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2005 Year Summary

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National Champion: Texas (AP, BCS, FWAA, NFF, USA)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Reggie Bush (Southern California)
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award: Charlie Weis (Notre Dame)

AP Preseason #1: Southern California ▪ AP Final #1: Texas

Conference Summary

Sorted by SRS
Overall Bowls SRS Polls
Rk Conference Schs G W L Pct G W L Pct SRS SOS Pre Final Champion
1 Big Ten Conference 11 129 75 54 .581 7 3 4 .429 9.67 6.79 4 3 Ohio State
Penn State
2 Atlantic Coast Conference 12 142 81 61 .570 8 5 3 .625 6.93 4.81 5 5 Florida State
3 Pacific-10 Conference 10 116 66 50 .569 5 3 2 .600 6.61 4.03 3 4 Southern California
4 Big 12 Conference 12 142 85 57 .599 8 5 3 .625 6.20 3.03 4 4 Texas
5 Southeastern Conference 12 140 79 61 .564 6 3 3 .500 4.61 2.46 5 5 Georgia
6 Big East Conference 8 92 48 44 .522 4 1 3 .250 1.18 0.18 2 2 West Virginia
7 Independent 4 46 21 25 .457 2 1 1 .500 -0.91 1.26 0 1
8 Mountain West Conference 9 104 51 53 .490 4 2 2 .500 -1.71 -1.55 0 1 Texas Christian
9 Conference USA 12 140 67 73 .479 6 3 3 .500 -5.14 -4.13 0 0 Tulsa
10 Mid-American Conference 12 136 63 73 .463 2 1 1 .500 -5.99 -4.39 0 0 Akron
11 Western Athletic Conference 9 106 46 60 .434 3 1 2 .333 -9.23 -6.15 2 0 Boise State
Nevada
12 Sun Belt Conference 8 89 34 55 .382 1 0 1 .000 -14.39 -9.42 0 0 Arkansas State
Louisiana-Lafayette
Louisiana-Monroe

AP Poll Summary

School Conf 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 Big 12 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1
Southern California Pac-10 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
Penn State Big Ten           16 8 12 11 10 6 5 4 4 3 3
Ohio State Big Ten 6 4 9 8 8 6 15 14 12 12 10 9 7 6 4 4
West Virginia Big East               20 18 18 16 13 12 12 11 5
Louisiana State SEC 5 5 3 3 4 11 10 7 7 6 5 4 3 3 10 6
Virginia Tech ACC 8 7 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 8 7 5 5 12 7
Alabama SEC       20 15 7 6 5 5 4 4 8 14 14 13 8
Notre Dame Ind   20 10 16 13 12 9 9 9 8 7 6 6 7 5 9
Georgia SEC 13 9 7 7 7 5 5 4 4 11 9 14 13 13 8 10
Texas Christian MWC   22         25 21 20 20 18 15 15 15 14 11
Florida SEC 10 10 6 5 5 13 11 18 16 13 12 20 19 17 16 12
Oregon Pac-10       24   25 20 15 14 15 11 10 8 8 6 12
Auburn SEC 16         22 21 16 19 17 15 11 9 9 7 14
Wisconsin Big Ten         17 14 23 19 15 14 19 25 24 21 21 15
UCLA Pac-10       25 20 20 12 8 8 7 14 12 11 11 17 16
Miami (FL) ACC 9 14 13 12 9 9 7 6 6 5 3 3 10 10 9 17
Boston College ACC 22 19 17   21 18 14 13 13 19   23 21 19 19 18
Louisville Big East 12 12 11 9 24 23 19     24 23 18 17 16 15 19
Texas Tech Big 12 21 21 19 19 16 15 13 10 17 16 13 21 18 18 18 20
Clemson ACC   25 20                   25 22 23 21
Oklahoma Big 12 7 18 21                         22
Florida State ACC 14 11 8 6 6 4 4 11 10 9 17 22 23   22 23
Nebraska Big 12                               24
California Pac-10 19 16 15 13 12 10 18 25 24 23           25
School Conf 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
Arizona State Pac-10 20 15 18 18 14 17                    
Boise State WAC 18                              
Colorado Big 12             24     25 22          
Fresno State WAC 24 24 23         24 22 21 20 16 16 23    
Georgia Tech ACC   17 16 15 25 24         24   20 24 24  
Iowa Big Ten 11 8 22 21                   25 25  
Iowa State Big 12     24 22 23                      
Michigan Big Ten 4 3 14 14   21     25 22 21 17 22 20 20  
Michigan State Big Ten       17 11 19 16 22                
Minnesota Big Ten         18   22                  
Northwestern Big Ten                 21   25          
Pittsburgh Big East 23                              
Purdue Big Ten 15 13 12 11 22                      
South Carolina SEC                       19        
Tennessee SEC 3 6 5 10 10 8 17 17 23              
Texas A&M Big 12 17                              
Texas-El Paso CUSA                       24        
Virginia ACC 25 23 25 23 19     23                

Year Leaders

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Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Rudy Carpenter* (Arizona State) 11.1
2. Troy Smith* (Ohio State) 10.2
3. Brian Brohm* (Louisville) 10.1
4. Vince Young* (Texas) 9.6
5. Drew Olson* (UCLA) 9.5
6. Brady Quinn* (Notre Dame) 9.4
7. Matt Leinart* (Southern California) 9.3
8. D.J. Shockley* (Georgia) 9.2
9. Kellen Clemens* (Oregon) 9.0
10. John Stocco* (Wisconsin) 8.9

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Rudy Carpenter* (Arizona State) 175.0
2. Brian Brohm* (Louisville) 166.7
3. Vince Young* (Texas) 163.9
4. Troy Smith* (Ohio State) 162.7
5. Drew Olson* (UCLA) 161.6
6. Phil Horvath (Northern Illinois) 159.4
7. Brady Quinn* (Notre Dame) 158.4
8. Matt Leinart* (Southern California) 157.7
9. Colt Brennan (Hawaii) 155.5
10. Drew Stanton (Michigan State) 153.4

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Matt Miller* (Arizona State) 23.5
2. Billy Pittman* (Texas) 22.1
3. Mario Urrutia* (Louisville) 21.5
4. Brian Clark* (North Carolina State) 21.5
5. Najah Pruden (Kent State) 20.8
6. Greg Carr* (Florida State) 20.6
7. Thomas Parker (Florida Atlantic) 20.1
8. Greg Lee (Pittsburgh) 19.6
9. Todd Blythe* (Iowa State) 19.6
10. Jamaal Lewis* (Arizona State) 19.4

Punting Yards

1. John Torp* (Colorado) 3613
2. Brendan Carney (Syracuse) 3491
3. Ben Arndt* (Georgia Tech) 3433
4. Sam Koch (Nebraska) 3302
5. Matthew Miller (Ohio) 3245
6. Ryan Plackemeier (Wake Forest) 3165
7. Chris Sprague (Duke) 3144
8. Tyson Beattie (Indiana) 3124
9. Billy Sullivan* (Akron) 3034
10. Cody Freeby* (Oklahoma) 3004

Punt Return Yards Per Return

1. Maurice Drew* (UCLA) 28.5
2. Quinton Jones* (Boise State) 20.9
3. Terrence Nunn (Nebraska) 18.3
4. Willie Reid* (Florida State) 17.5
5. Jovon Johnson* (Iowa) 17.4
6. Rafael Little (Kentucky) 16.9
7. Joe Burnett* (Central Florida) 16.5
8. Terry Richardson* (Arizona State) 15.3
9. Cory Rodgers* (Texas Christian) 15.3
10. Tim Mixon* (California) 14.9