1997 Northeast Louisiana Indians football team

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1997 Northeast Louisiana Indians football
Conference Independent
1997 record 5–7
Head coach Ed Zaunbrecher
Home stadium Malone Stadium
(Capacity: 30,427)
Seasons
« 1996 1998 »
1997 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Louisiana Tech           9 2  
Navy           7 4  
Notre Dame           7 6  
UAB           5 6  
UCF           5 6  
Northeast Louisiana           5 7  
Army           4 7  
Arkansas State           2 9  
Southwestern Louisiana           1 10  
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1997 Northeast Louisiana Indians football team represented Northeast Louisiana University in the 1997 NCAA Division I-A college football season. The Indians offense scored 226 points while the defense allowed 319 points.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 Nicholls State Malone StadiumMonroe, LA W 28–0   14,215
September 6 6:00 PM at Arkansas Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR L 16–28   45,832
September 13 at Louisiana Tech Joe Aillet StadiumRuston, LA L 16–17   28,714
September 20 at Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, GA L 3–42   74,113
September 27 6:00 PM at Oklahoma State Lewis FieldStillwater, OK L 7–38   35,200
October 4 Northwestern State Malone Stadium • Monroe, LA W 17–7   15,834
October 11 1:30 PM at Mississippi State Scott FieldStarkville, MS L 10–24   30,857
October 18 6:00 PM at Kentucky Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY L 14–49   57,500
October 25 at SW Louisiana Cajun FieldLafayette, LA (Battle on the Bayou) W 28–21 OT  14,124
November 1 Central Florida Malone Stadium • Monroe, LA W 45–41   15,936
November 15 Western Michigan Malone Stadium • Monroe, LA L 19–32   6,415
November 22 at Hawaii Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI W 23–20 OT  20,801
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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