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2005 Conference USA Year Summary

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Record: 67-73, .479 W-L% (9th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -5.14 (9th of 12) ▪ SOS: -4.13 (9th of 12)

Division Champions: Central Florida (East) and Tulsa (West)
Conference Champion: Tulsa (Won Championship Game 44-27)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
East W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Central Florida 8 5 .615 7 1 .875 28.7 28.7 -3.60 -4.22
Memphis 7 5 .583 5 3 .625 27.2 23.0 -1.76 -4.34
Southern Mississippi 7 5 .583 5 3 .625 29.6 22.7 1.26 -4.49
East Carolina 5 6 .455 4 4 .500 24.3 28.8 -6.49 -2.86
Alabama-Birmingham 5 6 .455 3 5 .375 27.9 24.0 -4.04 -6.77
Marshall 4 7 .364 3 5 .375 18.5 25.9 -9.86 -3.58
West W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Tulsa 9 4 .692 6 2 .750 33.1 23.5 3.95 -3.20
Texas-El Paso 8 4 .667 5 3 .625 31.8 25.9 -2.45 -7.62
Houston 6 6 .500 4 4 .500 28.1 27.0 -2.93 -3.85
Southern Methodist 5 6 .455 4 4 .500 20.8 25.5 -4.87 -3.50
Tulane 2 9 .182 1 7 .125 21.3 31.6 -15.82 -5.27
Rice 1 10 .091 1 7 .125 21.9 40.6 -15.03 0.16

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/6 9/11 9/18 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 12/4 Final
Texas-El Paso                       24        

6 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2005-12-31 Liberty Bowl Tulsa 31 Fresno State 24 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
2005-12-26 Motor City Bowl Memphis 38 Akron 31 Motor City Bowl (Detroit, MI)
2005-12-24 Hawaii Bowl Nevada 49 Central Florida 48 Hawaii Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
2005-12-23 Fort Worth Bowl Kansas 42 Houston 13 Fort Worth Bowl (Fort Worth, TX)
2005-12-21 GMAC Bowl Toledo 45 Texas-El Paso 13 GMAC Bowl (Mobile, AL)
2005-12-20 New Orleans Bowl Southern Mississippi 31 Arkansas State 19 New Orleans Bowl (Lafayette, LA)

Conference Leaders

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Total Yards Per Play

1. Darrell Hackney (Alabama-Birmingham) 7.5
2. Jordan Palmer* (Texas-El Paso) 7.0
3. Kevin Kolb* (Houston) 6.6
4. Paul Smith* (Tulsa) 6.5
5. Steven Moffett* (Central Florida) 6.4

Punting Yards Per Punt

1. Michael Gibson* (Memphis) 44.6

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Joe Burnett* (Central Florida) 2