1897 Stanford football team
|1897 Stanford football|
|Head coach||George H. Brooke (1st season)|
|1897 college football independents records|
) The 1897 Stanford football team represented Stanford University in the 1897 college football season and was coached by George H. Brooke in his only year coaching the team. The team played the Reliance Athletic Club team four times and ended the season with its annual Thanksgiving Day game against California, winning 28–0, the biggest margin of victory yet in the seven-year Big Game series. At this point in the series, Stanford had won 4 and tied 3 with no losses.
|October 9||vs. Reliance AC||W 6–4|
|October 23||vs. Reliance AC||W 8–6|
|October 30||vs. Reliance AC||W 12–6|
|November 13||vs. Reliance AC||L 0–10|
|November 25||vs. California||W 28–0|
- Official results from "Stanford Football Media Guide" (PDF). p. 142. Retrieved August 29, 2014.
- "28–0. Stanford triumphs a fourth time over the U.C. forces". The Daily Palo Alto. November 29, 1897. Retrieved September 11, 2014.