2005 Memphis Tigers football team

The 2005 Memphis Tigers football team represented the University of Memphis in the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season. Memphis competed as a member of the Conference USA. The team was led by head coach Tommy West. The Tigers played their home games at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.

2005 Memphis Tigers football
Memphis Tigers wordmark.svg
Motor City Bowl champion
Motor City Bowl, W 38–31 vs. Akron
ConferenceConference USA
DivisionEast
2005 record7–5 (5–3 C-USA)
Head coach
Home stadiumLiberty Bowl Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 62,338)
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, UCF 27
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 53:30 pmOle Miss*ESPNL 6–1053,339
September 177:00 pmChattanooga*
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
W 59–1430,772
September 246:00 pmat TulsaCSTVL 31–3720,645
October 17:30 pmUTEP
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
CSTVW 27–2030,053
October 85:00 pmat UCFCSTVL 17–3820,562
October 154:00 pmat HoustonCSTVW 35–2012,800
October 222:30 pmEast Carolina 
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
CSTVW 27–2431,710
November 16:30 pmUAB
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN (Battle for the Bones)
ESPN2L 20–3747,669
November 121:00 pmat Tennessee*PPVL 16–20106,647
November 197:30 pmat Southern MissCSTVW 24–2225,667
November 261:00 pmMarshall
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
CSTVW 26–346,403
December 263:00 pmvs. Akron*ESPNW 38–3150,616
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • All times are in Central time

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Team players in the 2006 NFL DraftEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
DeAngelo Williams Running back 1 27 Carolina Panthers
Stephen Gostkowski Kicker 4 118 New England Patriots

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-11-19. Retrieved 2012-10-17.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "2006 NFL Draft". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved August 10, 2018.