2008 NC State Wolfpack football team

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2008 NC State Wolfpack football
North Carolina State University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference Atlantic
2008 record 6–7 (4–4 ACC)
Head coach Tom O'Brien
Offensive coordinator Dana Bible
Defensive coordinator Mike Archer
Home stadium Carter-Finley Stadium
(Capacity: 57,583)
Seasons
« 2007 2009 »
2008 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic
Boston College xy   5 3         9 5  
#21 Florida State x   5 3         9 4  
Maryland   4 4         8 5  
Wake Forest   4 4         8 5  
Clemson   4 4         7 6  
NC State   4 4         6 7  
Coastal
#15 Virginia Tech xy   5 3         10 4  
#22 Georgia Tech x   5 3         9 4  
North Carolina   4 4         8 5  
Miami   4 4         7 6  
Virginia   3 5         5 7  
Duke   1 7         4 8  

Championship: Virginia Tech 30, Boston College 12
† – BCS representative as champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
  • North Carolina vacated 8 wins, including 4 ACC wins
    Rankings from AP Poll

The 2008 NC State Wolfpack football team represented North Carolina State University during the 2008 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team's head coach was Tom O'Brien, who began his second season as the Wolfpack head coach with a 5–7 overall record, and a 3–5 conference record at NCSU. N.C. State has been a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) since the league's inception in 1953, and has participated in that conference's Atlantic Division since 2005. The Wolfpack played its home games in 2008 at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina, which has been N.C. State football's home stadium since 1966.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 28 8:00 PM at South Carolina* Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC ESPN L 0–34   80,616
September 6 6:00 PM William & Mary* Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC ACCS W 34–24   56,694
September 13 12:00 PM at #23 Clemson Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Textile Bowl) Raycom L 9–27   77,071
September 20 12:00 PM #15 East Carolina* Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC (Rivalry) ESPN W 30–24 OT  57,583
September 27 7:30 PM #13 South Florida* Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC ESPNU L 10–41   57,583
October 4 12:00 PM Boston Collegedagger Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC Raycom L 31–38   55,652
October 16 7:30 PM Florida State Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC ESPN L 17–26   56,643
October 25 3:30 PM at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD ESPN360 L 24–27   45,018
November 8 3:30 PM at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC (Research Triangle rivalry) ESPN360 W 27–17   31,964
November 15 3:30 PM #24 Wake Forest Carter-Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC (Tobacco Road rivalry) ESPNU W 21–17   56,174
November 22 12:00 PM at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC (Rivalry) Raycom W 41–10   60,000
November 29 12:00 PM Miami Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC Raycom W 38–28   56,329
December 29 3:00 PM vs. Rutgers* Legion FieldBirmingham, AL (PapaJohns.com Bowl) ESPN L 23–29   38,582
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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