2007 FIU Golden Panthers football team

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2007 FIU Golden Panthers football
Conference Sun Belt Conference
2007 record 1–11 (1–6 Sun Belt)
Head coach Mario Cristobal (1st year)
Home stadium Miami Orange Bowl
Seasons
« 2006 2008 »
2007 Sun Belt football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Florida Atlantic §   6 1         8 5  
Troy §   6 1         8 4  
Middle Tennessee   4 3         5 7  
Louisiana–Monroe   4 3         6 6  
Arkansas State   3 4         5 7  
Louisiana–Lafayette   3 4         3 9  
FIU   1 6         1 11  
North Texas   1 6         2 10  
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2007 FIU Golden Panthers football team represented Florida International University in the 2007 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Golden Panthers were led by first-year head coach Mario Cristobal and played their home games at the Miami Orange Bowl while FIU Stadium, their normal home arena, underwent expansion. Cristobal replaced FIU's first head coach, Don Strock, who resigned after an 0-12 2006 season marred by a brawl with the University of Miami.

Schedule[edit]

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Date Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 at #18 Penn State* Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA BTN L 59-0   107,678
September 8 Maryland* Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL ESPN360 L 26-10   12,201
September 15 Miami* Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL ESPNU L 23-9   40,915
September 22 at Kansas* Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS L 55-3   42,134
September 29 at Middle Tennessee Johnny "Red" Floyd StadiumMurfreesboro, TN L 47-6   15,605
October 6 Troy Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL L 34-16   5,723
October 20 at Louisiana–Monroe Malone StadiumMonroe, LA L 28-14   8,814
October 27 at Arkansas* Donald W. Reynolds Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR L 58-10   60,750
November 3 at Arkansas State Indian StadiumJonesboro, AR ESPN Plus L 27-24   12,326
November 17 Louisiana–Lafayette Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL L 38-28   5,734†
November 24 Florida Atlantic Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL (Shula Bowl VI) ESPN Plus L 55-23   6,122
December 1 North Texas Miami Orange Bowl • Miami, FL W 38-19   10,129
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football - Schedule/Results". Retrieved 2011-09-09.