2008 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football team

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2008 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football
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GMAC Bowl Champions
C-USA West Division Co-Champions
GMAC Bowl, W 45–13 vs. Ball State
Conference Conference USA West Division
2008 record 11-3 (7-2 C-USA)
Head coach Todd Graham
Offensive coordinator Herb Hand & Gus Malzahn
Defensive coordinator Keith Patterson
Home stadium Skelly Field at H. A. Chapman Stadium (Capacity: 30,000)
Seasons
« 2007 2009 »
2008 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
East Carolina x   6 2         9 5  
Memphis   4 4         6 7  
Southern Miss   4 4         7 6  
UAB   3 5         4 8  
UCF   3 5         4 8  
Marshall   3 5         4 8  
West
Tulsa xy   7 1         11 3  
Rice x   7 1         10 3  
Houston   6 2         8 5  
UTEP   4 4         5 7  
Tulane   1 7         2 10  
SMU   0 8         1 11  
Championship: East Carolina 27, Tulsa 24
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2008 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football team represented the University of Tulsa in the college football season of 2008–2009. The team's head coach was Todd Graham, in his second year at Tulsa. They played home games at Skelly Field at H.A. Chapman Stadium in Tulsa, Oklahoma and competed in the West Division of Conference USA. TU attempted to build upon a 10-4 record from the 2007 season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 3:00 PM at UAB Legion FieldBirmingham, AL W 45-0   19,672
September 6 6:05 PM at North Texas* Fouts FieldDenton, TX W 56-26   22,785
September 20 6:05 PM New Mexico* Chapman StadiumTulsa, OK W 56-14   30,000
September 27 6:05 PM UCA* Chapman Stadium • Tulsa, OK W 62-34   20,646
October 4 7:00 PM Ricedagger Chapman Stadium • Tulsa, OK CBSCS W 63-28   24,926
October 11 7:05 PM at SMU Gerald J. Ford StadiumUniversity Park, TX W 37-31   15,324
October 18 7:00 PM UTEP Chapman Stadium • Tulsa, OK ESPN W 77-35   21,873
October 26 7:00 PM UCF #22 Chapman Stadium • Tulsa, OK ESPN W 49-19   30,000
November 1 1:00 PM at Arkansas* #19 Donald W. Reynolds Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR L 30-23   70,021
November 15 7:00 PM at Houston #25 Robertson StadiumHouston, TX CBSCS L 70-30   20,855
November 22 2:00 PM Tulane Chapman Stadium • Tulsa, OK W 56-7   20,391
November 29 2:30 PM at Marshall Joan C. Edwards StadiumHuntington, WV W 38-35   21,571
December 6 12:00 PM ECU Chapman Stadium • Tulsa, OK (C-USA Championship Game) ESPN L 24-27   22,740
January 6 7:00 PM vs. #22 Ball State* Ladd Peebles StadiumMobile, AL (GMAC Bowl) ESPN W 45-13   32,816
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.
Schedule Source: 2008 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football schedule

Game Summaries[edit]

UAB[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tulsa 7 14 14 10 45
UAB 13 9 0 0 22

[1]


North Texas[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tulsa 14 28 7 7 56
North Texas 7 3 3 13 26

[2]


New Mexico[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
New Mexico 0 0 7 7 14
Tulsa 21 14 7 14 56

[3]


UCA[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
UCA 10 10 6 8 34
Tulsa 14 14 17 17 62

[4]


Rice[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Rice 7 7 7 7 28
Tulsa 7 14 21 21 63

[5]


SMU[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tulsa 3 10 11 13 37
SMU 7 10 14 0 31

[6]


UTEP[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
UTEP 28 0 7 0 35
Tulsa 28 21 21 7 77

[7]


UCF[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
UCF 0 19 0 0 19
#22 Tulsa 7 7 21 14 49

[8]


Arkansas[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#19 Tulsa 7 13 3 0 23
Arkansas 17 6 7 0 30

[9]


Houston[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#25 Tulsa 0 17 13 0 30
Houston 14 28 21 7 70


Tulane[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tulane 0 7 0 0 7
Tulsa 14 14 21 7 56


Marshall[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tulsa 7 14 14 3 38
Marshall 7 14 14 0 35


East Carolina[edit]

Ball State[edit]

Main article: 2009 GMAC Bowl

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tulsa vs UAB (August 30, 2008)". University of Tulsa Sports Information. Retrieved October 30, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Tulsa vs North Texas (September 6, 2008)". University of Tulsa Sports Information. Retrieved October 30, 2008. 
  3. ^ "New Mexico vs Tulsa (September 20, 2008)". University of Tulsa Sports Information. Archived from the original on October 9, 2008. Retrieved October 30, 2009. 
  4. ^ "UCA vs Tulsa (September 27, 2008)". University of Tulsa Sports Information. Archived from the original on October 24, 2008. Retrieved October 30, 2008. 
  5. ^ "Rice vs Tulsa (October 4, 2008)". University of Tulsa Sports Information. Archived from the original on October 9, 2008. Retrieved October 30, 2008. 
  6. ^ "Tulsa vs SMU (October 11, 2008)". University of Tulsa Sports Information. Retrieved October 30, 2008. 
  7. ^ "UTEP vs Tulsa (October 18, 2008)". University of Tulsa Sports Information. Archived from the original on October 22, 2008. Retrieved October 30, 2008. 
  8. ^ "UCF vs Tulsa (October 26, 2008)". University of Tulsa Sports Information. Retrieved October 30, 2008. 
  9. ^ "Tulsa vs Arkansas (November 1, 2008)". University of Tulsa Sports Information. Retrieved November 2, 2008.