1997 NC State Wolfpack football team

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1997 NC State Wolfpack football
North Carolina State University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1997 record 6–5 (3–5 ACC)
Head coach Mike O'Cain (5th season)
Home stadium Carter–Finley Stadium
(Capacity: 51,500)
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 NC State Wolfpack football team represented North Carolina State University in the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was led by fifth-year head coach Mike O'Cain and played its home games at Carter–Finley Stadium. They finished the season with a 6–5 record overall and a 3–5 record in Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) games.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
August 30 at Syracuse* Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY W 32–31 OT 
September 6 at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC W 45–14  
September 13 Clemson Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC (Textile Bowl) L 17–19  
September 20 Northern Illinois* Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC W 41–14  
September 25 at Wake Forest Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC (Rivalry) L 18–19  
October 11 at Georgia Tech Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA L 17–27  
October 18 North Carolina Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC (Rivalry) L 7–20  
November 1 at Florida State Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL L 35–48  
November 8 Maryland Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC W 45–28  
November 15 Virginia Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC W 31–24  
November 22 East Carolina* Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC (Victory Barrel) W 37–24  
*Non-conference game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1997 Football Schedule". NC State Athletics. Retrieved January 7, 2017. 
  2. ^ "North Carolina State Yearly Results: 1995-1999". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 7, 2017.