1997 UAB Blazers football team

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1997 UAB Blazers football
Conference Independent
1997 record 5–6
Head coach Watson Brown
Home stadium Legion Field
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 UAB Blazers football team represented the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) in the college football season of 1997, and was the seventh team fielded by the school. The team's head coach was Watson Brown, who entered his third season as the UAB's head coach. They played their home games at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama and competed as a Division I-A Independent. The Blazers finished their second season at the I-A level with a record of 5–6.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 28 7:00 PM at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS L 0–24   32,100
September 6 7:00 PM at Memphis Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN (Battle for the Bones) L 7–28   24,108
September 13 9:00 PM at Arizona Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ L 10–24   36,309
September 20 7:00 PM Jacksonville State Legion FieldBirmingham, AL W 34–16   23,775
September 27 7:00 PM at Southwestern Louisiana Cajun FieldLafayette, LA W 42–7   15,024
October 4 7:00 PM Western Kentuckydagger Legion Field • Birmingham, AL W 20–16   17,385
October 11 6:00 PM at Cincinnati Nippert StadiumCincinnati, OH L 29–33   20,924
November 1 1:00 PM at #22 Virginia Tech Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA L 0–37   37,411
November 8 1:00 PM Louisiana Tech Legion Field • Birmingham, AL L 29–32   17,225
November 15 1:00 PM Tennessee Tech Legion Field • Birmingham, AL W 38–14   8,765
November 22 2:00 PM at Arkansas State Indian StadiumJonesboro, AR W 13–7   7,318
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.
Schedule Source: 2008 UAB Football Media Guide: Records & History I

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2008 UAB Football Media Guide: Records & History I". University of Alabama at Birmingham Sports Information. Archived from the original on 28 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-19.