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2005 Connecticut Huskies football team

The 2005 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season as a member of the Big East Conference. The team was coached by Randy Edsall and played its home games at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut.

2005 Connecticut Huskies football
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ConferenceBig East Conference
2005 record5–6 (2–5 Big East)
Head coachRandy Edsall (7th season)
Defensive coordinatorTodd Orlando (1st as DC; 7th overall season)
Home stadiumRentschler Field (40,000)
Seasons
← 2004
2006 →
2005 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 5 West Virginia $   7 0         11 1  
No. 19 Louisville   5 2         9 3  
Rutgers   4 3         7 5  
South Florida   4 3         6 6  
Pittsburgh   4 3         5 6  
Connecticut   2 5         5 6  
Cincinnati   2 5         4 7  
Syracuse   0 7         1 10  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 1, 20057:30 PMBuffalo*W 38–040,000
September 10, 20051:00 PMLiberty*
  • Rentschler Field
  • East Hartford, CT
W 59–040,000
September 17, 20056:45 PMat No. 16 Georgia Tech*ESPNUL 13–2848,770
October 1, 200512:00 PMat Army*ESPNUW 47–1338,482
October 7, 20058:00 PMSyracuse
  • Rentschler Field
  • East Hartford, CT
ESPN2W 26–740,000
October 15, 20054:00 PMat CincinnatiL 17–2821,039
October 22, 20053:00 PMRutgers 
  • Rentschler Field
  • East Hartford, CT
L 24–2640,000
November 2, 20057:30 PMat No. 16 West VirginiaESPN2L 13–4552,808
November 12, 200512:00 PMat PittsburghESPN+L 0–2435,145
November 26, 20053:30 PMSouth Florida
  • Rentschler Field
  • East Hartford, CT
ABCW 15–1040,000
December 3, 20057:45 PMNo. 16 Louisville
  • Rentschler Field
  • East Hartford, CT
ESPNL 20–3040,000

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