2008 Lafayette Leopards football team

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2008 Lafayette Leopards football
Conference Patriot League
2008 record 7-4 (4–2 Patriot)
Head coach Frank Tavani (9th year)
Offensive coordinator Mickey Fein
Offensive scheme Multiple
Defensive coordinator John Loose
Base defense 4–3
Home stadium Fisher Field at Fisher Stadium
(Capacity: 13,132)
Seasons
« 2007 2009 »
2008 Patriot League football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#16 Colgate ^   5 0         9 3  
Holy Cross   5 1         7 4  
Lehigh   4 2         5 6  
Lafayette   3 3         7 4  
Bucknell   2 4         5 6  
Fordham   1 5         5 6  
Georgetown   0 5         2 8  
† – Conference champion
^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2008 Lafayette Leopards football team represented Lafayette College in the 2008 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The team was led by Frank Tavani, in his 9th season as head coach. The Leopards played their home games at Fisher Field in Easton, PA.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 6 6:00 PM at Marist* Tenney StadiumPoughkeepsie, NY LSN W 28–6   853[1]
September 13 6:00 PM Georgetown Fisher FieldEaston, PA LSN W 24-6   10,134[2]
September 27 6:00 PM Pennsylvania*dagger Fisher Field • Easton, PA (85th Meeting) LSN W 24–17   7,561[3]
October 4 1:00 PM Harvard* Fisher Field • Easton, PA LSN L 27-13   7,789[4]
October 11 12:30 PM at Columbia* Wien StadiumNew York, NY LSN W 13-3   2,127[5]
October 18 12:30 PM at #14 Liberty* Williams StadiumLynchburg, VA LSN W 35–21   15,483[6]
October 25 1:00 PM at Fordham #24 Coffey FieldBronx, NY LSN W 48-13   3,706[7]
November 1 12:30 PM at Colgate #21 Andy Kerr StadiumHamilton, NY LSN L 21-13   6,721[8]
November 8 12:30 PM at Bucknell #24 Christy Mathewson-Memorial StadiumLewisburg, PA (84th Meeting) LSN W 38-21   1,979[9]
November 15 12:30 PM Holy Cross Fisher Field • Easton, PA LSN L 27-26   7,439[10]
November 22 1:00 PM Lehigh Fisher Field • Easton, PA (144th Meeting) LSN L 31-15   15,908[11]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from FCS Coaches Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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