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Gopher Football 2005 Season

2005 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
09/01/2005 @ Tulsa (9-4) W 41-10
09/10/2005 Colorado State (6-6) W 56-24
09/17/2005 Florida Atlantic (2-9) W 46-7
09/24/2005 Homecoming
Purdue (5-6)
W 42-35 OT
10/01/2005 @ Penn State (11-1) L 14-44
10/08/2005 @ Michigan (7-5) W 23-20
10/15/2005 Wisconsin (10-3) L 34-38
10/29/2005 Ohio State (10-2) L 31-45
11/05/2005 @ Indiana (4-7) W 42-21
11/12/2005 Michigan State (5-6) W 41-18
11/19/2005 @ Iowa (7-5) L 28-52
12/30/2005 Music City Bowl
vs. Virginia (7-5)
L 31-34

2005 Big Ten Standings

Team Conference Overall
W L PCT W L PCT
Penn State 7 1 .875 11 1 .917
Ohio State 7 1 .875 10 2 .833
Wisconsin 5 3 .625 10 3 .769
Northwestern 5 3 .625 7 5 .583
Iowa 5 3 .625 7 5 .583
Michigan 5 3 .625 7 5 .583
Minnesota 4 4 .500 7 5 .583
Purdue 3 5 .375 5 6 .455
Michigan State 2 6 .250 5 6 .455
Indiana 1 7 .125 4 7 .364
Illinois 0 8 .000 2 9 .182

Season notes:

Coached by Glen Mason (9th season).

Team Roster:

By Name By Number By Position By Eligibility

2005 Poll Results

Associated Press ESPN/USA Today
1. Texas (65) 13-0 1,625
2. USC 12-1 1,560
3. Penn State 11-1 1,484
4. Ohio State 10-2 1,428
5. West Virginia 11-1 1,325
6. Louisiana State 11-2 1,314
7. Virginia Tech 11-2 1,197
8. Alabama 10-2 1,081
9. Notre Dame 9-3 1,019
10. Georgia 10-3 994
11. TCU 11-1 937
12. Oregon 10-2 817
12. Florida 9-3 817
14. Auburn 9-3 799
15. Wisconsin 10-3 786
16. UCLA 10-2 778
17. Miami (FL) 9-3 589
18. Boston College 9-3 545
19. Louisville 9-3 410
20. Texas Tech 9-3 359
21. Clemson 8-4 339
22. Oklahoma 8-4 329
23. Florida State 8-5 232
24. Nebraska 8-4 128
25. California 8-4 45
1. Texas (62) 13-0 1,550
2. USC 12-1 1,483
3. Penn State 11-1 1,421
4. Ohio State 10-2 1,357
5. Louisiana State 11-2 1,281
6. West Virginia 11-1 1,235
7. Virginia Tech 11-2 1,176
8. Alabama 10-2 1,066
9. TCU 11-1 914
10. Georgia 10-3 900
11. Notre Dame 9-3 866
12. Oregon 10-2 837
13. UCLA 10-2 774
14. Auburn 9-3 760
15. Wisconsin 10-3 739
16. Florida 9-3 718
17. Boston College 9-3 584
18. Miami (FL) 9-3 558
19. Texas Tech 9-3 422
20. Louisville 9-3 342
21. Clemson 8-4 310
22. Oklahoma 8-4 274
23. Florida State 8-5 209
24. Nebraska 8-4 109
25. California 8-4 68

2005 Season Big Ten Bowl Results
FedEx Orange Bowl - 01/03/2006
Penn State 26, Florida State 23 (OT)
Tostitos Fiesta Bowl - 01/02/2006
Ohio State 34, Notre Dame 20
Capital One Bowl - 01/02/2006
Wisconsin 24, Auburn 10
Outback Bowl - 01/02/2006
Florida 31, Iowa 24
Mastercard Alamo Bowl - 12/28/2005
Nebraska 32, Michigan 28
Vitalis Sun Bowl - 12/30/2005
UCLA 50, Northwestern 38
Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl - 12/30/2005
Virginia 34, Minnesota 31

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2005 Season Bowl Results
Rose Bowl by Citi - 01/04/2006
Texas 41, USC 38
Nokia Sugar Bowl - 01/02/2006
West Virginia 38, Georgia 35
Toyota Gator Bowl - 01/02/2006
Virginia Tech 35, Louisville 24
AT&T Cotton Bowl - 01/02/2006
Alabama 13, Texas Tech 10
Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl - 12/30/2005
LSU 40, Miami (FL) 3
AutoZone Liberty Bowl - 12/31/2005
Tulsa 31, Fresno State 24
Independence Bowl - 12/30/2005
Missouri 38, South Carolina 31
Emerald Bowl - 12/29/2005
Utah 38, Georgia Tech 10
EV1.net Houston Bowl - 12/31/2005
TCU 27, Iowa State 24
Meineke Car Care Bowl - 12/31/2005
North Carolina State 14, South Florida 0
Pacific Life Holiday Bowl - 12/29/2005
Oklahoma 17, Oregon 14
MPC Computers Bowl - 12/28/2005
Boston College 27, Boise State 21
Insight Bowl - 12/27/2005
Arizona State 45, Rutgers 40
Champs Sports Bowl - 12/27/2005
Clemson 19, Colorado 10
Motor City Bowl - 12/26/2005
Memphis 38, Akron 31
Sheraton Hawaii Bowl - 12/24/2005
Nevada 49, Central Florida 48 (OT)
Fort Worth Bowl - 12/23/2005
Kansas 42, Houston 13
San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl - 12/22/2005
Navy 51, Colorado State 30
Pioneer PureVision Las Vegas Bowl - 12/22/2005
California 35, BYU 28
GMAC Bowl - 12/21/2005
Toledo 45, UTEP 13
New Orleans Bowl - 12/20/2005
Southern Mississippi 31, Arkansas State 19