2005 Big Ten Conference football season

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The 2005 Big Ten Conference football season was the 110th season for the Big Ten Conference.

Standings[edit]

2005 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 3 Penn State $+   7 1         11 1  
No. 4 Ohio State %+   7 1         10 2  
No. 15 Wisconsin   5 3         10 3  
Michigan   5 3         7 5  
Northwestern   5 3         7 5  
Iowa   5 3         7 5  
Minnesota   4 4         7 5  
Purdue   3 5         5 6  
Michigan State   2 6         5 6  
Indiana   1 7         4 7  
Illinois   0 8         2 9  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll


Bowl games[edit]

Date Bowl Game Big Ten Team Opp. Team Score
Dec. 28, 2005 Alamo Bowl Michigan Nebraska 32-28
Dec. 30, 2005 Music Bowl Minnesota Virginia 34-31
Dec. 30, 2005 Sun Bowl Northwestern UCLA 50-38
Jan. 2, 2006 Outback Bowl Iowa Florida 31-24
Jan. 2, 2006 Capital One Bowl Wisconsin Auburn 24-10
Jan. 2, 2006 Fiesta Bowl Ohio State Notre Dame 34-20
Jan. 3, 2006 Orange Bowl Penn State Florida State 26-23(3OT)

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