2005 Lafayette Leopards football team

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2005 Lafayette Leopards football
Lafayette Leopards wordmark.png
Patriot League co-champion
Conference Patriot League
Ranking
Sports Network No. 21[1]
FCS Coaches No. 20[2]
2005 record 8–4 (5–1 Patriot)
Head coach Frank Tavani (6th year)
Offensive coordinator Mike Faragalli
Offensive scheme Multiple
Defensive coordinator John Loose
Base defense 4–3
Home stadium Fisher Field at Fisher Stadium
(Capacity: 13,750)
Seasons
« 2004 2006 »

The 2005 Lafayette Leopards football team represented Lafayette College in the 2005 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The team was led by Frank Tavani, in his sxith season as head coach. The Leopards played their home games at Fisher Field in Easton, PA.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 6:00 p.m. at Marist* Leonidoff FieldPoughkeepsie, NY Lafayette Sports Network W 40–21   2,891[3]
September 10 1:00 p.m. Richmond* Fisher FieldEaston, Pennsylvania LSN W 7–0   5,274[4]
September 17 1:00 p.m. Princeton* Fisher Field • Easton, PA LSN L 21–23   4,915[5]
September 24 1:00 p.m. Fordham Fisher Field • Easton, PA LSN W 27–10   6,257[6]
October 1 1:00 p.m. at Georgetown Multi-Sport FieldWashington, D.C. LSN W 12–7   1,776[7]
October 8 1:00 p.m. Columbia* Fisher Field • Easton, PA LSN W 14–7   1,500[8]
October 15 1:00 p.m. Harvard*dagger Fisher Field • Easton, PA LSN L 17–24   8,983[9]
October 29 1:00 p.m. Bucknell Fisher Field • Easton, PA (81st Meeting) LSN W 33–20   4,331[10]
November 5 12:30 p.m. Colgate Fisher Field • Easton, PA LSN L 15–18   7,683[11]
November 12 12:30 p.m. at Holy Cross Fitton FieldWorcester, MA LSN W 41–21   6,171[12]
November 19 12:30 p.m. at No. 12 Lehigh Goodman StadiumBethlehem, PA (141st Meeting) LSN W 23–19   16,017[13]
November 26 2:00 p.m. at No. 5 Appalachian State* No. 25 Kidd Brewer StadiumBoone, NC (FCS Playoffs First Round) LSN L 23–34   6,327[14]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from FCS Coaches Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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