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2005 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football
ConferenceBig East Conference
2005 record7–5 (4–3 Big East)
Head coachGreg Schiano (5th season)
Home stadiumRutgers Stadium
(Capacity: 41,500)
Seasons
← 2004
2006 →
2005 Big East football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#5 West Virginia   7 0         11 1  
#19 Louisville   5 2         9 3  
South Florida   4 3         6 6  
Rutgers   4 3         8 5  
Pittsburgh   4 3         5 6  
Cincinnati   2 5         4 7  
Connecticut   2 5         5 6  
Syracuse   0 7         1 10  
† – BCS representative as champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2005 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team represented Rutgers University in the 2005 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Scarlet Knights were led by fifth-year head coach Greg Schiano and played their home games at Rutgers Stadium. They are a member of the Big East Conference. They finished the season 7–5, 4–3 in Big East play to finish in a tie for third place. After the season, they were invited to their first Bowl game since 1978. They would lose 45–40 to the Arizona State Sun Devils in the Insight Bowl.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 312:00 PMat Illinois*ESPN2L 30–33 OT50,112
September 103:30 PMVillanova*W 38–632,412
September 178:00 PMat Buffalo*YESW 17–317,620
September 308:00 PMPittsburgh
  • Rutgers Stadium
  • Piscataway, New Jersey
ESPN2W 37–2937,514
October 812:00 PMWest Virginia
  • Rutgers Stadium
  • Piscataway, New Jersey
ESPN+L 14–2721,717
October 1512:00 PMat SyracuseESPN+W 31–939,022
October 223:00 PMat ConnecticutESPN+W 26–2440,000
October 293:30 PMNavy*
  • Rutgers Stadium
  • Piscataway, New Jersey
W 31–2141,716
November 512:00 PMSouth Florida
  • Rutgers Stadium
  • Piscataway, New Jersey
ESPN+L 31–4531,131
November 118:00 PMat No. 23 LouisvilleESPN2L 5–5641,219
November 261:00 PMCincinnati
  • Rutgers Stadium
  • Piscataway, New Jersey
W 44–934,611
December 278:30 PMvs. Arizona State*ESPNL 40–4543,536

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