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Gopher Football 2008 Season

2008 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
08/30/2008 Northern Illinois (6-7) W 31-27
09/06/2008 @ Bowling Green (6-6) W 42-17
09/13/2008 Montana State W 35-23
09/20/2008 Florida Atlantic (7-6) W 37-3
09/27/2008 @ Ohio State (10-3) L 21-34
10/04/2008 Indiana (3-9) W 16-7
10/11/2008 @ Illinois (5-7) W 27-20
10/25/2008 @ Purdue (4-8) W 17-6
11/01/2008 Homecoming
Northwestern (9-4)
L 17-24
11/08/2008 Michigan (3-9) L 6-29
11/15/2008 @ Wisconsin (7-6) L 32-35
11/22/2008 Iowa (9-4) L 0-55
12/31/2008 Insight Bowl
vs. Kansas (8-5)
L 21-42

2008 Big Ten Standings

Team Conference Overall
W L PCT W L PCT
Penn State 7 1 .875 11 2 .846
Ohio State 7 1 .875 10 3 .769
Michigan State 6 2 .750 9 4 .692
Northwestern 5 3 .625 9 4 .692
Iowa 5 3 .625 9 4 .692
Minnesota 3 5 .375 7 6 .538
Wisconsin 3 5 .375 7 6 .538
Illinois 3 5 .375 5 7 .417
Purdue 2 6 .250 4 8 .333
Michigan 2 6 .250 3 9 .250
Indiana 1 7 .125 3 9 .250

Season notes:

Coached by Tim Brewster (2nd season).

Team Roster:

By Name By Number By Position By Eligibility

2008 Poll Results

Associated Press ESPN/USA Today
1. Florida (48) 13-1 1,606
2. Utah (16) 13-0 1,519
3. USC (1) 12-1 1,481
4. Texas 12-1 1,478
5. Oklahoma 12-2 1,391
6. Alabama 12-2 1,264
7. TCU 11-2 1,193
8. Penn State 11-2 1,153
9. Ohio State 10-3 1,013
10. Oregon 10-3 997
11. Boise State 12-1 938
12. Texas Tech 11-2 916
13. Georgia 10-3 903
14. Mississippi 9-4 857
15. Virginia Tech 10-4 713
16. Oklahoma State 9-4 534
17. Cincinnati 11-3 506
18. Oregon State 9-4 467
19. Missouri 10-4 435
20. Iowa 9-4 317
21. Florida State 9-4 246
22. Georgia Tech 9-4 223
23. West Virginia 9-4 144
24. Michigan State 9-4 138
25. BYU 10-3 137
1. Florida (60) 13-1 1,524
2. USC 12-1 1,393
3. Texas 12-1 1,389
4. Utah (1) 13-0 1,375
5. Oklahoma 12-2 1,333
6. Alabama 12-2 1,157
7. TCU 11-2 1,114
8. Penn State 11-2 1,091
9. Oregon 10-3 1,011
10. Georgia 10-3 904
11. Ohio State 10-3 874
12. Texas Tech 11-2 867
13. Boise State 12-1 809
14. Virginia Tech 10-4 740
15. Mississippi 9-4 620
16. Missouri 10-4 549
17. Cincinnati 11-3 493
18. Oklahoma State 9-4 480
19. Oregon State 9-4 407
20. Iowa 9-4 250
21. BYU 10-3 248
22. Georgia Tech 9-4 219
23. Florida State 9-4 217
24. Michigan State 9-4 179
25. California 9-4 166

2008 Season Big Ten Bowl Results
Tostitos Fiesta Bowl - 01/05/2009
Texas 24, Ohio State 21
Rose Bowl by Citi - 01/01/2009
USC 38, Penn State 24
Capital One Bowl - 01/01/2009
Georgia 24, Michigan State 12
Outback Bowl - 01/01/2009
Iowa 31, South Carolina 10
Insight Bowl - 12/31/2008
Kansas 42, Minnesota 21
Valero Alamo Bowl - 12/29/2008
Missouri 30, Northwestern 23
Champs Sports Bowl - 12/27/2008
Florida State 42, Wisconsin 13

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2008 Season Bowl Results
FedEx BCS Championship Game - 01/08/2009
Florida 24, Oklahoma 14
Allstate Sugar Bowl - 01/02/2009
Utah 31, Alabama 17
FedEx Orange Bowl - 01/01/2009
Virginia Tech 20, Cincinnati 7
GMAC Bowl - 01/06/2009
Tulsa 45, Ball State 13
International Bowl - 01/03/2009
Connecticut 38, Buffalo 20
AutoZone Liberty Bowl - 01/02/2009
Kentucky 25, East Carolina 19
AT&T Cotton Bowl - 01/02/2009
Mississippi 47, Texas Tech 34
Konica Minolta Gator Bowl - 01/01/2009
Nebraska 26, Clemson 21
Chick-Fil-A Bowl - 12/31/2008
LSU 38, Georgia Tech 3
Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl - 12/31/2008
Vanderbilt 16, Boston College 14
Brut Sun Bowl - 12/31/2008
Oregon State 3, Pittsburgh 0
Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl - 12/31/2008
Houston 34, Air Force 28
Pacific Life Holiday Bowl - 12/30/2008
Oregon 42, Oklahoma State 31
Texas Bowl - 12/30/2008
Rice 38, Western Michigan 14
Roady's Humanitarian Bowl - 12/30/2008
Maryland 42, Nevada 35
PapaJohns.com Bowl - 12/29/2008
Rutgers 29, NC State 23
Independence Bowl - 12/28/2008
Louisiana Tech 17, Northern Illinois 10
Emerald Bowl - 12/27/2008
California 24, Miami (FL) 17
Meineke Car Care Bowl - 12/27/2008
West Virginia 31, North Carolina 30
Motor City Bowl - 12/26/2008
Florida Atlantic 24, Central Michigan 21
Sheraton Hawaii Bowl - 12/24/2008
Notre Dame 49, Hawaii 21
San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl - 12/23/2008
TCU 17, Boise State 16
R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl - 12/21/2008
Southern Mississippi 30, Troy 27 (OT)
Pioneer Las Vegas Bowl - 12/20/2008
Arizona 31, BYU 21
magicJack St. Petersburg Bowl - 12/20/2008
Southern Florida 41, Memphis 14
New Mexico Bowl - 12/20/2008
Colorado State 40, Fresno State 35
EagleBank Bowl - 12/20/2008
Wake Forest 29, Navy 19