1997 Arkansas Razorbacks football team

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1997 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Conference Southeastern Conference
Division Western Division
1997 record 4–7 (2–6 SEC)
Head coach Danny Ford (5th year)
Offensive coordinator Kay Stephenson (2nd year)
Defensive coordinator Miles Aldridge (2nd year)
Home stadium Razorback Stadium
(Capacity: 50,019)

War Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 53,727)
Seasons
← 1996
1998 →
1997 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#7 Tennessee x$   7 1         11 2  
#10 Georgia   6 2         10 2  
#4 Florida   6 2         10 2  
South Carolina   3 5         5 6  
Kentucky   2 6         5 6  
Vanderbilt   0 8         3 8  
Western Division
#11 Auburn xy   6 2         10 3  
#13 LSU x   6 2         9 3  
#22 Ole Miss   4 4         8 4  
Mississippi State   4 4         7 4  
Alabama   2 6         4 7  
Arkansas   2 6         4 7  
Championship: Tennessee 30, Auburn 29
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1997 Arkansas Razorbacks football team represented the University of Arkansas during the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 6 6:00 PM NE Louisiana* Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR W 28–16   45,832
September 13 7:00 PM vs. SMU* Independence StadiumShreveport, LA L 9–31   23,500
September 20 11:30 AM at No. 11 Alabama Bryant-Denny StadiumTuscaloosa, AL JPS W 17–16   70,123
September 27 5:00 PM Louisiana Tech* War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR W 17–13   51,291
October 4 5:00 PM at No. 1 Florida Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL ESPN2 L 7–56   85,235
October 18 6:00 PM South Carolina War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR L 13–39   49,178
October 25 5:00 PM No. 11 Auburn Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR ESPN2 L 21–26   41,277
November 6 7:00 PM at Ole Miss Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS (Rivalry) ESPN L 9–19   30,620
November 15 7:00 PM No. 5 Tennessee War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, AR ESPN2 L 22–30   53,235
November 22 1:00 PM No. 15 Mississippi State Razorback Stadium • Fayetteville, AR W 17–7   39,911
November 28 1:30 PM at No. 17 LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA (Battle for the Golden Boot) CBS L 21–31   79,619
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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