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2005 Conference USA Football Championship Game

The 2005 Conference USA Football Championship Game was played on December 3, 2005 at the Citrus Bowl, now known as Camping World Stadium, in Orlando, Florida to determine the 2005 football champion of Conference USA (C-USA). The game featured the UCF Golden Knights, the East Division champions, and the Tulsa Golden Hurricane, the West Division champions. The game kicked off at 12:00pm EST and was televised by ESPN.[1]

2005 Conference USA Football Championship Game
Conference Championship
2005 Conference USA Football Championship.jpg
1234 Total
Tulsa 1417103 44
UCF 72000 27
DateDecember 3, 2005
Season2005
StadiumCitrus Bowl
LocationOrlando, Florida
United States TV coverage
NetworkESPN
Conference USA Football Championship Game
  2006
2005 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
UCF x   7 1         8 5  
Southern Miss   5 3         7 5  
Memphis   5 3         7 5  
East Carolina   4 4         5 6  
Marshall   3 5         4 7  
UAB   3 5         5 6  
West Division
Tulsa x$   6 2         9 4  
UTEP   5 3         8 4  
Houston   4 4         6 6  
SMU   4 4         5 6  
Tulane   1 7         2 9  
Rice   1 7         1 10  
Championship: Tulsa 44, Central Florida 27
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

Game summaryEdit

With the win, the Tulsa Golden Hurricane won the first-ever Conference USA championship game.

Scoring summaryEdit

Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring information Score
Plays Yards TOP Tulsa UCF
"TOP" = time of possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 44 27

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