2005 Boise State Broncos football team

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2005 Boise State Broncos football
Boise State text logo.svg
WAC Co-Champions
Conference Western Athletic Conference
2005 record 9–4 (7–1 WAC)
Head coach Dan Hawkins
Offensive coordinator Chris Petersen
Home stadium Bronco Stadium
(Capacity: 30,000)
Seasons
« 2004 2006 »
2005 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Boise State §   7 1         9 4  
Nevada §   7 1         9 3  
Louisiana Tech   6 2         7 4  
Fresno State   6 2         8 5  
Hawaii   4 4         5 7  
San Jose State   2 6         3 8  
Utah State   2 6         3 8  
Idaho   2 6         2 9  
New Mexico State   0 8         0 12  
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2005 Boise State Broncos football team represented Boise State University in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) college football during the 2005 season. Boise State competed as a member of the Western Athletic Conference (WAC), and played their home games at Bronco Stadium in Boise, Idaho.

The Broncos were led by fifth-year head coach Dan Hawkins. He resigned at the end of the regular season to take the head coaching job at Colorado, but remained to coach the Broncos in their bowl game.

The Broncos finished the season 9–4 and 7–1 in conference to win their fourth straight WAC title (shared with Nevada) and played in the MPC Computers Bowl, where they lost to Boston College 21–27.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 3:30 PM at #13 Georgia* #19 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA ESPN L 13–48   92,746
September 10 4:30 PM at Oregon State* Reser StadiumCorvallis, OR FSN L 27–30   42,876
September 21 6:00 PM Bowling Green* Bronco StadiumBoise, ID ESPN2 W 48–20   30,561
October 1 10:00 PM at Hawaiʻi Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI KTVB W 44–41   31,695
October 8 6:05 PM Portland State*dagger Bronco Stadium • Boise, ID KTVB W 21–14   30,603
October 15 6:05 PM San Jose State Bronco Stadium • Boise, ID KTVB W 38–21   30,342
October 22 4:35 PM at Utah State Romney StadiumLogan, UT KTVB W 45–21   12,922
October 29 1:05 PM Nevada Bronco Stadium • Boise, ID SPW W 49–14   29,843
November 5 1:05 PM New Mexico State Bronco Stadium • Boise, ID KTVB W 56–6   28,545
November 10 6:00 PM at #20 Fresno State Bulldog StadiumFresno, CA (Milk Can) ESPN L 7–27   42,781
November 19 1:05 PM Idaho Bronco Stadium • Boise, ID (Gov. Trophy) KTVB W 70–35   30,394
November 26 12:00 PM at Louisiana Tech Joe Aillet StadiumRuston, LA SPW W 30–13   16,281
December 28 2:30 PM #19 Boston College Bronco Stadium • Boise, ID (MPC Computers Bowl) ESPN L 21–27   30,493
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Mountain Time.

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