2005 Western Michigan Broncos football team

The 2005 Western Michigan Broncos football team represented Western Michigan University in the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season. They competed as members of the Mid-American Conference in the West Division. The team was coached by Bill Cubit and played their homes game in Waldo Stadium in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

2005 Western Michigan Broncos football
Western Michigan Broncos text logo.svg
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionWest Division
2005 record7–4 (5–3 MAC)
Head coachBill Cubit (1st season)
Home stadiumWaldo Stadium
(Capacity: 30,200)
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

The Broncos won the Michigan MAC Trophy and the WMU–CMU Rivalry Trophy.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 36:00 pmat No. 23 Virginia*ESPN360L 19–3161,244
September 107:00 pmat ToledoCLL 23–5618,912
September 177:00 pmSouthern Illinois*W 34–2824,497
September 241:00 pmat TempleW 19–168,922
October 17:00 pmBuffalo
  • Waldo Stadium
  • Kalamazoo, MI
W 31–2114,198
October 87:00 pmBall State
  • Waldo Stadium
  • Kalamazoo, MI
CLL 57–60 5OT18,183
October 224:00 pmat Bowling GreenW 45–1413,959
October 292:00 pmKent State 
  • Waldo Stadium
  • Kalamazoo, MI
CLW 44–1414,168
November 51:00 pmat Eastern MichiganCLW 44–3611,191
November 122:00 pmCentral Michigan
ESPN+W 31–2423,484
November 231:30 pmat Northern IllinoisESPN2L 7–4218,361
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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RosterEdit

2005 Western Michigan Broncos football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 15 Greg Jennings Sr
TE 85 Tony Scheffler Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

ReferencesEdit