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2005 Houston Cougars football team

The 2005 Houston Cougars football team, also known as the Houston Cougars, Houston, or UH represented the University of Houston in the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was the 60th year of season play for Houston. The team was coached by third year head football coach, Art Briles. The team played its home games at Robertson Stadium, a 32,000-person capacity stadium on-campus in Houston.

2005 Houston Cougars football
Houston Cougars Logo (1999-2012).svg
Fort Worth Bowl, L 13–42 vs. Kansas
ConferenceConference USA
DivisionWest
2005 record6–6 (4–4 C-USA)
Head coachArt Briles
Defensive coordinatorRon Harris
Home stadiumRobertson Stadium
(Capacity: 32,000)
Seasons
← 2004
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

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 16:00 PMOregon*ESPN2L 24–3819,981
September 106:00 PMSam Houston State*W 31–1015,649
September 167:00 PMat UTEPESPN2L 41–44 2OT45,558
October 16:00 PMat TulsaW 30–2315,580
October 85:00 PMat TulaneiTVW 35–1415,454
October 154:00 PMMemphis
  • Robertson Stadium
  • Houston, TX
CSTVL 20–3512,800
October 221:30 PMat Mississippi StateW 28–1640,957
November 55:00 PMat UCFiTVL 29–3132,635
November 134:00 PMSouthern Miss 
  • Robertson Stadium
  • Houston, TX
W 27–2415,119
November 195:00 PMSMU
  • Robertson Stadium
  • Houston, TX (Rivalry)
L 24–2914,650
November 263:00 PMRice
W 35–1812,125
December 237:00 PMvs. Kansas*ESPNL 13–4233,505
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • All times are in Central time

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RosterEdit

2005 Houston Cougars football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 2 Donnie Avery So
QB 4 Kevin Kolb Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

Roster

ReferencesEdit