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2005 UTEP Miners football team

The 2005 UTEP Miners football team represented the University of Texas at El Paso in the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Mike Price. The Miners played their home games at the Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso, Texas. This was the team's first season participating in Conference USA.

2005 UTEP Miners football
GMAC Bowl, L 13–45 vs. Toledo
ConferenceConference USA
DivisionWest
2005 record8–4 (5–3 C-USA)
Head coachMike Price (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorEric Price (2nd season)
Offensive schemeMultiple
Defensive coordinatorTim Hundley (2nd season)
Base defenseMultiple
Home stadiumSun Bowl Stadium
(Capacity: 51,500)
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

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 38:30 PMat New Mexico State*ESPNUW 34–1730,343
September 166:00 PMHoustonESPN2W 44–41 2OT45,558
September 247:05 PMNew Mexico*
  • Sun Bowl Stadium
  • El Paso, TX
CSTVW 21–1350,425
October 16:00 PMat MemphisCSTVL 20–2730,053
October 146:00 PMat TulaneESPNW 45–2113,153
October 227:05 PMMarshall 
  • Sun Bowl Stadium
  • El Paso, TX
iTVW 31–351,500
October 294:00 PMat RiceiTVW 38–319,326
November 57:05 PMTulsa
  • Sun Bowl Stadium
  • El Paso, TX
iTVW 41–3849,160
November 127:05 PMTexas Southern*
  • Sun Bowl Stadium
  • El Paso, TX
W 45–042,784
November 194:15 PMUABNo. 24
  • Sun Bowl Stadium
  • El Paso, TX
iTVL 23–3547,967
November 261:00 PMat SMUL 27–4017,194
December 216:00 PMvs. Toledo*ESPNL 13–4535,422
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Mountain time

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