2005 Missouri Tigers football team

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2005 Missouri Tigers football
Independence Bowl Champions
Conference Big 12 Conference North Division
2005 record 7–5 (4–4 Big 12)
Head coach Gary Pinkel
Offensive coordinator Dave Christensen
Offensive scheme Spread
Defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus
Base defense 4–3
Home stadium Faurot Field
(Capacity: 68,349)
Seasons
« 2004 2006 »
2005 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North
Colorado x   5 3         7 6  
#24 Nebraska   4 4         8 4  
Iowa State   4 4         7 5  
Missouri   4 4         7 5  
Kansas   3 5         7 5  
Kansas State   2 6         5 6  
South
#1 Texas x#   8 0         13 0  
#20 Texas Tech   6 2         9 3  
#22 Oklahoma   6 2         8 4  
Texas A&M   3 5         5 6  
Baylor   2 6         5 6  
Oklahoma State   1 7         4 7  
Championship: Texas 70, Colorado 3
# – BCS National Champion
† – BCS representative as conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2005 Missouri Tigers football team represented the University of Missouri during the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team finished with a 7–5 record, including 4–4 in Big 12 Conference play. The season culminated with a win over South Carolina in the Independence Bowl. The team led by head coach Gary Pinkel.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 11:00 AM vs. Arkansas State* Arrowhead StadiumKansas City, MO W 44–17   32,906
September 10 6:00 PM New Mexico* Faurot FieldColumbia, MO L 35–45   50,701
September 17 1:00 PM Troy* Faurot Field • Columbia, MO W 52–21   50,167
October 1 11:00 AM #2 Texas Faurot Field • Columbia, MO ABC L 20–51   57,231
October 8 1:00 PM at Oklahoma State Boone Pickens StadiumStillwater, OK W 38–31   42,511
October 15 1:00 PM Iowa Statedagger Faurot Field • Columbia, MO (Battle for the Telephone Trophy) W 27–24   55,016
October 22 11:30 AM Nebraska Faurot Field • Columbia, MO (Rivalry) FSN W 41–24   60,641
October 29 12:00 PM at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS (Border War) L 3–13   48,238
November 5 2:30 PM at #24 Colorado Folsom FieldBoulder, CO ABC L 12–41   49,196
November 12 1:00 PM Baylor Faurot Field • Columbia, MO W 31–16   46,425
November 19 1:10 PM at Kansas State KSU StadiumManhattan, KS L 28–36   46,039
December 30 2:30 PM vs. South Carolina* Independence StadiumShreveport, LA (Independence Bowl) ESPN W 38–31   41,332
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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