2005 Rice Owls football team

The 2005 Rice Owls football team represented Rice University in the 2005 NCAA Division I-A college football season. The Owls were led by head coach Ken Hatfield, who resigned at the end of the season. They played their home games at Rice Stadium in Houston, Texas.

2005 Rice Owls football
Rice Owls logo.svg
ConferenceConference USA
DivisionWest
2005 record1–10 (1–7 C-USA)
Head coachKen Hatfield (12th season)
Home stadiumRice Stadium
(Capacity: 70,000)
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, Central Florida 27
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 109:00 PMat UCLA*FSNL 21–6344,808
September 176:00 PMat No. 2 Texas*FSNL 10–5183,055
October 16:00 PMat UABL 26–4510,580
October 85:00 PMat East CarolinaL 28–4133,213
October 153:00 PMTulsaL 21–4110,893
October 225:00 PMNavy*
  • Rice Stadium
  • Houston, TX
L 9–4112,714
October 295:00 PMUTEP
  • Rice Stadium
  • Houston, TX
iTVL 31–389,326
November 52:00 PMat SMUCSTVL 7–2715,236
November 122:00 PMTulane 
  • Rice Stadium
  • Houston, TX
W 42–349,162
November 192:00 PMUCF
  • Rice Stadium
  • Houston, TX
L 28–318,267
November 263:00 PMat HoustonCSTVL 18–3512,125
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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