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2005 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
Emerald Bowl, L 10–38 vs. Utah
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
DivisionCoastal
2005 record7–5 (5–3 ACC)
Head coachChan Gailey
Offensive coordinatorPatrick Nix
Offensive schemeMixed Shotgun & Ace
Defensive coordinatorJon Tenuta
Base defenseZone Blitz
Home stadiumBobby Dodd Stadium
(Capacity: 55,000)
Seasons
← 2004
2006 →
2005 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic
#23 Florida State xy   5 3         8 5  
#18 Boston College x   5 3         9 3  
#21 Clemson   4 4         8 4  
NC State   3 5         7 5  
Maryland   3 5         5 6  
Wake Forest   3 5         4 7  
Coastal
#7 Virginia Tech x   7 1         11 2  
#17 Miami   6 2         9 3  
Georgia Tech   5 3         7 5  
North Carolina   4 4         5 6  
Virginia   3 5         7 5  
Duke   0 8         1 10  

Championship: Florida State 27, Virginia Tech 22
† – BCS representative as champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2005 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology in the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Chan Gailey. It played its home games at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 38:45 PMat No. 16 Auburn*ESPNW 23–1487,451[1][2][3][4][5]
September 103:30 PMNorth CarolinaNo. 17ABCW 27–2146,459[6][7][8][9]
September 176:45 PMConnecticut*No. 16
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Atlanta, Georgia
ESPNUW 28–1348,770[10][11][12][13]
September 243:30 PMat No. 4 Virginia TechNo. 15ABCL 7–5165,115[14][15][16][17][18]
October 67:30 PMNC StateNo. 24
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Atlanta
ESPNL 14–1751,432[19][20][21]
October 153:30 PMat DukeESPNUW 35–1017,451[22][23]
October 293:30 PMClemsondagger
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Atlanta
ESPNW 10–955,000[24][25][26]
November 51:30 PMWake Forest
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Atlanta
W 30–1751,571[27][28][29]
November 123:30 PMat VirginiaNo. 24ABCL 17–2760,061[30][31][32][33]
November 197:45 PMat No. 3 Miami (FL)ESPNW 14–1053,764[34][35][36]
November 268:00 PMNo. 13 Georgia*No. 20
ABCL 7–1456,412[37][38][39]
December 294:30 PMat Utah*No. 24ESPNL 10–3825,742[40][41][42]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

Coaching staff

  • Chan Gailey – Head Coach
  • Joe D'Alessandris – Offensive Line
  • Buddy Geis – Wide Receivers/Assistant Head Coach
  • Brian Jean-Mary – Linebackers
  • Curtis Modkins – Running Backs
  • Patrick Nix – Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
  • Tommie Robinson – Tight Ends
  • Giff Smith – Defensive Line
  • Jon Tenuta – Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs
  • David Wilson – Special Teams/Recruiting Coordinator

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