2005 Motor City Bowl

The 2005 Motor City Bowl, part of the 2005–06 NCAA football bowl games season, occurred on December 27, 2005 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. The University of Memphis Tigers football team beat the University of Akron Zips football team 38–31.

2005 Motor City Bowl
1234 Total
Akron 30721 31
Memphis 013718 38
DateDecember 26, 2005
Season2005
StadiumFord Field
LocationDetroit, Michigan
Attendance50,616
United States TV coverage
NetworkESPN
AnnouncersMark Jones (Play by Play)
Chris Spielman (Analyst)
Rob Stone (Sideline)
Motor City Bowl
 < 2004  2006

This game is most noteworthy for being the first bowl game the University of Akron Zips football team has played in, and for being the final college game for All-American and All-Pro running back DeAngelo Williams.

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