2005 Northern Iowa Panthers football team

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2005 Northern Iowa Panthers football
Gateway Football Conference Co-Champions
Conference Gateway Football Conference
Ranking
Sports Network #2[1]
2005 record 11–4 (5–2 Gateway)
Head coach Mark Farley (5th year)
Home stadium UNI-Dome (c. 16,324, astro-turf)
Seasons
« 2004 2006 »

The 2005 Northern Iowa Panthers football team represented the University of Northern Iowa in the college football season of 2005 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The previous year's team finished first (of nine) in the Gateway Football Conference.[2] The team was coached by fifth year head coach Mark Farley and played their home games in the UNI-Dome.

Season[edit]

Roster[edit]

Eric Sanders QB Dexter Hill QB Nick Nelson QB David Horne RB Terrance Freeney RB Corey Lewis RB Jason Breeland RB Dexter Hill RB David Shields James Lindgren Johnny Gray WR/KR Jamie Goodwin WR Cyrus Garrett WR Matt Garvin WR Justin Surrency WR/KR Patrick Hunter WR Brian Cutright WR Curt Bradley Ross Hannam Dre Dokes Tanner Varner Ryan Manahl Tyler Reagan B.J. Stotser Darin Heideman Brett Koebcke Chris Parsons John Hermann Curtis Cooper Charles Johnson Dave Schratz Jordan Lacy WR/DB Matt Tharp Michael Matthes Kevin Stensrud Clifford Waters Mark Huygens Andrew Key Brannon Carter WR Christian Perera Everette Pedescleaux DL Andrew Williams WR/DB Sean McMoore DE Terrell McMoore DE Adam Kos LB/DE Nick Pauly LB/DE Araf Evans-Sykes OL/DL Brian Wingert DB Justin Kirk DB Matt Mackey DB Matt Adams DB Nick Alvarez DB Jake Holmes S

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position Year at
Northern Iowa
Alma Mater (Year)
Mark Farley Head Coach 5th Northern Iowa (1987)

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 7:05 pm Drake* #12 UNI-DomeCedar Falls, IA KFXA/KDSM W 52–17   10,385
September 10 7:05 pm Minnesota Duluth* #12 UNI-Dome • Cedar Falls, IA W 49–14   8,893
September 17 2:30 pm at #22 (FBSIowa* #9 Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA ESPN+ L 21–45   70,585
October 1 1:05 pm at Western Illinois #8 Hanson FieldMacomb, IL W 41–24   14,603
October 8 2:00 pm at Missouri State #7 Plaster Sports ComplexSpringfield, MO L 21–24   10,778
October 15 4:05 pm Indiana Statedagger #14 UNI-Dome • Cedar Falls, IA W 31–10   12,449
October 22 1:30 pm at Illinois State #13 Hancock StadiumNormal, IL L 3–38   12,626
October 29 3:05 pm #11 Youngstown State #21 UNI-Dome • Cedar Falls, IA KFXA/KDSM/FCS W 21–7   11,242
November 5 4:05 pm at #6 Western Kentucky #17 L. T. Smith StadiumBowling Green, KY FSNM W 23–20 2OT  12,364
November 12 5:05 pm #4 Southern Illinois #14 UNI-Dome • Cedar Falls, IA W 25–24   15,536
November 19 5:05 pm Northern Arizona* #10 UNI-Dome • Cedar Falls, IA W 41–17   8,142
November 26 7:05 pm #15 Eastern Washington* #7 UNI-Dome • Cedar Falls, IA W 41–38   7,746
December 3 10:00 am at #1 New Hampshire* #7 Cowell StadiumDurham, NH ESPNGP W 24–21   8,448
December 9 7:05 pm at #4 Texas State* #7 Bobcat StadiumSan Marcos, TX ESPN2 W 40–37 OT  15,712
December 16 7:00 pm vs. #5 Appalachian State* #7 Finley StadiumChattanooga, TN ESPN2 L 16–21   20,236
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network at time of game. All times are in Central Time.

Rankings[edit]

Ranking Movement
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking. ██ Not ranked the previous week.
Poll Pre Wk 1 Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Final
The Sports Network 12[3] 12 9 10 8 7 14 13 21 17 14 10 7 2[1]

References=[edit]

  1. ^ a b Sports Network's Final 2005 FCS College Football Poll
  2. ^ "YEAR-BY-YEAR STANDINGS". Missouri Valley Football Conference. October 20, 2008. Retrieved October 20, 2008. 
  3. ^ "UNI Ranked No. 12 in Sports Network Poll". University of Northern Iowa Department of Athletics. August 8, 2005. Retrieved November 27, 2010.