2005 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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2005 Purdue Boilermakers football
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Conference Big Ten Conference
2005 record 5–6 (3–5 Big Ten)
Head coach Joe Tiller
Offensive coordinator Jim Chaney
Defensive coordinator Brock Spack
MVP Rob Ninkovich
Captain Charles Davis
Matt Turner
Brandon Villarreal
Jerod Void
Home stadium Ross–Ade Stadium
(Capacity: 62,500)
Seasons
« 2004 2006 »
2005 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#3 Penn State §   7 1         11 1  
#4 Ohio State §   7 1         10 2  
#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 conference champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2005 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University during the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Joe Tiller and played its home games at Ross-Ade Stadium. Purdue played eleven games in the 2005 season, finishing with a 5–6 record and missing a post-season bowl game for the first time since 1996. Purdue was predicted by many as a dark horse for the Big Ten title, but after a strong 2–0 start, lost six straight before rebounding to finish a more respectable 5–6.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 10 1:00 PM Akron* #13 Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN ESPN360 W 49–24   64,757[1]
September 17 10:00 PM at Arizona* #12 Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ W 31–24   56,400[1]
September 24 12:00 PM at Minnesota #11 Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN ESPN L 35–42 2OT  48,116[1]
October 1 7:45 PM #13 Notre Dame* #22 Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN ESPN L 28–49   65,491[1]
October 8 4:30 PM Iowa Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN ESPN L 17–34   64,785[1]
October 15 1:00 PM Northwestern Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN ESPN2 L 29–34   62,866[1]
October 22 3:30 PM at #19 Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI ABC L 20–31   82,828[1]
October 29 3:30 PM at #11 Penn State Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA ABC L 15–33   109,467[1]
November 5 12:00 PM Michigan State Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN ESPNU W 28–21   62,467[1]
November 12 12:00 PM Illinois Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN (Purdue Cannon) ESPN+ W 37–3   57,611[1]
November 19 1:00 PM at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN (Old Oaken Bucket) ESPN360 W 41–14   50,023[1]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

Roster[edit]

Game notes[edit]

Akron[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Akron 0 14 3 7 24
• Purdue 14 14 0 21 49


Arizona[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Purdue 14 7 10 0 31
Arizona 7 10 0 7 24


Minnesota[edit]

1 2 3 4 OT 2OT Total
Purdue 0 7 21 0 7 0 35
• Minnesota 3 7 10 8 7 7 42


Notre Dame[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Notre Dame 7 21 7 14 49
Purdue 0 0 14 14 28


Iowa[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Iowa 14 3 6 11 34
Purdue 7 7 3 0 17


Northwestern[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Northwestern 14 14 0 6 34
Purdue 3 6 14 6 29


Wisconsin[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Purdue 0 10 3 7 20
• Wisconsin 10 0 14 7 31


Penn State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Purdue 7 0 0 8 15
• Penn St 3 13 7 10 33


Michigan State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Michigan St 14 7 0 0 21
• Purdue 7 7 7 7 28


Illinois[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Illinois 0 0 0 3 3
• Purdue 0 10 7 20 37


Indiana[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Purdue 0 27 7 7 41
Indiana 7 0 0 7 14


2006 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Bernard Pollard Safety 2 54 Kansas City Chiefs
Ray Edwards Offensive Lineman 4 127 Minnesota Vikings
Rob Nickovich Defensive End 5 135 New Orleans Saints
Charles Davis Tight End 5 167 Pittsburgh Steelers

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Cumulative Season Statistics". Purdue University.