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2005 Marshall Thundering Herd football team

The 2005 Marshall Thundering Herd football team represented Marshall University in the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season. Marshall was led by first-year head coach Mark Snyder and played their home games at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. This marked the Herd's inaugural season as a member of Conference USA and the C-USA East Division after spending the previous 8 seasons as a member of the Mid-American Conference.

2005 Marshall Thundering Herd football
Marshall Thundering Herd logo.svg
ConferenceConference USA
DivisionEast
2005 record4–7 (3–5 C-USA)
Head coachMark Snyder (1st season)
Home stadiumJoan C. Edwards Stadium
(Capacity: 38,019)
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 17:00 PMWilliam & Mary*W 36–2425,102
September 1010:30 AMKansas State*
  • Joan C. Edwards Stadium
  • Huntington, WV
ESPN2L 19–2136,914
September 246:00 PMat UCFL 13–2322,127
October 14:00 PMSMU
  • Joan C. Edwards Stadium
  • Huntington, WV
CSTVW 16–13 OT25,218
October 812:00 PMat No. 3 Virginia Tech*ESPN2L 14–4165,115
October 155:00 PMUAB
  • Joan C. Edwards Stadium
  • Huntington, WV
iTVW 20–1927,182
October 229:00 PMat UTEPiTVL 3–3151,500
October 297:00 PMat TulaneCSTVW 27–2613,290
November 87:30 PMSouthern Miss
  • Joan C. Edwards Stadium
  • Huntington, WV
ESPN2L 24–27 OT22,238
November 194:30 PMEast Carolina
  • Joan C. Edwards Stadium
  • Huntington, WV (rivalry)
L 29–3422,408
November 262:00 PMat MemphisCSTVL 3–2646,403
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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