2005 Connecticut Huskies football team

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2005 Connecticut Huskies football
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Conference Big East Conference
2005 record 5–6 (2–5 Big East)
Head coach Randy Edsall (7th season)
Defensive coordinator Todd Orlando (1st as DC; 7th overall season)
Home stadium Rentschler Field (40,000)
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 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season as a member of the Big East Conference. The team was coached by Randy Edsall and played its home games at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1, 2005 7:30 PM Buffalo* Rentschler FieldEast Hartford, CT W 38–0   40,000
September 10, 2005 1:00 PM Liberty* Rentschler Field • East Hartford, CT W 59–0   40,000
September 17, 2005 6:45 PM at No. 16 Georgia Tech* Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA ESPNU L 13–28   48,770
October 1, 2005 12:00 PM at Army* Michie StadiumWest Point, NY ESPNU W 47–13   38,482
October 7, 2005 8:00 PM Syracuse Rentschler Field • East Hartford, CT ESPN2 W 26–7   40,000
October 15, 2005 4:00 PM at Cincinnati Nippert StadiumCincinnati, OH L 17–28   21,039
October 22, 2005 3:00 PM Rutgersdagger Rentschler Field • East Hartford, CT L 24–26   40,000
November 2, 2005 7:30 PM at No. 16 West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV ESPN2 L 13–45   52,808
November 12, 2005 12:00 PM at Pittsburgh Heinz FieldPittsburgh, PA ESPN+ L 0–24   35,145
November 26, 2005 3:30 PM South Florida Rentschler Field • East Hartford, CT ABC W 15–10   40,000
December 3, 2005 7:45 PM No. 16 Louisville Rentschler Field • East Hartford, CT ESPN L 20–30   40,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from the AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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