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1998 Standings

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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

112 Schools

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
1 Florida State ACC 11 2 .846 7 1 .875 30.8 12.4 20.34 6.57 2 2 3
2 Georgia Tech ACC 10 2 .833 7 1 .875 35.5 24.6 12.37 1.70 9 9
3 Virginia ACC 9 3 .750 6 2 .750 29.8 20.6 11.22 2.63 16 7 18
4 North Carolina ACC 7 5 .583 5 3 .625 24.0 23.6 1.61 1.36 12 12
5 North Carolina State ACC 7 5 .583 5 3 .625 30.5 29.3 4.20 3.04 20
6 Duke ACC 4 7 .364 2 6 .250 20.8 29.0 -6.93 -0.30
7 Wake Forest ACC 3 8 .273 2 6 .250 21.4 30.5 -6.45 1.37
8 Clemson ACC 3 8 .273 1 7 .125 19.8 24.7 -1.95 1.42
9 Maryland ACC 3 8 .273 1 7 .125 18.4 26.4 -6.90 1.10
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
10 Kansas State Big 12 (North) 11 2 .846 8 0 1.000 46.9 15.2 18.39 2.85 6 2 10
11 Nebraska Big 12 (North) 9 4 .692 5 3 .625 31.0 15.8 16.60 6.52 4 2 19
12 Missouri Big 12 (North) 8 4 .667 5 3 .625 27.8 19.7 13.64 6.23 13 21
13 Colorado Big 12 (North) 8 4 .667 4 4 .500 25.2 21.1 8.81 4.65 14
14 Kansas Big 12 (North) 4 7 .364 1 7 .125 25.5 31.0 -0.74 2.99
15 Iowa State Big 12 (North) 3 8 .273 1 7 .125 20.1 29.8 -2.61 5.03
16 Texas A&M Big 12 (South) 11 3 .786 7 1 .875 23.9 15.3 16.65 7.86 14 6 11
17 Texas Big 12 (South) 9 3 .750 6 2 .750 36.4 28.1 14.32 6.07 15 15
18 Texas Tech Big 12 (South) 7 5 .583 4 4 .500 26.3 21.3 6.09 2.92 22
19 Oklahoma Big 12 (South) 5 6 .455 3 5 .375 16.7 20.8 1.62 4.71
20 Oklahoma State Big 12 (South) 5 6 .455 3 5 .375 27.5 26.9 6.05 5.05
21 Baylor Big 12 (South) 2 9 .182 1 7 .125 17.7 29.4 -2.45 8.01
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
22 Syracuse Big East 8 4 .667 6 1 .857 39.8 25.0 11.20 3.62 17 11 25
23 Miami (FL) Big East 9 3 .750 5 2 .714 37.3 24.8 11.94 0.94 19 20
24 Virginia Tech Big East 9 3 .750 5 2 .714 31.8 12.4 13.27 0.19 14 23
25 West Virginia Big East 8 4 .667 5 2 .714 34.2 22.3 11.04 1.54 11 11
26 Boston College Big East 4 7 .364 3 4 .429 24.8 28.3 -1.73 2.64
27 Rutgers Big East 5 6 .455 2 5 .286 18.7 34.2 -8.44 -0.25
28 Temple Big East 2 9 .182 2 5 .286 18.0 32.7 -13.18 -1.45
29 Pittsburgh Big East 2 9 .182 0 7 .000 21.3 30.4 -8.74 0.54
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
30 Ohio State Big Ten 11 1 .917 7 1 .875 35.8 12.0 23.02 4.77 1 1 2
31 Wisconsin Big Ten 11 1 .917 7 1 .875 31.8 11.9 16.45 1.78 20 6 6
32 Michigan Big Ten 10 3 .769 7 1 .875 27.6 18.1 12.01 3.86 5 5 12
33 Purdue Big Ten 9 4 .692 6 2 .750 34.2 21.2 14.70 5.40 24 24
34 Penn State Big Ten 9 3 .750 5 3 .625 26.4 15.3 13.79 5.29 13 7 17 W-L-T adjusted to 0-3 by NCAA.
35 Michigan State Big Ten 6 6 .500 4 4 .500 28.0 24.5 8.13 5.80 23 23
36 Minnesota Big Ten 5 6 .455 2 6 .250 20.8 22.6 3.12 5.12
37 Indiana Big Ten 4 7 .364 2 6 .250 22.3 27.7 0.78 4.60
38 Illinois Big Ten 3 8 .273 2 6 .250 13.5 29.6 -7.93 3.70
39 Iowa Big Ten 3 8 .273 2 6 .250 15.6 26.1 -3.65 5.08
40 Northwestern Big Ten 3 9 .250 0 8 .000 17.8 28.1 -6.28 2.72
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
41 Idaho Big West 9 3 .750 4 1 .800 32.7 26.4 -3.37 -8.96
42 Nevada Big West 6 5 .545 3 2 .600 33.7 28.7 -4.45 -6.54
43 North Texas Big West 3 8 .273 3 2 .600 15.7 27.0 -12.45 -1.63
44 Boise State Big West 6 5 .545 2 3 .400 29.9 31.8 -10.39 -9.94
45 Utah State Big West 3 8 .273 2 3 .400 21.5 28.1 -11.00 -5.55
46 New Mexico State Big West 3 8 .273 1 4 .200 30.1 38.5 -11.63 -4.36
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
47 Tulane CUSA 12 0 1.000 6 0 1.000 45.0 24.6 11.51 -5.24 7 7
48 Southern Mississippi CUSA 7 5 .583 5 1 .833 32.0 19.8 6.34 -0.16 21 21
49 Louisville CUSA 7 5 .583 4 2 .667 39.4 36.3 -0.28 -3.28
50 East Carolina CUSA 6 5 .545 3 3 .500 24.9 27.0 -4.98 -4.16
51 Army CUSA 3 8 .273 2 4 .333 23.4 29.5 -6.61 0.03
52 Houston CUSA 3 8 .273 2 4 .333 23.1 28.8 -3.72 1.19
53 Cincinnati CUSA 2 9 .182 1 5 .167 23.5 41.5 -13.91 -0.36
54 Memphis CUSA 2 9 .182 1 5 .167 20.5 30.9 -8.97 0.21
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
55 Central Florida Ind 9 2 .818 35.7 19.0 2.95 -9.33
56 Notre Dame Ind 9 3 .750 27.3 20.7 11.16 3.66 22 9 22
57 Louisiana Tech Ind 6 6 .500 41.1 33.5 -0.70 -2.70
58 Louisiana-Monroe Ind 5 6 .455 20.6 29.3 -9.97 -5.61
59 Alabama-Birmingham Ind 4 7 .364 21.5 28.0 -9.54 -3.99
60 Arkansas State Ind 4 8 .333 18.0 32.1 -16.28 -8.11
61 Navy Ind 3 8 .273 23.2 34.2 -11.34 -2.43
62 Louisiana-Lafayette Ind 2 9 .182 18.1 41.2 -16.84 -3.38
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
63 Marshall MAC (East) 12 1 .923 7 1 .875 31.2 18.2 -0.04 -11.89
64 Miami (OH) MAC (East) 10 1 .909 7 1 .875 28.8 12.9 1.39 -10.43
65 Bowling Green State MAC (East) 5 6 .455 5 3 .625 26.5 28.4 -4.00 -4.18
66 Ohio MAC (East) 5 6 .455 5 3 .625 24.5 27.5 -7.58 -6.49
67 Akron MAC (East) 4 7 .364 3 6 .333 24.1 27.2 -13.41 -10.50
68 Kent State MAC (East) 0 11 .000 0 8 .000 13.5 41.3 -27.09 -7.81
69 Toledo MAC (West) 7 5 .583 6 2 .750 19.1 18.0 -4.02 -6.77
70 Western Michigan MAC (West) 7 4 .636 5 3 .625 32.7 28.4 -7.92 -12.10
71 Central Michigan MAC (West) 6 5 .545 5 3 .625 20.8 23.0 -12.10 -11.46
72 Eastern Michigan MAC (West) 3 8 .273 3 6 .333 19.6 28.1 -18.27 -10.90
73 Northern Illinois MAC (West) 2 9 .182 2 6 .250 14.5 29.9 -17.75 -6.66
74 Ball State MAC (West) 1 10 .091 1 7 .125 13.6 31.2 -21.88 -7.16
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
75 UCLA Pac-10 10 2 .833 8 0 1.000 39.7 28.3 17.40 6.40 7 2 8
76 Arizona Pac-10 12 1 .923 7 1 .875 33.8 18.2 14.70 0.93 24 4 4
77 Oregon Pac-10 8 4 .667 5 3 .625 39.4 27.3 11.56 3.81 11
78 Southern California Pac-10 8 5 .615 5 3 .625 26.6 18.5 12.73 6.12 18
79 Washington Pac-10 6 6 .500 4 4 .500 25.3 28.6 4.10 6.60 18 9
80 Arizona State Pac-10 5 6 .455 4 4 .500 30.3 30.7 2.98 3.71 8 8
81 California Pac-10 5 6 .455 3 5 .375 16.6 22.8 1.68 5.41
82 Oregon State Pac-10 5 6 .455 2 6 .250 26.0 26.5 1.51 4.05
83 Stanford Pac-10 3 8 .273 2 6 .250 23.7 33.2 -2.70 5.66
84 Washington State Pac-10 3 8 .273 0 8 .000 20.3 31.7 -5.75 3.71
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
85 Tennessee SEC (East) 13 0 1.000 8 0 1.000 33.2 14.5 19.96 4.42 10 1 1
86 Florida SEC (East) 10 2 .833 7 1 .875 31.7 13.8 17.02 2.52 3 2 5
87 Georgia SEC (East) 9 3 .750 6 2 .750 24.3 18.5 7.51 2.68 19 7 14
88 Kentucky SEC (East) 7 5 .583 4 4 .500 35.9 31.3 6.60 3.77
89 Vanderbilt SEC (East) 2 9 .182 1 7 .125 12.9 33.5 -11.23 4.04
90 South Carolina SEC (East) 1 10 .091 0 8 .000 18.8 30.0 -6.96 3.32
91 Arkansas SEC (West) 9 3 .750 6 2 .750 32.5 18.9 12.82 1.98 9 16
92 Mississippi State SEC (West) 8 5 .615 6 2 .750 26.9 19.7 6.21 2.06 23
93 Alabama SEC (West) 7 5 .583 4 4 .500 20.9 23.9 5.38 6.05 22
94 Mississippi SEC (West) 7 5 .583 3 5 .375 23.3 22.8 1.46 -0.04
95 Louisiana State SEC (West) 4 7 .364 2 6 .250 30.6 25.4 5.75 4.57 9 6
96 Auburn SEC (West) 3 8 .273 1 7 .125 15.1 21.4 1.78 8.14 25 25
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
97 Air Force WAC (Mountain) 12 1 .923 7 1 .875 36.0 14.2 12.59 -3.25 13 13
98 Wyoming WAC (Mountain) 8 3 .727 6 2 .750 20.2 19.5 1.26 -1.29 25
99 Colorado State WAC (Mountain) 8 4 .667 5 3 .625 28.8 21.9 5.76 -1.16 15 15
100 Rice WAC (Mountain) 5 6 .455 5 3 .625 21.4 23.4 0.53 1.35
101 Texas Christian WAC (Mountain) 7 5 .583 4 4 .500 22.3 19.6 2.10 -0.23
102 Southern Methodist WAC (Mountain) 5 7 .417 4 4 .500 18.8 20.7 -2.60 -0.43 W-L-T adjusted to 1-1 by NCAA.
103 Tulsa WAC (Mountain) 4 7 .364 2 6 .250 20.2 23.5 -4.31 0.14
104 Nevada-Las Vegas WAC (Mountain) 0 11 .000 0 8 .000 14.2 35.4 -15.43 2.30
105 Brigham Young WAC (Pacific) 9 5 .643 7 1 .875 28.7 20.7 4.22 -3.64
106 San Diego State WAC (Pacific) 7 5 .583 7 1 .875 20.3 20.3 0.42 -0.58
107 Utah WAC (Pacific) 7 4 .636 5 3 .625 30.8 20.6 0.58 -6.24
108 Fresno State WAC (Pacific) 5 6 .455 5 3 .625 24.1 20.5 -1.09 -3.09
109 San Jose State WAC (Pacific) 4 8 .333 3 5 .375 22.8 32.1 -7.26 -1.93
110 Texas-El Paso WAC (Pacific) 3 8 .273 3 5 .375 20.5 27.7 -8.91 -2.45
111 New Mexico WAC (Pacific) 3 9 .250 1 7 .125 22.8 33.1 -13.53 -5.12
112 Hawaii WAC (Pacific) 0 12 .000 0 8 .000 12.4 35.2 -22.08 -2.00