2008 Lafayette Leopards football team

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2008 Lafayette Leopards football
Lafayette Leopards wordmark.png
Conference Patriot League
2008 record 7–4 (4–2 Patriot)
Head coach Frank Tavani (9th year)
Offensive coordinator Mickey Fein
Offensive scheme Multiple
Defensive coordinator John Loose
Base defense 4–3
Home stadium Fisher Field at Fisher Stadium
(Capacity: 13,132)
Seasons
« 2007 2009 »
2008 Patriot League football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#16 Colgate $^   5 0         9 3  
Holy Cross   5 1         7 4  
Lehigh   4 2         5 6  
Lafayette   3 3         7 4  
Bucknell   2 4         5 6  
Fordham   1 5         5 6  
Georgetown   0 5         2 8  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2008 Lafayette Leopards football team represented Lafayette College in the 2008 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The team was led by Frank Tavani, in his 9th season as head coach. The Leopards played their home games at Fisher Field in Easton, Pennsylvania.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 6 6:00 PM at Marist* Tenney StadiumPoughkeepsie, New York LSN W 28–6   853[1]
September 13 6:00 PM Georgetown Fisher FieldEaston, Pennsylvania LSN W 24–6   10,134[2]
September 27 6:00 PM Pennsylvania*dagger Fisher Field • Easton, Pennsylvania (85th Meeting) LSN W 24–17   7,561[3]
October 4 1:00 PM Harvard* Fisher Field • Easton, Pennsylvania LSN L 27–13   7,789[4]
October 11 12:30 PM at Columbia* Wien Stadium • New York City LSN W 13–3   2,127[5]
October 18 12:30 PM at No. 14 Liberty* Williams StadiumLynchburg, Virginia LSN W 35–21   15,483[6]
October 25 1:00 PM at Fordham No. 24 Coffey FieldBronx, New York LSN W 48–13   3,706[7]
November 1 12:30 PM at Colgate No. 21 Andy Kerr StadiumHamilton, New York LSN L 21–13   6,721[8]
November 8 12:30 PM at Bucknell No. 24 Christy Mathewson–Memorial StadiumLewisburg, Pennsylvania (84th Meeting) LSN W 38–21   1,979[9]
November 15 12:30 PM Holy Cross Fisher Field • Easton, Pennsylvania LSN L 27–26   7,439[10]
November 22 1:00 PM Lehigh Fisher Field • Easton, Pennsylvania (144th Meeting) LSN L 31–15   15,908[11]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from FCS Coaches Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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