2005 Season

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2005 Varsity Football Team

Overall Record: 13-2
Regular Season Record:
Combined Statistics:

Head Coach: Tom Stacey (1st Year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 13-2

Team Captains: Brian Gamble, Brett Huffman, Antonio James, Dirk Dickerhoof, Robert Morris

All-Ohio: Andrew Dailey (1st), Troy Ellis (1st), Brian Gamble (1st), Antonio James (1st), Brett Huffman (2nd), Paris McCall (2nd), Shawn Weisand (2nd)

Playoff Assignment/Computer Ranking: Division I, Region 2, 3rd
Tournament Results: Lost in state finals

All-Time Record: 779-243-36
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 60-49-5

Noteworthy Items: (1) Massillon defeated Cincinnati Elder 35-31 in Cincinnati’s Paul Brown Stadium. (2) The Tigers registered their first-ever win over Cleveland St. Ignatius, 29-26, when backup quarterback Shawn Weisand scored the winning TD off a boot play with ten seconds left in the game. (3) Massillon defeated Canton McKinley in the playoffs 21-3, avenging a 38-8 loss in the Week 10 annual classic. (4) The Tigers miraculously converted a 3rd and 30 against Lakewood St. Edward, setting up a winning touchdown run by Brian Gamble (Illinois) and propelling them to the state finals. (5) Massillon ended the season as state runnerup, losing 24-17 to Cincinnati St. Xavier in the finals.

OpponentDiv.RecordH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*Statistics Links
Dover37-4H340W15,461Game StoryGame Stats
Cincinnati Elder14-6N3531W9,301Game StoryGame Stats
Mansfield Senior15-5A550W7,223Game StoryGame Stats
Chardon26-4H497W8,495Game StoryGame Stats
Mentor15-5H3110W8,578Game StoryGame Stats
Cleveland St. Ignatius15-5A2926W12,500Game StoryGame Stats
Youngstown Woodrow Wilson21-9H540W6,631Game StoryGame Stats
Warren Harding13-7H130W9,008Game StoryGame Stats
Eastlake North15-5H4914W6,936Game StoryGame Stats
Canton McKinley112-1A838L24,242Game StoryGame Stats
North Canton Hoover17-4H4514W8,954Game StoryGame Stats
Findlay110-2N2720W12,264Game StoryGame Stats
Canton McKinley112-1N213W16,111Game StoryGame Stats
Lakewood St. Edward112-1N2117W14,100Game StoryGame Stats
Cincinnati St. Xavier115-0N1724L20,227Game StoryGame Stats
TOTAL109-59488204180,031Season Stats

The Findlay game was played at Mansfield’s Arlin Field
The Canton McKinley playoff game was played at the Akron Rubber Bowl
The Lakewood St. Edward game was played at the Akron Rubber Bowl
The Cincinnati St. Xavier game was played at Canton’s Faucett Stadium