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2005 Richmond Spiders football
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Atlantic 10 co-champion
Conference Atlantic 10 Conference
Ranking
Sports Network #8[1]
2005 record 9–4 (7–1 A-10)
Head coach Dave Clawson (2nd year)
Defensive coordinator Russ Huesman (2nd year)
Home stadium University of Richmond Stadium
Seasons
« 2004 2006 »

Template:2005 Atlantic 10 Conference football standings The 2005 Richmond Spiders football team represented the University of Richmond during the 2005 NCAA Division I-AA football season. Richmond competed as a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference (A-10) under second-year head football coach Dave Clawson and played its home games at University of Richmond Stadium.

Richmond finished the regular season with an 8–3 overall record and 7–1 record in conference play, sharing the A-10 title with the University of New Hampshire. The Spiders were awarded an at-large berth in the I-AA playoffs. The Spiders defeated third-seeded Hampton University in the first round of the playoffs, but fell in the quarterfinals to Furman University. The Spiders finished the season with a #8 national ranking according to The Sports Network's Division I-AA poll.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 17:00 pmNo. 15 MassachusettsL 6–196,040
September 101:00 pmat Lafayette*L 0–75,274
September 176:00 pmat MaineWABIW 26–214,762
September 247:00 pmat Vanderbilt*L 13–3738,446
October 81:00 pmVillanova
  • UR Stadium
  • Richmond, VA
W 38–203,508
October 1512:00 pmNo. 22 Delaware
  • UR Stadium
  • Richmond, VA
W 20–103,115
October 221:00 pmNo. 23 Hofstra
  • UR Stadium
  • Richmond, VA
W 43–37 2OT4,385
October 293:00 pmat No. 17 James MadisonW 18–1515,124
November 53:00 pmVirginia Military Institute*daggerNo. 23
  • UR Stadium
  • Richmond, VA
W 38–39,853
November 1212:00 pmat TowsonNo. 18CSNMAW 48–213,472
November 191:00 pmWilliam & MaryNo. 17
W 41–78,960
November 268:00 pmat No. 2 Hampton*No. 12ESPNUW 38–105,343
December 36:00 pmNo. 3 Furman*No. 12ESPNU/ESPNGPL 20–246,603

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