2005 Washington Huskies football team

The 2005 Washington Huskies football team represented the University of Washington in the 2005 NCAA Division I FBS football season. Led by first-year head coach Tyrone Willingham, the team compiled a 2–9 record and tied for last in the Pacific-10 Conference.[1] Home games were played on campus at Husky Stadium in Seattle.[2]

2005 Washington Huskies football
Washington Huskies logo.svg
ConferencePacific-10
2005 record2–9 (1–7 Pac-10)
Head coachTyrone Willingham
(1st season)
Offensive coordinatorTim Lappano (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorKent Baer (1st season)
MVPJames Sims (O)
MVPJoe Lobendahn (D)
Captains
Home stadiumHusky Stadium
(Capacity: 72,500)
Seasons
← 2004
2006 →
2005 Pacific-10 Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 2 USC † $   8 0         12 1  
No. 13 Oregon   7 1         10 2  
No. 16 UCLA   6 2         10 2  
No. 25 California   4 4         8 4  
Arizona State   4 4         7 5  
Stanford   4 4         5 6  
Oregon State   3 5         5 6  
Arizona   2 6         3 8  
Washington State   1 7         4 7  
Washington   1 7         2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • † – USC later vacated 12 wins (8 in conference) due to NCAA sanctions.
Rankings from AP Poll

Willingham was previously the head coach for three seasons at Notre Dame, preceded by seven years at Stanford.[3][4]

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 312:30 p.m.Air Force*ABCL 17–2026,482
September 1012:30 p.m.No. 16 California
ABCL 17–5657,775
September 1712:30 p.m.Idaho*
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 34–661,183
September 2412:30 p.m.No. 16 Notre Dame*
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
ABCL 17–3671,473
October 17:15 p.m.at No. 20 UCLAFSNL 17–2164,269
October 1512:30 p.m.at No. 20 OregonL 21–4558,269
October 2212:30 p.m.No. 1 USC
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
ABCL 24–5164,096
October 293:30 p.m.at Arizona StateFSNL 20–4457,678
November 53:30 p.m.Oregon State
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
FSNL 10–1860,717
November 123:00 p.m.at ArizonaW 38–1452,505
November 1912:15 p.m.Washington State
FSNL 22–2670,713
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Pacific time

NFL DraftEdit

One Husky was selected in the 2006 NFL Draft, which lasted seven rounds (255 selections).

Player Position Round Overall Franchise
Joe Toledo T 4th 114 Miami Dolphins

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Fox, Tom (November 21, 2005). "Not a bad Apple". Moscow-Pullman Daily News. (Idaho-Washington). p. 1B.
  2. ^ http://gohuskies.com/schedule.aspx?schedule=108
  3. ^ "Huskies hire coach". Ellensburg Daily Record. (Washington). Associated Press. December 13, 2004. p. A6.
  4. ^ Korte, Tim (December 13, 2004). "Willingham returns to Pac-10 as Washington's new coach". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). Associated Press. p. E1.