2008 Utah State Aggies football team

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2008 Utah State Aggies football
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Conference Western Athletic Conference
2008 record 3–9 (3–5 WAC)
Head coach Brent Guy
Home stadium Romney Stadium (Capacity: 25,513)
Seasons
« 2007 2009 »
2008 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#11 Boise State   8 0         12 1  
Louisiana Tech   5 3         8 5  
Nevada   5 3         7 6  
Hawaii   5 3         7 7  
Fresno State   4 4         7 6  
San Jose State   4 4         6 6  
Utah State   3 5         3 9  
New Mexico State   1 7         3 9  
Idaho   1 7         2 10  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2008 Utah State Aggies football team represented Utah State University in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) college football during the 2008 season. Utah State competed as a member of the Western Athletic Conference (WAC), and the team played their home games in Romney Stadium in Logan, Utah.[1]

The Aggies were led by fourth-year head coach Brent Guy. He was fired prior to the end of the season after the team compiled a 2–9 record. At Utah State, Guy never finished a season with more than three wins. He coached the Aggies in their final game, in which they defeated New Mexico State, 47–2, and completed their schedule with a 3–9 record.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 8:00 PM at UNLV* Sam Boyd StadiumLas Vegas, NV L 27–17   18,815[3]
September 6 1:30 PM at #18 Oregon* Autzen StadiumEugene, OR L 66–24   58,060[3]
September 13 6:00 PM #22 Utah* Romney Stadium • Logan, UT (Battle of the Brothers) KJZZ L 58–10   19,061[3]
September 20 2:00 PM Idaho Romney Stadium • Logan, UT Altitude W 42–17   10,154[3]
October 3 6:00 PM #8 Brigham Young* Romney Stadium • Logan, UT (Beehive Boot / Old Wagon Wheel) KJZZ L 34–14   23,101[3]
October 11 5:30 PM at San Jose State Spartan StadiumSan Jose, CA ESPNU L 30–7   20,318[3]
October 18 2:05 PM at Nevada Mackay StadiumReno, NV L 44–17   13,159[3]
October 25 1:00 PM Fresno State Romney Stadium • Logan, UT KJZZ L 30–28   14,071[3]
November 1 1:00 PM Hawaii Romney Stadium • Logan, UT Altitude W 30–14   12,112[3]
November 8 12:00 PM at #10 Boise State Bronco StadiumBoise, ID ESPN GamePlan L 49–14   32,171[3]
November 15 12:30 PM at Louisiana Tech Joe Aillet StadiumRuston, LA L 45–38   15,320[3]
November 15 1:00 PM New Mexico State Romney Stadium • Logan, UT W 47–2   9,919[3]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Mountain Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Utah State 2008 Schedule/Results, ESPN, retrieved June 26, 2009.
  2. ^ Guy, fired by Utah St., failed to win more than 3 games in any of four seasons, ESPN, November 17, 2008.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Cumulative Season Statistics". Utah State University.