2005 Ohio State Buckeyes football team


2005 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

NCAATeamFootballSeason
Year=2005
Team=Ohio State Buckeyes


Conference=Big Ten Conference
ShortConference=Big Ten
CoachRank=4
APRank=4
Record=10-2
ConfRecord=7-1
HeadCoach=Jim Tressel
OffCoach=Jim Bollman
DefCoach=Jim Heacock
OScheme=Multiple
DScheme=4-3
StadiumArena=Ohio Stadium (c. 101,568, grass)
Champion=Big Ten Co-Champions
BowlTourney=2006 Fiesta Bowl
BowlTourneyResult=Won 34-20 Notre Dame
The 2005 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 2005-2006. The team's head football coach was Jim Tressel. The Buckeyes played their home games in Ohio Stadium. The team finished the season with a win-loss record of 10 and 2, and a Big Ten Conference record of 7-1. They tied for the Big Ten Champions with Penn State.

In 2005, A.J.Hawk was the sixth Ohio State player to receive the Lombardi Award. He was also voted OSU's season MVP for this year and was All-American. All year, Troy Smith and Justin Zwick competed for the spot of starting quarterback.

Early in the season, they played their first ever meeting against the Texas Longhorns of The University of Texas,cite web | url=http://ohiostatebuckeyes.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/recaps/091105aai.html | title=Postgame Notes From No. 4 Ohio State vs. No. 2 Texas | work=Ohio State Football | accessdate=2006-07-30] cite web | url=http://www.mackbrown-texasfootball.com/doc_lib/APswaggerintoohio.pdf | format = PDF | title=Swagger into Ohio | work=Associated Press | accessdate=2006-07-30] cite news | url=http://www.mackbrown-texasfootball.com/index.php?s=&url_channel_id=40&url_article_id=1485&url_subchannel_id=&change_well_id=2 | title=No. 2 Texas 25, No. 4 Ohio State 22 | author=Russo, Ralph | publisher=Associated Press | accessdate=2006-12-14] which they lost, 25-22.

To conclude the season, they made an appearance in the 2006 Fiesta Bowl and defeated the Notre Dame Fighting Irish by 34-20. [ [http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/recap?gameId=260020194 ESPN article on 2006 Fiesta Bowl] ] [ [http://www.fiestabowl.org/pdf5/45266.pdf?ATCLID=523263&SPSID=46030&SPID=4135&DB_OEM_ID=10200 Official Stats - 2006 Fiesta Bowl] ] They finished the season ranked No. 4 in the nation.

chedule

CFB Schedule Entry
date = 09/03/2005
time = 3:30 p.m.
w/l = w
nonconf = yes
homecoming =
away =
neutral =
rank = 9
opponent = Miami University
opprank =
site_stadium = Ohio Stadium
site_cityst = Columbus, OH
gamename =
tv = ABC
score = 34-14
overtime =
CFB Schedule Entry
date = 09/10/2005
time = 8:00 p.m.
w/l = l
nonconf = yes
homecoming =
away =
neutral =
rank = 7
opponent = Texas
opprank = 2
site_stadium = Ohio Stadium
site_cityst = Columbus, Ohio|Columbus, OH
gamename =
tv = ABC
score = 22-25
overtime =
CFB Schedule Entry
date = 09/17/2005
time = 12:00 p.m.
w/l = w
nonconf = yes
homecoming =
away =
neutral =
rank = 9
opponent = San Diego State
opprank =
site_stadium = Ohio Stadium
site_cityst = Columbus, OH
gamename =
tv = ABC
score = 27-6
overtime =
CFB Schedule Entry
date = 9/24/2005
time = 8:00 p.m.
w/l = w
nonconf =
homecoming =
away =
neutral =
rank = 9
opponent = Iowa
opprank = 21
site_stadium = Ohio Stadium
site_cityst = Columbus, Ohio|Columbus, OH
gamename =
tv = ABC
score = 31-6
overtime =
CFB Schedule Entry
date = 10/08/2005
time = 8:00 p.m.
w/l = l
nonconf =
homecoming =
away = yes
neutral =
rank = 6
opponent = Penn State
opprank = 18
site_stadium = Beaver Stadium
site_cityst = University Park, PA
gamename =
tv = ESPN
score = 10-17
overtime =
CFB Schedule Entry
date = 10/15/2005
time = 3:30 p.m.
w/l = w
nonconf =
homecoming = yes
away =
neutral =
rank = 15
opponent = Michigan State
opprank = 17
site_stadium = Ohio Stadium
site_cityst = Columbus, Ohio|Columbus, OH
gamename =
tv = ABC
score = 35-24
overtime =
CFB Schedule Entry
date = 10/22/2005
time = 12:00 p.m.
w/l = w
nonconf =
homecoming =
away = yes
neutral =
rank = 13
opponent = Indiana
opprank =
site_stadium = Memorial Stadium
site_cityst = Bloomington, IN
gamename =
tv = ESPN Plus
score = 41-10
overtime =
CFB Schedule Entry
date = 10/29/2005
time = 3:30 p.m.
w/l = w
nonconf =
homecoming =
away = yes
neutral =
rank = 13
opponent = Minnesota
opprank = 22
site_stadium = HHH Metrodome
site_cityst = Minneapolis, MN
gamename =
tv = ABC
score = 45-31
overtime =
CFB Schedule Entry
date = 11/05/2005
time = 3:30 p.m.
w/l = w
nonconf =
homecoming =
away =
neutral =
rank = 12
opponent = Illinois
opprank =
site_stadium = Ohio Stadium
site_cityst = Columbus, Ohio|Columbus, OH
gamename =
tv = ESPN2
score = 40-2
overtime =
CFB Schedule Entry
date = 11/12/2005
time = 3:30 p.m.
w/l = w
nonconf =
homecoming =
away =
neutral =
rank = 10
opponent = Northwestern
opprank =
site_stadium = Ohio Stadium
site_cityst = Columbus, Ohio|Columbus, OH
gamename =
tv = ABC
score = 48-7
overtime =
CFB Schedule Entry
date = 11/19/2005
time = 3:30 p.m.
w/l = w
nonconf =
homecoming =
away = yes
neutral =
rank = 9
opponent = Michigan
opprank = 17
site_stadium = Michigan Stadium
site_cityst = Ann Arbor, MI
gamename =
tv = ABC
score = 25-21
overtime =
CFB Schedule Entry
date = 01/02/2006
time = 8:00 p.m.
w/l = w
nonconf = yes
homecoming =
away =
neutral = yes
rank = 4
opponent = Notre Dame
opprank = 6
site_stadium = Sun Devil Stadium
site_cityst = Tempe, AZ
gamename = 2006 Fiesta Bowl
tv = ABC
score = 34-20
overtime =

ee also

2005 Texas Longhorn football team

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