1997 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team

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1997 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
Georgia Tech Outline Interlocking logo.svg
Carquest Bowl Champions
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
AP #25
1997 record 7–5 (5–3 ACC)
Head coach George O'Leary
Home stadium Bobby Dodd Stadium
(Capacity: 46,000)
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 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology in the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's coach was George O'Leary. It played its home games at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 6 2:30 PM at #11 Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN NBC L 13–17   80,225
September 20 6:30 PM at Wake Forest Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 28–26   22,832
September 27 7:30 PM #17 Clemson Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA (Rivalry) ESPN W 23–20   45,275
October 4 3:30 PM at Boston College* Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA CBS W 42–14   38,462
October 11 3:30 PM NC State #25 Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta, GA ABC W 27–17   44,195
October 18 3:30 PM at #3 Florida State #21 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL ABC L 0–38   78,157
October 30 8:00 PM #5 North Carolina Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta, GA ESPN L 13–16   45,126
November 8 3:30 PM at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA ABC L 31–35   41,000
November 15 1:30 PM at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC W 41–38   22,638
November 22 3:30 PM Maryland Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta, GA ABC W 37–18   35,267
November 29 1:00 PM #14 Georgia* Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) ABC L 24–27   46,015
December 29 7:30 PM vs. West Virginia* Pro Player StadiumMiami Gardens, FL (Carquest Bowl) TBS W 35–30   28,262
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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