2008 New Hampshire Wildcats football team

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2008 New Hampshire Wildcats football
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CAA North Division champion
FCS Playoffs Quarterfinal, L 34–36 vs. Northern Iowa
Conference Colonial Athletic Association
Ranking
Sports Network No. 8
FCS Coaches No. 7
2008 record 10–3 (6–2 CAA)
Head coach Sean McDonnell (10th season)
Home stadium Cowell Stadium
(Capacity: 6,500)
Seasons
← 2007
2009 →
2008 CAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North
#8 New Hampshire x^   6 2         10 3  
#18 Maine ^   5 3         8 5  
UMass   4 4         7 5  
Hofstra   2 6         4 8  
Rhode Island   1 7         3 9  
Northeastern   1 7         2 10  
South
#3 James Madison x$^   8 0         12 2  
#6 Villanova ^   7 1         10 3  
#1 Richmond ^   6 2         13 3  
#20 William & Mary   5 3         7 4  
Delaware   2 6         4 8  
Towson   1 7         3 9  
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2008 New Hampshire Wildcats football team represented the University of New Hampshire in the 2008 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Wildcats were led by 10th-year head coach Sean McDonnell and played their home games at Cowell Stadium in Durham, New Hampshire. They were a member of the Colonial Athletic Association. They finished the season 10–3, 6–2 in CAA play . They received an at-large bid into the FCS playoffs where they lost in the quarterfinals to Northern Iowa.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 6 1:00 PM at Army* No. 15 Michie StadiumWest Point, NY ESPNC W 28–10   25,762
September 13 12:00 PM at Rhode Island No. 10 Meade StadiumKingston, RI CN8 W 51–43   4,113
September 20 12:00 PM Albany* No. 10 Cowell StadiumDurham, NH W 32–24   7,215
September 27 12:00 PM at Dartmouth* No. 7 Memorial FieldHanover, NH (Granite Bowl) WMUR W 42–6   4,427
October 11 12:00 PM William & Marydagger No. 4 Cowell Stadium • Durham, NH L 34–38   13,255
October 18 12:00 PM at Northeastern No. 11 Parsons FieldBrookline, MA CSN W 33–21   6,109
October 25 12:00 PM Towson No. 10 Cowell Stadium • Durham, NH CSN W 41–14   8,003
November 1 12:00 PM Hofstra No. 9 Cowell Stadium • Durham, NH W 45–25   5,297
November 8 3:30 PM at No. 6 Villanova No. 8 Villanova StadiumVillanova, PA CN8 L 13–24   6,627
November 15 12:00 PM No. 22 Massachusetts No. 13 Cowell Stadium • Durham, NH (Rivalry) CSN W 52–21   6,231
November 22 12:00 PM at No. 17 Maine No. 11 Alfond StadiumOrono, ME (Battle for the Brice-Cowell Musket) W 28–24   5,719
November 29 2:00 PM at No. 9 Southern Illinois* No. 10 McAndrew StadiumCarbondale, IL (FCS Playoffs First Round) W 29–20   5,461
December 6 7:00 PM at No. 4 Northern Iowa* No. 10 UNI-DomeCedar Falls, IA (FCS Playoffs Quarterfinals) ESPN360 L 34–36   9,055
*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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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2008 Football Schedule". University of New Hampshire Department of Athletics. 2008. Retrieved November 6, 2014.