1997 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team

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1997 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets logo.svg
Carquest Bowl champion
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
AP No. 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  
No. 3 Florida State $   8 0         11 1  
No. 6 North Carolina   7 1         11 1  
Virginia   5 3         7 4  
No. 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 No. 11 Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, Indiana NBC L 13–17   80,225
September 20 6:30 PM at Wake Forest Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, North Carolina W 28–26   22,832
September 27 7:30 PM No. 17 Clemson Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta (Rivalry) ESPN W 23–20   45,275
October 4 3:30 PM at Boston College* Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, Massachusetts CBS W 42–14   38,462
October 11 3:30 PM NC State No. 25 Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta, Georgia ABC W 27–17   44,195
October 18 3:30 PM at No. 3 Florida State No. 21 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, Florida ABC L 0–38   78,157
October 30 8:00 PM No. 5 North Carolina Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta, Georgia ESPN L 13–16   45,126
November 8 3:30 PM at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, Virginia ABC L 31–35   41,000
November 15 1:30 PM at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, North Carolina W 41–38   22,638
November 22 3:30 PM Maryland Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta ABC W 37–18   35,267
November 29 1:00 PM No. 14 Georgia* Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) ABC L 24–27   46,015
December 29 7:30 PM vs. West Virginia* Pro Player StadiumMiami Gardens, Florida (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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