2005 Toledo Rockets football team

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2005 Toledo Rockets football
Toledo Rockets wordmark.svg
MAC West co-champion
GMAC Bowl champion
GMAC Bowl, W 45–13 vs. UTEP
Conference Mid-American Conference
Division West Division
2005 record 9–3 (6–2 MAC)
Head coach Tom Amstutz (5th season)
Offensive coordinator John Shannon (1st season)
Defensive coordinator Tim Rose (1st season)
Home stadium Glass Bowl
(Capacity: 26,248)
Seasons
← 2004
2006 →
2005 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Akron xy$   5 3         7 6  
Miami x   5 3         7 4  
Bowling Green x   5 3         6 5  
Ohio   3 5         4 7  
Buffalo   1 7         1 10  
Kent State   0 8         1 10  
West Division
Northern Illinois xy   6 2         7 5  
Toledo x   6 2         9 3  
Western Michigan   5 3         7 4  
Central Michigan   5 3         6 5  
Ball State   4 4         4 7  
Eastern Michigan   3 5         4 7  
Championship: Akron 31, NIU 30
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2005 Toledo Rockets football team represented the University of Toledo during the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season. They competed as a member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) in the West Division. The Rockets were led by head coach Tom Amstutz and senior quarterback Bruce Gradkowski.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 7:00 PM Western Illinois* Glass BowlToledo, Ohio W 62–14   20,092
September 10 7:00 PM Western Michigan Glass Bowl • Toledo, Ohio W 56–23   18,912
September 17 1:00 PM at Temple* Lincoln Financial FieldPhiladelphia BCSN W 42–17   9,055
September 27 9:00 PM at Fresno State* Bulldog StadiumFresno, California ESPN2 L 14–44   34,637
October 8 7:00 PM Eastern Michigandagger Glass Bowl • Toledo, Ohio W 30–3   25,266
October 15 3:00 PM at Ball State Ball State StadiumMuncie, Indiana W 34–14   16,533
October 22 7:00 PM Buffalo Glass Bowl • Toledo, Ohio W 38–15   23,904
October 29 1:00 PM at Central Michigan Kelly/Shorts StadiumMount Pleasant, Michigan ESPN+ L 17–21   12,801
November 4 8:00 PM at Ohio Peden StadiumAthens, Ohio ESPN2 W 30–21   21,034
November 16 7:30 PM Northern Illinois Glass Bowl • Toledo, Ohio ESPN2 L 17–35   20,912
November 22 7:00 PM at Bowling Green Doyt Perry StadiumBowling Green, Ohio (Battle of I-75) ESPN2 W 44–41   17,438
December 21 8:00 PM vs. UTEP* Ladd–Peebles StadiumMobile, Alabama (GMAC Bowl) ESPN W 45–13   35,422
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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