2008 Temple Owls football team

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2008 Temple Owls football
Conference Mid-American Conference East
2008 record 5–7 (4–4 MAC)
Head coach Al Golden (3rd year)
Offensive coordinator Matt Rhule (1st year)
Defensive coordinator Mark D'Onofrio (3rd year)
Home stadium Lincoln Financial Field
(Capacity: 68,532)
Seasons
« 2007 2009 »
2008 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Buffalo x   5 3         8 6  
Bowling Green   4 4         6 6  
Temple   4 4         5 7  
Ohio   3 5         4 8  
Akron   3 5         5 7  
Kent State   3 5         4 8  
Miami   1 7         2 10  
West Division
Ball State x   8 0         12 2  
Central Michigan   6 2         8 5  
Western Michigan   6 2         9 4  
Northern Illinois   5 3         6 7  
Toledo   2 6         3 9  
Eastern Michigan   2 6         3 9  
Championship: Buffalo 42, Ball State 24
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2008 Temple Owls football team represented Temple University in the college 2008 football season. They competed in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS). Temple competed as a member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) East Division. The team was coached by Al Golden and played their homes game in Lincoln Financial Field.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 28 7:00 PM at Army* Michie StadiumWest Point, NY ESPN Classic W 35–7   21,822
September 6 12:00 PM Connecticut* Lincoln Financial FieldPhiladelphia, PA ESPNU L 9–12 OT  17,194
September 13 12:00 PM at Buffalo University at Buffalo StadiumAmherst, NY ESPN+ L 28–30   18,333
September 20 12:00 PM at #15 Penn State* Beaver StadiumState College, PA BTN L 3–45   105,106
September 27 2:00 PM Western Michigandagger Lincoln Financial Field • Philadelphia, PA L 3–7   17,624
October 4 3:30 PM at Miami (OH) Yager StadiumOxford, OH ONN W 28–10   17,295
October 11 4:00 PM at Central Michigan Kelly/Shorts StadiumMount Pleasant, MI L 14–24   22,114
October 21 8:00 PM Ohio Lincoln Financial Field • Philadelphia, PA ESPN2 W 14–10   18,824
November 1 3:30 PM at Navy* Navy-Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, MD CBSCS L 27–33   34,775
November 12 8:00 PM at Kent State Dix StadiumKent, OH ESPN360 L 38–41   6,886
November 22 1:00 PM Eastern Michigan Lincoln Financial Field • Philadelphia, PA W 55–52   13,033
November 28 1:00 PM Akron Lincoln Financial Field • Philadelphia, PA W 27–6   11,234
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll. All times are in Eastern Time Zone.

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