2005 UMass Minutemen football team

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2005 UMass Minutemen football
UMass Athletics wordmark.svg
ConferenceAtlantic 10 Conference
DivisionNorth Division
2005 record7–4 (6–2 A-10)
Head coachDon Brown (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorKevin Morris
Defensive coordinatorKeith Dudzinski
Home stadiumWarren McGuirk Alumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
← 2004
2006 →
2005 Atlantic 10 Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North
#5 New Hampshire x$^   7 1         11 2  
#19 UMass   6 2         7 4  
Hofstra   6 3         8 4  
Maine   3 5         5 6  
Northeastern   3 6         3 9  
Rhode Island   2 6         4 7  
South
#8 Richmond x$^   7 1         9 4  
#25 James Madison   5 3         7 4  
Towson   4 5         7 4  
Delaware   3 5         6 5  
William & Mary   3 5         5 6  
Villanova   2 6         4 7  
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • ^ – Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2005 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 2005 NCAA Division I FCS football season as a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference. The team was coached by Don Brown and played its home games at Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium in Hadley, Massachusetts. The Minutemen finished second in the North division of the A-10 with a record of 7–4 (6–2 A-10).

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 7:00 p.m. at Richmond No. 15 UR StadiumRichmond, VA W 19–6   6,040
September 10 12:00 p.m. at Colgate* No. 15 Andy Kerr StadiumHamilton, NY CN8, TWCS L 14–17   3,417
September 17 6:00 p.m. Albany* No. 25 McGuirk StadiumHadley, MA W 40–0   10,177
September 24 6:00 p.m. No. 25 Rhode Island No. 24 McGuirk Stadium • Hadley, MA W 14–6   15,314
October 8 1:00 p.m. Northeastern No. 18 McGuirk Stadium • Hadley, MA W 27–0   4,257
October 15 12:00 p.m. No. 4 James Madisondagger No. 13 McGuirk Stadium • Hadley, MA CN8 W 10–7   4,476
October 22 2:00 p.m. at Maine No. 8 Alfond StadiumOrono, ME W 35–14   6,560
October 29 12:00 p.m. No. 4 New Hampshire No. 7 McGuirk Stadium • Hadley, MA (rivalry) CN8 L 28–34   12,359
November 5 1:00 p.m. at Delaware No. 8 Delaware StadiumNewark, DE CN8 W 35–7   22,078
November 12 1:00 p.m. at Army* No. 5 Michie StadiumWest Point, NY ESPNU L 27–34   34,055
November 19 1:00 p.m. at Hofstra No. 7 Shuart StadiumHempstead, NY RNN L 10–21   3,502
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from the FCS Sports Network Poll,[1] unless otherwise noted. All times are in Eastern Time.

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