4 1998-11-14 11 Oregon (7-2) 14 Up 3 Pac-10
4 1998-11-14 12 Michigan (7-2) 19 Up 7 Big Ten
4 1998-11-14 13 Wisconsin (9-0) 9 Down 4 Big Ten
4 1998-11-14 14 Nebraska (8-2) 11 Down 3 Big 12 (North)
4 1998-11-14 15 Georgia (6-2) 17 Up 2 SEC (East)
4 1998-11-14 16 Tulane (8-0) 16 NC CUSA
4 1998-11-14 17 Penn State (6-2) 18 Up 1 Big Ten
4 1998-11-14 18 Air Force (8-1) Up  WAC (Mountain)
4 1998-11-14 19 Missouri (7-2) 13 Down 6 Big 12 (North)
4 1998-11-14 20 Southern California (7-3) Up  Pac-10
4 1998-11-14 21 Virginia (7-2) Up  ACC
4 1998-11-14 22 Georgia Tech (7-2) Up  ACC
4 1998-11-14 23 Texas (7-2) 15 Down 8 Big 12 (South)
4 1998-11-14 24 Miami (FL) (5-2) Up  Big East
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
5 1998-11-21 1 Tennessee (9-0) 1 NC SEC (East)
5 1998-11-21 2 UCLA (9-0) 2 NC Pac-10
5 1998-11-21 3 Kansas State (10-0) 3 NC Big 12 (North)
5 1998-11-21 4 Florida State (10-1) 4 NC ACC
5 1998-11-21 5 Texas A&M (10-1) 6 Up 1 Big 12 (South)
5 1998-11-21 6 Ohio State (9-1) 7 Up 1 Big Ten
5 1998-11-21 7 Arizona (10-1) 8 Up 1 Pac-10
5 1998-11-21 8 Florida (9-1) 5 Down 3 SEC (East)
5 1998-11-21 9 Notre Dame (8-1) 10 Up 1 Ind
5 1998-11-21 10 Wisconsin (9-1) 13 Up 3 Big Ten
5 1998-11-21 11 Tulane (9-0) 16 Up 5 CUSA
5 1998-11-21 12 Nebraska (8-3) 14 Up 2 Big 12 (North)
5 1998-11-21 13 Arkansas (8-1) 9 Down 4 SEC (West)
5 1998-11-21 14 Michigan (8-2) 12 Down 2 Big Ten
5 1998-11-21 15 Georgia (7-2) 15 NC SEC (East)
5 1998-11-21 16 Air Force (9-1) 18 Up 2 WAC (Mountain)
5 1998-11-21 17 Virginia (8-2) 21 Up 4 ACC
5 1998-11-21 18 Oregon (8-2) 11 Down 7 Pac-10
5 1998-11-21 19 Georgia Tech (7-2) 22 Up 3 ACC
5 1998-11-21 20 Miami (FL) (7-2) 24 Up 4 Big East
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
6 1998-11-28 1 Tennessee (10-0) 1 NC SEC (East)
6 1998-11-28 2 UCLA (10-0) 2 NC Pac-10
6 1998-11-28 3 Kansas State (11-0) 3 NC Big 12 (North)
6 1998-11-28 4 Florida State (11-1) 4 NC ACC
6 1998-11-28 5 Ohio State (10-1) 6 Up 1 Big Ten
6 1998-11-28 6 Arizona (11-1) 7 Up 1 Pac-10
6 1998-11-28 7 Florida (9-2) 8 Up 1 SEC (East)
6 1998-11-28 8 Texas A&M (10-2) 5 Down 3 Big 12 (South)
6 1998-11-28 9 Wisconsin (10-1) 10 Up 1 Big Ten
6 1998-11-28 10 Tulane (11-0) 11 Up 1 CUSA
6 1998-11-28 11 Nebraska (9-3) 12 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
6 1998-11-28 12 Georgia Tech (8-2) 19 Up 7 ACC
6 1998-11-28 13 Arkansas (9-2) 13 NC SEC (West)
6 1998-11-28 14 Virginia (8-2) 17 Up 3 ACC
6 1998-11-28 15 Syracuse (7-3) Up  Big East
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
7 Final 1 Tennessee (11-0) 1 NC SEC (East)
7 Final 2 Florida State (11-1) 4 Up 2 ACC
7 Final 3 Kansas State (11-0) 3 NC Big 12 (North)
7 Final 4 Ohio State (10-1) 5 Up 1 Big Ten
7 Final 5 UCLA (10-0) 2 Down 3 Pac-10
7 Final 6 Texas A&M (10-2) 8 Up 2 Big 12 (South)
7 Final 7 Arizona (11-1) 6 Down 1 Pac-10
7 Final 8 Florida (9-2) 7 Down 1 SEC (East)
7 Final 9 Wisconsin (10-1) 9 NC Big Ten
7 Final 10 Tulane (11-0) 10 NC CUSA
7 Final 11 Nebraska (9-3) 11 NC Big 12 (North)
7 Final 12 Virginia (9-2) 14 Up 2 ACC
7 Final 13 Arkansas (9-2) 13 NC SEC (West)
7 Final 14 Georgia Tech (9-2) 12 Down 2 ACC
7 Final 15 Syracuse (8-3) 15 NC Big East