2005 Toledo Rockets football team

The 2005 Toledo Rockets football team represented the University of Toledo during the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season. They competed as a member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) in the West Division. The Rockets were led by head coach Tom Amstutz and senior quarterback Bruce Gradkowski.

2005 Toledo Rockets football
Toledo Rockets wordmark.svg
MAC West co-champion
GMAC Bowl champion
GMAC Bowl, W 45–13 vs. UTEP
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionWest Division
2005 record9–3 (6–2 MAC)
Head coachTom Amstutz (5th season)
Offensive coordinatorJohn Shannon (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorTim Rose (1st season)
Home stadiumGlass Bowl
(Capacity: 26,248)
Seasons
← 2004
2006 →
2005 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Akron xy$   5 3         7 6  
Miami x   5 3         7 4  
Bowling Green x   5 3         6 5  
Ohio   3 5         4 7  
Buffalo   1 7         1 10  
Kent State   0 8         1 10  
West Division
Northern Illinois xy   6 2         7 5  
Toledo x   6 2         9 3  
Western Michigan   5 3         7 4  
Central Michigan   5 3         6 5  
Ball State   4 4         4 7  
Eastern Michigan   3 5         4 7  
Championship: Akron 31, NIU 30
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 17:00 PMWestern Illinois*W 62–1420,092
September 107:00 PMWestern Michigan
  • Glass Bowl
  • Toledo, Ohio
W 56–2318,912
September 171:00 PMat Temple*BCSNW 42–179,055
September 279:00 PMat Fresno State*ESPN2L 14–4434,637
October 87:00 PMEastern Michigan 
  • Glass Bowl
  • Toledo, Ohio
W 30–325,266
October 153:00 PMat Ball StateW 34–1416,533
October 227:00 PMBuffalo
  • Glass Bowl
  • Toledo, Ohio
W 38–1523,904
October 291:00 PMat Central MichiganESPN+L 17–2112,801
November 48:00 PMat OhioESPN2W 30–2121,034
November 167:30 PMNorthern Illinois
  • Glass Bowl
  • Toledo, Ohio
ESPN2L 17–3520,912
November 227:00 PMat Bowling GreenESPN2W 44–4117,438
December 218:00 PMvs. UTEP*ESPNW 45–1335,422
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • All times are in Eastern time

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