2005 Motor City Bowl

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2005 Motor City Bowl
Bowl Game
1 2 3 4 Total
Akron 3 0 7 21 31
Memphis 0 13 7 18 38
Date December 26, 2005
Season 2005
Stadium Ford Field
Location Detroit, Michigan
Attendance 50,616
Motor City Bowl
 < 2004  2006

The 2005 Motor City Bowl, part of the 2005–06 NCAA football bowl games season, occurred on December 27, 2005 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. The University of Memphis Tigers football team beat the University of Akron Zips football team 38-31.

This game may be most noteworthy for being the first major bowl game for the University of Akron and for being the final college game for All-American and All-Pro running back DeAngelo Williams.

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