2005 Big Ten Conference football season

The 2005 Big Ten Conference football season was the 110th season for the Big Ten Conference.

2005 Big Ten Conference football season
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LeagueNCAA Division I-A
Sportfootball
DurationSeptember, 2005
through January, 2006
Number of teams11
TV partner(s)ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, Big Ten Network
2006 NFL Draft
Top draft pickA. J. Hawk (Ohio State)
Picked byGreen Bay Packers, first round (5th overall)
Regular Season
Co-ChampionsPenn State
Ohio State
Season MVPMichael Robinson (Penn State)
A. J. Hawk (Ohio State)
Football seasons
← 2004
2006 →
2005 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 3 Penn State $+   7 1         11 1  
No. 4 Ohio State %+   7 1         10 2  
No. 15 Wisconsin   5 3         10 3  
Michigan   5 3         7 5  
Northwestern   5 3         7 5  
Iowa   5 3         7 5  
Minnesota   4 4         7 5  
Purdue   3 5         5 6  
Michigan State   2 6         5 6  
Indiana   1 7         4 7  
Illinois   0 8         2 9  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

RankingsEdit

Bowl gamesEdit

Date Bowl Game Big Ten Team Opp. Team Score
Dec. 28, 2005 Alamo Bowl Michigan Nebraska 32-28
Dec. 30, 2005 Music Bowl Minnesota Virginia 34-31
Dec. 30, 2005 Sun Bowl Northwestern UCLA 50-38
Jan. 2, 2006 Outback Bowl Iowa Florida 31-24
Jan. 2, 2006 Capital One Bowl Wisconsin Auburn 24-10
Jan. 2, 2006 Fiesta Bowl Ohio State Notre Dame 34-20
Jan. 3, 2006 Orange Bowl Penn State Florida State 26-23(3OT)

See alsoEdit