2005 Wisconsin Badgers football team

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2005 Wisconsin Badgers football
University of Wisconsin Waving W.svg
Capital One Bowl Champions
Capital One Bowl, W 24–10 vs. Auburn
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches #15
AP #15
2005 record 10–3 (5–3 Big Ten)
Head coach Barry Alvarez (16th year)
Offensive coordinator Paul Chryst[1]
Brian White
Defensive coordinator Bret Bielema
Home stadium Camp Randall Stadium
(Capacity: 80,321)
Seasons
« 2004 2006 »
2005 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#3/3 Penn State §   0* 0*         0* 0*  
#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 conference 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 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin–Madison during the 2005 NCAA Division I FBS football season. Led by Barry Alvarez, the Badgers completed the season with a 10–3 record, including a 5–3 mark in the Big Ten Conference, good for a third-place tie with Michigan, Northwestern and Iowa.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 11:00 AM Bowling Green* Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI ESPN W 56–42   82,138[2]
September 10 11:00 AM Temple* Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI ESPNU W 65–0   81,806[2]
September 17 6:00 PM at North Carolina* Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC ESPN2 W 14–5   60,000[2]
September 24 5:00 PM #14 Michigan Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI ESPN2 W 23–20   83,022[2]
October 1 11:00 AM Indiana #17 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI ESPN2 W 41–24   82,330[2]
October 8 11:00 AM at Northwestern #14 Ryan FieldEvanston, IL ESPN L 48–51   33,859[2]
October 15 11:00 AM at #22 Minnesota #23 Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN (Paul Bunyan's Axe) ESPN W 38–34   65,089[2]
October 22 2:30 PM Purdue #19 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI ABC W 31–20   82,828[2]
October 29 11:00 AM at Illinois #15 Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL ESPN W 41–24   52,158[2]
November 5 2:30 PM at #10 Penn State #14 Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA ABC L 14–35   109,865[2]
November 12 2:30 PM Iowa #19 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI (Heartland Trophy) ESPN L 10–20   83,184[2]
November 25 2:30 PM at Hawaii* #24 Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI W 41–24   34,031[2]
January 2 12:00 PM vs. #7 Auburn* #21 Citrus BowlOrlando, FL (Capital One Bowl) ABC W 24–10   57,221[2]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

Regular starters[edit]

Team players selected in the 2006 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Overall Selection NFL Team
Brian Calhoun Running Back 3 74 Detroit Lions
Brandon Williams Wide Receiver 3 84 San Francisco 49ers
Owen Daniels Tight End 4 98 Houston Texans
Jason Pociask Tight End 5 150 New York Jets
Jonathan Orr Wide Receiver 6 172 Tennessee Titans

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