1998 California Golden Bears football team

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1998 California Golden Bears football
ConferencePacific-10
1998 record5–6 (3–5 Pac-10)
Head coachTom Holmoe (2nd season)
Captains
Home stadiumCalifornia Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 75,028)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 8 UCLA $   8 0         10 2  
No. 4 Arizona   7 1         12 1  
Oregon   5 3         8 4  
USC   5 3         8 5  
Washington   4 4         6 6  
Arizona State   4 4         5 6  
California   3 5         5 6  
Oregon State   2 6         5 6  
Stanford   2 6         3 8  
Washington State   0 8         3 8  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1998 California Golden Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Berkeley in the Pacific-10 Conference (Pac-10) during the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their second year under head coach Tom Holmoe, the Golden Bears compiled a 5–6 record (3–5 against Pac-10 opponents), finished in seventh place in the Pac-10, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined score of 251 to 183.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Justin Vedder with 2,322 passing yards, Marcus Fields with 734 rushing yards, and Dameane Douglas with 1,150 receiving yards.[3]

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 512:30 p.m.Houston*W 14–1033,000
September 124:00 p.m.No. 4 Nebraska*
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
FSNL 3–2467,000
September 194:00 p.m.at Oklahoma*FSNBAW 13–1274,235
September 264:00 p.m.Washington State
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
ABCW 24–1432,497
October 103:30 p.m.at No. 19 USCFSNBAW 32–3165,678
October 173:30 p.m.at WashingtonFSNL 13–2171,215
October 2412:30 p.m.No. 2 UCLA
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA (rivalry)
ABCL 16–2855,000
October 311:00 p.m.at Oregon StateW 20–1923,594
November 73:00 p.m.at Arizona StateL 22–5564,973
November 1412:30 p.m.No. 9 Arizona
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
FSNL 23–2736,500
November 2112:30 p.m.Stanford
ABCL 3–1069,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Pacific time

[4]

Roster[edit]

1998 California Golden Bears football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 3 Michael Ainsworth
WR 15 Omar Bennett
TE 85 Eric Brandon
C 63 Caleb Brown
QB 5 Samuel Clemons
QB 18 Wesley Dalton
QB 86 Ronnie Davenport
FB 38 Josh Del Prado
C 60 Reed Diehl
OT 71 Kevin Doherty
WR 81 Dameane Douglas
TB 4 Marcus Fields
OL 62 Adam Fisher
FB 46 Mike Freeman
OL 79 Brian Gray
RB 25 Chris Hanks
TE 47 Marcus Helfman
TE 45 A.J. Kunkle
OG 79 Brandon Ludwig
WR 82 Eddie Macha
OL 74 Joe Major
OT 70 Jeff Martin
OG 76 Tate McCallister
WR 91 Scott McMorris
FB 37 Saleem Muhammad
RB 35 Marcus Oliver
QB 16 David Page
FB 93 Matt Peters
WR 83 Bruce Pierre
WR 88 Phillip Pipersburg
OT 72 Warren Rick
C, OG 73 John Romero
FB 48 Rashad Slocumb
TE 32 Corey Smith
FB 41 Ryan Stanger
WR 80 Brian Stumpf
OL 77 Doug Styles
TE 87 Brian Surgener
OT 75 Kevin Swillis
QB 17 Ryan Tollner
QB 10 Justin Vedder
OL 66 Langston Walker
OG 64 John Welbourn
WR 4 Brian White
FB 40 Joshua White
TB 2 Brandon Willis
WR 6 Joel Young
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 46 Tully Banta-Cain
ILB 59 Matt Beck
DE 97 Andre Carter
LB 43 Jamal Cherry
CB 29 Anthony Coffey
DE 98 Jerry De Loach
S 20 Peter Destefano
LB 44 Albert Dorsey
LB 50 Fa'avae Fa'avae
ILB 42 Justin Flagg
S, LB 49 Scott Fujita
DB 31 Derrick Gardner
ILB 99 Nate Gelderman
NT 92 James Gibson
S 36 Dewey Hale
CB 11 Drae Harris
DB 25 Chidi Iwuoma
DT 55 Kasey Jackson
DE 30 Roy Jackson
LB 17 Juan Jimenez
S 24 Damian Marzett
DE 33 John McLaughlin
ILB 53 Keith Miller
LB 45 Matt Nixon
CB 8 Deltha O'Neal
DB 22 Mark Orr
DL 95 Jeremiah Parker
DB 28 Harold Pearson
CB 21 Jemeel Powell
OLB 13 Sekou Sanyika
S 19 Don Smith
LB 51 Jason Smith
S 9 Marquis Smith
DB 23 Demetrius Stampley
LB 47 Josh Trowbridge
DE 58 Mawuko Tugbenyoh
LB 34 Paul Urgenti
DT 94 Jacob Waasdrop
DB 14 LaShaun Ward
S 37 Bert Watts
DB 39 David Watts
DE 78 Zech Whittington
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
PK 27 Ignacio Brache
P 89 Nick Harris
PK 29 Tim Wolleck
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Roster
Last update: 2017-Sep-11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1998 California Golden Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  2. ^ "California 2015 Football Information Guide" (PDF). CalBears.com. Cal Golden Bears Athletics. p. 166. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 26, 2016. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  3. ^ "1998 California Golden Bears Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  4. ^ 2011 California football information guide