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2005 UTEP Miners football team

2005 UTEP Miners football
GMAC Bowl, L 13–45 vs. Toledo
Conference Conference USA West
2005 record 8–4 (5–3 C-USA)
Head coach Mike Price
Offensive coordinator Eric Price
Offensive scheme Multiple
Defensive coordinator Tim Hundley
Base defense Multiple
Home stadium Sun Bowl Stadium
(Capacity: 51,500)
2005 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
UCF x   7 1         8 5  
Southern Miss   5 3         7 5  
Memphis   5 3         7 5  
East Carolina   4 4         5 6  
Marshall   3 4         4 7  
UAB   3 5         5 6  
Tulsa x   6 2         9 4  
UTEP   5 3         8 4  
Houston   4 4         6 6  
SMU   4 4         5 6  
Tulane   1 7         2 9  
Rice   1 7         1 10  
Championship: Tulsa 44, Central Florida 27
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2005 UTEP Miners football team represented the University of Texas at El Paso in the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Mike Price. The Miners played their home games at the Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso, Texas. This was the team's first season participating in Conference USA.


Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 8:30 PM at New Mexico State* Aggie Memorial StadiumLas Cruces, NM (The Battle of I-10) ESPNU W 34–17   30,343
September 16 6:00 PM Houston Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX ESPN2 W 44–41 2OT  45,558
September 24 7:05 PM New Mexico* Sun Bowl Stadium • El Paso, TX CSTV W 21–13   50,425
October 1 6:00 PM at Memphis Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN CSTV L 20–27   30,053
October 14 6:00 PM at Tulane Joe Aillet StadiumRuston, LA ESPN W 45–21   13,153
October 22 7:05 PM Marshalldagger Sun Bowl Stadium • El Paso, TX iTV W 31–3   51,500
October 29 4:00 PM at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX iTV W 38–31   9,326
November 5 7:05 PM Tulsa Sun Bowl Stadium • El Paso, TX iTV W 41–38   49,160
November 12 7:05 PM Texas Southern* Sun Bowl Stadium • El Paso, TX W 45–0   42,784
November 19 4:15 PM UAB #24 Sun Bowl Stadium • El Paso, TX iTV L 23–35   47,967
November 26 1:00 PM at SMU Gerald J. Ford StadiumDallas, TX L 27–40   17,194
December 21 6:00 PM vs. Toledo* Ladd Peebles StadiumMobile, AL (GMAC Bowl) ESPN L 13–45   35,422
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Mountain Time.


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