1997 BYU Cougars football team

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1997 BYU Cougars football
Conference Western Athletic Conference
Division Mountain Division
1997 record 6–5 (4–4 WAC)
Head coach LaVell Edwards
Home stadium Cougar Stadium
(Capacity: 65,000)
Seasons
← 1996
1998 →
1997 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Mountain Division
New Mexico x   6 2         9 4  
Rice   5 3         7 4  
SMU   5 3         6 5  
Utah   5 3         6 5  
BYU   4 4         6 5  
UTEP   3 5         4 7  
Tulsa   2 6         2 9  
TCU   1 7         1 10  
Pacific Division
No. 17 Colorado State x$   7 1         11 2  
Air Force   6 2         10 3  
Fresno State   5 3         6 6  
Wyoming   4 4         7 6  
San Diego State   4 4         5 7  
San Jose State   4 4         4 7  
UNLV   2 6         3 8  
Hawaii   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Colorado State 41, New Mexico 13
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1997 BYU Cougars football team represented Brigham Young University in the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 6 1:30 PM No. 4 Washington* No. 19 Cougar StadiumProvo, UT ABC L 20–42   65,978
September 20 8:15 PM at No. 14 Arizona State* Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ FSN W 13–10   62,376
September 27 1:00 PM at SMU No. 23 Cotton BowlDallas, TX W 19–16 OT  23,701
October 3 7:00 PM Utah State* No. 24 Cougar Stadium • Provo, UT KSL W 42–35   65,754
October 11 7:00 PM at Rice No. 21 Rice StadiumHouston, TX ESPN2 L 14–27   23,814
October 18 12:00 PM Hawaii Cougar Stadium • Provo, UT KSL W 17–3   64,558
October 25 12:00 PM TCU Cougar Stadium • Provo, UT KSL W 31–10   63,004
November 1 6:30 PM at UTEP Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX KSL L 3–14   18,630
November 8 12:00 PM Tulsa Cougar Stadium • Provo, UT KSL W 49–39   64,200
November 15 3:00 PM at New Mexico University StadiumAlbuquerque, NM ESPN2 L 28–38   30,363
November 22 1:30 PM Utah Cougar Stadium • Provo, UT (Holy War) ABC L 14–20   65,868
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Mountain Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1997 schedule". Brigham Young University Department of Athletics. Retrieved October 25, 2014.