2005 Lafayette Leopards football team

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2005 Lafayette Leopards football
Patriot League Co-champions
Conference Patriot League
Ranking
Sports Network #21[1]
FCS Coaches #20[2]
2005 record 8-4 (5–1 Patriot)
Head coach Frank Tavani (6th year)
Offensive coordinator Mike Faragalli
Offensive scheme Multiple
Defensive coordinator John Loose
Base defense 4–3
Home stadium Fisher Field at Fisher Stadium
(Capacity: 13,750)
Seasons
« 2004 2006 »

The 2005 Lafayette Leopards football team represented Lafayette College in the 2005 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The team was led by Frank Tavani, in his 6th season as head coach. The Leopards played their home games at Fisher Field in Easton, PA.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 6:00 p.m. at Marist* Leonidoff FieldPoughkeepsie, NY Lafayette Sports Network W 40-21   2,891[3]
September 10 1:00 p.m. Richmond* Fisher FieldEaston, Pennsylvania LSN W 7-0   5,274[4]
September 17 1:00 p.m. Princeton* Fisher Field • Easton, PA LSN L 23-21   4,915[5]
September 24 1:00 p.m. Fordham Fisher Field • Easton, PA LSN W 27–10   6,257[6]
October 1 1:00 p.m. at Georgetown Multi-Sport FieldWashington, D.C. LSN W 12-7   1,776[7]
October 8 1:00 p.m. Columbia* Fisher Field • Easton, PA LSN W 14-7   1,500[8]
October 15 1:00 p.m. Harvard*dagger Fisher Field • Easton, PA LSN L 24-17   8,983[9]
October 29 1:00 p.m. Bucknell Fisher Field • Easton, PA (81st Meeting) LSN W 33-20   4,331[10]
November 5 12:30 p.m. Colgate Fisher Field • Easton, PA LSN L 18-15   7,683[11]
November 12 12:30 p.m. at Holy Cross Fitton FieldWorcester, MA LSN W 41-21   6,171[12]
November 19 12:30 p.m. at #12 Lehigh Goodman StadiumBethlehem, PA (141st Meeting) LSN W 23-19   16,017[13]
November 26 2:00 p.m. at #5 Appalachian State* #25 Kidd Brewer StadiumBoone, NC (NCAA Division I Playoffs First Round) LSN L 34-23   6,327[14]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from FCS Coaches Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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