1997 Indiana Hoosiers football team

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1997 Indiana Hoosiers football
Indiana Hoosiers Logo.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
1997 record 2–9 (1–7 Big Ten)
Head coach Cam Cameron (1st year)
Defensive coordinator Jon Heacock (1st year)
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 52,324)
Seasons
← 1996
1998 →
1997 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#1 Michigan $   8 0         12 0  
#12 Ohio State   6 2         10 3  
#16 Penn State   6 2         9 3  
#15 Purdue   6 2         9 3  
Wisconsin   5 3         8 5  
Iowa   4 4         7 5  
Michigan State   4 4         7 5  
Northwestern   3 5         5 7  
Minnesota   1 7         3 9  
Indiana   1 7         2 9  
Illinois   0 8         0 11  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1997 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented Indiana University Bloomington during the 1997 Big Ten Conference football season. They participated as members of the Big Ten Conference. The Hoosiers played their home games in Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Indiana. The team was coached by Cam Cameron in his first year as head coach.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 6 12:00 PM at No. 8 North Carolina* Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC ESPN2 L 6–23   57,800
September 13 6:00 PM Ball State* Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN W 33–6   38,006
September 20 2:00 PM Kentucky* Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN (Bourbon Barrel) L 7–49   41,149
September 27 12:00 PM at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI ESPN+ L 26–27   78,211
October 4 12:00 PM No. 6 Michigandagger Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN ESPN+ L 0–37   42,240
October 11 12:30 PM No. 11 Michigan State Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN (Old Brass Spittoon) ESPN2 L 6–38   35,082
October 18 12:30 PM at No. 11 Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ESPN2 L 0–31   92,368
October 25 12:00 PM at No. 18 Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA ESPN+ L 0–62   70,397
November 1 2:00 PM Illinois Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN W 23–6   32,705
November 15 7:00 PM at Minnesota Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN ESPN+ L 12–24   33,905
November 20 1:00 PM No. 25 Purdue Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN (Old Oaken Bucket) L 7–56   46,599
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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1998 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Victor Allotey 7 198 Guard Buffalo Bills
Chris Liwienski 7 207 Guard Detroit Lions

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1997 Football Schedule". Indiana University Bloomington Department of Athletics. Archived from the original on October 7, 1999. Retrieved November 28, 2012. 
  2. ^ "1998 NFL Draft". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 26, 2015.