2005 Illinois Fighting Illini football team

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2005 Illinois Fighting Illini football
Fighting Illini logo.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
2005 record 2–9 (0–8 Big Ten)
Head coach Ron Zook
Offensive coordinator Mike Locksley
Offensive scheme Spread option
Defensive coordinator Mike Mallory
Captain James Cooper
Captain E.B. Halsey
Captain Ryan Matha
Captain Pierre Thomas
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 69,249)
Seasons
« 2004 2006 »
2005 Big Ten football standings
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
  • *All wins for Penn State (11-1, 7-1) vacated due to scandal.
    Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 2005 Illinois Fighting Illini football team represented the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign during the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season. They participated as members of the Big Ten Conference. Their home games were played at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois. The team's head coach was Ron Zook, who was in his first season with the Illini. Illinois had a record of 2–9.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 11:00 AM Rutgers* Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL ESPN2 W 33–30 OT  50,112
September 10 1:00 PM San Jose State* Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL W 40–19   49,276
September 17 4:00 PM at #15 California* California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA L 20–35   57,657
September 24 11:00 AM #17 Michigan State Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL ESPN+ L 14–61   51,469
October 1 11:00 AM at Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA ESPN+ L 7–35   70,585
October 8 11:00 AM at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN ESPN+ L 13–36   35,829
October 22 6:00 PM #12 Penn Statedagger Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL ESPN2 L 10–63   52,633
October 29 11:00 AM #15 Wisconsin Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL ESPN L 24–41   52,158
November 5 2:30 PM at #12 Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ESPN L 2–40   104,799
November 11 11:00 AM at Purdue Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN ESPN360 L 3–37   57,611
November 18 11:00 AM Northwestern Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL ESPN+ L 21–38   31,465
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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