2005 Houston Bowl

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2005 EV1.net Houston Bowl
Bowl Game
1 2 3 4 Total
TCU 14 10 0 3 27
Iowa State 0 17 7 0 24
Date December 31, 2005
Season 2005
Stadium Reliant Stadium
Location Houston, Texas
Payout US$1,200,000 per team[1]
United States TV coverage
Network ESPN
Houston Bowl
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The 2005 EV1.net Houston Bowl was the sixth and final edition of the college football bowl games and was played at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. The game pitted the Iowa State Cyclones from the Big 12 Conference and the TCU Horned Frogs from the Mountain West Conference (MWC). The game was the final competition of the 2005 football season for each team and resulted in a 27–24 TCU victory.[2]

Game summary[edit]

Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring information Score
Plays Yards TOP TCU Iowa State
1 10:19 12 plays, 80 yards TCU Robert Merrill 20-yard touchdown run, Chris Manfredini kick good 7 0
1 8:24 3 plays, 21 yards TCU Aaron Brown 7-yard touchdown run, Chris Manfredini kick good 14 0
2 14:14 2 plays, 49 yards Iowa State Todd Blythe 48-yard touchdown reception from Bret Meyer, Bret Culbertson kick good 14 7
2 12:50 Iowa State Team safety 14 9
2 10:30 5 plays, 63 yards Iowa State Jon Davis 6-yard touchdown reception from Bret Meyer, 2-point pass good 14 17
2 4:05 1 plays, 84 yards TCU Michael Depriest 84-yard touchdown reception from Jeff Ballard, Chris Manfredini kick good 21 17
2 0:15 9 plays, 24 yards TCU 29-yard field goal by Chris Manfredini 24 17
3 1:53 6 plays, 53 yards Iowa State Todd Blythe 22-yard touchdown reception from Bret Meyer, Bret Culbertson kick good 24 24
4 5:25 9 plays, 49 yards TCU 44-yard field goal by Peter Lococo 27 24
"TOP" = time of possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 27 24


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