2008 Norfolk State Spartans football team

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2008 Norfolk State Spartans football
Norfolk State Spartans Wordmark.jpg
Conference Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
2008 record 5–7 (3–5 MEAC)
Head coach Pete Adrian (4th year)
Home stadium William "Dick" Price Stadium
(Capacity: 30,000)
Seasons
« 2007 2009 »
2008 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
South Carolina State ^   8 0         10 2  
Florida A&M   5 3         9 3  
Bethune-Cookman   5 3         8 3  
Hampton   5 3         6 5  
Delaware State   5 3         5 6  
Morgan State   4 4         6 6  
Norfolk State   3 5         5 7  
North Carolina A&T   1 7         3 9  
Winston-Salem State*   0 0         3 8  
Howard   0 8         1 10  
† – Conference champion
^ – FCS playoff participant
  • * Not eligible for conference championship
    Rankings from AP Poll

The 2008 Norfolk State Spartans football team represented Norfolk State University in the 2008 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Spartans were led by fourth year head coach Pete Adrian and played their home games at William "Dick" Price Stadium. They were a member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. They finished the season 5–7, 3–5 in MEAC play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 6:00 PM Virginia State* William "Dick" Price StadiumNorfolk, VA W 47–7   17,132
September 6 6:00 PM at Kentucky* Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY ESPN360 L 3–38   69,118
September 13 4:00 PM North Carolina A&T William "Dick" Price Stadium • Norfolk, VA ESPNU W 27–21   12,632
September 20 7:00 PM at William & Mary* Zable StadiumWilliamsburg, VA L 12–42   10,152
September 27 4:00 PM at Bethune-Cookman Municipal StadiumDaytona Beach, FL L 17–33   5,228
October 11 1:30 PM at South Carolina State Oliver C. Dawson StadiumOrangeburg, SC L 23–24   16,003
October 18 1:00 PM at #25 Hampton Armstrong StadiumHampton, VA (Battle of the Bay) L 17–35   12,034
October 25 1:00 PM Florida A&Mdagger William "Dick" Price Stadium • Norfolk, VA L 28–31   13,889
November 1 1:00 PM at Howard William H. Greene StadiumWashington, D.C. W 49–12   2,086
November 8 1:00 PM Morgan State William "Dick" Price Stadium • Norfolk, VA W 35–9   5,812
November 15 1:00 PM Delaware State William "Dick" Price Stadium • Norfolk, VA ESPNU L 28–34   3,758
November 22 1:30 PM at Savannah State Bowman Gray StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 17–14   1,428
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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