2005 Florida Atlantic Owls football team

The 2005 Florida Atlantic University Owls football team represented Florida Atlantic University in the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Howard Schnellenberger and played their home games at Lockhart Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

2005 Florida Atlantic Owls football
ConferenceSun Belt Conference
2005 record2–9 (2–5 Sun Belt)
Head coachHoward Schnellenberger (5th season)
Offensive coordinatorGary Nord
Offensive schemePro-style
Defensive coordinatorKirk Hoza
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumLockhart Stadium (20,450, grass)
Seasons
← 2004
2006 →
2005 Sun Belt Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Arkansas State +   5 2         6 6  
Louisiana–Lafayette +   5 2         6 5  
Louisiana–Monroe +   5 2         5 6  
Middle Tennessee   3 4         4 7  
Troy   3 4         4 7  
Florida Atlantic   2 5         2 9  
North Texas   2 5         2 9  
FIU   0 4         0 6  
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • † – The NCAA vacated all 5 of FIU's (3–4, 5–6) wins
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 33:00 p.m.at Kansas*L 19–3040,930
September 87:00 p.m.Oklahoma State*ESPN2L 3–2316,421
September 177:00 p.m.at Minnesota*ESPN+L 7–4640,709
September 227:30 p.m.Louisiana-MonroeESPNUL 21–2811,426
October 112:00 p.m.at No. 24 Louisville*ESPN+L 10–6140,219
October 68:00 p.m.at Louisiana–LafayetteESPN+W 28–1014,208
October 153:00 p.m.Middle Tennessee
  • Lockhart Stadium
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
L 14–3510,117
October 227:00 p.m.at Arkansas StateESPN+L 0–3 OT20,367
November 53:15 p.m.at TroyPPVL 14–2821,053
November 123:00 p.m.North Texas
  • Dolphin Stadium
  • Miami Gardens, FL
W 26–237,939
November 267:00 p.m.at FIUL 6–5215,322
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll

Awards and honorsEdit

All-Sun Belt honorsEdit

  • First Team All-Sun Belt Conference:
    • Shomari Earls (LB, Sr.)
    • Willie Hughley (CB, Sr.)
  • Honorable Mention All-Sun Belt Conference:
    • Danny Embick (QB, Sr.)
    • Jarrid Smith (OL, So.)

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