|Division Pacific Division|
Head coach Ron McBride (9th year)
|1998 record 7–4 (5–3 WAC)|
Offensive coordinator Tommy Lee (1st year)
|Conference Western Athletic Conference|
Defensive coordinator Kyle Whittingham (4th year)
The 1998 season was Utah's last in the Western Athletic Conference - the following year, the newly created Mountain West Conference began play. This was also the first season in the newly rebuilt Rice–Eccles Stadium.
One player was selected in the 1999 NFL Draft.