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2008 Temple Owls football team

The 2008 Temple Owls football team represented Temple University in the college 2008 NCAA Division I FBS football season. 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.

2008 Temple Owls football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionEast
2008 record5–7 (4–4 MAC)
Head coachAl Golden (3rd season)
Offensive coordinatorMatt Rhule (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorMark D'Onofrio (3rd season)
Home stadiumLincoln 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

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 287:00 PMat Army*ESPN ClassicW 35–721,822
September 612:00 PMConnecticut*ESPNUL 9–12 OT17,194
September 1312:00 PMat BuffaloESPN+L 28–3018,333
September 2012:00 PMat No. 15 Penn State*BTNL 3–45105,106
September 272:00 PMWestern Michigan 
  • Lincoln Financial Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 3–717,624
October 43:30 PMat Miami (OH)ONNW 28–1017,295
October 114:00 PMat Central MichiganL 14–2422,114
October 218:00 PMOhio
  • Lincoln Financial Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
ESPN2W 14–1018,824
November 13:30 PMat Navy*CBSCSL 27–3334,775
November 128:00 PMat Kent StateESPN360L 38–416,886
November 221:00 PMEastern Michigan
  • Lincoln Financial Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 55–5213,033
November 281:00 PMAkron
  • Lincoln Financial Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 27–611,234

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