2008 New Hampshire Wildcats football team

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.

2008 New Hampshire Wildcats football
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CAA North Division champion
FCS Playoffs Quarterfinal, L 34–36 vs. Northern Iowa
ConferenceColonial Athletic Association
Ranking
Sports NetworkNo. 8
FCS CoachesNo. 7
2008 record10–3 (6–2 CAA)
Head coachSean McDonnell (10th season)
Home stadiumCowell Stadium
(Capacity: 6,500)
Seasons
← 2007
2009 →
2008 Colonial Athletic Association football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North
No. 8 New Hampshire x^   6 2         10 3  
No. 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
No. 3 James Madison x$^   8 0         12 2  
No. 6 Villanova ^   7 1         10 3  
No. 1 Richmond ^   6 2         13 3  
No. 20 William & Mary   5 3         7 4  
Delaware   2 6         4 8  
Towson   1 7         3 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 61:00 PMat Army*No. 15ESPNCW 28–1025,762
September 1312:00 PMat Rhode IslandNo. 10CN8W 51–434,113
September 2012:00 PMAlbany*No. 10W 32–247,215
September 2712:00 PMat Dartmouth*No. 7WMURW 42–64,427
October 1112:00 PMWilliam & Mary No. 4
  • Cowell Stadium
  • Durham, NH
L 34–3813,255
October 1812:00 PMat NortheasternNo. 11CSNW 33–216,109
October 2512:00 PMTowsonNo. 10
  • Cowell Stadium
  • Durham, NH
CSNW 41–148,003
November 112:00 PMHofstraNo. 9
  • Cowell Stadium
  • Durham, NH
W 45–255,297
November 83:30 PMat No. 6 VillanovaNo. 8CN8L 13–246,627
November 1512:00 PMNo. 22 UMassNo. 13
CSNW 52–216,231
November 2212:00 PMat No. 17 MaineNo. 11W 28–245,719
November 292:00 PMat No. 9 Southern Illinois*No. 10
W 29–205,461
December 67:00 PMat No. 4 Northern Iowa*No. 10
ESPN360L 34–369,055

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2008 Football Schedule". University of New Hampshire Department of Athletics. 2008. Archived from the original on December 20, 2014. Retrieved November 6, 2014.