2005 NCAA Division II football season
|2005 NCAA Division II football season|
|Regular season||August 27 – November 5, 2005|
|Playoffs||November 12 – December 10, 2005|
|National Championship||Braly Municipal Stadium
|Champion||Grand Valley State|
|Harlon Hill Trophy||Jimmy Terwilliger, East Stroudsburg|
The 2005 NCAA Division II football season, part of college football in the United States organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association at the Division II level, began on August 27, 2005, and concluded with the NCAA Division II Football Championship on December 10, 2005 at Braly Municipal Stadium in Florence, Alabama, hosted by the University of North Alabama. The Grand Valley State Lakers defeated the Northwest Missouri State Bearcats, 21–17, to win their third Division II national title.
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association – North Carolina Central
|2005 NCAA Division II National Football Championship playoffs|
The 2005 NCAA Division II Football Championship playoffs were the 32nd single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division II college football. The championship game was held at Braly Municipal Stadium in Florence, Alabama for the 18th time.
- Grand Valley State
- North Carolina Central
- West Texas A&M
|'National Championship Game'
Braly Municipal Stadium,
|4||Albany State (GA)||20||5||Central Arkansas||52|
|6||North Alabama||40||2||N.C. Central*||21|
|3||Valdosta State||13||6||North Alabama||24|
|Super Region 2|
|6||NW Missouri State||25|
|5||Pittsburg State||49||1||West Texas A&M*||3|
|6||NW Missouri State||21|
|6||NW Missouri State||45||2||Washburn*||32|
|3||Angelo State||14||6||NW Missouri State||42|
|6||NW Missouri State||17|
|1||Grand Valley State||21|
|5||West Chester||20||4||C.W. Post||28|
|6||So. Conn. State||33||3||East Stroudsburg||52|
|Super Region 4|
|1||Grand Valley State||55|
|4||North Dakota||23||1||Grand Valley State*||17|
|1||Grand Valley State||24|
|6||Northwood (MI)||16||3||Saginaw Valley||24|
* Home team † Overtime
- "2000-2004 Grand Valley State Schedules". College Football Warehouse. cfbdatawarehouse.com. Retrieved January 23, 2014.
- "2005 NCAA Division II National Football Championship Bracket" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 14. Retrieved January 23, 2014.