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2005 North Texas Mean Green football team

The 2005 North Texas Mean Green football team represented the University of North Texas in the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season.

2005 North Texas Mean Green football
North Texas 2005-2006 Wordmark.png
ConferenceSun Belt Conference
2005 record2–9 (2–5 Sun Belt)
Head coachDarrell Dickey (8th season)
Home stadiumFouts Field
(Capacity: 30,500)
Seasons
← 2004
2006 →
2005 Sun Belt football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Arkansas State +   5 2         6 6  
Louisiana–Lafayette +   5 2         6 5  
Louisiana–Monroe +   5 2         5 6  
Middle Tennessee   3 4         4 7  
Troy   3 4         4 7  
Florida Atlantic   2 5         2 9  
North Texas   2 5         2 9  
FIU   0 4         0 6  
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • † – The NCAA vacated all 5 of FIU's (3–4, 5–6) wins
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

The team played two games that were rescheduled from their planned dates. The season opener was originally scheduled for September 3 against LSU, but due to aftereffects of Hurricane Katrina was moved to October 29. As a result, the Louisiana–Monroe game on that date was moved to November 19.

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 106:00 p.m.at Middle TennesseeW 14–7
September 176:00 p.m.Tulsa*L 2–5423,112
September 241:10 p.m.at Kansas State*L 7–5446,514
October 4Troy
  • Fouts Field
  • Denton, TX
ESPN2L 10–1317,644
October 15at FIUW 13–1014,433
October 223:00 p.m.at Louisiana Tech*L 14–4019,481
October 297:00 p.m.at No. 7 LSU*PPVL 3–5692,143
November 5Louisiana–Lafayette
  • Fouts Field
  • Denton, TX
L 28–31
November 122:00 p.m.at Florida AtlanticL 23–267,939
November 196:00 p.m.Louisiana–Monroe
  • Fouts Field
  • Denton, TX
L 19–2419,632
November 261:00 p.m.Arkansas State
  • Fouts Field
  • Denton, TX
L 24–317,691
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

Schedule Source:[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "North Texas 2005 Schedule - Mean Green Home and Away". ESPN. Retrieved 2018-12-06.
  2. ^ "North Texas Mean Green Eagles 2005 Football Schedule". nationalchamps.net. Retrieved 2018-12-06.