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2005 NC State Wolfpack football team

The 2005 NC State Wolfpack football team represented North Carolina State University during the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Chuck Amato. NC State has been a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) since the league's inception in 1953, and participated in that conference's Atlantic Division in 2005, the inaugural year for the division. The Wolfpack played its home games in 2005 at Carter–Finley Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina, which has been NC State football's home stadium since 1966.

2005 NC State Wolfpack football
North Carolina State University Athletic logo.svg
Meineke Car Care Bowl champion
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
DivisionAtlantic Division
2005 record7–5 (3–5 ACC)
Head coachChuck Amato (6th season)
Home stadiumCarter–Finley Stadium
(Capacity: 57,500)
Seasons
← 2004
2006 →
2005 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic Division
No. 23 Florida State xy$   5 3         8 5  
No. 18 Boston College x   5 3         9 3  
No. 21 Clemson   4 4         8 4  
Wake Forest   3 5         4 7  
NC State   3 5         7 5  
Maryland   3 5         5 6  
Coastal Division
No. 7 Virginia Tech x   7 1         11 2  
No. 17 Miami   6 2         9 3  
Georgia Tech   5 3         7 5  
North Carolina   4 4         5 6  
Virginia   3 5         7 5  
Duke   0 8         1 10  

Championship: Florida State 27, Virginia Tech 22
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 47:00 PMNo. 7 Virginia TechESPN2L 16–2057,500
September 176:00 PMEastern Kentucky*
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
W 54–1056,747
September 2412:00 PMNorth Carolina
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina (rivalry)
JPSL 24–3157,500
October 67:30 PMat No. 23 Georgia TechESPNW 17–1451,432
October 137:30 PMClemson
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina (Textile Bowl)
ESPNL 10–3157,500
October 223:30 PMat Wake ForestL 19–2733,316
October 2912:00 PMSouthern Miss* 
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
ESPNUW 21–1752,500
November 53:30 PMat No. 8 Florida StateABCW 20–1583,912
November 127:00 PMat No. 25 Boston CollegeESPN2L 10–3042,826
November 191:00 PMMiddle Tennessee*
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
W 24–337,217
November 2612:00 PMMaryland
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
ESPNW 20–1452,312
December 3111:00 AMvs. South Florida*ESPN2W 14–057,937

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