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2005 Memphis Tigers football
Motor City Bowl champion
Motor City Bowl, W 38–31 vs. Akron
ConferenceConference USA
DivisionEast
2005 record7–5 (5–3 C-USA)
Head coachTommy West
Home stadiumLiberty Bowl Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 62,338)
Seasons
← 2004
2006 →
2005 Conference USA football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
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 4         4 7  
UAB   3 5         5 6  
West
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

The 2005 Memphis Tigers football team represented the University of Memphis in the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season. Memphis competed as a member of the Conference USA. The team was led by head coach Tommy West. The Tigers played their home games at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 53:30 PMOle Miss*ESPNL 6–1053,339
September 177:00 PMChattanooga*
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
W 59–1430,772
September 246:00 PMat TulsaCSTVL 31–3720,645
October 17:30 PMUTEP
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
CSTVW 27–2030,053
October 85:00 PMat UCFCSTVL 17–3820,562
October 154:00 PMat HoustonCSTVW 35–2012,800
October 222:30 PMEast Carolinadagger
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
CSTVW 27–2431,710
November 16:30 PMUAB
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN (Battle for the Bones)
ESPN2L 20–3747,669
November 121:00 PMat Tennessee*PPVL 16–20106,647
November 197:30 PMat Southern MissCSTVW 24–2225,667
November 261:00 PMMarshall
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
CSTVW 26–346,403
December 263:00 PMvs. Akron*ESPNW 38–3150,616
[1]

Team players in the 2006 NFL DraftEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
DeAngelo Williams Running back 1 27 Carolina Panthers
Stephen Gostkowski Kicker 4 118 New England Patriots
[2]

ReferencesEdit

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