2005 Cincinnati Bearcats football team

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2005 Cincinnati Bearcats football
Cincinnati University Bearcats textlogo.svg
ConferenceBig East Conference
2005 record4–7 (2–5 Big East)
Head coachMark Dantonio (2nd season)
Home stadiumNippert Stadium
(Capacity: 35,097)
Seasons
← 2004
2006 →
2005 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 5 West Virginia $   7 0         11 1  
No. 19 Louisville   5 2         9 3  
Rutgers   4 3         7 5  
South Florida   4 3         6 6  
Pittsburgh   4 3         5 6  
Connecticut   2 5         5 6  
Cincinnati   2 5         4 7  
Syracuse   0 7         1 10  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2005 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented the University of Cincinnati in the 2005 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team, coached by Mark Dantonio, played its home games in Nippert Stadium, as it has since 1924.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 17:00 PMEastern Michigan*W 28–2621,458
September 1012:00 PMat Penn State*ESPN+L 24–4298,727
September 177:00 PMWestern Carolina*
W 7–322,637
September 287:00 PMat Miami (OH)*ESPN2L 16–4419,163
October 82:00 PMat PittsburghL 20–3830,343
October 154:00 PMConnecticut
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, Ohio
W 28–1721,039
October 2212:00 PMLouisville
ESPNUL 22–4621,086
October 2912:00 PMat SyracuseESPN+W 22–1642,457
November 97:30 PMNo. 16 West Virginia
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, Ohio
ESPN2L 0–3825,893
November 1912:00 PMat South FloridaESPN+L 16–3127,204
November 261:00 PMat RutgersL 9–4434,611
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

[1]

Awards and milestones[edit]

Big East Conference honors[edit]

Offensive player of the week[edit]

  • Week 1: Dustin Grutza[2]

Defensive player of the week[edit]

  • Week 8: Kevin McCullough[2]

Special teams player of the week[edit]

  • Week 8: Chet Ervin[2]

Big East Conference All-Conference Second Team[edit]

  • Corey Smith, LB
  • Mike Mickens, DB

[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.gobearcats.com/sports/m-footbl/archive/cinn-m-footbl-sched-2005.html
  2. ^ a b c d "2011 Cincinnati Media Guide" (PDF). University of Cincinnati Athletics. Retrieved December 22, 2018.