2005 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team

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2005 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets logo.svg
Emerald Bowl, L 10–38 vs. Utah
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Division Coastal
2005 record 7–5 (5–3 ACC)
Head coach Chan Gailey
Offensive coordinator Patrick Nix
Offensive scheme Mixed Shotgun & Ace
Defensive coordinator Jon Tenuta
Base defense Zone Blitz
Home stadium Bobby Dodd Stadium
(Capacity: 55,000)
Seasons
← 2004
2006 →
2005 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic Division
No. 23 Florida State xy$   5 3         8 5  
No. 18 Boston College x   5 3         9 3  
No. 21 Clemson   4 4         8 4  
Wake Forest   3 5         4 7  
NC State   3 5         7 5  
Maryland   3 5         5 6  
Coastal Division
No. 7 Virginia Tech x   7 1         11 2  
No. 17 Miami   6 2         9 3  
Georgia Tech   5 3         7 5  
North Carolina   4 4         5 6  
Virginia   3 5         7 5  
Duke   0 8         1 10  

Championship: Florida State 27, Virginia Tech 22
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2005 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology in the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Chan Gailey. It played its home games at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta.

Coaching staff[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Preview Recap
September 3 8:45 PM at No. 16 Auburn* Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, Alabama ESPN W 23–14   87,451 [1][2] [3][4][5]
September 10 3:30 PM North Carolina No. 17 Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta ABC W 27–21   46,459 [6][7] [8][9]
September 17 6:45 PM Connecticut* No. 16 Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta, Georgia ESPNU W 28–13   48,770 [10][11] [12][13]
September 24 3:30 PM at No. 4 Virginia Tech No. 15 Lane StadiumBlacksburg, Virginia (Battle of the Techs) ABC L 7–51   65,115 [14][15][16] [17][18]
October 6 7:30 PM NC State No. 24 Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta ESPN L 14–17   51,432 [19][20] [21]
October 15 3:30 PM at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, North Carolina ESPNU W 35–10   17,451 [22] [23]
October 29 3:30 PM Clemsondagger Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta ESPN W 10–9   55,000 [24] [25][26]
November 5 1:30 PM Wake Forest Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta W 30–17   51,571 [27] [28][29]
November 12 3:30 PM at Virginia No. 23 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, Virginia ABC L 17–27   60,061 [30][31] [32][33]
November 19 7:45 PM at No. 3 Miami (FL) Miami Orange BowlMiami ESPN W 14–10   53,764 [34][35] [36]
November 26 8:00 PM No. 15 Georgia* No. 21 Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) ABC L 7–14   56,412 [37] [38][39]
December 29 4:30 PM at Utah* No. 24 SBC ParkSan Francisco (Emerald Bowl) ESPN L 10–38   25,742 [40] [41][42]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

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