2005 Record: 5-6
2005 Non-Conference Record: 3-0
2005 Home Record: 2-3 (Wins against Samford and Oklahoma State; Losses against Nebraska, Texas Tech, and Texas)
QB: Shawn Bell (5th year Senior, Played in 27 games over the last 3 seasons, Started 9 of 10 games in 2005, 5-4 in the games he started in 2005, 1964 yards, 12 TD's, 6 ints, .594 completion percentage)
RB: Paul Mosley/Brandon Whitaker (split time last year as primary RB's, Mosley - 5th year Senior, 657 yards and 7 TD's in 2005, 3.65 yards per carry; 12 receptions for 90 yards and 2 TD's, led Baylor the last 2 seasons in rushing; Whitaker - 4th year Junior, 481 yards, 1 TD, 4.81 yards per carry, 30 receptions for 160 yards)
WR: Dominique Ziegler/Trent Shelton (Ziegler - True Senior, 48 receptions for 563 yards and 5 TD's in 2005, more career starts than any other returning offensive player, No. 5 on Baylor all-time reception list; Shelton - 5th year Senior, 39 receptions for 452 yards and 1 TD in 2005, at least 1 reception in 33 straight games, No. 6 on Baylor all-time reception list)
OL: Yancy Boatner/Jason Smith/Will Blaylock (Boatner - 5th year senior, started 9 of 10 games last year; Smith - Redshirt Sophomore, started at TE last year in 8 games and played in all 11; Blaylock - 5th year senior, started 8 games last year in his first playing year with Baylor)
DL: M.T. Robinson/Marcus Foreman (Robinson - 5th year senior, 22 career starts; Foreman - True Senior, started all 11 games last year)
DB: C.J. Wilson/Anthony Arline (Wilson - True senior, Thorpe Award candidate, 5 ints; Arline - 5th year senior, 21 career starts, 3 ints in 2005)
2005 Non-Conference Record:2-1
2005 Road Record:5-1 (wins over Oklahoma, BYU, Wyoming, Air Force, San Diego St, loss to SMU)
QB: Jeff Ballard (Senior, started and won 8 games in 2005, 1801 yards, 13 TD's, 7 ints, 60.1 completion percentage, 314 yards rushing, 8 rushing TD's, was a backup his previous years at TCU)
RB: Robert Merrill (Senior, TCU's top rusher each of the last 3 seasons, 911 yards, 10 TD's in 2005, 4.9 yards per carry, 14 receptions for 114 yards)
WR: Quentily Harmon (Senior, top returning receiver, 28 catches for 318 yards and 1 TD in 2005)
OL: Herb Taylor (Senior, Started 36 straight games, considered best offensive player for TCU by College Football News, All American Candidate)
DL: Tommy Blake/Chase Ortiz (Blake - Junior, Preseason All American, Conference Defensive Player of the Year, 7 sacks; Ortiz - Junior, numerous watch lists for defensive awards, All-conference in 2005, 9 sacks)
LB: Robert Henson/Jason Phillips (Henson - Sophomore, honorable mention all-conference in 2005, 69 tackles, started only 2 games; Phillips - Sophomore, 2nd team freshman all-american, started all 12 games, 71 tackles, 8.5 stops for a loss)
DB: David Roach/Marvin White/Eric Buchanan (Roach - Junior, 4 career starts, 41 tackles, 2 ints in 2005; White - Senior, 2nd team all-conference in 2005, 46 solo tackles, 3 ints; Buchanan - Senior, 9 career starts, 35 tackles, 1 int)
Odds: TCU -7.5
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