2005 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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2005 Purdue Boilermakers football
Purdue Boilermakers logo.svg
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
2005 record5–6 (3–5 Big Ten)
Head coachJoe Tiller (9th season)
Offensive coordinatorJim Chaney (9th season)
Offensive schemeSpread offense
Defensive coordinatorBrock Spack (9th season)
Base defense4–3
MVPRob Ninkovich
CaptainCharles Davis
CaptainMatt Turner
CaptainBrandon Villarreal
CaptainJerod Void
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
(Capacity: 62,500)
Seasons
← 2004
2006 →
2005 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 3 Penn State $+   7 1         11 1  
No. 4 Ohio State %+   7 1         10 2  
No. 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
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2005 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University during the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Joe Tiller and played its home games at Ross–Ade Stadium. Purdue played eleven games in the 2005 season, finishing with a 5–6 record and missing a post-season bowl game for the first time since 1996. Purdue was predicted by many as a dark horse for the Big Ten title, but after a strong 2–0 start, lost six straight before rebounding to finish a more respectable 5–6.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 10 1:00 PM Akron* No. 13 Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN ESPN360 W 49–24   64,757[1]
September 17 10:00 PM at Arizona* No. 12 Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ W 31–24   56,400[1]
September 24 12:00 PM at Minnesota No. 11 Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN ESPN L 35–42 2OT  48,116[1]
October 1 7:45 PM No. 13 Notre Dame* No. 22 Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN ESPN L 28–49   65,491[1]
October 8 4:30 PM Iowa Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN ESPN L 17–34   64,785[1]
October 15 1:00 PM Northwestern Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN ESPN2 L 29–34   62,866[1]
October 22 3:30 PM at No. 19 Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI ABC L 20–31   82,828[1]
October 29 3:30 PM at No. 11 Penn State Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA ABC L 15–33   109,467[1]
November 5 12:00 PM Michigan State Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN ESPNU W 28–21   62,467[1]
November 12 12:00 PM Illinois Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN (Purdue Cannon) ESPN+ W 37–3   57,611[1]
November 19 1:00 PM at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN (Old Oaken Bucket) ESPN360 W 41–14   50,023[1]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

Roster[edit]

Game summaries[edit]

Akron[edit]

1 234Total
Akron 0 1437 24
• Purdue 14 14021 49

Arizona[edit]

1 234Total
• Purdue 14 7100 31
Arizona 7 1007 24

Minnesota[edit]

1 234OT2OTTotal
Purdue 0 721070 35
• Minnesota 3 710877 42

Notre Dame[edit]

1 234Total
• Notre Dame 7 21714 49
Purdue 0 01414 28

Iowa[edit]

1 234Total
• Iowa 14 3611 34
Purdue 7 730 17

Northwestern[edit]

1 234Total
• Northwestern 14 1406 34
Purdue 3 6146 29

Wisconsin[edit]

1 234Total
Purdue 0 1037 20
• Wisconsin 10 0147 31

Penn State[edit]

1 234Total
Purdue 7 008 15
• Penn St 3 13710 33

Michigan State[edit]

1 234Total
Michigan St 14 700 21
• Purdue 7 777 28

Illinois[edit]

1 234Total
Illinois 0 003 3
• Purdue 0 10720 37

Indiana[edit]

1 234Total
• Purdue 0 2777 41
Indiana 7 007 14

2006 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Bernard Pollard Safety 2 54 Kansas City Chiefs
Ray Edwards Defensive Lineman 4 127 Minnesota Vikings
Rob Ninkovich Defensive End 5 135 New Orleans Saints
Charles Davis Tight End 5 167 Pittsburgh Steelers

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Cumulative Season Statistics". Purdue University.