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2005 Wisconsin Badgers football
Capital One Bowl Champions
Capital One Bowl, W 24–10 vs. Auburn
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 15
APNo. 15
2005 record10–3 (5–3 Big Ten)
Head coachBarry Alvarez (16th season)
Defensive coordinatorBret Bielema
Home stadiumCamp Randall Stadium
(Capacity: 80,321)
Seasons
← 2004
2006 →
2005 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#3/3 Penn State §   0* 1         0* 1  
#4/4 Ohio State §   7 1         10 2  
#15/15 Wisconsin   5 3         10 3  
Michigan   5 3         7 5  
Northwestern   5 3         7 5  
Iowa   5 3         7 5  
Minnesota   4 4         7 5  
Purdue   3 5         5 6  
Michigan State   2 6         5 6  
Indiana   1 7         4 7  
Illinois   0 8         2 9  
† – BCS representative as champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
§ – Conference co-champions

The 2005 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin–Madison during the 2005 NCAA Division I FBS football season. Led by Barry Alvarez, the Badgers completed the season with a 10–3 record, including a 5–3 mark in the Big Ten Conference, good for a third-place tie with Michigan, Northwestern and Iowa.

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3* 11:00 AM Bowling Green Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI ESPN W 56–42   82,138[1]
September 10* 11:00 AM Temple Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI ESPNU W 65–0   81,806[1]
September 17* 6:00 PM at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC ESPN2 W 14–5   60,000[1]
September 24 5:00 PM #13 Michigan #24 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI ESPN2 W 23–20   83,022[1]
October 1 11:00 AM Indiana #17 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI ESPN2 W 41–24   82,330[1]
October 8 11:00 AM at Northwestern #14 Ryan FieldEvanston, IL ESPN L 48–51   33,859[1]
October 15† 11:00 AM #22 Minnesota #23 Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN (Paul Bunyan's Axe) ESPN W 38–34   65,089[1]
October 22 2:30 PM Purdue #17 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI ABC W 31–20   82,828[1]
October 29 11:00 AM at Illinois #15 Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL ESPN W 41–24   52,158[1]
November 5 2:30 PM at #11 Penn State #14 Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA ABC L 14–35   109,865[1]
November 12 2:30 PM Iowa #19 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI (Heartland Trophy) ESPN L 10–20   83,184[1]
November 25* 2:30 PM at Hawaii #24 Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI W 41–24   34,031[1]
January 2* 12:00 PM vs. #7 Auburn #20 Citrus BowlOrlando, FL (Capital One Bowl) ABC W 24–10   57,221[1]
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Regular startersEdit

Position Player
Quarterback John Stocco
Running Back Brian Calhoun
Fullback Jason Pociask
Wide Receiver Jonathan Orr
Wide Receiver Brandon Williams
Tight End Owen Daniels
Left Tackle Joe Thomas
Left Guard Matt Lawrence
Center Donovan Raiola
Right Guard Jason Palermo
Right Tackle Kraig Urbik
Position Player
Defensive End Joe Monty
Defensive Tackle Jason Chapman
Defensive Tackle Nick Hayden
Defensive End Matt Shaughnessy
Outside Linebacker LaMarr Watkins
Middle Linebacker Mark Zalewski
Outside Linebacker Dontez Sanders
Cornerback Allen Langford
Strong Safety Joe Stellmacher
Free Safety Roderick Rogers
Cornerback Brett Bell

Team players selected in the 2006 NFL DraftEdit

Player Position Round Overall Selection NFL Team
Brian Calhoun Running Back 3 74 Detroit Lions
Brandon Williams Wide Receiver 3 84 San Francisco 49ers
Owen Daniels Tight End 4 98 Houston Texans
Jason Pociask Tight End 5 150 New York Jets
Jonathan Orr Wide Receiver 6 172 Tennessee Titans
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