1997 Northwestern Wildcats football team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1997 Northwestern Wildcats football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1997 record 5–7 (3–5 Big Ten)
Head coach Gary Barnett
Home stadium Ryan Field (Capacity: 47,130)
Seasons
« 1996 1998 »
1997 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#1 Michigan   8 0         12 0  
#12 Ohio State   6 2         10 3  
#16 Penn State   6 2         9 3  
#15 Purdue   6 2         9 3  
Wisconsin   5 3         8 5  
Iowa   4 4         7 5  
Michigan State   4 4         7 5  
Northwestern   3 5         5 7  
Minnesota   1 7         3 9  
Indiana   1 7         2 9  
Illinois   0 8         0 11  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1997 Northwestern Wildcats football team represented Northwestern University during the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season. They played their home games at Ryan Field and participated as members of the Big Ten Conference. They were coached by Gary Barnett.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 23 11:00 AM Oklahoma* Soldier FieldChicago, IL (Pigskin Classic) ABC W 24–0   36,804
September 6 2:30 PM at Wake Forest* #24 Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC ABC L 20–27   24,320
September 13 1:00 PM Duke* Ryan FieldEvanston, IL W 24–20   36,225
September 20 11:30 AM Rice* Ryan Field • Evanston, IL SCC L 34–40   32,762
September 27 11:30 AM at Purdue Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN ESPN L 9–21   42,112
October 4 6:00 PM Wisconsin Ryan Field • Evanston, IL ESPN L 25–26   47,129
October 11 11:30 AM at #6 Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI ESPN L 6–23   106,048
October 18 2:30 PM #11 Michigan Statedagger Ryan Field • Evanston, IL ABC W 19–17   47,129
October 25 2:30 PM at #9 Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ABC L 6–49   92,445
November 1 11:30 AM #2 Penn State Ryan Field • Evanston, IL ESPN L 27–3   47,129
November 8 11:00 AM at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL ESPN+ W 34–21   41,195
November 15 11:30 AM #22 Iowa Ryan Field • Evanston, IL ESPN2 W 15–14   40,838
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

[1]

References[edit]