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2005 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team

The 2005 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology in the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Chan Gailey. It played its home games at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta.

2005 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets logo.svg
Emerald Bowl, L 10–38 vs. Utah
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
DivisionCoastal
2005 record7–5 (5–3 ACC)
Head coachChan Gailey
Offensive coordinatorPatrick Nix
Offensive schemeMixed Shotgun & Ace
Defensive coordinatorJon Tenuta
Base defenseZone Blitz
Home stadiumBobby Dodd Stadium
(Capacity: 55,000)
Seasons
← 2004
2006 →
2005 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic Division
No. 23 Florida State xy$   5 3         8 5  
No. 18 Boston College x   5 3         9 3  
No. 21 Clemson   4 4         8 4  
Wake Forest   3 5         4 7  
NC State   3 5         7 5  
Maryland   3 5         5 6  
Coastal Division
No. 7 Virginia Tech x   7 1         11 2  
No. 17 Miami   6 2         9 3  
Georgia Tech   5 3         7 5  
North Carolina   4 4         5 6  
Virginia   3 5         7 5  
Duke   0 8         1 10  

Championship: Florida State 27, Virginia Tech 22
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 38:45 PMat No. 16 Auburn*ESPNW 23–1487,451[1][2][3][4][5]
September 103:30 PMNorth CarolinaNo. 17ABCW 27–2146,459[6][7][8][9]
September 176:45 PMConnecticut*No. 16
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Atlanta, Georgia
ESPNUW 28–1348,770[10][11][12][13]
September 243:30 PMat No. 4 Virginia TechNo. 15ABCL 7–5165,115[14][15][16][17][18]
October 67:30 PMNC StateNo. 24
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Atlanta
ESPNL 14–1751,432[19][20][21]
October 153:30 PMat DukeESPNUW 35–1017,451[22][23]
October 293:30 PMClemson 
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Atlanta
ESPNW 10–955,000[24][25][26]
November 51:30 PMWake Forest
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Atlanta
W 30–1751,571[27][28][29]
November 123:30 PMat VirginiaNo. 24ABCL 17–2760,061[30][31][32][33]
November 197:45 PMat No. 3 Miami (FL)ESPNW 14–1053,764[34][35][36]
November 268:00 PMNo. 13 Georgia*No. 20
ABCL 7–1456,412[37][38][39]
December 294:30 PMat Utah*No. 24ESPNL 10–3825,742[40][41][42]
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

Coaching staffEdit

ReferencesEdit

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