1997 Duke Blue Devils football team

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1997 Duke Blue Devils football
Duke text logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1997 record 2–9 (0–8 ACC)
Head coach Fred Goldsmith
Home stadium Wallace Wade Stadium
(Capacity: 33,941)
Seasons
« 1996 1998 »
1997 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#3 Florida State $   8 0         11 1  
#6 North Carolina   7 1         11 1  
Virginia   5 3         7 4  
#25 Georgia Tech   5 3         7 5  
Clemson   4 4         7 5  
NC State   3 5         6 5  
Wake Forest   3 5         5 6  
Maryland   1 7         2 9  
Duke   0 8         2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1997 Duke Blue Devils football team represented the Duke University in the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team participated as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference. They played their homes games at Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, North Carolina. The team was led by head coach Fred Goldsmith.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 6 7:00 PM NC State Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC L 14–45   33,214
September 13 2:00 PM at Northwestern* Ryan FieldEvanston, IL L 20–24   36,225
September 20 7:00 PM Army* Wallace Wade Stadium • Durham, NC W 20–17   21,748
September 27 12:00 PM Navy* Wallace Wade Stadium • Durham, NC JPS W 26–17   17,370
October 4 3:30 PM at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD (Rivalry) L 10–16   23,206
October 11 7:00 PM No. 4 Florida State Wallace Wade Stadium • Durham, NC L 27–51   21,557
October 18 12:00 PM at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA JPS L 10–13   36,600
October 25 12:00 PM Wake Forest Wallace Wade Stadium • Durham, NC JPS L 24–38   28,531
November 8 12:00 PM at Clemson Memorial StadiumClemson, SC JPS L 20–29   60,363
November 15 1:30 PM Georgia Tech Wallace Wade Stadium • Durham, NC L 38–41   22,638
November 22 12:00 PM at No. 8 North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC (Victory Bell) JPS L 14–50   53,500
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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