2005 Missouri Tigers football
Missouri Tigers old logo.svg
Independence Bowl champion
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
DivisionNorth Division
Record7–5 (4–4 Big 12)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorDave Christensen (5th season)
Offensive schemeSpread
Defensive coordinatorMatt Eberflus (5th season)
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumFaurot Field
(Capacity: 68,349)
Seasons
← 2004
2006 →
2005 Big 12 Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Northern Division
Colorado x   5 3     7 6  
No. 24 Nebraska   4 4     8 4  
Missouri   4 4     7 5  
Iowa State   4 4     7 5  
Kansas   3 5     7 5  
Kansas State   2 6     5 6  
Southern Division
No. 1 Texas x$#   8 0     13 0  
No. 20 Texas Tech   6 2     9 3  
No. 22 Oklahoma   6 2     8 4  
Texas A&M   3 5     5 6  
Baylor   2 6     5 6  
Oklahoma State   1 7     4 7  
Championship: Texas 70, Colorado 3
  • # – BCS National Champion
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2005 Missouri Tigers football team represented the University of Missouri during the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team finished with a 7–5 record, including 4–4 in Big 12 Conference play. The season culminated with a win over South Carolina in the Independence Bowl. The team led by head coach Gary Pinkel.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 311:00 amvs. Arkansas State*W 44–1732,906
September 106:00 pmNew Mexico*KRCG 13L 35–4550,701
September 171:00 pmTroy*
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, Missouri
W 52–2150,167
October 111:00 amNo. 2 Texas
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, Missouri
ABCL 20–5157,231
October 81:00 pmat Oklahoma StateW 38–3142,511
October 151:00 pmIowa Statedagger
W 27–24 OT55,016
October 2211:30 amNebraska
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, Missouri (rivalry)
FSNW 41–2460,641
October 2912:00 pmat KansasL 3–1348,238
November 52:30 pmat No. 24 ColoradoABCL 12–4149,196
November 121:00 pmBaylor
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, Missouri
W 31–1646,425
November 191:10 pmat Kansas StateL 28–3646,039
December 302:30 pmvs. South Carolina*ESPNW 38–3141,332

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