2005 Northwestern Wildcats football team

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2005 Northwestern Wildcats football
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Sun Bowl vs. UCLA, L 50–38
Conference Big Ten Conference
2005 record 7–5 (5–3 Big Ten)
Head coach Randy Walker
Home stadium Ryan Field (Capacity: 47,130)
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 Northwestern Wildcats football team represented Northwestern University during the 2004 NCAA Division I-A football season. They played their home games at Ryan Field and participated as members of the Big Ten Conference. They were coached by Randy Walker.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 11:00 AM Ohio* Ryan FieldEvanston, IL ESPNU W 38–14   20,115
September 10 3:00 PM Northern Illinois* Ryan Field • Evanston, IL ESPNC W 38–37   35,114
September 17 9:00 PM at Arizona State* Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ L 21–52   55,029
September 24 11:00 AM Penn State Ryan Field • Evanston, IL ESPN2 L 29–34   24,395
October 8 11:00 AM #14 Wisconsin Ryan Field • Evanston, IL ESPN W 51–48   33,859
October 15 11:00 AM at Purdue Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN ESPN2 W 34–29   62,866
October 22 11:00 AM at #22 Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI ESPN2 W 49–14   74,636
October 29 6:00 PM #25 Michigandagger #21 Ryan Field • Evanston, IL ESPN L 17–33   47,130
November 5 11:00 AM Iowa Ryan Field • Evanston, IL ESPN W 28–27   34,550
November 12 11:00 AM at #10 Ohio State #25 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ABC L 7–48   105,181
November 19 11:00 AM at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL ESPN+ W 38–21   31,465
December 30 1:00 PM vs. #17 UCLA* Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX (Sun Bowl) CBS L 38–50   50,426
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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