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2005 Mississippi State Bulldogs football team

The 2005 Mississippi State Bulldogs football team represented Mississippi State University during the 2005 college football season. The team's head coach was Sylvester Croom. The Bulldogs played their home games in 2005 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, Mississippi

2005 Mississippi State Bulldogs football
Mississippi State Bulldogs logo.svg
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionWestern Division
2005 record3–8 (1–7 SEC)
Head coachSylvester Croom (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorWoody McCorvey (2nd season)
Offensive schemeWest Coast
Defensive coordinatorEllis Johnson (2nd season)
Home stadiumDavis Wade Stadium (55,082)
Seasons
← 2004
2006 →
2005 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
No. 10 Georgia x$   6 2         10 3  
South Carolina   5 3         7 5  
No. 12 Florida   5 3         9 3  
Vanderbilt   3 5         5 6  
Tennessee   3 5         5 6  
Kentucky   2 6         3 8  
Western Division
No. 5 LSU xy   7 1         11 2  
No. 14 Auburn x   7 1         9 3  
No. 8 Alabama   6 2         10 2  
Arkansas   2 6         4 7  
Mississippi State   1 7         3 8  
Ole Miss   1 7         3 8  
Championship: Georgia 34, LSU 14
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
  • Alabama had all victories vacated by the NCAA in 2010. As such, the official record for Alabama is 0–2 (0–2).
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 36:00 PMMurray State*W 38–641,143
September 1011:30 AMat No. 25 AuburnJPSL 0–2881,921
September 177:00 PMat Tulane*CSTVW 21–1416,421
September 246:45 PMNo. 6 Georgia
  • Davis Wade Stadium
  • Starkville, Mississippi
ESPN2L 10–2349,903
October 11:30 PMNo. 5 LSU
  • Davis Wade Stadium
  • Starkville, Mississippi (rivalry)
PPVL 7–3748,344
October 811:30 AMat No. 13 FloridaJPSL 9–3590,104
October 221:30 PMHouston* 
  • Davis Wade Stadium
  • Starkville, Mississippi
L 16–2840,957
October 296:00 PMat KentuckyL 7–1355,163
November 52:30 PMNo. 4 Alabama
  • Davis Wade Stadium
  • Starkville, Mississippi (rivalry)
CBSL 0–1752,125
November 191:00 PMat ArkansasL 10–4455,712
November 261:30 PMOle Miss
  • Davis Wade Stadium
  • Starkville, Mississippi (Egg Bowl)
W 35–1453,655
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released week prior to game
  • All times are in Central time

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2005 Football News". Mississippi State Athletics. Retrieved September 17, 2012.