2005 Purdue Boilermakers Football Team
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2005 Purdue Boilermakers Football Team
2005 Purdue Boilermakers football
Purdue Boilermakers logo.svg
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
2005 record5-6 (3-5 Big Ten)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorJim Chaney (9th season)
Offensive schemeSpread offense
Defensive coordinatorBrock Spack (9th season)
Base defense4-3
MVPRob Ninkovich
Captains
Home stadiumRoss-Ade Stadium
(Capacity: 62,500)
Seasons
← 2004
2006 →
2005 Big Ten Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 3 Penn State $+   7 1         11 1  
No. 4 Ohio State %+   7 1         10 2  
No. 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 conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2005 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University during the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Joe Tiller and played its home games at Ross-Ade Stadium. Purdue played eleven games in the 2005 season, finishing with a 5-6 record and missing a post-season bowl game for the first time since 1996. Purdue was predicted by many as a dark horse for the Big Ten title, but after a strong 2-0 start, lost six straight before rebounding to finish a more respectable 5-6.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 101:00 pmAkron*No. 13ESPN360W 49-2464,757[1]
September 1710:00 pmat Arizona*No. 12W 31-2456,400[1]
September 2412:00 pmat MinnesotaNo. 11ESPNL 35-42 2OT48,116[1]
October 17:45 pmNo. 13 Notre Dame*No. 22
  • Ross-Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
ESPNL 28-4965,491[1]
October 84:30 pmIowa
  • Ross-Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
ESPNL 17-3464,785[1]
October 151:00 pmNorthwestern
  • Ross-Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
ESPN2L 29-3462,866[1]
October 223:30 pmat No. 19 WisconsinABCL 20-3182,828[1]
October 293:30 pmat No. 11 Penn StateABCL 15-33109,467[1]
November 512:00 pmMichigan State
  • Ross-Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
ESPNUW 28-2162,467[1]
November 1212:00 pmIllinois
ESPN+W 37-357,611[1]
November 191:00 pmat IndianaESPN360W 41-1450,023[1]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

Personnel

Game summaries

Akron

1 234Total
Akron 0 1437 24
• Purdue 14 14021 49

Arizona

1 234Total
• Purdue 14 7100 31
Arizona 7 1007 24

Minnesota

1 234OT2OTTotal
Purdue 0 721070 35
• Minnesota 3 710877 42

Notre Dame

1 234Total
• Notre Dame 7 21714 49
Purdue 0 01414 28

Iowa

1 234Total
• Iowa 14 3611 34
Purdue 7 730 17

Northwestern

1 234Total
• Northwestern 14 1406 34
Purdue 3 6146 29

Wisconsin

1 234Total
Purdue 0 1037 20
• Wisconsin 10 0147 31

at Penn State

Michigan State

1 234Total
Michigan St 14 700 21
• Purdue 7 777 28

Illinois

1 234Total
Illinois 0 003 3
• Purdue 0 10720 37

Indiana

1 234Total
• Purdue 0 2777 41
Indiana 7 007 14

2006 NFL Draft

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Bernard Pollard Safety 2 54 Kansas City Chiefs
Ray Edwards Defensive Lineman 4 127 Minnesota Vikings
Rob Ninkovich Defensive End 5 135 New Orleans Saints
Charles Davis Tight End 5 167 Pittsburgh Steelers

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Cumulative Season Statistics". Purdue University.

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