2008 UMass Minutemen football team

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2008 UMass Minutemen football
UMassMinutemen wordmark.svg
Conference Colonial Athletic Association North Division
2008 record 7–5 (4–4 CAA)
Head coach Don Brown
Offensive coordinator Kevin Morris
Defensive coordinator Keith Dudzinski
Home stadium Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
« 2007 2009 »

The 2008 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 2008 NCAA Division I FCS football season as a member of the Colonial Athletic Association. The team was coached by Don Brown and played its home games at Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium in Amherst, Massachusetts. The 2008 season was Brown's last as head coach of the Minutemen. He left the position the following season to become the defensive coordinator at Maryland. The Minutemen finished the season with a record of 7–5 (4–4 CAA), missing the playoffs for the first time since 2005.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30, 2008 6:00 PM Albany* #5 McGuirk StadiumAmherst, MA W 28–16   15,112
September 6, 2008 1:00 PM at Holy Cross* #4 Fitton FieldWorcester, MA Charter TV3 W 45–42   12,871
September 13, 2008 3:30 PM at #7 James Madison #3 Bridgeforth StadiumHarrisonburg, VA CN8 L 38–52   15,747
September 20, 2008 7:00 PM at #11 (AP) Texas Tech* #9 Jones AT&T StadiumLubbock, TX L 14–56   53,190
October 4, 2008 1:00 PM #16 Delaware #18 McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA CN8 W 17–7   16,422
October 11, 2008 12:30 PM at Northeastern #13 Parsons FieldBrookline, MA CSN NE W 28–24   4,155
October 18, 2008 3:30 PM #9 Richmonddagger #10 McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA CN8 L 15–30   15,953
October 25, 2008 1:00 PM Bryant* #17 McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA W 42–7   12,521
November 1, 2008 12:00 PM at Rhode Island #15 Meade StadiumKingston, RI W 49–0   7,201
November 8, 2008 12:00 PM Maine #13 McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA CSN NE, CSN MA L 20–21   9,182
November 15, 2008 12:00 PM at #13 New Hampshire #22 Cowell StadiumDurham, NH CSN NE, CSN MA L 21–52   6,231
November 22, 2008 2:30 PM Hofstra McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA CN8 W 28–14   5,108
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from the FCS Sports Network Poll,[1] unless otherwise noted. All times are in Eastern Time.

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