1997 South Florida Bulls football team

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1997 South Florida Bulls football
Conference Independent
1997 record 5–6
Head coach Jim Leavitt (1st year)
Home stadium Tampa Stadium (46,500 grass)
Seasons
1998 »

The 1997 South Florida Bulls football team represented the University of South Florida (USF) in the 1997 NCAA Division I-AA football season, and was the first team fielded by the school. The Bulls were led by head coach Jim Leavitt, played their home games at Tampa Stadium in Tampa, Florida and competed as a Division I-AA Independent. The Bulls finished their inaugural season with a record of five wins and six losses (5–6).

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 6 7:00 PM Kentucky Wesleyan Tampa StadiumTampa, FL SCF W 80–3   49,212
September 13 7:00 PM at The Citadel Johnson Hagood StadiumCharleston, SC SCF L 7–10   12,154
September 20 7:00 PM Drake Tampa Stadium • Tampa, FL SCF L 22–23   33,827
September 27 8:00 PM at Western Kentucky L. T. Smith StadiumBowling Green, KY L 3–31   11,200
October 4 7:00 PM Morehead State Tampa Stadium • Tampa, FL W 33–17   30,050
October 11 7:00 PM at Elon Burlington Memorial Stadium • Burlington, NC L 13–41   4,692
October 18 7:00 PM Southern Illinois Tampa Stadium • Tampa, FL SCF L 10–23   34,432
November 1 7:00 PM Charleston Southern Tampa Stadium • Tampa, FL W 24–6   25,361
November 8 2:30 PM at Cumberland Lindsey Donnell Stadium • Lebanon, TN W 44–0   1,001
November 15 7:00 PM Georgia Southern Tampa Stadium • Tampa, FL SCF L 23–24   30,470
November 22 7:00 PM Davidson Tampa Stadium • Tampa, FL SCF W 48–32   27,919
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. All times are in Central Time.
  • Source: GoUSFBulls.com: Football – 1997 Schedule & Results[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1997 USF Schedule & Results". GoUSFBulls.com. University of South Florida. Retrieved September 30, 2012.