| Sun Belt Conference|
| 3–9 (3–5 SBC)|
| Mario Cristobal (3rd year)|2009 FIU Golden Panthers football team Wikipedia
The 2009 FIU Golden Panthers football team represented Florida International University in the 2008 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team was coached by Mario Cristobal and played their homes games at the on-campus FIU Stadium. The Golden Panthers finished the season 3–9 and 3–5 in the Sun Belt Conference.