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2008 Louisville Cardinals football team

The 2008 Louisville Cardinals football team represented the University of Louisville in the 2008 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team, led by Steve Kragthorpe in his second year at the school, played their home games in Papa John's Cardinal Stadium and were in their fourth year as members of the Big East Conference.

2008 Louisville Cardinals football
Louisville Cardinals text logo.svg
ConferenceBig East Conference
2008 record5–7 (1–6 Big East)
Head coachSteve Kragthorpe
Offensive coordinatorJeff Brohm
Offensive schemeMultiple
Defensive coordinatorRon English
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumPapa John's Cardinal Stadium
(Capacity: 42,000)
Seasons
← 2007
2009 →
2008 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 17 Cincinnati $   6 1         11 3  
Pittsburgh   5 2         9 4  
No. 23 West Virginia   5 2         9 4  
Rutgers   5 2         8 5  
Connecticut   3 4         8 5  
South Florida   2 5         8 5  
Louisville   1 6         5 7  
Syracuse   1 6         3 9  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 313:30 PMKentucky*ESPNL 2–2742,696[1]
September 63:30 PMTennessee Tech*
  • Papa John's Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, Kentucky
ESPN360/WHASW 51–1038,694[1]
September 178:00 PMKansas State*
  • Papa John's Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, Kentucky
ESPN2W 38–2942,208[1]
September268:00 PMConnecticut
  • Papa John's Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, Kentucky
ESPN2L 21–2642,523[1]
October 103:30 PMat Memphis*ESPNW 35–2840,248[1]
October 183:30 PMMiddle Tennessee State* 
  • Papa John's Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, Kentucky
W 42–2338,319[1]
October 253:30 PMNo. 14 South Florida
  • Papa John's Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, Kentucky
ESPN360W 24–2040,384[1]
November 17:05 PMat SyracuseESPNUL 21–2832,917[1]
November 812:00 PMat No. 25 PittsburghESPN360L 7–4144,055[1]
November 148:00 PMNo. 22 Cincinnati
ESPN2L 20–2837,822[1]
November 2212:00 PMWest Virginia
  • Papa John's Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, Kentucky
ESPNL 21–3534,796[1]
December 47:30 PMat RutgersESPNL 14–6342,347[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Cumulative Season Statistics". University of Louisville.