2008 Toledo Rockets football team

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2008 Toledo Rockets football
Toledo Rockets wordmark.svg
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionWest Division
2008 record3–9 (2–6 MAC)
Head coachTom Amstutz (8th season)
Defensive coordinatorTim Rose (4th season)
Home stadiumGlass Bowl
(Capacity: 26,248)
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

The 2008 Toledo Rockets football team represented the University of Toledo during the 2008 NCAA Division I FBS football season. Toledo competed as a member of the West Division of the Mid-American Conference (MAC). The Rockets were led by Tom Amstutz in his eighth and final year as head coach.

Toledo finished the year 3–9 overall and 2–6 in conference play. The season highlight was a 13–10 victory over the Michigan Wolverines; Michigan entered the game 24–0 against MAC teams.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 610:00 PMat Arizona*L 16–4150,939
September 1312:00 PMat Eastern MichiganW 41–1716,860
September 208:15 PMNo. 25 Fresno State*ESPNUL 54–55 2OT20,096
September 277:00 PMFlorida International*
  • Glass Bowl
  • Toledo, OH
L 16–3519,004
October 47:00 PMBall Statedagger
  • Glass Bowl
  • Toledo, OH
L 0–3118,009
October 1112:00 PMat Michigan*BTNW 13–10107,267
October 184:00 PMat Northern IllinoisL 7–3822,092
October 2512:00 PMat Central Michigan
  • Glass Bowl
  • Toledo, OH
ESPN+L 23–2421,422
November 57:00 PMat AkronESPNUL 30–4710,134
November 152:00 PMat Western MichiganFS DetroitL 17–2712,336
November 217:00 PMMiami (OH)
  • Glass Bowl
  • Toledo, OH
W 42–1412,251
November 283:30 PMBowling Green
ESPN ClassicL 10–3811,264

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lage, Larry (October 12, 2008). "Toledo Ends Michigan's Dominance Over MAC". The Washington Post. Retrieved December 2, 2011.